A great list of things to do in St Kilda delivered to you every Sunday evening

Redstitch opens a new work, Eugene Hamilton launches a new album, Tracey Lacey launches a new book. There’s also a multicultural music festa in Acland Plaza. This Week in St Kilda

desert, 6:29pm @ Redstitch
From Tuesday 14 November
A small town in the middle of nowhere. A family is talking about everything and anything except what’s really going on. Through fantasy and hyperrealism, desert -6:29pm ponders if it’s possible to ever truly know someone you love.
New writer, great cast, interesting story.

Bram Presser – The Book of Dirt @ St Kilda Library
Wednesday 15 November, 6.30 pm
Join author Bram Presser as he discusses The Book of Dirt, a heart-warming novel about love, family secrets, and Jewish myths. Free

In Vino Veritas @ Alliance Française
Thursday 16 November, 7 pm
Beaujolais Nouveau will be released and fêted as per the annual French tradition of celebrating its arrival on the third Thursday of the month with a wine themed murder mystery party. $25 / $20

Icehouse @ Palais
Friday 17 November
Sold out

Book launch on Sculptor Gerald Lewers @ Alliance Française
Friday 17 November, 6.00 – 8.00 pm
Book Launch and short film on Sculptor Gerald Lewers
by Peter Pinson
51 Grey St, St Kilda

Close Encounters of the Third Kind – 40th Anniversary @ Astor
Friday 17 November, 7.30 pm
Close Encounters scared the hebe-jeebies of us earthlings back in the day. Check out the trailer on the YouTube for a taste.

Bookshop gig with Ross McLennan and the New World @ Readings
Saturday 18 November, 2.00 pm
Veteran songsmith Ross McLennan will be joined by a contracted version of his ten-piece band, the New World, to play songs from his lush, loping new album, All the Colours Print Can Manage.

Eugene Hamilton & The Money @ Memo
Saturday 18 November, 8.30 pm
Eugene moved TWISK as 007 with the Bond Girls recently and now he’s back with the Money. Supported by the awesome jazz siren Nina Ferro. $35/$25 /$20

Book launch: Tracy Lacy for Classy Captain @ Readings
Sunday 19 November, 10.30 am
Tania Lacy will launch her new book Tracy Lacy for Classy Captain with a reading from it, and her previous book Tracy Lacy is Completely Coo Coo Bananas.

Schmoozes @ Vegilicious
Sunday 19 November, 6 pm – 8 pm
Jeff Karutz and friends in their trio ‘Round Midnite are doing their 3rd & 4th Schmoozes at Vegilicious Vegetarian Cafe.
Cool jazz and great food.
118 Carlisle Street

Stories Made Music @ Acland Plaza
Sunday 19 November, 2 pm – 5 pm
Join musicians Con Kalamaras and Salvatore Rossano with artist and storyteller Sylvie Lever for an afternoon performance reflecting the history and culture of migration in Port Phillip.

Walk4Brain Cancer
Sunday 19 November, 10 am – 1 pm
South Beach Reserve, St Kilda

BOOK NOW: Heart of St Kilda Concert 28 Nov tix on sale now – get in while you can for the big tenth anniversary show. Line-up includes Leo Sayer, Courtney Barnett, Jimeoin, James Reyne, Adalita, John Paul Young, Models, Tim Rogers, Claire Hooper, Dave Callan, Geraldine Hickey, Rebecca Barnard, Billy Miller & the Caravan Choir, Hailey Cramer, The Meltdown and D²Drumline, with more acts to follow.