Welcome to TWiSK #184
School holiday inspiration @ Theatre Works
The Marngrook Rock N Roll Footy Show @ Memo
Lucky Oceans album launch @ Memo
Fringe treats @ Theatre works and Alex
On sale now
Heart of St Kilda Concert @ Palais
Wednesday 23 October, 7.30 pm
Tickets are now on sale for the 12th annual concert fund raiser with Brian Nankervis hosting a great line up including The Teskey Brothers, Joe Camilleri, Carl Barron, Steph Tisdell, Dan Sultan, Rhonda Burchmore, The Chantoozies, Libbi Gorr, Rob Snarski, Pierce Brothers, Kiki Courtidis, The Meltdown, Billy Miller, Rebecca Barnard & The Caravan Choir. $66 +
Postcard show entries now open @ Linden
Entries close Wednesday 30 October
Get your mini masterpiece ready for the annual postcard show.
Joe Bonamassa @ Palais
Monday 23 September
Playing with a crack band and local backup singers including Mahalia Barnes. $89 +
Blitz @ Alex
Tuesday 24 – Saturday 28 September, 6.30 pm (+ Sat 2 pm)
London, 1980. Sid Vicious is dead. Punk is past it. Mods are old hat. A new youth cult is, according to its bizarre disciples, set to sweep Britain.
$25 / $20
Melbourne Fringe Festival
Tracy Harvey’s Big Crush @ Claypots
Tuesday 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.
Mad as a Cute Snake @ Theatre Works
Wednesday 25 September – 5 October, 11 am, 2 pm, some 7 pm
A riotous and joyful theatrical adventure about having the courage to be yourself – whatever that may be! $35 / $25 / $18
The Paper Planes I Made for You @ Alex
Wednesday 25 – Sunday 29 September, 8.30 pm (Sun 6.30 pm)
Wolfgang feels trapped in a web and every web has a creator. Presented by Ash Dorman. $30
Put Your Damn Phone Down @ Espy
Wednesady 25 September, 7.30 pm
Host Glenn Manton guides you through some frank and illuminating discussions. $34.50
Mel Searle: a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald @ Alliance Française
Thursday 26 September, 8 pm
Melbourne vocalist Mel Searle, accompanied by the New Impromptu Quartet, pays tribute to the First Lady of Song: the great Ella Fitzgerald. $25 / $20
Finite @ Theatre Works
Thursday 26 September – Monday 30 September, 8.30 / 9.00 pm (Sun 6 pm)
Six Deakin University graduates present their mutual passion for visual and experimental theatre. Not much dialogue! $28 / $21
Listen Out @ Catani Gardens
Friday 27 September, 12 noon to 10 pm
Listen Out is almost fully sold out. This year it features Diplo, Flume, Cosmo’s Midnight, Dom Dolla, Schoolboy Q and more.
The Marngrook Rock N Roll Grand Final Eve Footy Show @ Memo
Friday 27 September, 7.30 pm
A 3 hour jam packed AFL Grand Final Eve show with all your Marngrook Footy Show favourites. $20+
Grand Final @ Espy
Saturday 28 September, 2 pm – 5 pm
Eat, drink and be whatever – or boycott the footy at Mya Tiger with fast-fire Cantonese classics!
Two Twenty Somethings @ Theatre Works
Saturday 28 September– Monday 30 September, 7,30 pm
Bite Productions presents Two Twenty Somethings, a new Australian comedy about a generation who feel entitled to happiness. $25
Lucky Oceans album launch @ Memo
Sunday 29 September, 3 pm
Join Lucky Oceans as he celebrates his long-awaited album ‘Purple Sky’ with Paul Kelly, Kasey Chambers, Vika & Linda Bull, Bill Chambers, Kutcha Edwards, Matt Walker and special guest Harry Hookey. $40+
School holidays @ Espy
Kid-friendly school holiday activities including a Jumping Castle in the Gersh! Recommended for 6 – 12 years.
Tuesday 1 October, 10 am to 12 noon
Hip Hop Party
Wednesday 2 October, 10 am to 12 noon
Thursday 3 October, 10 am to 12 noon
Also Hopscotch, Giant Jenga, Mega Connect 4, Face Painting, Colouring Corner and a Jumping Castle daily. Free
Ecliptica @ Space2b
From 1 October to 26 October
Opening Friday 4 October 6 pm – 8 pm
An exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Helen Cannon
Author Talk: Jane Gilmore – Fixed It @ Library
Wednesday 2 October, 6.30 pm
Author Jane Gilmore in conversation with Melbourne editor for the Guardian, Gay Alcorn, following the release of Fixed It. Free.
Chonk @ Library
Wednesday 9 October, 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm
Celebrate the unique musical collaboration of Benny Goodman and Charlie Christian with local players Chonk. Free.
Crafternoon for Adults: Writing the End of The World @ Linden
Saturday 19 October, 1 pm – 3.30 pm
Inspired by the themes of dystopian futures, a practical two-hour workshop looking at narrative structure, research, place and character development with novelist Alice Robinson. $6 No wheelchair access