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Solar information evenings @ St Kilda Town Hall
Businesses: Tuesday 5 March 6.30 pm to 8 pm
Apartment buildings: Tuesday 12 March 6.30 pm to 8 pm
Council’s new Solar Partnership Program has cost effective and convenient solar power options for commercial property owners and apartment dwellers. Free

Ghosts stories with Bo @ Espy
Wednesday 6 March 6.30 pm
Led by charismatic local storyteller Bo Svoronos (pictured), the tour weaves stories of mystery and intrigue with a touch of humour. $33 Yikes – waitlisted
Join the wait list

French Film Festival opening @ Astor
Wednesday 6 March, 7 pm
Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2019 Gala Opening – The Trouble With You $80
French Film Festival

Becoming – artistic outcomes @ Carlisle Street Art Space
Wednesday 6 March to Wednesday 3 April
Opening event Thursday 7 March 6 to 8 pm
Becoming by Rawcus celebrates ageing and disability through dance, movement, photography and film.

John Prine @ Palais
Thursday 7 March, 7.30 pm
The songwriter’s songwriter, John Prine, was recently named Artist of the Year at the 17th annual Americana Awards.
Info and tix

Front Country (USA) @ Ember Lounge
Thursday 7 March, 8.30 pm
In a San Francisco country dive bar , Front Country forged a sound hell bent on merging the musical past with the future. $20

Engelbert Humperdinck @ Palais
Saturday 9 March, 7.30 pm
Big name, big sound – Quando Quando Quando baby

Busby Marou @ Memo
Saturday 9 March, 7:30pm
Stories and music $45 YouTube

Kids TRYathlon @ Catani
Sunday 10 March 7 am to 1 pm
A triathlon for kids aged 7 to 15. Only a few spaces left.

Roady4Roadies @ Palais
Sunday 10 March, 10.30 am (concert 12.30 pm)
Walk from Station Pier to the Palais for a concert raising cash for Support Act, a charity for music crews. Line up includes Mark Seymour, Dave Graney & the mistLY, J.R. Reyne, Sisters Doll and Jarosite.
Doors 12.30 pm, show 12.40 pm $20.

Amp Fiddler @ Espy
Sunday 10 March, 8 pm
Direct from Detroit, soul/funk musician Amp Fiddler makes it to the Gershwin Room. $27.50  YouTube

Free music venues – check their websites for the line-up of free gigs
Hotel Esplanade
Dogs Bar
Claypots Seafood Bar

Suggest a free music venue


Comedy Festival: Dance Nation @ Red Stitch
Previews start 12 March
(Pictured) Clare Barron’s award winning play is a comical and excruciating look at the moment when girls become aware of their own power – and its limits. Performed by a cast of mature women, the dissonance between a 13-year-old’s dreams and reality.
Info and tix

Tour ‘Lost Elwood’ with Isaac Hermann @ Elwood

Sunday 31 March, 2 pm
Isaac Hermann, local history buff , guides a historical society walk through the leafy streets of Elwood. $5 Earlier session booked out in hours, so hurry

Blockage – temporary sculptures @ Three locations
From Thursday 28 March to Sunday 28 April
Georgian born local artist, Nina Sanadze has created three sculptures in response to the ubiquitous security bollards that protect and impede us.
Bollard Up a Tree
In a tree outside St Kilda Town Hall
Building Blocks
Levitating toy blocks in Acland Court
A mysterious surveillance apparatus on St Kilda beach

Macnamara Candidates’ Forum @ St Kilda Town Hall
Wednesday 3 April , 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm
Liberal, Labor and Greens candidates for Macnamara speaking on their parties’ policies on Climate Change & Energy.
Free tickets on Eventbrite.