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TWiSK #202
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Trifecta of new exhibits @ Linden
The Great Australian Play @ TheatreWorks
Dave Graney & Clare Moore @ The Ember Lounge
Latin Festival @ O’Donnell Gardens
Phil Para @ Fyrefly
Raw Comedy @ EspyLive Music Special
St Kilda Talks February Podcast

Live Music special with Michelle Nicol plus the creator of RocKwiz, former editor of Beat, the team behind the St Kilda Blues Festival and our singing city councillor.
Listen Now

The March podcast will look at the future of Fitzroy Street.
Ready for a resurgence or destined to fade even further?
Email the topics or questions you want to hear discussed.

The Great Australian Play @ TheatreWorks

Wednesday 19 February – Saturday 29 February
An ingenious new satire from Patrick White Award-winning playwright Kim Ho.
A psychedelic romp through the myths of our glorious nation’s past, present and imagined future. $20

Rogerstein Lounge @ Espy
Wednesdays from 5 pm
Plonk yer elbows at the Lounge with Tim Rogers and get lost for a while.
Special guests every week. Free entry.

Dave Graney & Clare Moore @ The Ember Lounge
Thursday 20 February, 7.30 pm
Playing songs from across their career and plus nods to artists who have inspired them. $25+

Italian American Reconciliation @ Alex
Thursday 20 February – Saturday 29 February, 8 pm (matinee Sat 23 Feb)
Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley’s fanciful, light-hearted, and zestfully comic play about male/female relationships. $45/$40

Routes to Roots, Long Shot and My Mother’s Keeper @ Linden
Friday 21 February until Sunday 17 May
Three powerful exhibitions that explore Australian Indigenous culture, a female perspective of the Kelly gang, and environmental conservation. Free

Approachable Members of Your Local Community @ Espy
Friday 21 February, 8 pm
See their “Small Change” St Kilda video – cute
“Music that’s a gently heaving wave of team spirit and pop melodies; funny but not a joke, approachable but not simple.” $19.50

Parental As Anything And The Rip Offs @ Fyrefly
Friday 21 February, 7.30 pm
Primary school parent bands in a dance to the max. $20

Wine & Cider walk @ Fitzroy Street
Saturday 22 February, 11.30 am – 4.30 pm
Immerse yourself in the best our local wineries and cider houses have to offer right in the heart of St Kilda. $25+
Register 42 Fitzroy Street (outside Tolarnos)

Latin Festival @ O’Donnell Gardens
Saturday 22 February to Sunday 23 February 12 pm to 10 pm
Latin American food, music, dance and culture. Free

New works by David Hurwitz @ Brightspace
Saturday 22 February – Saturday 7 March, Wed – Fri 11 am – 5 pm and Sat 12 noon – 4 pm
Opening Saturday 22 February, 2 – 4 pm
David Hurwitz has a keen eye for capturing the hidden beauty of urban landscapes.

Fanaticus @ Peanut Farm Basketball Court
Saturday 22 February, 1 pm and 3 pm
A playful collision of basketball and theatre. A free family friendly arts event.
Rawcus is an award winning theatre ensemble of artists with and without disability.

Comic Creation Workshop @ St Kilda Library
Saturday 22 February, 1 pm to 4 pm
Explore making comics with illustrator, comic creator and educator Nathan Onias.
All skill levels welcome. For adults aged 16 and up.
Bookings essential 

Salome by Victorian Opera @ Palais
Saturday 22, Tuesday 25 & Thursday 27 February, 7.30 pm
Irresistible Salome is overcome by her desire for the prophet Jochanaan.
After his rejection, she takes revenge by demanding his head. Charming. $39+

Phil Para  @ Fyrefly
Saturday 22 February, 8 pm
St Kilda’s own guitar legend Phil Para is back . $17 +

Raw Comedy @ Espy
Sunday 23 February, 1 pm
New comedians battle it out. $11

Mother & Daughter four hands piano recital @ All Saints
Sunday 23 February, 3 pm
Sine Winthers returns with her mother Helen to perform piano music for four hands,
including Bach, Ravel, Schubert and Dvo?ák.
$25 / $20 / students free
Tickets available at the door or trybooking

Unclaimed Baggage @ The Ember Louge
Sunday 23 February, 3.00p m
The band’s name emanates from the members’ marital status ie all divorced! $15

The Feather in the Web @ Red Stitch St Kilda
Until Sunday 1 March
A lacerating satire of mainstream culture.

Epic Failure / Before and After / True and False @ Toot Artspace
Before and After gouache paintings of an Arctic Anthropogenic landscapes created by Janita Ryan before and after visiting the frozen zone.
Whilst the works may be pretty cool, the conclusion Janita comes to is not.
Shop 5, 17-19 Irwell St. St Kilda
Thurs-Sat: 11 am-5 pm / Sun: 12.30 -2.30 pm

Emotionworks Cut Opera Bushfire Concert @ St Kilda Bowlo
Sunday 1 March, 5 pm
Informal variety concert presenting opera fusion highlights with the cut opera house combo backing a stunning array of top line singers. Entry by donation.
Limited numbers. RSVP julie@emotionworks.com

Local venues with music (often free)

Famous for Elvis in the arvo and cosy room jazz
213 Barkly St, St Kilda

Dog’s Bar
Classy line up every week
54 Acland St, St Kilda

Music some nights.
42 Fitzroy St, St Kilda

Espy Basement
Free music most nights and Sunday arvo.
Tuesday open mic, Sunday blues.

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