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Mr Snot Bottom’s Stinky Silly Songs

Boogers, bottoms, pop-offs and smells! Hysterically disgusting kids comedian Mr Snot bottom comes to Gasworks Arts Park for four shows on April 4 and 5 during the school holidays.  Fresh from a Best Children's Event Nomination at Perth FringeWorld, Mr Snot-bottom delivers a barrage of tasteless tunes and horrendous harmonies co-written by the likes of Benny Davis from […]


Gippsland Art and Makers Tour

 Meet the artist who painted this     Meet the man who threw these     Meet the artist who  created this     All whilst enjoying our renowned  local food and wine!!!!!   24 & 25 March, 2018   Join us for One Day or Two Days and make a weekend of it!!!!!!   Book […]

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ILANEL February News

Just like last year and the year before, our first newsletter for the year is out in February. January is always a short and busy month here at ILANEL. We look forward to a super creative and collaborative year ahead and we hope you'll enjoy our 2018 monthly newsletters!   The Amarantha Pendant Introducing The Amarantha pendant. A […]

Gippsland Art and Makers Tour

ART & MAKERS TOUR  March, 2018 Join us for One Day or Two days and make a weekend of it!!!!!! Book now to meet  ANGELA NEWBERRY  renowned limited edition printmaker & linocut artist ZAK CHALMERS  young ceramic legend KERRY SPOKES local artist and art philanthropist LINDA GIBBS celebrated identity and oil painter MANDY GUNN prolific […]

Parallax – A new world of dance and 3D animation

Electrify your senses with this daring dance and digital technology experience by one of Australia's most innovative performance artists.  Gasworks Arts Park opens their 2018 mainstage season with Parallax from 1-3 March. This triple bill of contemporary dance integrates human movement, animation and 3D illusions in an incredible show by Melbourne based choreographer, animator, performer and academic, Megan Beckwith.  […]


ATW AIR 2017

Friday 16 February until 27 April 2018 A stunning exhibition of Australian and International artists, who took part in the Artist in Residence program at the ATW in 2017 – Freÿa Black, Emma Greenwood, Chris O'Brien, Drew Pettifer, Debra Porch, Elena Redaelli, Gina Ropiha, Carly Snoswell, Superpleased (Sue Buchanan and Eli Giannini), Zilverster (Goodwin & Hanenbergh). Emerald […]

The Devil Won’t Take Charity Kim Volkman

  Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kim Volkman has been part of Melbourne's live music scene for 38 years playing in bands including The Severals, Ian Rilen & the Love Addicts, X, The Patron Saints and Kim Volkman and The Whiskey Priests. His autobiography The Devil Won't Take Charity was launched at Robarta, St Kilda on […]


Playtime: New Queer focused plays

Playtime Staged Readings A sampler of theatre probing queer themes Playtime is an exceptional initiative by Gasworks Arts Park and Midsumma Festival to identify, support and develop new talent to portray relevant queer issues on stage for mainstream audiences to consider and enjoy.  On 17 January excerpts from four new plays will be performed, discussed and voted on by a […]


Australian Tapestry Workshop Pae White to give 2017 Hancock Fellow Lecture

Pae White is an internationally renowned multi-media artist who creates large-scale installations in a variety of media; from large-scale machine-loomed tapestries to ceramics to tinfoil.  Her practice merges art, design, craft and architecture to create works that transcend traditional boundaries. Based in Los Angeles, she will present the Hancock Fellow Lecture at the Australian Tapestry […]

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Mary Jane Exhibition

    Jane Curtis Jane Curtis has been living in and around St Kilda for the past 30 odd years. She was an art student back in the 70’s but went into hospitality out of necessity. 8 years ago she went back to her passion, painting. Back to school. Having had a number of exhibitions. […]

Comedy Fundraiser at SKIPPS

Q. HOW MANY PARENTS DOES IT TAKE TO MAKE A SCHOOL JOKE BOOK? A. FAR TOO MANY, THAT’S WHY NO ONE’S EVER DONE IT BEFORE!  ‘Who Wants To Hear A Joke?’ Asks Neil Scott the SKIPPS school Principle. These are the six words that are guaranteed to turn our Friday morning school assemblies into a screaming, seething […]

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FEMME MAGNIFIQUE at The Jackman Gallery till 24 September

The concept for Femme Magnifique was born almost 4 years ago after I experienced burlesque for the first time.   I was captivated by the beauty, strength and confidence of the performers; their innate ability to take their audience on a journey where the line between reality and fantasy is blurred.   I was hooked. Though the […]



Growing up in Fawkner Street, St. Kilda, was an adventure, as I have written of in the past. My earliest recollections were of the Barkly Hotel on our street corner. In those days a rough and tumble pub, not helped by the archaic 6pm closing times of the day. That meant that all pubs had […]

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Marloes Bakker-Marsden – “Born an Artist – Interrupted” – showing at Claypots Seafood Express

Marloes Bakker-Marsden  Show runs from Friday night at 6pm until Sunday 6pm Born an artist - interrupted    Creative and adventurous, well-travelled, a business woman, mother, friend, winner of multiple design awards and a self-taught artist with a love of experimentation in various mediums.   The drive to express myself artistically has slowly increased over […]

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Artist’s Studio 106 in the Barkly Street Precinct

Studio 106 in Barkly St St. Kilda has been operating for over 20 years. The uniqueness of the studio is its component of so many ethnicities.  We have had over the years artists from Greece, Israel, Mexico, Germany,Vietnam,Switzerland,New Zealand, Chile, Germany,Japan, Malaysia, the Balkans, Italy, South Africa and Russia. Currently we have residencies from Russia, […]

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GOLD @Lady Grange presented by Spilioti Projects

Celebrating Art - Art is GOLD! Venue: Lady Grange (upstairs) 1 Fitzroy St. St Kilda Opening + pARTy: Saturday 23rd September, 2017 Time: 6:00pm for SUNSET SESH - till late Dress code: Something Gold Painting, Digital Art, Light Art, Book Launch, Poetry, Vocals and Art Party, DJ Set + surprise guest performances from local artists Sunday 24/9: […]