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TWiSK #203
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How good is St Kilda?
An amazing array of events for leap year on Saturday 29 February.
Beer Fest @ Catani Gardens
Holi Tribe has colorful vibes @ South Beach
Climate change forum and film events
Brian Nankervis plays ring master to vintage fools @ Alex
Dont miss Deborah Conway on Sunday arvo @ Memo

St Kilda Talks February Podcast
Live Music special with Michelle Nicol plus the creator of RocKwiz, former editor of Beat, the team behind the St Kilda Blues Festival and our singing city councillor.
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Rogerstein Lounge @ Espy
Wednesdays from 5 pm
Plonk yer elbows at the Lounge with Tim Rogers and get lost for a while.
Special guests every week. Free entry.

Justin Brady bushfire benefit @ Memo
Thursday 27 February, 7.00 pm
Regular performer at MEMO, Justin Brady recently lost his home in the devastating Mallacoota Bushfires. Join a great list of performers in their bid to help Justin recover. $20 +

Rudy Ray Moore Triple @ Astor
Friday 28 February, 7.30 pm
Films by the creator of Dolemite, purveyor of rude rap, blaxploitation movies and renowned Harlem Hillbilly country R&B singer. Wild wardrobe.

Beer fest @ Catani Gardens
Saturday 29 February, 1 pm – 8 pm
Drink to leap year with Art vs Science and everything beer. $35+

Holi Tribe Festival @ St Kilda Beach

Saturday 29 February, 11 am – 8 pm
Bhangra, Bollywood, Hip Hop, RNB, Techno and world Music. Elite dance crews and roving acts. $16+

Heat Fire and Flood Forum @ Phoenix Theatre
Saturday 29 February, 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm
Join with other residents to hear about the local impacts of climate change for our communities. Organised by the Port Phillip Emergency Climate Action Network (PECAN) and Bayside Climate Crisis Action Group (BCCAG)

Moonlight screening of 2040 @ Elsternwick Park
Saturday 29 February, 6.30 pm
A film about sustainable solutions to the environmental issues. Damon Gameau, director of 2040 (and That Sugar Film), will be there to answer questions. Bring a picnic rug etc. $12.50 / $30 family

Raiders of the Lost Laugh @ Alex
Saturday 29 February, 7.30
Brian Nankervis plays ring master to eight Australian vintage characters including Flacco, Raymond J Bartholomeuz, Con Marasco, Vintage Elliot Goblet, Elle McFeast, Slim Whittle and Pate Biscuit.
All to raise cash for a comedy museum. You’ve got to laugh. $50+

Tiny Meat Gang @ Palais
Saturday 29 February, 8 pm
Cody Ko + Noel Miller started the Tiny Meat Gang podcast in 2017 and now bring their podcast and humour to St Kilda.

Doors Tribute Show @ Memo
Saturday 29 February, 7.30 pm
Powerhouse tribute to The Doors with support from Shed Zeppelin. $30+

Messy play day @ Elwood Community Park Reserve
Sunday 1 March, 10 am – 12 noon
Play and get messy. Parents will get messy too.
87 Tennyson Street, Elwood

Clean Up with Greens @ St Kilda Beach

Sunday 1 March, from 10 am
Love your beach with Port Phillip Greens, followed by picnic in the Botanical Gardens with Stonnington Greens.  All welcome.

Strong Women of Song with Deborah Conway @ Memo
Sunday 1 March, show 4 pm – 6 pm
Armed with her Australia Day medal, Deborah teams up with hubby Willy and daughter Alma (and her band The Commoners). Great afternoon gig. $30

Emotionworks Cut Opera Bushfire Concert @ St Kilda Bowlo
Sunday 1 March, 5 pm
Informal variety concert with the cut opera house combo backing an array of top line singers. Entry by donation.
Limited numbers. RSVP julie@emotionworks.com

Don’t miss trifecta of theatre in the ‘hood

The Great Australian Play @ TheatreWorks
Until Saturday 29 February
An ingenious new satire from Patrick White Award-winning playwright Kim Ho.
A psychedelic romp through the myths of our glorious nation’s past, present and imagined future. $20

The Feather in the Web @ Red Stitch St Kilda
Until Sunday 1 March
A lacerating satire of mainstream culture.

Italian American Reconciliation @ Alex
Until Saturday 29 February, 8 pm (matinee Sat 23 Feb)
Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley’s fanciful, light-hearted, and zestfully comic play about male/female relationships. $45/$40

Sacred Heart Dine with the champions @ Junction Oval
Thursday 5 March, 6.30 pm
Dine with sporting greats to raise money to support people experiencing homelessness. $190

Rain Room @ Prince Jackalope Pavilion
Extended until 29 March
20 minute sessions, from 10 am every day except Tuesdays
Rain falls everywhere but you stay dry.
Special School Holiday kid friendly sessions.

Local venues with music (often free)

Famous for Elvis in the arvo and cosy room jazz
213 Barkly St, St Kilda

Dog’s Bar
Classy line up every week
54 Acland St, St Kilda

Music some nights.
42 Fitzroy St, St Kilda

Espy Basement
Free music most nights and Sunday arvo.
Tuesday open mic, Sunday blues.

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