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Out of the forest: The true story of a recluse

4 June 2018
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Gregory Smith

For ten years a man calling himself Will Power lived in near-total isolation in northern New South Wales,...


4 June 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Hilary Harper, Eliza Henry-Jones, Molly Carlile,...

People die.

Spoken Word at Bar Oussou

4 June 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

A night for the poetic sweepings of the inner north to degenerate into sleaze, vitriol, and confusion.

Karma: The Unobservable of Existence.

5 June 2018
Existentialist Society
Associate Professor Kim Sawyer.

Existentialist Society.
Free public lecture, 8pm, followed by questions and discussion:

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre: Interpretations from the air

5 June 2018

The Light Collective presents an exhibition of photographic works interpreting the deeply captivating and...

The Salon + Pencilled In do Season 2

5 June 2018
Writers Victoria
Pencilled In

Join novelist and playwright Hoa Pham, along with Janelle Koh, Sonia Nair, Panda Wong, and Sumudu...

Constant Companions

5 June 2018

Constant Companions explores concepts of dysfunctional attachment, heredity, trauma and healing; both in...


5 June 2018

A concert by Collide, a new and versatile ensemble with the unique combination of Saxophone, Cello and...

Any Book Book Club: East Melbourne

5 June 2018
Melbourne Library Service
Melbourne Library Service

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