Bushfire Comeback popup shops @ Fitzroy Street
Weekends until 26 April, 10 am – 5 pm
Over 100 businesses from fire affected areas have set up in Fitzroy Street for two months for weekend sales of great Victorian produce – yummy.
St. Hotel, 54 Fitzroy Street and The Thomas, 107 Fitzroy Street
(Pictured: Madeline Slattery 9 News at Comeback shop launch)
Fitzroy Street Hot Topic @ St Kilda Talks Podcast
Faded, jaded, debated and exasperated – Fitzroy Street is a hot local topic.
We discuss the future Fitzroy Street with outspoken Cr Andrew Bond and designers of the Pride Centre – local architects Grant Amon and James Brearley.
Also 40 years of Theatre Work on exhibition.
Designs for a new EcoCentre in our Botanical Gardens.
Brookes Jetty ‘peoples’ design display @ 117-119 Fitzroy Street
Until 12 March, office hours
Check out the 100 + entries received in the ‘peoples’ design ideas competition.
It’s a community effort and not sanctioned by Melbourne Water who manage the jetty.
BAU, 117-119 Fitzroy Street
Parasite B&W version @ Astor
Monday 2 March, 7.30 pm
“It will be fascinating to see how the viewing experience changes when an identical film is presented in black and white.” Director Bong Joon Ho
Four local women talk @ Emerald Hill Library & Heritage Centre
Tuesday 3 March, 6.30 pm – 8 pm
International Women’s Day 2020 #Eachforequal
Not in St Kilda but interesting. Celebrate IWD with an impressive panel of speakers present stories about significant women and women’s organisations active in Port Phillip past and present. Free
Carmen Modjito ‘House Is On Fire’ @ Ember Lounge
Tuesday 3 March, 7.00 pm
Meet an upcoming sass-diva with her friends Jonny Westwood and Rosalind Music. Her single House Is On Fire will be released, with all proceeds going to her favourite environmental organisations. $30
Nomad @ Space2b
Tuesday 3 March – Saturday 28 March, Tue – Fri 10 am – 5 pm, Sat 10 am – 2 pm
Opening event Thursday 12 March, 6 pm
Diverse works of six artists.
144 Chapel Street
Sacred Heart Dine with the champions @ Junction Oval
Thursday 5 March, 6.30 pm
Dine with sporting greats to raise money to support people experiencing homelessness. $190
The Hitman @ Theatre Works
Wednesday 4 March – Saturday 14 March, 7.30 pm (Sunday 5 pm)
Follow six unemployed hopefuls interviewing for the job of their dreams – a hitperson. From $20
Conspiracy Theory: A Lizard’s Tale @ Alex
Thursday 5 March and Sunday 8 March, 7.30 pm
Marlon’s a Jew. This didn’t bother him much until he discovered that some people he knew didn’t believe the Holocaust happened. A one man, multi-media piece of storytelling; it’s a comic tale which is no laughing matter. $34 / $27
Shayari: Sounds and stories from Israel to Australia @ Ember Lounge
Thursday 5 March, 7.30 pm
A duo inspired by yoga, meditation and ancient yet personal ideas. Another interesting connection between Memo and the creative Jewish community. $35
International Women’s Day breakfast @ West Beach Bathers Pavilion
Friday 6 March, 7.15 am
Join in for breakfast and inspiration from speaker Georgie Dragwidge. $68.50
My Sustainable Kitchen @ Port Phillip Eco Centre
Saturday 7 March, 10.30 am
Learn practical ways to make your kitchen more sustainable. $10
Book sale @ Christ Church St Kilda
Saturday 7 March, 10 am – 4 pm
Pick up a book bargain.
14 Acland Street
Chain @ Memo
Saturday 7 March, 7.30 pm
After first performing in 1968, they are still delivering Oz Blues ’til they are Black’n’Blue. $30+
Kids’ tryathalon @ Catani Gardens
Sunday 8 March
Run, swim and cycle for participants up to 15 years. $35/$69
Christopher Cook organ recital @ All Saints’
Sunday 8 March 3 pm
Christopher Cook returns with a program in memory of Robert Heatley, a leading Australian organ builder. $15/$10
2 Chapel Street, East St Kilda
The Adele Show@ Memo
Sunday 8 March, 3.00 pm
Fronted by the big soulful melancholy voice of Dallas Holden and backed by top-notch musicians. $30
Triangle Wars anniversary screening @ Kino
Tuesday 10 March, 6.30 for 7pm start
A decade has passed since the $400m triangle redevelopment was abandoned. After much deliberation by Council, it’s remains a very well-situated car park now alongside a beautifully renovated Palais.
Funds from this screening go to unChain Port Phillip – handy since council elections are in November.
O_C_E_A_N @ Espy
22 – 29 March
A new contemporary arts festival in a pub exploring our connection to the ocean.
See the events
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
Rain Room @ Prince Jackalope Pavilion
Extended until 29 March
20 minute sessions, from 10 am every day except Tuesdays
Rain falls everywhere but you stay dry.