It’s three years since TWISK started bringing you a weekly list of St Kilda events.
Our first list was the last week of February 2016.
Thanks to all St Kilda for being so vibrant.
Pixar-themed pop-up mini golf @ Triangle (next to Palais)
Until Sunday 31 March, Noon – 6.45 pm
Mini-gold goes Pixar and beyond. From $24/19
Five great nights @ Ember Lounge
Monday – Friday, 18 – 22 February, 7.30 pm
The Ember Lounge is an intimate version of the Memo Music Hall. More like a lounge than a hall, hence the name. This week’s offerings are worth a look:
Monday: Sing A Song Of Sixpence
Songwriters try out their new material – a different crew each week $18
Tuesday: Paul Williamson’s Hammond Combo
Class act $10
Wednesday: The Acland Street Express
Blues, soul and roots journeymen $10
Thursday: Champagne Sam & His Old Friends
Western swing country jazz $20
Friday: Hat Fitz & Cara Album Launch
Festival favourites with hill-style Gospel blues stripped down to just voices, guitar and vintage drums. $25
Vic Opera’s Parsifal @ Palais
Wednesday 20, Friday 22 & Sunday 24 February
Immerse yourself in the legend of the Holy Grail and the knights who protect it. Sung in German with English surtitles.
Swell 4.0 – Music as Medicine: @ Espy
Wednesday 20 February, 6.30 pm
Live and experiential art in a classic pub setting. Billed as a two-hour live art experience where the audience chooses-their-own-adventure through multiple reimagined live music experiences and interactive installations. $45 / $30
Also Wednesday 27 February, Sunday 3 March.
Chitra + Moonlover @ Espy
Wednesday 20 February, 8 pm
Our Golden Friend takes over The Espy’s Basement during Feb & March. Free
Info for Espy gigs
The Greek Mythological Boat Show @ Christ Church
Thursday 21 February and Friday 22 February, 7 pm; Saturday 23 February, 2.30 pm
Join SPARC Theatre on a journey of migration, shared culture and transformation. SPARC Theatre is a company of diverse performers many of whom experience barriers to social and cultural participation $20/$10 Hurry, selling fast.
Plotz + Travalley @ Espy
Thursday 21 February, 8 pm
’60s garage rock and surf. Free
Info for Espy gigs
Superman movie 40th anniversary @ Astor
Thursday thru Sunday, 7.30
Richard Donner’s 1978 feature with Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve and Ned Beatty
Latin Fest @ O’Donnell Gardens
Friday 22 to Sunday 24 February, from noon
Food, music and all day dance classes.
Next Generation @ Linden
Opens Friday 22 February, 6 pm – 8 pm
An exhibition by postgraduate students from Victorian universities. Until 28 April. Free
Holi Tribe Festival @ South Beach
Saturday 23 February, 11 am to 8 pm
Ticketed event with music, dancing and food with a subcontinental theme. From $15
Electric Mary ‘Mother’ Album Launch @ Memo
Saturday 23 February, 9 pm
New album gets an audience. $23
Wonderful Women Tour @ St Kilda Cemetery
Sunday 24 February, 2 pm – 4 pm
Meet the wonderful women who grace the dead centre of St Kilda. Cost $15 including afternoon tea
Bookings 0422379053 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
St Kilda Cemetery, meet at main gates Dandenong Road;
Climate Change forum @ St Kilda RSL
Tuesday 26 February, 7.00 pm
Labor candidate for Macnamara Josh Burns with Mark Butler MP at a special pre-election forum on climate change.
Tix and info
Dine with champions @ Junction Oval, St Kilda
Thursday 28 February
Dine finely amongst sports stars to support Sacred Heart Mission’s Kick Start Program which supports people experiencing homelessness. $190 +
Play Me A Poem @ National
Sunday 3 March, 7 pm
Amazing line up of local talent present traditional and modern Yiddish verse transformed by contemporary music styles. $70/$55
Sweet Phoebe @ Red Stitch
Until 3 March
A tightly wound play by one of Australia’s most acclaimed playwrights, Michael Gow.
Info and tix