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Great MIFF line up @ Astor
Mark Seymour & The Undertow @ Memo
Hank Marvin final feed @ Alma Park
JoysSoul Live Band Show @ Fyrefly
Rain Room @ The Prince
This Week in St Kilda


Indian Film Festival Awards Night @ Palais
Thursday 8 August, 7 pm
Bollywood comes to the ‘hood. Shah Rukh Khan heads an all-star line-up with Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Malaika Arora, Simi Garewal and more. $55 + Tix


Melbourne Salon: Castaway @ Alliance Française
Thursday 8 August, 7 pm – 9 pm
Discussion with author Robert Macklin about the astonishing story of Narcisse Pelletier, a French cabin boy abandoned on the Far North Queensland coast and saved by the local Uutaalnganu (Night Island people). $20
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Rain Room @ The Prince
9 August – 29 September
NOTE weekends already fully booked. A 100 square metre field of continuous rainfall, Rain Room is a responsive environment engaging all the senses, allowing you to be fully immersed in the rain while simultaneously protected from it. 20-minute sessions Family 4 – $88.70, Single $31/$26
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Great MIFF line up @ Astor
From Friday 9 August – Wednesday 14 August
Starting with Port Authority (above), the MIFF Astor program is a feast for the film beasts.
http://www.astortheatre.net.au/


Mark Seymour & The Undertow @ Memo
Friday 9 August and Saturday 10 August, 7:30pm
Two nights of a local hero at work. Mark has released seven solo albums and three with his current band, The Undertow. $40 +
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Dope Lemon @ Palais
Friday 9 August, 8.30 pm
Your first chance to catch tunes from Dope Lemon’s second studio LP, Smooth Big Cat. $62 + selling fast
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Dennis Jones (USA) @ Fyrefly
Friday 9 August, From 7.30 pm
Sizzling hot guitar solos, soulful vocals and a high-octane brand of blues rock. $25 +
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Hank Marvin final feed @ Alma Park
Saturday 10 August, from
After 4 years in the magnificent Alma Park, the foodie market is moving on. Catch the final feast and say farewell.
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Performance > Mary Doumany (Harp) @ Linden
Saturday 10 August, 2 pm
Listen to the sounds of Linden’s gallery walls in the performances of Sub Decorative Sequences by Cat Hope with Mary Doumany, harpist and vocalist, whose performance will create a different take on the Sub Decorative Sequences III-IV
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Joyssoul Live Band Show @ Fyrefly
Saturday 10 August, from 7.30 pm
African Roots, Gospel, Acid Jazz, Urban and Classic Soul brought to you by the powerhouse 10-piece Sound System backing the incredible songstress Joys NJambi.
$35/$30
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Snow Patrol @ Palais
Saturday 10 August, 8 pm
Fresh from their North American stadium tour with Ed Sheeran, see Snow Patrol performing in ‘Live and Acoustic’ mode as a 3-piece. Selling fast
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St Kilda Repair Cafe @ EcoCentre
Sunday 11 August, 2 pm
Get your small items repaired by a handy bunch of volunteers, last repairs start at 3.15 pm
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Lara Travis arvo gig @ Ember Lounge
Sunday 11 August, 3 pm
Songwriter, art writer and historian, curator, stripper – this gal can sing too. $20
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Sue Ingleton on Making Trouble @ RSL
Sunday 11 August, 4.30 – 6.00 pm
The Historical Society presents Sue Ingleton talking on her recently published ‘imagined history’, Making Trouble – Harriet E. Dick & Alice C. Moon.
SKHS members: $5 / Non-members $10 / $5 includes a complimentary drink
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Let Men Tremble @ Theatre Works
14 August – 25 August
A rebellion. A revolt. A clarion call. It is a battle cry against the patriarchy, the church and theatre itself. It is a liturgical slut drop dripping with song, dance and theatrical madness.
Pay what you feel like weekend Sat 17 & Sun 18 August $5 min
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Ulster American @ Red Stitch
From 20 August
Winner of the 2018 Best of Edinburgh award. Fragile egos clash in a searing comedy on show business post-#MeToo that captures the confusion of ‘woke’ men trying to mansplain their positions of power.
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Treaty – a community conversation @ Town Hall

Thursday 22 August, 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Port Phillip Citizens for Reconciliation present a community conversation about Victoria’s historic Treaty process.
Guest speakers Richard Frankland and Diana David, Reconciliation Victoria CEO. Free.
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Live N Local @ St Kilda

Saturday 24 –  Saturday 31 August
A big week of gigs across St Kilda venues including Dog Bars, Espy, Prince, Pause, Big Mouth, FireFly, Vineyard and more.
Line up


Fringe Festival

Thursday 12 –  Sunday 29 September
Melbourne Fringe will be back for another celebration of independent art. The program is out soon, we’ll bring you local details.