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Book of Exodus – Part II

18 October 2017 to 29 October 2017
Theatre Works
Adena Jacobs - Fraught Outfit and Theatreworks


Peter Greste on The First Casualty - Wed 18 Oct 2017 at 6:30pm

18 October 2017
Readings Bookshop

Wed 18 Oct 2017 at 6:30pm

'Self-made' focus on artist books

19 October 2017
State Library Victoria

Browse the 'Self-made: zines and artist books' exhibition with curator Monica Syrette, followed b

Bar Oussou Spoken Word

23 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

Write your way forward facilitated by Cameron Semmens

29 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Write Your Way Forward is a monthly Creative Writing workshop series facilitated by award-winning poet...

Les Twentyman & Robert Hillman at Brunswick Library

1 November 2017
Wild Dingo Press
Les Twentyman & Robert Hillman

Les Twentyman has devoted his life to young people doing it tough.

Indie Comic Con

4 November 2017

Indie Comic Con is Melbourne's newest comic book festival showcasing local and independent comic artis

One object, many stories: matchbox labels

9 November 2017
State Library Victoria

Take a closer look at the striking commercial art of mid-20th-century matchbox labels.

Afternoon tea with Fiona McIntosh

9 November 2017
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Fiona McIntosh

Bring your friends and join internationally acclaimed author, Fiona McIntosh, for afternoon tea.