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TWiSK #205
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YolanDa Brown @ Fyrefly
Very loud cars @ Grand Prix
Ride2School Day @ Friday 13th
The Marngrook ‘Rock N Roll’ Footy Show @ Memo
St Pat’s Day parade @ Acland Street
40 years of Theatre Works @ Linden
All this and more This Week in St Kilda
Fitzroy Street Hot Topic @ St Kilda Talks Podcast
Listen Now 

Pixies @ Palais
Monday 9 March and Tuesday 10 March
Sold out.

IWD Notable Observances with Carly Findlay @ Espy
Tuesday 10 March, 6 pm
Celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) with Carly Findlay OAM. Writer, advocate and outspoken disabled person. $22.50 ($5 to findabed.com.au)

Best in design @ Town Hall
Tuesday 10 March – Friday 27 March
View the 27 shortlisted projects in the Port Phillip Design and Development Awards.
Winners announced on 19 March.
St Kilda Town Hall foyer

Triangle Wars anniversary screening @ Kino
Tuesday 10 March, 6.30 for 7pm start
A decade has passed since the $400m triangle redevelopment was abandoned. Funds from this screening go to unChain Port Phillip – handy since council elections are in November.

40 years of Theatre Works Exhibition @ Linden
Until 29th March, Wednesday – Sunday 11 am – 4 pm
An amazing array of posters, photos, brochures and marketing collateral spanning the full 40 years.
Info | Hear Di Toulson on our podcast

Deborah Cheetham in conversation @ Tapestry Workshop
Wednesday 11 March, 5.30 pm
Not in St Kilda but special for locals who love fashion.
Deborah Cheetham AO and Melbourne couturier Linda Britten discuss creating gowns for the ‘Woven Song’ project.
Gowns on display – amazing. $10 for locals
262-266 Park Street, South Melbourne

Book launch: We Were Never Friends @ Readings
Wednesday 11 March, 6.30 pm
Local author Margaret Bearman’s novel, We Were Never Friends, is a story of friendship, of life in the shadow and the pursuit of a creative life and the legacies we leave behind.

French Film Festival: The Extraordinary @ Astor
Wednesday 11 March, 7 pm
The Extraordinary was honoured as the Closing Night feature at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

Book launch: Only Mostly Devastated @ Readings’
Thursday 12 March, 6.30 pm
Sophie Gonzales’ Only Mostly Devastated is a modern-day, heartfelt LGBT re-imagining of Grease. Free

YolanDa Brown @ Fyrefly
Thursday 12 March, doors 7 pm
Award winning UK saxophonist YolanDa Brown and her band with a delicious fusion of Jazz, Reggae and Soul. $40 +
See her very cool video

Very loud cars @ Grand Prix
Thursday 12 March – Sunday 15 March
F1 race Sunday 4.10 pm – 6.10 pm

Vistas from the council collection @ Town Hall
Thursday 12 March to Wednesday 15 April, weekdays 8.30 am – 5 pm
Floor talk: Thursday 26 March, 5 pm to 7 pm
An exhibition of landscapes and ‘views’ from the Collection.

Ride2School Day @ St Kilda wide
Friday 13 March
Go kids.

The Marngrook ‘Rock N Roll’ Footy Show @ Memo
Friday 13 March, 7:30 pm
Mc’d by Craig Huggins with a Marngrook panel featuring Phil Krakour, Leila Gurruwiwi and Mark Harvey. Followed by Big City Combo. $20+

Beach patrol clean up @ Marina Reserve
Saturday 14 March, 9 am
Clean the beach and enjoy the community.

Deep Dive with Stephen Hicks @ Alex
Saturday 14 March, 9 am – 5 pm
Hicks is an outspoken Canadian  academic and author in the style of Jordan Peterson. A strategic workshop navigating the cultural landscape of current-day political correctness. $99
Tix and info

St Patrick’s Day parade @ Acland Street
Sunday 15 March, 11 am
A parade of green, a day of fun and music for everyone. Free parade in the morning, ticketed event in O’Donnell Gardens in the afternoon. Free / $55

Melbourne Tramways Big Band @ Fitzroy Street
Sunday 15 March, Noon
The Tramways crew in Big Band mode on the Wilson Pride Terrace – expect a big sound to match the Grand Prix. First of three gigs around the hood. Free
Local gig info
Wilson Real Estate front patio area, 50 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

Dingo Radio – Songs of Kerryn Tolhurst @ Memo
Sunday 15 March, 3.00 pm
Dingo Radio revisits this material with a stellar band. Classy alternative to GP. $25 +


Gay Stuff Market @ Theatre Works
Sunday 15 March, 1 pm – 5 pm
Gay Stuff Market showcases the best creators, artisans and style makers from the queer community and its allies. Free entry

Single Ladies @ Red Stitch
Thursday 19 March – Sunday 12 April
$23 bargain previews from 11 March
Set in the sanitised grunge of Collingwood, Single Ladies is a buddy story of three lone women told over the course of a day, from Michele Lee – the award-winning writer of Going Down and Rice.

Well Bless @ Theatre Works
Wednesday 18 March – Saturday 28 March
A darkly satirical comedy about the parasitic world of wellness, a trillion-dollar industry that preys on vulnerable women. $20+

O_C_E_A_N @ Espy
22 – 29 March
A new contemporary arts festival in a pub exploring our connection to the ocean.
See the events 

Nature Writing with Harry Saddler @ St Kilda Botanical Gardens
Saturday 21 March, 10 am to 12.00 pm
In this workshop, Harry Saddler will help you to slow down and notice the natural world around you, and to bring observation skills and awareness of your surroundings into your writing about nature. $6

Don’t miss

Fitzroy Street Hot Topic @ St Kilda Talks Podcast
Listen Now 
Faded, jaded, debated and exasperated – Fitzroy Street is a hot local topic.
We discuss the future Fitzroy Street with outspoken Cr Andrew Bond and designers of the Pride Centre – local architects Grant Amon and James Brearley.
Also 40 years  of Theatre Work on exhibition.
Designs for a new EcoCentre in our Botanical Gardens.
Listen Now

Brookes Jetty ‘peoples’ design display @ 117-119 Fitzroy Street
Until 12 March, office hours
Check out the 100 + entries received in the ‘peoples’ design ideas competition.
BAU, 117-119 Fitzroy Street

The Hitman @ Theatre Works
Until Saturday 14 March, 7.30 pm (Sunday 5 pm)
Follow six unemployed hopefuls interviewing for the job of their dreams – a hitperson. From $20

Routes to Roots, Long Shot and My Mother’s Keeper @ Linden
Until Sunday 17 May
Three powerful exhibitions that explore Australian Indigenous culture, a female perspective of the Kelly gang, and environmental conservation. Free

Rain Room @ Prince Jackalope Pavilion
Extended until 29 March
20 minute sessions, from 10 am every day except Tuesdays
Rain falls everywhere but you stay dry.

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