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St Kilda Festival @ St Kilda
Sunday 12 February, 9am ‘til late
You know the story; loads of people, multiple stages, food vans, crowded bars, toilet queues and more people than you can imagine. Here’s a sample of some quirky fringe activities (full list here) that will help you escape the maddening crowd – if you feel so inclined. Website
The Dusty Millers and others
Memo Hall, 1 pm – 5 pm
Free entry for escape from the crowd.
Christ Church Open Day and Quilting Exhibition
14 Acland Street, 10.30 am – 6.30 pm
Christ Church has some great ecclesiastical stained glass.
Hare Krishna parade
Catani Gardens, 10 am
Hare Krishna devotees bring this tradition to our streets in style.
26 Alma Rd, 10 am – 5 pm
Visit the Jewish Museum of Australia for free
St Kilda Surrounds by Victor Holder
82 Acland Street, 8.30 pm – 10 pm
A projection of marine life and the natural environments by abstract motion.
The Big Sing
Christ Church 14 Acland, 6 pm – 7.30 pm
They pick accessible songs with great harmonies so that very quickly, you find yourself part of a pop-up choir. Check times for rehearsals
Dhumbadha Munga- Talking Knowledge @ Alliance Française
From Wednesday 8 February, Open Monday to Saturday 9.30 am – 6.00 pm
The Torch supports Indigenous offenders & ex-offenders with cultural learning & strengthening. Dhumbadha Munga – Talking Knowledge explores arts relationships.
Alliance Française, Eildon Gallery 51 Grey Street Info
Nashville @ Astor
Wednesday 8 February, 7.30 pm
Robert Altman classic Americana, to get you in the mood for the St Kilda Festival.
Tix and info
Changing places @ Linden
10 February 2016 – 8 March 2017
Linden is on the move soon to make way for renovations. Before they pack up, Linden presents works on the theme of Changing Places. Info and times
Lifetime Guarantee @ Theatreworks
From 9 February
A rock and roll comedy featuring property development, new love, sex tapes, divorce and a ’67 Mustang. Tix and info
Black Sorrows @ Memo
Friday 10 February, 8.40 pm
The Black Sorrows has always been loose and fluid with Camilleri being the only constant. The latest incarnation of The Black Sorrows is Claude Carranza (guitar/vocals), Mark Gray (bass/vocals), John McAll (keyboards/vocals) and Angus Burchall (drums). Bring back Wayne Burt I say 🙂 Tix and info
Open day for new clubhouse @ St Kilda Lifesaving Club
Saturday 11 February, 10 am – 2 pm
Meet your local lifesavers. Take a tour of the new clubrooms and see the Changing Places facility, an super accessible toilet.
Greyhound Hotels heritage shoutout @ Have your say Port Phillip
Online until 15 February
Council wants to know how you feel about the Greyhound. You can express yourself online or apply to be in a round table discussion (before Tuesday 14 February).
Apply for round table | Comment on line
Tennis Week @ local courts
From 6 February
Stop watching the tele and pick up a racquet. Most local clubs have free events to get you on court – sounds like love all