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Latest podcast: Captain Trash talks rubbish

Anti-plastic pirate and trash talker, the wild man of the Ecocentre, Captain Trash explains the 5Rs – reduce, reuse, recycle plus refuse and return. One minute of pirate wisdom – listen now

Ice Skating has returned to St Kilda @ MAP57 on the Triangle
Until 30 July, every day from 10.30 am to late
Get your skates on every day until 30 July with increased hours over the July school holidays. 45 minute sessions, $24$20, families $65, including skates. Bookings required

BLANC de BLANC @ MAP57 on the Triangle

Until Sunday 30 July
Stylish adults-only cabaret in a grand spiegeltent. +18 audiences
From $55 Tix and info

LOCALS DISCOUNT: Get $5 off general admission tickets to BLANC de BLANC and Ice Skating until the end of June with the promo code: LOCALS

Family entertainment@ MAP57 on the Triangle

From 28 June
Timed to match the school holidays, MAP57 presents  shows for all the family, including:
Funatorium Mad Hatters Tea Party: Cabaret for Kids from the Sydney Opera House. 5+ $110 family Tix
Children are Stinky: High calibre circus, a rocking soundtrack and genuine belly laughs. $75 family Tix
Loose Ends: Adventurous one-man show full of groovy gadgets, playful puppets and clever clowning $60 family. Tix 
How to be a Rockstar: A high energy show about body positivity and feeling like a rock star delivered solo by Tessa Waters. $60 family Tix
Plus Dandyman circus and Peter Combe on 29 July.
Check the full MAP57 program

Inaugural Melbourne Moth Grand SLAM @ National

Monday 19 June, 8 pm
Yikes – SOLD OUT – we’ll look forward to hearing how it went as a podcast. Sorry, we’ll be sure to let you know about future Moth SLAMS 🙁

Elders for the Earth @ St Kilda Library
Tuesday 20 June, 7 pm
Dr Geoffrey Binder talks on Climate Change, its causes and effects and what we must do to preserve our earth. Free

Remembering local homeless @ Peanut Farm Reserve
Wednesday 21 June, 4.30 pm – 7 pm
Help remember those who have died while homeless. Share stories and memories of local homeless people while you enjoy a meal and music.
Cnr Chaucer Street and Shakespeare Grove

Wild at Heart Songwriters Showcase @ St Kilda Sports Club

Wednesday 21 June, 6 pm onwards
Life is a Song is a showcase performance for the crew involved in Wild at Heart community arts. Also the legendary Eddie Ink Finally Landed album launch and 70th.
66 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

Community forum on voluntary assisted dying with Andrew Denton
@ Port Melbourne Town Hall

Thursday 22 June, 7 pm
Organised by local state MP Martin Foley, this forum is open to anybody in the community.

Business network event @ Beachcombers
Thursday 22 June, 5.45 pm – 8 pm
Council organised networking event for local business folk. Speakers include a curious mix of brewer, childcare entrepreneur and vinyl record store owner. $35

Guilt Trip author Kasey Edwards @ Library
Thursday 22 June, 6.30 pm
Now in her forties, author and commentator Kasey Edwards reflects on how being a woman often feels like a test. Bookings

Home and Away appearance @ MAP57
Saturday 24 June, 2.30 pm
Meet Home and Away stars, Jackson Heywood and Orpheus Pledger at the famous Aurora Spiegeltent. Free

Original Dynamic Hepnotics @ Memo
Friday 23 June and Saturday 24 June, 8 pm
Continental Robert Susz, Johnny Topper as MC and a tsunami of memorable hits: Gotta Be Wrong, Hepnobeat, Rolling In The Dirt, Believe Me, Shake Your Hips and many, many more including the show stopping Soul Kind Of Feeling. TWISK will be there!
Info and tix   YouTube clip

Indulge me for a moment. Thanks to the wonders of Google, here’s a poster that gdaystkilda designed for the Dynamic Hepnotics tour in 1981. The Letraset years 🙂

Cemetery tours @ St Kilda Cemetery
Sunday 25 June, 2 pm
Notable interments tour – always an interesting story or two from the crypt.
Cost $10, members free

Original score performed for silent classic @ Astor

Sunday 25 June, 2 pm
Australian composer Jen Anderson and her string quartet showcase her original music score to accompany a beautifully restored version the classic silent film Pandora’s Box.
One show only $25/$22
More information

Don’t miss

The Moors @ Redstitch

Until Sunday 9 July
Post-show Q&A Thursday 22 June
Sisters Agatha and Huldey live on the bleak English moors. A black comedy about love, obsession and being seen.
The Age: “a kinky, brilliant homage. 4 stars”

Book ahead

About Time @ Alex
Wednesday 28 June, 7.30 pm
Thursday 29 June, 2 pm and 7.30 pm
City of Voices, from the Port Melbourne Community Centre, presents a complex portrait of reminiscence and prediction. Ambitious dreaming and exploration of the past, delving into memories and histories whilst aspiring towards the future and seeking innovation. $20/$15
Tix and info

Russian comedy festival @ Alex
30 June, 7.30 pm
This event is entirely in Russian. No interpreting service or text captions. Featuring Detektivnoe Agentstvo Lunnyi Svet, Vanya Usovich, Gosha Bodryi and friends. $69.90

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