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

Open House Melbourne @ St Kilda
Saturday and Sunday 27 and 28 July
Get a special look behind the scenes at St Kilda places of interest.
Book early as popular places fill quickly.
Highlights include Luna Park, Edgewater Towers, All Saints and Christ Churches, The Espy and The Prince, Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron and more.

Mostly free sporty stuff @ Council
September – October book early as classes fill fast.
Wide range of local recreation programs including Zumba, Soccer Mums, Qigong, Kangatraining, Vinyasa yoga and more.
Brochure  | Website

Courage to Care @ Alliance Française
Monday 22 July – Friday 2 August
Alliance Française and B’nai B’rith present an exhibition and talks about the actions of the ‘Righteous Among the Nations’. Free.

The Hateful Eight – 70mm Roadshow Edition @ Astor

Monday 22 July, 7.30 pm
Quentin Tarantino in 70 mm.
Get ready for Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood from 15 August!

Hetty Kate & Sam Lemann: Back to Irwell Street @ Ember Lounge
Tuesday 23 July, 7.30 pm
10 years after releasing “A Late Brunch On Irwell St”, Hetty Kate and Sam Lemann return to the ‘hood (although Sam never left). $20

Artist Speakeasy: Promotion on a Shoestring @ Linden
Wednesday 24 July, 6.30 – 7.30 pm
Sharing some insider hacks on promoting visual art on a shoe strong with experts in the biz.
$11, suitable for practicing artists.
Presented as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival 2019.

Helen Ryder Trio @ Ember Lounge
Thursday 25 July, 7.30 pm
Helen will perform her album and an eclectic mix of favourite songs with Bruce Haymes on keyboards and Dion Hirini on guitar in the intimate Ember Lounge. $15

Meet the Curator > Underscoring Sound @ Linden
Friday 26 July, 1 pm – 2 pm
Join a special curator-led tour of exhibitions Cat Hope > Sub Decorative Sequences, Lucreccia Quintanilla > A Ripple and an Echo and Mona Ruijs > Sympathetic Resonance with Linden Curator Juliette Hanson. Free.
Bookings preferred

Shane Nicholson @ Memo
Friday 26 July, 8.30 pm
Fresh from regular appearances on the hit ABC TV series The Recording Studio, triple ARIA award winner Shane Nicholson returns to Memo. $25

Roxanne – A Tribute to The Police @ Firefly
Friday 26 July, from 7 pm
A stack of Police hits and classic album tracks for one night only!
Robyn Payne on bass, keys and vocals, Kelton Hallo on guitar and vocals and Rob Maizels on drums and vocals.
Tix link 

Fifty Words @ Alex
Opening Friday 26 July to Saturday 10 August
An incisive close-up of the emotional battleground of contemporary relationships and the lengths to which a couple will go to save it. From $35

St Kilda Hip Hop Fest @ Theatre Works
Friday 26 July to Sunday 28 July
Breakdancing, DanceScratch recording, DJing, rap, song composition, spoken word, poetry, and more!

Tyre Flip after party @ Republica
Flip Saturday 27 July, 7 am to 12 pm, party from 11.30 am
Follow Steve Booth and Domenic Moore as they attempt to break the Australian record for flipping tractor tyres to raise money for Beyond Blue.

Introducing The Melba Big Band @ Memo
Saturday 27 July, 7.30 pm
MEMO Music Hall relives its Dance Hall days with the 16-piece Melba Big Band, Australia’s only all-female Big Band, blasting out vintage sounds from the 1920s and a dash of the 1970s. $20

Robert Forster & Band @ Espy
Saturday 27 July, 8 pm
Acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter Robert Forster celebrates ‘Inferno’, his first solo album in 4 years. $43 YouTube

Steve Balbi @ Firefly

Saturday 27 July, from 7 pm
Steve Balbi for one night only to launch his new single, ‘Every Living Thing’.
With guests Jak Housden (Tim Minchin, The Whitlams, The Badloves) and Melbourne’s most formidable frontwoman, Fiona Lee Maynard.
Download/stream ‘Modern Love’ here

Coroners, Constabulary and Crime @ St Kilda Cemetery
Sunday 28 July, 2 pm
Meet the grim participants of Melbourne’s justice system. $15

Beethoven and Brahms @ All Saints Anglican Church
Sunday 28 July, 3 pm
Violinist Anne Harvey-Nagl and pianist John O’Donnell team up to deliver soul warming performances of Beethoven and Brahms.
2 Chapel Street, St Kilda East

Rosie Westbrook & John Phillips @ Ember Lounge
Sunday 28 July, 3 pm
Sonic architects, Westbrook and Phillips construct a musical narrative that takes the listener through an evocative and dreamy landscape. $20 Vimeo


Pomona @ Red Stitch
Until 11 August
“The feel bad hit of the winter” The Age 
A powerful thriller about what lies beneath the veneer of contemporary civilisation and the price you pay to find out.
Red Stitch


Record Fair @ Espy
Sunday 4 August, 12 pm – 4 pm
Dig through hundreds of crates of new and used records from some of Melbourne’s best vinyl dealers.