Get a family view of the talented Amy Winehouse at JewMu, walk to learn about Acland Street, shake your groove thing and more. This Week in St Kilda
Amy Winehouse exhibition @ JewMu
Until March, Tuesday to Thursday 10 am to 4 pm, Friday 10 am to 3 pm, Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
Curated by the Jewish Museum London with help from Amy’s brother, Alex and her sister-in-law, Riva. The Winehouse family gave the Jewish Museum London unprecedented access to Amy’s belongings including her guitar, record collection and iconic outfits. It’s very personal and disarming. $12
Guy Sebastian @ Palais
Monday 6 November, 7.30 pm
To celebrate the release of his new album, Guy will perform with special guest, Matt Gresham
Ziggy Alberts @ Palais
Friday 10 November, 7.30 pm
After the success of his last Australian regional tour of 51 shows from East coast to West, this independent folk musician is pushing the boundaries and expectations of unsigned artists.
A bookshop gig with the Sand Pebbles @ Readings
Saturday 11 November, 2 pm
Melbourne’s premier band of psych-rock dreamweavers deliver a rare afternoon set culled from their outstanding new album, Pleasure Maps. Free, no booking required.
City2Sea @ Catani
Sunday 12 November, 8 am – 1.30 pm
Catani Gardens, St Kilda
History walk @ Acland Street
Sunday 12 November, 10.30 am – 11.30 am
Take a walk down Acland Street with award winning historian Judith Buckrich beginning at Fitzroy Street at the Prince of Wales Hotel and finishing at Barkly Street. Walk will cover 175 years of cultural, architectural and social history.
Dancing in the streets @ Acland Street Plaza
Sunday 12 and 26 November, 2 pm – 4 pm
Learn Le Bop, a new dance style that mixes jive, rock ‘n roll and latin street moves.
Schmoozes @ Vegilicious
Sunday 12 November, 6 pm – 8 pm
Sunday 19 November, 6 pm – 8 pm
Jeff Karutz and friends in their trio ‘Round Midnite are doing their 3rd & 4th Schmoozes at Vegilicious Vegetarian Cafe.
Cool jazz and great food.
118 Carlisle Street
Free local walking tour @ St Kilda
Daily 4.30 pm, starts at town hall
We haven’t tried these tours. They are free (for tips). Let us know your feedback.
Bookings and info
Vote for St Kilda @ LGBTI awards
The Australian LGBTI awards have shortlisted Fitzroy Street in its poll for 2018. It’s up against a bevy of international destinations. There are also lots of other categories – just click VOTE NOW to see.
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Reflections @ Space2b
Until 9 December, Tuesday – Friday 10am – 5pm; Saturday 10am – 2 pm
Reflections is Mary Gregory first solo show and features seascapes contemplating stillness and pause away from the pressures of modern life. These seascapes embrace Mary’s sense of this natural world, in both the sound and visual aspect of water, as she explores its calming and all encompassing presence.
144 Chapel Street, St Kilda
desert, 6:29pm @ Redstitch
From 14 November
A small town in the middle of nowhere. A family is talking about everything and anything except what’s really going on. Through fantasy and hyperrealism, desert, 6:29pm ponders if it’s possible to ever truly know someone you love. New writer, great cast, interesting story.
Melbourne Singers of Gospel @ Alex
Saturday 2 December, 3 pm and 8 pm
Join the 100 voices of Melbourne Singers of Gospel and The Soul Train band at Alex Theatre St Kilda to celebrate inspirational music legends.
“Make Your Own Kind of Music” features crowd-pleasers from Stevie Wonder, Leonard Cohen, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Mama Cass and Broadway Inspirational Voices. $42/$30
BOOK NOW: Heart of St Kilda Concert 28 Nov tix on sale now – get in while you can for the big tenth anniversary show. Line-up includes Leo Sayer, Courtney Barnett, Jimeoin, James Reyne, Adalita, John Paul Young, Models, Tim Rogers, Claire Hooper, Dave Callan, Geraldine Hickey, Rebecca Barnard, Billy Miller & the Caravan Choir, Hailey Cramer, The Meltdown and D²Drumline, with more acts to follow.