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Live’n’local @ local venues
Until 27 August, many venues, all free
Check out the gig guide to plan your festive week
Highlights include:
B Cardamone
Grill’d, Mon 22 Aug, 6.30 pm
Kill the Darling (left)
St Kilda Library, Wed 24 Aug, 6.30 pm

Cash (right) Prince Public Bar, Thu 25, 8.30 pm Bears (7 pm), Fierce Mild (8 pm), Passerine (9 pm) and Destrends (10 pm)
St Kilda Pier Kiosk, Fri 26 Aug, various times
And lots more on Saturday
Check out the gig guide to plan your festive week

Around the World in 80 Days @ Alex Theatre
23 August – 4 September, Tue-Sat 7.30 pm, Sat 2.00 pm; Sun 3.00 pm
Cast Ian Stenlake, Pia Miranda and Grant Piro portray a cast of thousands in this madcap adaptation of Verne’s globetrotting classic, bringing to life sea storms, police chases and even elephant rides. A joyfully frenetic whirlwind, full of daft Victorian invention, daring deeds and downright silliness.
Tix and info

Composting and worm farming in apartments @ Town Hall
Wednesday 24 August, 6.30 pm – 8.30
Learn how you can turn your food waste into nutrient rich soil that is like gold for the garden, with a focus on apartment living. Free Booking and info


Steps to a Clutter Free Home @ Laneway Learning
Wednesday 24 August, 6.15 pm – 7.30 pm
Laneway Learning tutor Elesha Piper, a minimalist lifestyle coach and writer at Minimise to Maximise, delivers Home Decluttering 101.
$14 Finn Cafe, 124 Carlisle Street. Bookings and info 


Making Samosas & Chutney @ Laneway Learning
Wednesday 24 August, 8.00 pm – 9.15 pm
Kanika and Sonal are two home cooks behind ‘The Nifty Cooks Cooking Classes’ a Melbourne cooking school. They’ll be showing how to prepare two types of samosas from scratch, accompanied by two types of chutneys. Make sure you book as classes are small.
$17 Finn Cafe, 124 Carlisle Street. Bookings and info



Happy, Healthy, Active @ O’Donnell Gardens
Saturday 27 August, from 9 am, free
The Happy, Healthy Active Acland Village team have gathered local health, nutrition and wellbeing gurus to assist you to get active for spring. Check out pilates, Zumba, dancercise, mental health and good nutrition.
More info: Caroline Duyvestyn CoPP vibrantvillages@portphillip.vic.gov.au

Ed Kuepper @ Memo
Friday 26 August, 8.00 pm
Ed Kuepper reunites with his old sparing partner Mark Dawson to deliver part 2 of the Lost Cities album tour. (This guy can play, Electrical Storm lives vividly in my memory bank after seeing him at the Corner Hotel back in the day).
$45 for a seat, $33 standing.
Info and tix

Miss K cabaret album launch @ RSL
Saturday 27 August, 7.30
Miss K stars in a one-hour cabaret extravaganza slowly taking over the globe… one tweet at a time! Great reviews at Adelaide Fringe.
$35/$25 More info and tix 



Into the Mystic – the music of Van Morrison @ Memo
Saturday 27 August, 8.00 pm
This line-up have been performing to sell out venues for 2 years. Creighton, born and raised in Belfast, brings a tremendous authenticity to the stage. The Belfast Horns are a blast.
$33 seated, $23 standing
Info and tix Here’s a sample on YouTube

Monumental St Kilda @ Cemetary
Sunday 28 August, 2.00 pm.
Visit some of the grander memorials in St Kilda Cemetery. Hear stories of the people who lie beneath. Meet at main gate,  Dandenong Road, St Kilda East.
$10 Bookings info@foskc.org

Trevor @ Redstitch
Closes Friday 26 August
He used to be a star. But after a botched Dunkin’ Donuts audition he starts acting out. Based on a real life incident, Trevor hilariously tackles fame, delusion and humanity.|
Tix and info