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Ulster American @ Redstitch
Treaty – a community conversation @ Town Hall
Danish–Chinese pianist Sine Winther @ All Saints
The Vineyard redesign @ Acland Street
This Week in St Kilda

Live N Local @ St Kilda venues

Saturday 24 – Saturday 31 August
Eight glorious days of free music across Port Phillip venues.
Listed below are the St Kilda gigs for the first weekend.
There’s plenty more after that.
Full program 

Saturday 24 August

Live N Local Opening Party @ Memo Music Hall
7.30 pm
Lady Lash
Daniel Elia & Band
Chicken Wishbone
88 Acland St

Professional Development @ Allan Eaton Studio
11.00 am
How To Make A Hit Record & Other Production Secrets
80 – 86 Inkerman St

Live @ Iddy Biddy Bar
4.00 pm – 10.30 pm
Duncan Yardley & Friend (duo)
37 Blessington Street

Live @ Ms Carlisles
5.00 pm – 10.30 pm
Phil Nevin
Josh Williams
137 Carlisle St

Victor Cripes @ Elwood Lounge
9.00 pm – 11.55 pm
Victor Cripes
49 – 51 Glen Huntly Rd

Live @ Republica
3.00 pm – 6.00 pm
Simon Imrei
10 – 18 Jacka Boulevard

South of the City @ Espy Basement
9 pm
Terrible Signal
11 The Esplanade

Live @ Surabaya Johnny’s
8.00 pm – 11.00 pm
The Hanks
47 Blessington St

Sunday 25 August

Live for kids @ Library

11.00 am – 12.00 pm
Mal Webb & Kylie Morrigan
Book please
150 Carlisle St

FReeZA x Live N Local @ Red Scooter
3.30 pm – 6.15 pm
Approachable Members of Your Local Community
Tamara and the Dreams
25 William St, Balaclava

Sunday Session @ Big Mouth
3.00 pm – 6.00 pm
Team Love
Brooke Taylor
Tanya George
168 Acland St

Live @ Iddy Biddy
3.00 pm – 6.00 pm
Phil Nevin
Niko & Sone
36 Blessington Street

Sunday Session @ Elwood Lounge
5.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Open Mic
49 – 51 Glen Huntly Rd, Elwood

Live @ Republica
2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Simon Phillips
10 – 18 Jacka Boulevard

Live @ Pontoon
2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
30 Jacka Boulevard

Basement blues @ Espy Basement
3 pm – 6 pm
Collard Greens and Gravy
11 The Esplanade

Live @ Tolarno
4.00 pm – 7.00 pm
The Originals
42 Fitzroy Street

See the full program of gigs through to Saturday 31 August

The Vineyard redesign @ Acland Street
Have Your Say by 9 September
Draft designs for an upgrade to The Vineyard are available on-line for comment. They add a level, improve the toilets and spruce the joint up a bit. There’s also a drop-in info session at the Town Hall,
Tuesday 27 August, 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm.
Have Your Say

Ulster American @ Red Stitch
From Tuesday 20 August
Winner of the 2018 Best of Edinburgh award.
Fragile egos clash in a searing comedy on show business post-#MeToo that captures the confusion of ‘woke’ men trying to mansplain their positions of power.

Gratitude Nature Mandala @ Space2b
Thursday 22 August, 1 pm
A nurturing afternoon with artist Karen Hopkins and Ecopsychologist Deb deepening relationships with Nature and creative expression. $25

Treaty – a community conversation @ Town Hall
Thursday 22 August, 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Port Phillip Citizens for Reconciliation present a community conversation about Victoria’s historic Treaty process.
Guest speakers Richard Frankland and Diana David, Reconciliation Victoria CEO. Free.

Chris Aitken CD Launch @ Fyrefly
Friday 23 August, 7 pm
Former Melbourne Demons footballer, Chris recorded the album accompanied by an accomplished backing band featuring his brother Wilbur Wilde on sax.
Tix and info

A Pink Floyd Celebration @ Memo
Friday 23 August, 7.30 pm
This show has been an annual staple on the Sydney calendar since 2003 and now ventures into Melbourne for the first time. $30 YouTube

The Mercy Kills + Black Dog + California Republic @ Espy
Friday 23 August, 8 pm
Free in the basement.

Ultimate Queen Celebration @ Palais
Saturday 24 August, 8 pm
With Mark Martel, who was handpicked by Roger Taylor and Brian May to front their official Queen tribute. $80 +

Hugo Race Fatalists Album Launch @ Ember Lounge
Sunday 25 August, 5.30 pm
Hugo Race, ex- Bad Seed and Wreckery founder, composer, producer and author returns with a new album from his “Fatalists” project. $25

Colonial merchants walk @ St Kilda Cemetery
Sunday 25 August, 2 pm – 4 pm
Friends of St Kilda Cemetery will escort you on their colonial merchants of Melbourne walk. Meet main gates Dandenong Road. $15 with afternoon tea.
Bookings  0422379053 or email info@foskc.org

Danish–Chinese pianist Sine Winther @ All Saints
Sunday 25 August, 3 pm
Danish–Chinese pianist Sine Winther plays selected works of Brahms, Scarlatti and Debussy. $25/$15
2 Chapel Street, St Kilda East

History talk: St Kilda artists @ RSL
Sunday 25 August, 4.30 – 6.00pm
88 Acland Street, upstairs with lift access
Historical Society presents guest speaker Dr Janine Burke exploring the work of local artists Sidney Nolan, Joy Hester,
Albert Tucker and Mirka Mora and their connections with one another and St Kilda. $10/$5

The Bloody Long Walk ends @ St Kilda Sea Baths
Sunday 25 August
Starts Yarra Bend Park finishes St Kilda Sea Baths after a 35km walk/jog/run.

On going

Let Men Tremble @ Theatre Works
Wednesday 14 August – Sunday 25 August
A rebellion. A revolt.

Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood @ Astor
Until 21 August, various times
Much anticipated, with ‘our’ Margot playing the ill-fated Sharon Tate.

Rain Room @ The Prince
Until 29 September
NOTE weekends already fully booked. Be fully immersed in the rain while simultaneously protected from it.
20-minute sessions Family 4 – $88.70, Single $31/$26