St Kilda you are in for a some treats this week. Don’t miss the amazing Joe Petruzzi @ Redstitch, get colorful with 3D urban art at Town Hall Gallery, be amazed by French advertising icons @ The Alliance Française, shine a light for leukaemia research @ South Beach, get cooking in Acland Street and end it all with the Dao of Dylan on Sunday @ Memo. All this and more, This Week In St Kilda.
American Song @ Redstitch
Tuesday 3 October – Sunday 5 November
Written by Joanna Murray-Smith and starring the amazing Joe Petruzzi, American Song explores how a good life can turn irredeemably bad.
Reverse Photography @ The Gallery
Until Wednesday 18 October, council hours
2015 Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellows Penelope Davis and Stephen Haley use3D modelling and photograms to highlight global urbanisation and the digital age.
St Kilda Town Hall, 99a Carlisle Street, St Kilda
All of my friends were there @ Theatreworks
Thursday 5 October – Wednesday 11 October 7.30 pm (Sat also 2.30 pm)
A Melbourne Festival event: Last year The Guerrilla Museum’s Funeral revealed to some audiences the rituals that will accompany their own death. This year they’re celebrating all that comes before.
Presented in association with Theatre Works and The Guerrilla Museum. $49
Gold coin yoga @ St Kilda Lifesaving Club
Thursday morning, 9.30 am
Rejuvenate with a 60 minute yoga session overlooking Port Phillip Bay.
Gold coin donation
When art becomes advertising @ Eildon Gallery, Alliance Française
From Thursday 5 October until 4 November
An exhibition of advertising posters created by some of the biggest French artists of the 20th century. Free
St Kilda Icebergs @ St Kilda Life Saving Club
Fridays, 10.30 am
Dip your toes in the cold water and become part of St Kida’s icebergs community.
Join them on Facebook
Light the Night @ South Beach
Friday 6 October, 5 pm – 10 pm
Every one who raises money and carries a lantern at a Leukaemia Foundation Light the Night event will help provide the support and services Aussie families need to beat their blood cancer.
World kitchen @ Acland Plaza
Saturday 7 October and Sunday 8 October, 11 am – 4 pm
World Kitchen is a food performance venue with food demonstrations from the serious to the spurious, featuring chefs from local restaurants, home cooks and special performances. See St. Kilda’s finest chefs, alongside home cooks, and cooking demonstrations from the serious to the spurious.
Ride for recycling @ EcoCentre
Saturday 7 October, 9 am – 12.30 pm
Get with Bicycle Users Group (BUG) for a ride to the EcoCentre, the adventure playgrounds, indigenous nursery and a café made from shipping containers.
BYO water bottle and spare inner tube for all rides.
Justice Crew @ Memo
Saturday 7 October, 6 pm
Eight-time ARIA nominees in an all ages concert
Around the bay @ Turning around in Elwood
Sunday 8 October, 5.30 am – 8 pm
This year’s 25 km route starts in Alexandra Gardens and turns around in Elwood Park.
Stop Adani Music Afternoon @ ‘One Space Two’ at The George
Sunday 8 October, 2.30 – 5.30 pm
Music for a Warming World is a celebration of Music! It communicates the science behind climate change in a unique way – it is up-to-date, peer reviewed, and highly informative. It covers the renewables revolution, current politics and social justice challenges. It does all without a lecture.
Tix $20 / $10
Organ recital and afternoon tea @ All Saints Church
Sunday 8 October, 3 pm
Enjoy a free afternoon tea followed by an organ recital by Hans Uwe Hielscher as part of Seniors Week. Free
2 Chapel Sreet, St Kilda
Dao of Dylan @ Memo
Sunday 8 October, 2 pm
Following a sell-out debut tour earlier this year, Monique diMattina and Rebecca Barnard present the Dao of Dylan. Kids free, $30 seated, $22 at door
TEDxSt Kilda @ Memo
Wednesday 11 October, 7 pm
Great speakers, cool venue. $125 plus booking fee
Seniors Festival @ St Kilda
White Light European Folk Dance
Monday 16 October, 1.30 pm – 4 pm
St Kilda Town Hall Auditorium, 99a Carlisle Street, St Kilda
Circle and line dancing from all over Europe with a dance instructor and live band.
Bookings essential, call ASSIST 9209 6777 or email@example.com
Pinaroo Village Festival
Sunday 15 – Tuesday 17 October, 11 am – 4 pm
A three day festival of free community activities for residents of Pinaroo and surrounding streets. Arts, music, comedy, food and spoken word.
Pinaroo Village, 114 Inkerman Street, St Kilda
Espionage & Code Breaking World War 2 @ Alliance Francaise
Saturday 14 October, 3.00 – 4.30 pm
Canberra-based author David Dufty in conversation with Carmel Shute will explore The Secret Code Breakers of Central Bureau and the origins of World War 11 intelligence decoding in our local suburbs. Importantly David’s book also uncovers the secret and vital role played by women decoders in winning the Pacific War.
No wheelchair access $10 non-members
Alliance Francaise, 51 Grey Street, St Kilda (Basement)