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Spoken Word at Bar Oussou

29 January 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

As you are

30 January 2018
fortyfivedownstairs

An exploration in the subtleties of physical expression through body language, attitude and sartorial...

Duality

30 January 2018
fortyfivedownstairs

A series of paintings and sculpture traversing the liminal states of being and exploring the ever-changing...

Painting in tongues- poetry slam

31 January 2018
Boroondara Library Service
Jess Knight, Glenn Ewing and Lara Mitchell

Join us for a night of colourful language at Hawthorn’s House of Letters (aka Hawthorn Library), featuring...

Art of the islands with Michelle P Brown

31 January 2018
State Library Victoria
Professor Michelle P. Brown

Discover the rich and sophisticated heritage of visual art left by the Celtic, Pictish, Anglo-Saxon and...

Absinthesalon Poetry featuring Steve Smart

31 January 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Come on down to the finest bar in town to indulge your senses: tulip lighting, Absinthe drinking and kick...

Dome at dusk: The world of medieval scribes

1 February 2018
State Library Victoria
State Library Victoria

Medieval scribes rarely signed their names to the books they painstakingly produced, but Benett and Sister...

Emma Viskic Author Talk

1 February 2018
Darebin Libraries
Emma Viskic

Emma Viskic’s stunning debut novel, Resurrection Bay, won every prize for crime fiction in Australia when...

Book launch: Cthulhu: Deep Down Under - Thu 1 Feb 2018 at 6:30pm

1 February 2018
Readings Bookshop

Thu 1 Feb 2018 at 6:30pm