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

St Kilda Festival @ St Kilda streets and foreshore
Sunday 11 February, 10 am – 9.30 pm
Join 300,000 plus people in the search for a good time.
www.stkildafestival.com.au | YouTube line-up clip

Loads of music over five stages across the foreshore, upper esplanade, gardens and Fitzroy Street.
Highlights depend on your tastes, but maybe Dan Sultan or The Jezabels or even The Models on the main stage, a collection of indie locals in O’Donnell Gardens, check out the Indian lads in the Band-ish Quartet at the Live’n’Local stage and there’s more – here’s a list.

There’s also lots of dance, kids stuff, weird stuff and street performers – here’s the complete list. 

TWISK highlights include:

Max Riebl – The Great Pretender @ Christ Church
Sunday 6 pm – 7.15 pm
Acclaimed countertenor Max Riebl presents ‘The Great Pretender’ a blend of love ballads of the fifties and sixties with excerpts of Bach’s sacred cantatas for the countertenor. Info

Bollywood Dance Performance & Interactive Workshop @ Dance Zone (next to Sea Baths)
Sunday 6.45 pm – 7.30 pm
Bindaas Dance Company with a Bollywood performance – there will be dancing. Info

Palais Theatre open afternoon @ Palais
Sunday 1 pm – 4 pm
View the magnificent $26 million renovation in all its glory. Info

Hare Krishna Ratha Yatra Parade @ Beaconsfield Parade & Fitzroy Street
Festival of the Chariots (Ratha-Yatra) is a Chariot Parade where visitors can participate in pulling the Chariot with ropes while chanting and dancing. Info

Giant Seagulls @ Upper Esplanade
Noon – 4.30 pm
These tricksters will steal your chips. Don’t say you were not warned.
Arrrk Arrrk Mine Mine

Open arvo @ Memo Music Hall, Acland Street
Escapee the maddening crowd with a musical break – Checkerboard Lounge, Tanya George and Mike Elrington
3 pm – 7 pm | Details

Medieval combat @ Triangle
Noon – 8 pm
Joust in jest? Or is this serious mum? Check the medieval combat all day on the triangle site – is this a metaphor for council politics? Tally ho

Not the festival …..

Twilight Market @ O’Donnell Gardens
Thursday 8 & 15 February, 5 pm – 10 pm
Last two markets of the summer. Food trucks, stalls and great location.

Comm Games Baton Relay@ St Kilda Lifesaving Club and beyond
Saturday 10 February, 7.30 am
Mayor Bernadene Voss will lead a short public event to start the relay outside St Kilda Life Saving Club at 7.30 am. The runners then take to the streets:
Jacka Boulevard / Beaconsfield Parade to Langridge St – 7.45am to 8.15am
Canterbury Road and Fitzroy Street: 8.15 am – 8.35 am
Lakeside Drive: 8.35 am – 9.00 am
Lakeside Drive through to Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre: 9.00 am – 9.40 am
Cecil Street: 9.40 am – 9.55 am
Follow progress

Ron S. Peno & The Superstitions @ Memo
Saturday 10 February, 7.30 pm
With The Sand Peddles, an evening of passion and grand atmospheres. $35/$25
Tix and info

Tarantinofest @ Astor
Saturday 10 February, 6 pm
A dusk till dawn marathon featuring Reservoir Dogs, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, From Dusk Till Dawn, Kill Bill Vol: 1, Kill Bill Vol: 2, and The Hateful Eight – 70 mm Roadshow Presentation. There will be a 30 minute breakfast intermission after Jackie Brown.
Tix and info

HIR @ Redstitch

Until 4 March
Red Stitch kicks off the year with HIR – offered as part of Midsumma – a tenderly heartfelt and highly intelligent new work from Taylor Mac, whose A 24-Decade History of Popular Music was the critical smash hit of the 2017 Melbourne Festival.
Tix and info

Kudditji – The Master of Colour @ Laneway Artspace

Daily until Sunday 11 February, 10 am – 6 pm
The Laneway Artspace is honoured to host their most ambitious exhibition yet – ‘Kudditji – The Master of Colour’ – a major retrospective of the works Kudditji Kngwarreye (1930–2017).
Presented with ’The Shape of Light’ – Bulgarian-born Artist, Krasimir Bekyarov’s Australian Solo Exhibition Debut. Krasimir’s wondrous stoneware and porcelain creations will star in a fully-illuminated exhibition.
More info
148A Barkly Street, St Kilda
(up the red brick laneway between St Kilda Cycles and Petbarn)