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St Kilda Jazz Heritage Project Launch @ Palais (in the foyer)
Wednesday 23 August, 8 pm
Be part of a special jazz soiree in the foyer of the restored Palais to launch a jazz history website. With live performance by jazz greats including Bob Sedergreen and Paul Williamson.
Free but booking required

Diary of a Youtuber @ AACTA Social Shorts
Diary of a Youtuber @ AACTA Social Shorts
Voting opens Monday 7 August for seven days
A short film about on-line bullying by St Kilda actress and film-maker Holly Hargreaves has reached the finals in the AFI / AACTA Social Shorts Open category competition. Go online, watch her short ‘Diary of a Youtuber’ (and the others), then vote for your favourite. Voting is open for 7 days only.
Watch and vote

Metamorphoses @ National
Metamorphoses @ National
Thursday 10 – Saturday 12 August
The National Theatre Drama School’s graduating class brings Ovid’s tales to life.
$28 / $18

Hitchcock double feature @ Astor
Hitchcock double feature @ Astor
Thursday 10 August, 7.30 pm
Psycho and The Birds double bill – yikes

Pride Shield @ Peanut Farm
Local footy Pride Shield @ Peanut Farm
Saturday 12 August, 2.15 pm
See two rainbows painted on the football oval for the marquee game between St Kilda City and St Pauls. Also pre-match activities and tasty burgers.

MIFF all night sci-fi session @ Astor

Saturday 12 August, 7.30 pm
Do an all nighter at the Astor with six of the genre’s most venerated, controversial and enduring or under-appreciated fan favourites.. Films include: Timecrimes (92 Mins) Nothing Lasts Forever (82 Mins) The Visitor (108 Mins) A Boy And His Dog (91 Mins) Tetsuo: The Iron Man (69 Mins) Existenz (97 Mins) Dead-End Drive In (92 Mins).
Tix and info

Sunday Session: The Jews of Greece @ JewMu
Sunday 13 August, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm
Come and hear Carol Gordon talk about creating her documentary works for The Jews of Greece. Free with Museum admission
26 Alma Rd

Last chance
Incognito @ Redstitch
Incognito @ Redstitch
Until Sunday 13 August
Princeton, New Jersey, 1955. Thomas Stoltz Harvey performs the autopsy on Albert Einstein – and then steals his brain. A play about what it means to be human and the role of memory.

Plan ahead
Thoughtful, engaging, challenging
Live’n’Local free music @ St Kilda (and beyond)

Saturday 19 August – Saturday 26 August
Loads of free gigs, music in the streets, workshops and industry program. Here are the St Kilda gigs …

Saturday 19 August
PBS 106.7FM Pop Up Party
Acland Plaza, 11 am – 4.30 pm
Live N Local Parade with Horns of Leroy
Acland Plaza, 11.30 am – midday
The Rebelles
Big Mouth, 4.30 pm
Marshal Maxell
St Luja, 9 Fitzroy St, From 8.30 pm
Duo Agogo
Esplanade Diner, Novotel Hotel, From 7 pm
Vanessa Fernandez Trio
Captain Baxter, From 8 pm
Brian Eldorado and the Tuesday People
Elwood Lounge, From 9 pm
JCAAA Saturday Night Fever
St Kilda Sports Club, 7 pm
Roomers 21st Anniversary with Tim Rogers
Cnr of Fitzroy Street and Loch Street, From 6 pm

Sunday 20 August
Ras Jaknow (acoustic set)
West Beach Bathers Pavilion, 11 am
Elwood Community Choir
Esplanade Market, from 11 am
Ras Jahknow at Habitat HQ
Habitat HQ, 4 pm
Lucy Travis
Republica, 2 pm
Elwood Blues Club
The Prince Front Bar, 5pm
Boulevard Funk with Sean Marchetti and Friends
Pontoon, 4 pm
Southern Sundays with Craig Johnson & Sarah Gurry with Hobo Bill’s horn section
Freddie Wimpoles, 6.30 pm

Monday 21 August
Brooke Taylor and Delinksi Records
Acland Plaza, 12.30 pm

Tuesday 22 August
Jam Jar
Acland Plaza, 12.30 pm
St Kilda Songwriters Sessions
Dogs Bar, 7 pm

Wednesday 23 August
Avenida Sol
Acland Plaza, 12.30 pm
Adam Rudegeair and Ben Christensen
Sorsi e Morsi, 7 pm
St Kilda Jazz Heritage Project Launch
All star St Kilda jazz band with special guests: Bob Sedergreen, Paul Williamson and more
The Palais Foyer, 8 pm

Thursday 24 August
The Northern Folk
Acland Plaza, 12.30 pm
Elwood Community Choir
Off The Rails Café, 8 am
The Rank Outsiders
Freddie Wimpoles, 9 pm
Delinksi Records Live at the Library
St Kilda Library, 6.30 pm
Women of Song
Maxon, Monique DiMatinna, Hachiku
Sacred Heart Church, 6.30 pm
Sylvia Fonteyn
St Luja, 8pm
Soul In The Cellar
Fulton Street, Mayfield, DJ Lyndelle Wilkinson
Newmarket Hotel, 8.30 pm

Friday 25 August
Melbourne African Traditional Ensemble
Acland Plaza, 12.30pm
Ras Jaknow
Pause Bar, 8 pm
Black is Vinyl
Second Act, 35-37 Fitzroy St, 8 pm
Senegambian Jazz Band Album Launch
Memo Music Hall, 8 pm
Jump To It Fridays with The Breakdown
The Local Taphouse, 10 pm
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