There's plenty to check out - music from Italian pianist Emanuele Arciuli, an architectural garden design at the Queen Victoria Gardens (MPavilion) or lose yourself inside a mirror with a thousand faces. Plus so much more.
Ballet to take your breath away Balanchine's Symphony in C has all the grace and elegance of ballet's golden age, with modern speed and a touch of Hollywood pizazz. Set to Bizet's exuberant score, it breezes along to a knock-em-dead finale that crowds the stage with white tutus.
Classical and contemporary, sparkle and spectacle: Symphony in C is the perfect ballet sampler. 24 August - 2 September, www.artscentremelbourne.com.au