A great list of things to do in St Kilda delivered to you every Sunday evening

Sacred Heart fundraiser @ Palais
UnHOWsed @ TheatreWorks
Diwali Festival of Lights @ Behind Space2b
3XY top 40 – live @ Memo
Cafe Philosophique @ Espy

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Cafe Philosophique: Relationship with our families @ Espy
Tuesday 22 October, 7 pm
Weekly performance / discussions on the nature of relationships.
This week features spoken word from May Jasper, Helen Kassa, Consciously Kyah (pictured), Tumi, plus music from Parvyn. Performances followed by small group discussion. Interesting. $20

Heart of St Kilda Concert @ Palais
Wednesday 23 October, 7.30 pm
Sacred Heart Mission’s Heart of St Kilda Concert is back again with another exciting line-up hosted by Brian Nankervis. The concert helps raise much-needed funds for the Mission’s Dining Hall and Meals Program. $66 +

Pérégrinations @ Alliance Française
Until 22 November
Exhibition opening Wednesday 23 October, 6.30 pm – 8 pm
Inspired by Australian artist Damon Kowarsky’s time in the Breton village of Léhon.

UnHOWsed @ TheatreWorks
Thursday 24 October – Sunday 3 November, 7.30 pm or 5 pm
A multi-disciplinary performance work about older women’s homelessness by Tashmadada & Voices of the South Side. $47 / $32
Pay what you can weekend this Saturday and Sunday

Port Phillip Community Group AGM @ CitiPower Centre

Thursday 24 October, 5.30 pm
All welcome. Guest speaker is Kate Incerti (pictured), Social Worker of the Year.

Diwali Festival of Lights @ Behind Space2b

Friday 25 October, 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm
One thousand lights will transform the laneway into a buzzing and colourful festival of music, food, dance and art.
Lane R1509, behind 144 Chapel Street, St Kilda

Book Launch ‘The Big Beat’ @ Readings
Friday 25 October, 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Phill Calvert (ex-Boys Next Door/The Birthday Party), John Dowler (Young Modern) and author Donald Robertson, with moderator Pierre Sutcliffe (ex-Models), ‘panel up’ to launch a collection of the best of Roadrunner music magazine.
Free but book

Bobby Valentine & The Revenge of the Big Band @ Memo
Friday 25 October, 7:30pm
Dust off the tux and the tiara – it’s time to party like it’s 1959! With guests Nina Ferro, Lauren Elizabeth and Peter Sullivan and the original 18 piece Revenge of the Big Band. $25

Psychic Medium John Edward @ Alex
Friday 25 October – Sunday 27 October
Sold out – tix still available for November and December shows. $80+
Did you see The Age story about $$ problems at the Alex? 

Oktoberfest @ Catani Gardens
Saturday 26 October, 12 noon – 10 pm
SOLD OUT – Yikes. Beer, bangers and lederhosen. $80 + waitlisted

Taylor Henderson “Moving On” Tour @ Memo
Saturday 26 October, 6.30pm
All ages event. $60/$40

Lyrical women – songwriters event @ St Kilda Sports Club

Sunday 27 October, 1 pm – 4 pm
A concert of women songwriters with Suzette Herft. $10
66 Fitzroy St, St Kilda

3XY top 40 – live @ Memo
Sunday 27 October, 3:00pm
Forty years on, hear the 3XY Rocktober top 20 performed live with Monique Brumby, Brian Mannix, Billy Miller, Eugene Hamilton, Nina Ferro, Grant Hanson, Janine Maunder, George Wilson and backed by the 3XY All Stars. Far out! $40


Solar Program Information Session @ Library

Tuesday 29 October, 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm
Learn more about the Port Phillip Solar Program. Free
Bookings essential

Stand up for Space2b @ Memo
Thursday 31 October, 7.30 pm
Fund raiser for Space2b, an art and design social enterprise supporting people seeking asylum, refugees and newly arrived migrants. With comedy from Judith Lucy, Geraldine Hickey, Colin Lane & guests plus music from Eugene Hamilton & The Money. $30

St Kilda Jazz Summit @ Memo

Saturday 2 November
3.00 pm: The Syncopators’ Tribute to Louis Armstrong
6.30 pm: The Commoners + Kafka & The Winos ‘Band Launch’ 
7.00 pm: Renee Geyer 
Sunday 3 November
2 pm: ‘The Delight of Voices’ featuring. Coco’s Lunch 
3 pm: The Ruby Carter Lounge ‘Official Launch’ 
6.30 pm: Film “St Kilda Jazz Stories” 
7 pm: Vince Jones & The Heavy Hitters 
Monday 4 November
7.00 pm: The Memo Speakeasy Gala Ball 


Control @ Red Stitch
Until Sunday 3 November
Told across several decades, from Melbourne to Mars, Keziah Warner’s provocative and funny new play explores humanity’s desire to dictate how we’re perceived by others.

Luminous @ Fitzroy Street
Best after dark until February
Five ‘pop-up’ visual projects from artists Carl Allison and Nick Kozakis, John Fish, Tom Gerrard, PluginHUMAN and Elizabeth West.
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