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Eight year old Katrina has a talent for life advice. Ask a question at Genius this weekend.

Saturday 12 Mar 2016 – Sunday 13 Mar 2016
St Kilda Town Hall
12 pm, 1.30 pm, 3 pm, 4.30 pm
$25 Full / $15 Conc [plus $2.50 booking fee per ticket]
Presented by Theatre Works and St Martins as part of the Festival of Live Art 2016

Genius invites you into a series of immersive encounters with eight unique thinkers, where each Genius will present their perspective on the topic of their expertise. With subjects ranging from Royal Families of the World, Australian Animals, Linguistics, 21st Century Fashion and Gough Whitlam, Genius is a unique opportunity to see life through an alternative lens – a surprising, eclectic walk through the inner – workings of a group of exceptional minds. More info and tix

Public forum on live exports with Michael Danby Joel Fitzgibbon
Hey its an election year! And local Federal MP Michael Danby is holding a public forum on live exports of animals. He’s invited Shadow Minister for Agriculture Joel Fitzgibbon and you’re invited too!
Wednesday 9 March, 6 pm – 7 pm
Cora Graves Community Centre, 38 Blessington Street, St Kilda
More info and rsvp bren.carlill@aph.gov.au

Daughter premier at Town Hall

Daughter is a locally produced short film that explores gender violence and victim blaming. Writer and director Sarah Jayne was inspired to write Daughter by the media portrayals of the violent deaths of Jill Meagher in Brunswick and St Kilda’s Tracy Connelly.

Attend the premiere with Q&A
Thursday 10 March, 8 pm
St Kilda Town Hall
All proceeds to St Kilda Gatehouse
Tickets $20 via daughterstkilda.com

Pierogi, Pickles and Plums
Enjoy traditional Polish Jewish cuisine in the museum’s gallery space, surrounded by contemporary Polish photography.
Wednesday 9 March, 6.30 pm
Jewish Museum of Australia, 26 Alma Road St Kilda

Ballet at the Alex Theatre St Kilda: Veil of Maya
The Veil of Maya is the opening performance for the Melbourne Ballet Company’s 2016 season.  Melbourne Ballet Company will take up a residency at the new venue to present three extraordinary works throughout the year.
11 – 12 March, 7.30 pm
Alex Theatre, 135 Fitzroy Street,
$40 / $34 / $16
Tix: www.alextheatrestk.com


AK2Q3544Mussel Festival at South Melbourne market: food, music and bustle
Saturday 12 – Sunday 13 March from 12 noon
South Melbourne Market