Judith Lucy in Southside comedy @ Memo, Hamlet on the eve of apocalypse @Theatre Works, Yes campaign book @Readings, a collection of French classic film @Astor and a Sunday afternoon of serious women singers @ Memo
Show goes on, but not at ANAM (for the time being) after Town Hall roof collapses
ANAM has relocated performances and administration after the roof of the South Melbourne Town Hall partially collapsed on 18 October. The local arts community has rallied generously and rapidly, enabling all scheduled performances to be relocated.
Despite the need for extensive repairs, ANAM expects to be back at the Town Hall in the New Year.
Thankfully, no people or musical instruments were hurt.
Alliance Française Classic Film Festival @ Astor
Thursday 8 November – Sunday 11 November
his year’s Festival is paying tribute to the legendary actress of La Nouvelle Vague: Jeanne Moreau who sadly passed away last year.
Tix and schedules
Bayside Brushstrokes @ Space2b
Until 30 November (opening Friday 9 November, 6 pm – 8 pm)
Steffie Wallace, Neil Wallace and David Ikin in a group exhibition called Brushstrokes.
Space2b, 144 Chapel Street, St Kilda
Tuesday – Friday: 10 am – 5 pm | Saturday: 10 am – 2 pm
The Hamlet Apocalypse @ Theatre Works
Wednesday 7 November – Sunday 18 November
Seven actors stage Hamlet on the eve of the apocalypse. $35
Justin Brady @ Ember Lounge
Friday 9 November, 7.30 pm
A passionate mix of contemporary folk, blues and traditional Irish flavour. $25 / $20
South of the Border @ Memo
Saturday 10 November, 7.00 pm
South Of The Border comedy showcases performers who all live south of the Yarra. Judith Lucy is headline act with guests Geraldine Quinn and Brett Blake. $37 / $22
Steven Wilson @ Palais
Saturday 10 November, 8.00 pm
Modernist Art-Rock architect Steven Wilson presents his most spectacular show yet, with four astonishing audio-visual extravaganzas.
Yes Yes Yes Book launch @ Readings
Sunday 11 November, 2.00 pm
Celebrate the release of Yes Yes Yes: Australia’s Journey to Marriage Equality by advocates Alex Greenwich and Shirleene Robinson, launched by Anna Brown.
Free, no booking required.
Pistol packing mamas @ Memo
Sunday 11 November, 3 pm
A tribute to the great female singers from the 20’s to the 50’s, including Bessie Smith, Memphis Minnie, Dinah Washington, Koko Taylor, Billie Holiday, Big Mama Thornton and Gospel Legend, Sister Rosetta Tharpe. $20
Lamb @ Redstitch
From 13 November
Lamb is a new play with songs by Mark Seymour. It’s the story of one family on an Australian sheep farm, over generations – the guilt of those who left; the lost desires of those who stayed behind.
Wanderlust 108 @ Catani Gardens
Saturday 17 November, 7.30 am – 3.30 pm
An international moving festival featuring triathlon with a difference: yoga, running and meditation.
Go-Go Dancing @ Town Hall
Saturday 17 November, 1 pm – 3 pm
Join the fabulous Anna Go-Go in this fun and energetic 60s Go-Go dancing workshop, where you will learn moves such as the Twist, the Watusi, the Hully Gully and the Pony. Adults 16 + Free
Get a head start with the Wah Watusi on YouTube
Jessie Cole with Anna Krien @ Readings
Monday 19 November, 6.30 pm
Jessie Cole’s Staying is a searing memoir about surviving the suicide of loved ones and finding a place to heal. Hear the author discuss Staying with Anna Krien.
Free, but please book