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New play dissects #MeToo with razor-sharp satire
The Age
Red Stitch delivers with a five star production
The Herald Sun
Until Thursday 19 September

World Music Café @ Alliance Française
Bill Bryson @ Palais
Suai Church massacre remembered @ St Kilda Town Hall
Three new exhibitions @ Linden
Jack Howard and The Ambassadors of Love @ Fyrefly
Fringe preview @ local venues

Ride Like A Girl preview fundraiser @ Classic
Saturday 21 September, 6.15 pm
Special St Kilda residents fundraiser for Sacred Heart Mission’s Women’s House organised by Rachel Griffiths and Serge Thomann. Join them for a preview of Rachel’s directorial debut and highly anticipated film ahead of the official release. $43
Classic Cinemas 9 Gordon Street, Elsternwick

World Music Café series @ Alliance Française

Wednesday 4 September, 8 pm
Mohamed Camara and Jarabi present a vibrant mix of traditional and contemporary music from Guinea, West Africa. $25/$20

Bill Bryson @ Palais
Thursday 5 September, 7.30
Observations on Life and the Human Body with Host Julia Zemiro. $96 +

Kevin Falkenberg @ Fyrefly
Thursday 5 September, 8 pm
A farewell and celebration show for Kevin who is joined by members of his bands Los Borrachos, Ramble Tamble and other friends.

Suai Church massacre remembered @ St Kilda Town Hall
Friday 6 September, 10.30 am -11.00 am followed by morning tea
A flag raising to commemorate the 1999 massacre of priests and hundreds of local men, women and children at the Suai church.

Three new exhibitions @ Linden
From Saturday 7 September
Opening night: Friday 6 September, 6-8pm
Simon Finn > Breath-hold dwelling
Alicia King > Our Long Conversation with the Sun
Brodie Ellis > Heavy Launch
Tuesday to Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm

Peter Cupples presents Songs in the Key of Life @ Fyrefly
Friday 6 September, 8.30 pm
Love Stevie Wonder? Don’t miss this tribute from Peter Cupples. $34 +

‘Bowie Unzipped’ starring Jeff Duff @ Memo
Friday 6 September, 7.30 pm
Jeff Duff salutes Bowie’s ever evolving musical career with unique interpretations of Bowie’s remarkable and enduring songbook. $35

Jeff Martin (The Tea Party) @ Memo
Saturday 7 September, 7.30 pm
Jeff with a mix of classics and new music, including the recent Canadian top 10 hit Black River. $40

Jack Howard and The Ambassadors of Love @ Fyrefly
Saturday 7 September, 8.30 pm
Jack and The Ambassadors present Bacharach and beyond. $25+

The Caledonian Castaways @ Ember Lounge
Sunday 8 September, 3.00 pm
A pack of ex-pat Scots from Melbourne’s blues/roots scene singing amusing and heart-warming songs about Scots in Oz. $20


Tracy Harvey’s Big Crush @ Claypots
Tuesdays 10, 17 and 24 September, 7.30 pm
The ever creative and entertaining Tracy Harvey serves up some tunes with a big list of guests. Free and fun.
213 Barkly Street.

Uncle Jack Charles – Born-again Blakfella @ Library
Wednesday 11 September, 6.30 pm
Worth a look, sold out but there’s a wait list

Kris Kristofferson @ Palais
Thursday 19 September
Poet, storyteller, esteemed actor and country music superstar with a top band of players. Class.

Fringe Preview

12 – 29 September
Alex Theatre, Theatre Works, Gasworks and Chapel off Chapel are southside highlights in the Fringe.

Alex Theatre shows

Theatre Works shows

Hotel Esplanade

Linden New Art

Near neighbours

Gasworks has a massive program

Chapel off Chapel is rocking

Full Program
On going

The Other Place @ Theatre Works
Until Sunday 8 September, 7.30 pm, Sun 5.00 pm
A show about two remarkable, tenacious women who pioneered the world of theatre. $47/$32
Performances on Sat 31 Aug & Sun 1 Sep are Pay What You Can sessions.

Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood @ Astor
Until 11 September, various times
Much anticipated, with ‘our’ Margot playing the ill-fated Sharon Tate.

Ulster American @ Red Stitch
Until Thursday 19 September
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.

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