Final week of the St Kilda “Eat Well and Win in the Winter Foodie Competition” – visit, eat and vote for your flavourite winter special before voting closes on 31 July
Visit the St Kilda Melbourne website – prize is …. more food!
Trevor @ Redstitch
From Tuesday 26 July
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.|
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Yip’s Children’s Choir @ Memo
Tuesday 26 July, 7pm
From Hong Kong, Yip’s Children’s Choir tours the world singing and dancing with a a repertoire of traditional Chinese songs, show tunes and classical and pop music. See YouTube for preview
$12 at door
Mill on the Floss @ Theatreworks
Thursday 28 July
George Eliot’s classic story of Maggie Tulliver, forced to embrace social norms but triumphs in an act of free will. The intense physicality of the work becomes a language of innermost thoughts and emotions where 8 actors playing 17 characters promise a world of haunting resonance and mesmerizing moments.
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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off @ Astor
Friday 29 July, 7.30 pm
It’s been 30 years since Ferris took the car, the girl and friend for a day with absolute the lot. I still feel sorry for the hapless Mr Rooney (and cringe at Charlie Sheen’s cameo) – but then again Danke Schoen Mr Hughes.
Double feature with Pretty in Pink
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Always Patsy Cline @ Alex
Saturday 30 July, 7.30 pm
A new production directed by AFI award winning Denny Lawrence stars WA Country Music singer Courtney Conway as Patsy Cline and stage star Mandi Lodge (Menopause The Musical, Just The Ticket) as Louise Seger. Includes 27 of Patsy’ unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight.
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Open House @ Port Phillip
Saturday 30 – Sunday 31 July, 10 am – 4 pm
These local sites are part of the Melbourne Open House program:
The Vaults: (Saturday 10 am – 4 pm, Sunday 10 am – 4 pm) Opposite the sea baths, take a self-guided tour and see a slideshow of historic St Kilda.
Edgewater Towers: (Saturday 10 am – 4 pm) Billed as Manhattan comes to Melbourne when it openned in 1962 , this residential block has many stories
Eildon Mansion: (Sunday 10am-4pm) Now the home of Alliance Francaise, stately classic on Grey Street
Luna Park – booked out
Jewish Museum (Sunday 10 am – 4 pm):Behind the scenes tours will take place every hour and other tours include Can we talk about Poland? 11 am, St Kilda Synagogue tour 12 pm /3 pm, Calling Australia Home exhibition 2 pm. (Dont miss the Synagogue tour – its an amazing place) Museum info
Talk about St Kilda Flat Living @ RSL
Saturday 30 July, 10 am – 12 noon
Join author David Willis in a talk about the development of flat living in St Kilda.
Part of Open House
Mick Thomas @ Memo
Saturday 30 Jul, 8 pm
Local troubadour Mick Thomas with band the Roving Commission (plus support act the fabulous Sal Kimber) on a so called ‘Mid Winter Hit Out’ – sounds like Xmas in July
to me – I’ll be there!
$30 at door, $36 for a seat
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Unusual Deaths Walk @ St Kilda Cemetery
Sunday 31 July, 2 pm
Join Elizabeth Hore on this replay of the popular walk and talk first presented in Law Week. Including the graves of Edmund Parkes, Frederic Joy Pirani, and Crawford Mollison, forensic pathologist.
St Kilda Cemetery, Dandenong Road, St Kilda East
$10 for non-members, members free.
Bookings required. Ring 0422379053, email email@example.com
National Tree Day @ Canterbury Rd
Sunday July 31, 10 am – 12 pm.
A tree planting event to help re-vegetate the Canterbury Rd (near Landridge Street) ‘urban forest’ in St Kilda.
RSVP Michelle Ritchie CoPP 9209 6854
RE-Gen crew @ St Kilda Pier
Sunday 31 July, 4 pm
EcoCentre invites young people (15 – 25 years) to join Be the RE-Generation Project to help tackle global environmental issues on a local level. The RE-Gen crew
learn about marine habitats and communicate through creative arts. Have fun and meet others while helping your local environment for 90 minutes.