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I AM.

20 November 2018
fortyfivedownstairs

A photographic portrait series of Australian creatives, exploring and depicting the diverse nature of...

Yenbena Lotjpa: Ancestors Speak Out

20 November 2018
fortyfivedownstairs

A contemporary installation documenting and exploring a series of heart-wrenching letters and petitions...

Bill Frelick: Regional Crises, Refugees and Human Rights

20 November 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Bill Frelick

Bill Frelick believes the refugee crisis is a test of our common humanity.

Wednesday ritual – the origins of Inpress

21 November 2018
State Library Victoria
State Library Victoria & Melbourne Music Week

Explore the origins of iconic free music publication Inpress with some of its founding members.

Poetesis Open Mic Poetry

21 November 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Poetesis is a monthly Open Mic Poetry event held at Sooki Lounge in Belgrave.

Lee Child

21 November 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Lee Child and Jason Steger

It’s said that a Jack Reacher novel is sold somewhere in the world every nine seconds, making the series’...

Most Underrated Book Award 2018 winner announcement

22 November 2018
Small Press Network
Small Press Network

The winner of the Small Press Network's Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA) will be announced at a speci

Most Underrated Book Award Edition

22 November 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Louise Swinn

What do you get when you take Australia’s small publishers, and add a dash of our Next Big Thing series?...

Penny Ikinger and Ollie Olsen

23 November 2018
State Library Victoria
State Library Victoria & Melbourne Music Week

In this exclusive performance, Australian post-punk, electronica legend Ollie Olsen meets guitarist and...