Midsumma @Theatre_Works gives you plenty of reasons to give a f*ck, dance like Kylie @Espy, walk pre-historic St Kilda with folks from @ecocentrestk, nudish Star Wars @PalaisTheatre, neo-soul songstress Bernadette Novembre @memomusichall and more.
This Week in St Kilda
Espy Moves: Dance Class Kylie @ Espy
Tuesday 15 January, 6.30 pm
Dance routines inspired by iconic music video clips. Familiar moves made easy for everyone from beginners and beyond, in an inclusive and judgement free environment. With James Welbsy. $27.50 / $16.50
Espy Arts Program
Prehistoric St Kilda Walk @ Ngargee Tree
Wednesday 16 January, 10.00 am – noon
For young people 12 – 25, this walk travels back in time to discover incredible stories and dig up fossils from bygone eras. Organised by the EcoCentre as part of Alive Outside. Free but book please
Twilight Market @ O’Donnell Gardens
Thursdays until 7 February, 5.00 pm – 10.00 pm
Food vans, hippy crafts and clothes.
The Empire Strips Back @ Palais
Friday 18 January, 8.00 pm
+18 years event with some seriously sexy Stormtroopers – nudity for geeks – may the g string be with you.
Give a F*ck Cabaret @ Theatre Works
From Friday 18 January, 9 pm
Foot-stomping musical numbers, electrifying dance acts, impossible circus feats, gender-smash-ing drag and provocative live art, this Cabaret is a riotous call-to-action. Until Sunday 27 January
Truly Madly Britney @ Theatre Works
Saturday 19 January, 7.00 pm
A new work by Alberto Di Troia, Truly Madly Britney is new Australian writing that is loud, queer, hilarious, considered and surprising.
Midsumma @ Theatre Works
From 19 January
Truly Madly Britney and Give a F*ck start a rainbow of Midsumma theatre and performance at the Acland Street venue.
See Midsumma at Theatre Works Program
A Whale Called Phoenix + Delsinki + The Lagerphones @ Ember Lounge
Friday 18 January, 7.30 pm
AWCP are a four-piece indie, acoustic based band with a sense of the absurd YouTube Delsinki are known around the traps YouTube $20
Lord Fascinator @ Espy
Saturday 19 January, 8.00 pm
Brooklyn-based electric wizard, Lord Fascinator descends into the Espy Basement. Kicking off the night will be three-piece punk outfit Bitch Diesel. Free
Elwood & St Kilda Neighbourhood House Open Day
Open day is postponed form 19 January until 18 May, 11-2pm
Bernadette Novembre plus Loretta Miller & Her Boyfriends @ Memo
Saturday 19 January, 7.30 pm
Bernadette Novembre is a Neo-Soul singer/songwriter from Melbourne playing with her 10 piece band. Loretta Miller and Her Boyfriends play their own brand of swinging blues and spooky ballads. $22
St Kilda Eco-Fest @ Eco-Centre and St Kilda Botanical Gardens
Sunday 20 January, 2 pm – 6 pm
Live music, workshops, food and market stalls promoting sustainable living. Workshops range from free to $10. Please register early to avoid disappointment – Workshops
The Hits of Crowded House @ Memo
Sunday 20 January, 3.00 pm
A tribute afternoon $18
Final days to view new acquisitions @ Carlisle Street Arts Space
Closes Tuesday 22 January
See some recent acquisitions to the Council’s art collection. There’s photography, textiles, paintings, sculpture, etchings and a diminutive but significant pencil drawing by Albert Tucker
Sweet Phoebe @ Red Stitch
From 29 January
A tightly wound, masterful play by one of Australia’s most acclaimed playwrights, Michael Gow. This modern Australian classic is both bitingly funny and quietly disturbing in its study of relationships in the modern world.