What’s On: Aug 21 – 27


This week the DOTA2 Invitational is streaming just about everywhere, Animaga on in the Melbourne Royal Exhibition, more science in Perth and we haven’t even gotten time to tell you about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Here is your guide to everything happening this week in Geek across Australia.

1On Streaming/TV

In Streaming this week you might need to leave the house and head to an Event Cinema with the DOTA 2 Invitational being streamed live in Perth and Sydney. Event is not the only streaming venue with everyone from Respawn in Perth to the GGEZ Bar in Melbourne having streaming events. Check out your favourite local eSports venue or invite your friends over to watch it live.

2In Cinemas

The 3rd film in the disaster porn of London and Olympus has Fallen Trilogy hits cinemas across Australia this week with ‘Angel has Fallen’ out for your watching pleasure on Thursday.

But that isn’t the only thing on screens this week you should look out for with tons of retro cinema and 3 days of Max Max: Fury Road at the Melbourne IMAX. However, our pick has to be the original 90’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live-action film playing at the Ritz Cinema in Sydney because you can’t have enough of that sweet 90’s Vanilla Ice Ninja Turtles Rap.

3Stuff To Go Do

If you are looking for something awesome to do this weekend in Melbourne you can’t go past Animaga Expo at the Royal Exhibition this Saturday and Sunday. Animaga is a long-running staple of the con scene and a favourite for anyone into gaming and anime. There is a huge list of vendors and a big list of exhibitors making it well worth checking out this weekend.

Still in Melbourne this Sunday, are you missing that key issue in your run of Action Comics? Looking for an early edition Killing Joke? Loving the final season of Preacher and looking to pick-up some Garth Ennis? Hit the Box Hill Record and Comic Fair as it returns this weekend. A long staple of the Melbourne collector community if you are having a hard time finding some gaps in your collection this is the place to drop by.

And finally in Perth, while National Science Week finished last week Science doesn’t happen on a schedule! This weekend you can attend the Perth Science Festival to get your science on.

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15marAll Day09octNASA – A Human AdventureNASA at the Queensland Museum

29junAll Day01janApollo 11 ExhibitionSydney Powerhouse NASA Exhibition

05julAll Day29sepMarvel: Journey of HeroesMelbourne Comic Art Exhibition

20augAll Day25Dota 2: The International 9 Main EventStreaming at the GGEZ Melbourne

21aug6:00 pm10:00 pmBelles and Chimes Pinball CompetitionWomen's Pinball League Training

22augAll DayApocalypse Now: The Final CutMelbourne IMAX

22augAll DayAngel has Fallen

22aug(aug 22)11:55 am23(aug 23)2:00 pmMad Max: Fury Road 3DMelbourne IMAX

22aug5:00 pm11:30 pmThe Power Shift Puzzle Solving GameThe Switch - Hobart

22aug6:30 pm8:30 pmWizard's TournamentSamford The Store of Requirement

23augAll DayThe Texas Chainsaw MassacreRitz Cinemas Presents CELLULOID NIGHTMARES

23augAll Day24The MazeUltimate Nostalgic 80's inspired Escape Maze

23aug5:00 pm11:30 pmThe Power Shift Puzzle Solving GameThe Switch - Hobart

23aug(aug 23)11:55 pm24(aug 24)2:00 amMad Max: Fury Road 3DMelbourne IMAX

24augAll Day25Balingup Medieval Carnivale 2019 - Official

24augAll Day25HoGS Winter Gamesfest

24augAll DayTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)Ritz Cinemas Presents CULT CLASSICS

24augAll Day25Animaga Expo 2019!

24augAll DayInternational Cosplay Day

24augAll DayPluto Demoted Day

24augAll DayAnime at Abbotsford's Market Day

24aug5:00 pm11:30 pmThe Power Shift Puzzle Solving GameThe Switch - Hobart

24aug(aug 24)11:55 pm25(aug 25)2:00 amMad Max: Fury Road 3DMelbourne IMAX

25augAll Day26Perth Science Festival

25augAll DayInternational DOTA 2 Championship 2019Event Cinema eSports Screening

25augAll DayHelensburgh Brick Fair

25augAll DayDota 2 TI9 Viewing PartyPerth eSports

25augAll DayThe International 2019eSports Stream in Perth

25aug9:00 am1:30 pmBox Hill Record and Comic FairMelbourne Records, Comics & Card Fair

26augAll DayInternational Dog Day

27augAll DayBrisbane Pinball Club

27aug7:00 pm10:00 pmDungeons & Draughts


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