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

Random Acts of Beauty @ space2b
Tuesday 8 May – Friday 1 June
Tuesday – Friday: 10 am – 5 pm, Saturday: 10 am – 2 pm
Local Natasha Rabbidge displays quirky images captured on her phone over the last year. It celebrates the often unseen or unwitnessed beauty in our everyday lives. Proceeds to space2b.
space2b, 144 Chapel Street

Jacquelyn Stephens @ Brightspace
Thursday 10 May – Saturday 26 May
Wed – Fri 11 am – 5 pm, Sat 12 noon – 4 pm
Recent paintings contemplating the microscopic, sub-atomic and aquatic.

Colin Brooks Memorial lecture @ JewMu
Thursday 10 May, 7.15 pm
Tal Hever-Chybowski, director of the Paris Yiddish Centre, looks at the past and future of Hebrew and Yiddish. $15/$10

Reading art forgery @ St Kilda Library
Thursday 10 May, 6.30 pm
Dr Felicity Strong, cultural heritage researcher and curator, discusses the literature and biographies of famous and not so famous art forgers. Free.
Book early 

Buddhist meditation drop-in classes @ Cora Graves
Thursdays, 7.30 pm – 9.00 pm
In each class a different aspect of meditation and Buddhism is explained. The classes are self-contained so you can drop in any week. Taught by Buddhist nun Kelsang Tara. $15

Strictly Ballroom The Musical @ National Theatre
Friday 11 May – Saturday 26 May
Presented by CLOC Musical Theatre, one of Victoria’s largest and most successful non-professional music theatre companies.
Tix and info

Grant-Lee Phillips @ Memo
Friday 11 May, 7.30 pm
US singer songwriter known to some as the town troubadour from the cult television hit The Gilmore Girls. $45 / $40
Info and tix

Fitness Stations Opening @ Alma Park West
Saturday 12 May, 10 am – 11 am
Celebrate the opening of a new fitness station. A personal trainer will demonstrate how to use the equipment.
Just a hop step and jump from the Hank Marvin Market.

Tex Perkins: The Man in Black @ Palais
Saturday 12 May, 8 pm
Tex is back and he’s wearing black channelling Johnny Cash.
Tickets & Info

Damien Leith @ Memo
Saturday 12 May, 7.30 pm
It’s been 11 years since Damien Leith caught the nation’s attention by performing on Australian Idol. $45/$40
Tix and info

St Kilda Repair Café @ EcoCentre
Sunday 13 May, 2 pm to 5 pm
BYO broken items – the repair experts love a challenge.
55 Blessington Street

Dusty Millers Mother’s Day Show @ Memo
Sunday 13 May, 2 pm – 4.30 pm
Lisa Miller, Tracey Miller and Loretta Miller sing their hearts out. $25 / $20
Tix and info

Mother’s Day with Hannie @ Theatreworks
Sunday 13 May, 2.00 pm
Hannie Rayson takes over Theatre Works for a one-of-a-kind panel experience with Brian Nankervis (RocKwiz), Osamah Sami (Good Muslim Boy), Brenton Spiteri (Victorian Opera) and Kat Stewart (Offspring). This special edition of Sundays With Hannie is bound to be an afternoon full of laughs, memories and unforgettable stories. Proceeds support Theatre Works new 2018 season. $20 / $25
Info and tix

Don’t miss

Dine with Heart month @ St Kilda’s finest
Tuesday 1 May to Thursday 31 May
Dine out to support the Mission’s meals. You can also organise your own events at home, school or work.
Here’s some of the local cafes involved:
Babu Ji, Big Mouth, Derby Thai, Dog’s Bar, Dr Jekyll, Elsternwick Hotel, Fitzrovia, Frankies Top Shop, Icon Coffee Shop, Love and Dysfunction, Parish of Sacred Heart & St Columba, Pelican, Pint on Punt, Radio Mexico, St Kilda Burger Bar (The Grosvenor), Uncle and West Beach Bathers Pavillion.

Right Now @ Redstitch
Until 20 May
Australian premiere Written by award-winning Québécois playwright Catherine-Anne Toupin, Right Now s a daring and darkly humorous thriller that surprises at every turn.”

Coming soon

St Kilda Film Festival @ Palais and Town Hall

Thursday 17 May – Saturday 26 May
After a gala opening night at the Palais, the festival stars at the St Kilda Town Hall with screenings, industry events and a place-to-be bar.
View the trailer, check the program 

Puffs @ Alex
Saturday 26 May – Sunday 17 June
Off-Broadway comes to Fitzroy Street in a show about the other kids at the Harry Potter Wizard School.
Tix and info