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

Famous Spiegeltent @LunaPark for school holidays plus, Mentals in the afternoon @Memo, Nigella for laughs and the romance of Chopin @Alex, peace parade @AclandPlaza and the songs of envy @TheatreWorks. This Week in St Kilda

Electro girl @ Alex
Monday 17 September – Saturday 22 September, 7.00 pm
Fringe Event: A fast paced, edgy and confronting one-woman  comedic tale about managing seizures and epilepsy. $28
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Chopin’s Last Tour @ Alex
Wednesday 19 September – Sunday 23 September, 7 pm
Fringe Event: Piano teacher and performer Phillip Aughey explores the romantic side of Chopin and plays piano. $25
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Nigella – Love Bites @ Alex
Thursday 20 – Saturday 22 September, 9 pm
Fringe Event: Raelene Isbester cooks up Nigella in a character cabaret exploring the sugar highs and front page lows of Nigella’s career. Tasty. $35 / $28
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Our Carnal Hearts @ Theatre Works
Thursday 20 September – Sunday 23 September, various times
Supported by a raucous chorus of original music, Rachel Mars and three belting female singers come at you with a hilarious, dark show about the hidden workings of one of our uglier emotions – envy. Yummy. $35/$30
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Storytime For Adults @ Library
Thursday 20 September, 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Why should kids have all the fun? Rediscover the unique joy and pleasure of being read to. Red Stitch Actors Theatre actors Kate Cole, Sarah Sutherland and David Whiteley will read extracts from authors including Neil Gaiman, PG Wodehouse and Joyce Carol Oates. Free

Peace Pageant @ Acland Plaza
Friday 21 September, 4 pm – 7 pm
Planetary Healing Artists is marking UN International Day of Peace with a gathering in Acland Plaza (4.30 pm – 5.30 pm) followed by a peace walk to Cora Grave Centre in Blessington Street for the Dove of Peace art exhibition (6 pm – 7 pm). Bring an offering of peace.

Russell Morris @ Memo
Friday 21 September, 8.00 pm
An triple bill starring blues legend Russell Morris, alt. country rockers Lost Ragas featuring Matt Walker and support from JR Reyne. $45/$30
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The Famous Spiegeltent @ Luna Park
From Saturday 22 September – Sunday 14 October
The Famous Spiegeltent touches down at St Kilda’s iconic Luna Park these September school holidays with a three week program of live family and adult entertainment. Interesting and diverse program – loads of kids stuff plus cabaret and dance

Listen Out @ Catani Gardens

Saturday 22 September, 1 pm – 10 pm
A big music event with multiple stages and an expected crowd of 18,000. Acts include A$AP Rocky, Skepta and Skrillex.

Ron S. Peno & The Superstitions @ Memo
Saturday 22 September, 7.30 pm
Iconic frontman and singer with the legendary Died Pretty, Ron S. Peno and his band The Superstitions are a powerhouse live act. $25 bargain.

Mental afternoon @ Memo
Sunday 23 September, 3.00 pm showtime
Mental As Anything are still delivering their special brand of good time pub rock’n’roll. $35

Baroque chamber ensemble @ All Saints

Sunday 23 September, 4 pm to 5 pm
The Capella Corelli baroque chamber ensemble takes the stage.
$25/$15/students free

St Kilda Writers Week 
Sunday 30 September – Sunday 7 October

Watch for a range of events for readers and writers, including some organised by the ever popular Sisters In Crime events.

Dames versus Dicks Great Crime Writing Debate: Who does it better?
Sunday 30 September, 3.30 pm
Bigmouth $20
Killer Reads: Why crime fiction knocks the socks off capital ‘L’ Literature
3 October, 6.00 pm
Ember Lounge $20
How to get away with murder
4 October, 6.00 pm
Ember Lounge $20

Full SKWW inconversation program


Lovesong @ Red Stitch
Until 23 September
A love affair told over many years, Lovesong is a haunting and fragile story about love, memory and growing older. Written by multi-award-winning playwright Abi Morgan (Splendour), this production features an original live cello score.

Back in Acland @ Linden

Until 4 November, Tue – Fri 10 am – 3 pm, Sat – Sun 10 am – 4 pm
Julia deVille and Natalie Ryan present a taxidermy art exhibition in the first event since renovations.
Linden New Art, 26 Acland Street, St Kilda

Sound of Music 70 mm @ Astor
Until Friday 21 September
The hills will look amazing in this new magnificent 70 mm print.

Jurassic Creatures @ St Kilda Triangle
Until Sunday 14 October, 10 am & 2 pm
An interactive walk through a world full of animatronic dinosaurs. Sessions are 3 hours, from 10 am and then 2 pm daily. $31 or Family of 4 $100 plus fee
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