Newsletter | #341 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #341 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #341 | What's On this Week
MELBOURNE | Tuesday 16th July to Monday 22nd July 2013

This week, the Gertrude Street Projection Festival returns to transform Fitzroy into a lively living canvas and Melbourne WebFest showcases the artform of the web series with a special day of screenings.

Also hitting the screens is the Whitehorse Youth Film Festival and in West Melbourne there's the Peruvian Festival, while Springvale presents some chilly fun for kids with Snow Fest.

Have a great week in Melbourne!

Elvis Meets Pavarotti

Elvis Meets Pavarotti Elvis Meets Pavarotti, performed at Alfred's Homestead in Warrandyte South, is an entertaining dinner show featuring Elvis impersonator Angelo Falcone together with Pavarotti impersonator and member of the much applauded 3 Tenors Tribute show, Angelo Falcone, in a performance that blends much loved rock and roll hits with classics.
When: Friday August 16 - Bookings Advised

Griffyn Ensemble at Royal Botanic Gardens

The Griffyn Ensemble The Griffyn Ensemble, regarded as Canberra's premier chamber ensemble, will perform their concert program, Earth, at Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens. Held during National Science Week, pre-recorded sounds of bugs and beetles will be combined with music by composers that include Australia's Martin Wesley Smith.
When: Friday August 9 - Bookings Advised

Creative Writing for Adults & Children

Creative Writing Classes Creative Writing Classes will be available for primary and secondary students and adults, conducted by writing coach Leeanne Vernon, author of six books, including the Netball Dreamz series. With her expertise and knowledge that can help benefit creativity and confidence, classes are held at Black Rock Civic Hall.
When: Until December 12

Women of Achievement Nominations Now Open!

Women of Achievement Award | Nominations Open! Women of Achievement Award | Nominations Open!
Do you know a family member, friend, colleague, neighbour or community member who has made a contribution to society around them? If so, nominate her for the 2013 BrainLink Women of Achievement Award. Nominations are open until Monday July 29.
Women of Achievement Award | Application Form

Fitzroy Lights Up

Gertrude Street Projection Festival Gertrude Street Projection Festival turns Fitzroy's popular strip into an outdoor gallery of free projection displays with walls, windows, buildings and more brought to life. Festival highlights include guided tours and the closing party celebration of Sensory Overload, a night of live music and interactive projections.
When: July 19 to 28

Peruvian Festival Peruvian Festival, held in West Melbourne, is a free family event that will showcase Peruvian culture with attractions that include food and craft stalls, cooking demonstrations, children's fun with Cholo the Clown and live entertainment with performances all day and night from DJs, Latin bands and traditional dance groups.
When: Saturday July 20 - 2pm

A New Breed of Entertainment

Melbourne WebFest Melbourne WebFest, held at Yarraville's Kindred Studios, is Australia's first ever festival exclusively dedicated to the art of the web series and how it is redefining entertainment with a program that includes educational panels, screenings and a live show with international guests along with an awards ceremony and after party.
When: Saturday July 20 - 9am to 11pm

Whitehorse Youth Film Festival

Reel Action Whitehorse Youth Film Festival Reel Action Whitehorse Youth Film Festival, held at Box Hill Community Arts Centre's Arbour Hall, presents free screenings of the top films that were submitted this year by budding young film makers aged between 10 and 25 years who were invited to produce a short film that expressed their views of the world.
When: Friday July 19 - Doors Open 6pm

Springvale Snow Fest Springvale Snow Fest presents a winter wonderland with a street festival that offers winter-themed roving performances, ice sculpting displays and entertainment on stage with live music performances. With free entry to the festival, $5 wristbands can be purchased for fun rides and an exciting snow play area for kids.
When: Sunday July 21 - 1pm to 7pm

From Manchester to Darwin

The Home Front The Home Front, showing at in Steps Gallery, explores the impact the Second War World had on the two cites of Manchester and Darwin with works by acclaimed War Artist Michael Grant. Having visited each city and other areas, his exhibition is a culmination of three years research and work with drawing, painting and printmaking.
When: July 20 to 28
Official Opening: Saturday July 20 - 2pm

Face to Face with Asylum Seekers Face to Face with Asylum Seekers, held at Collingwood's Cambridge Studio Gallery, revisits 2010's Christmas Island boat tragedy with works by Pat Waters, who has drawn inspiration from Goya to communicate the tragedy of sinking boats, drowning children and the policies that incarcerate refugees in detention centres.
When: Until August 3 - Wed to Sat
Official Opening: Saturday July 20 - 4pm to 6pm
Artist Talk: Saturday August 3

Horrible Histories On Stage

Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians brings the popular books by Terry Deary and illustrated by Martin Brown to life on the stage of Her Majesty's Theatre with a spectacular performance for kids using actors and ground-breaking 3D special effects to reveal the foul facts of death and decay with the meanest mummies in Egypt.
When: Friday & Saturday, July 19 & 20

Cuban Dance Hit in Melbourne

Ballet Revolucion Ballet Revolucion, returning to Melbourne's Arts Centre after its acclaimed tour in 2011, is an explosive fusion of Ballet, Contemporary dance and modern hip-hop from the undisputed home of dance, Cuba. Featuring a stunning cast of dancers, the show features a live band with hits by Ricky Martin, Shakira, Beyonce and others.
When: July 17 to 21

Russia's Great Clown Returns

Slava's Snowshow Slava's Snowshow is a special chance to witness the more than extraordinary talents of Slava Polunin, Russia's famous clown performer. Appearing for a strictly limited season with shows at Melbourne's Comedy Theatre, the show features an impressive climax that engulfs the entire audience in the illusion of a snowstorm.
When: July 17 to 28

Foxfinder Foxfinder, presented by Red Stitch Actors Theatre in St Kilda, is the Australian Premiere of Dawn King, winner of most promising playwright in last year's Off West End awards. Set in a world on the brink of crisis with food shortages straining farming communities, the play is a spellbinding exploration of belief, desire and guilt.
When: July 17 to August 17

Jazz Great Brought to Life

Chet Baker: Like Someone In Love Chet Baker: Like Someone In Love tells the story of the man regarded as the 'James Dean of Jazz', Chet Baker, by leading audiences through a moving and raw narrative with David Goldthorpe's unique style of both singing and playing presenting a unique portrayal of the great musician. It's held at Gasworks Arts Park.
When: Friday & Saturday, July 19 & 20

Victorian Champs at Sandown

Victorian State Circuit Race Championships Victorian State Circuit Race Championships, conducted by Victorian State Race Series Inc. and hosted by the MG Car Club, sees the third round take place at Springvale's Sandown Racecourse with a quality field of categories including HQ Holdens, MGs, Formula Vee, Sports Cars, Formula Ford, Sports Sedans and more.
When: Friday to Sunday, July 19 to 21

AFL Premiership | Round 17 AFL Premiership | Round 17
North Melbourne v Carlton
Friday July 19, 7:50pm - Marvel Stadium
St Kilda v Port Adelaide
Saturday July 20, 2:10pm - Marvel Stadium
Richmond v Fremantle
Sunday July 21, 1:10pm - MCG

Australian Ice Hockey League | Game 74 & 77 Australian Ice Hockey League | Game 74 & 77
Melbourne Home Games
Adrenaline v Melbourne Mustangs

Saturday July 20 - 5pm - Medibank Icehouse, Docklands

Sunday July 21 - 3:30m - Medibank Icehouse, Docklands

More Sports Events HERE

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