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I Sing Songs

23 January 2019

Award winning and prolific musical director Steven Kreamer finally steps out from behind the keys in this...

The Verse Novel

23 January 2019
Writers Victoria
Sharon Kernot

You will learn: 
The origins of the verse novel
How contemporary verse novels work

Livvy & Pete: The Songs Of Olivia Newton-John and Peter Allen

23 January 2019

Helpmann award winner Michael Griffiths and cabaret darling Amelia Ryan celebrate the songbooks of Aussie...

Book launch: Say Hello - Thu 24 Jan 2019 at 6:00pm

24 January 2019
Readings Bookshop

Thu 24 Jan 2019 at 6:00pm

Cock by Mike Bartlett

30 January 2019

Hearts are on the line and everyone’s ready for a fight in Mike Bartlett’s razor-sharp comic drama.

Book launch: The House on the Mountain - Thu 31 Jan 2019 at 6:30pm

31 January 2019
Readings Bookshop

Thu 31 Jan 2019 at 6:30pm

Readings Kids — 315 Lygon St, Carlton VIC 3053

An evening with Yotam Ottolenghi - Fri 1 Feb 2019 at 6:30pm

1 February 2019
Readings Bookshop

Fri 1 Feb 2019 at 6:30pm

So You Want To Write? A full-day KYD writers' workshop

2 February 2019
Kill Your Darlings
Rebecca Starford

This day-long workshop is designed for those who wish to write seriously, but may be having difficulties...

Finding Nevo with Nevo Zisin

4 February 2019
Frankston City Libraries
Nevo Zisin

Nevo Zisin at Frankston Library for Midsumma Festival