Our Top Picks for March 2018
Abbotsford / Brunswick / Carlton / Collingwood / Fitzroy / Parkville / Northcote / North Melbourne
There is so much happening on a daily basis in Melbourne’s inner north it’s often hard to keep track of all the exciting and wonderful events taking place in this glorious region. We here at Inner Circle Magazine are constantly on the look out for new and engaging happenings – be they gigs, comedy shows, art installations, product launches or independent community events, and to help you find the best our region has to offer. This time, we’ve compiled a special list of our top picks and suggestions of things to do to this March!
Mon / 12th March / 2018
African Dance Classes Term 1
Brunswick South Primary School, Brunswick East / 6:30pm – 8:30pm
3 African dance classes run by Mitzi McRae will be held per week, for both beginners and intermediates, so you won’t have to panic to keep up with the more equipped dancers. Move to the beat with live drumming; low-impact with a focus on learning basic movements. Soukous choreography will also be experimented throughout the term. Day and night classes are on offer.
Tue / 13th March / 2018
Festival of Live Art
Arts House, North Melbourne / 10am-11pm
The biennial festival of Live Art has returned for it’s third edition, running from the 13th – 25th of March 2018. As the largest festival of live art in Australia, artworks are bursting with contemporary, experimental, interactive and participatory creative influence. It’s a guarantee that you won’t experience the same this twice of the course of the festival. Step into your unknown.
This Tuesday, you can see experience Capitalism Works For Me! True/False by Steve Lambert; Shell Game by Martyn Coutts; and Intercourse with the Artist by Georgia Banks.
For full details of the programs click here
Wed / 14th March / 2018
Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Brunswick / 6pm – 9pm
Hosted by Brunswick Music Festival, StiffGins – one of Australia’s notoriously loved Indigenous acts will be taking over Brunswick Mechanics Institute with Lisa Crawley.
StiffGins bring a whole new dimension to joy, spirit and song with the combination of their stunning harmonies and hilarious sense of humour. With three albums and a number of spell-binding shows to their name, their musical excellence is nothing short of astounding. With new sound design and recordings in the works, catch a sneak peak of their most intriguing music making yet.
Lisa Crawley, local singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is also dropping in to charm music lovers of jazz and indie. Her catchy tunes will be playing in the Festival Hub bar for free performances before and after the show.
Thu / 15th March / 2018
National Freelance Day
Northcote Town Hall, Northcote / 10am – 4pm
The third annual National Freelancer’s Day is featuring an all-star line-up this year. Over the course of 5 hours, you will be treated to awesome absorbing content for those dreaming of being their own boss. You will explore what it takes for freelancers to become not just sustainable, but also how to begin expanding and diversifying your career or business. The perfect conference for freelancers, run by freelancers!
Fri / 16th March / 2018
La Mama Theatre, Carlton / 7:30pm – 8:45pm
Two kids, two ruined lives, so many fairytales. Written by Ayse Bayramoglu and directed by Lloyd Jones, this La Mama production is just another whimsical theatrical masterpiece to add to the books. Performed by Anna Ellis and Zac Kazepis, explore the lives of two kids, putting up with a vast amount of tales that after awhile you might find tiring. But you’re merely the audience – you don’t have to live through it.
Sat / 17th March / 2018
Fitzroy Primary School, Fitzroy / 10am – 3pm
In its 8th year of operation, The Fitzroy Market is a success that draws in the attention of buyers of handmade, pre-loved, vintage, and recycled treasures. The community of food, clothing, plant, jewellery, art and music lovers can be drawn in by the 75 stalls of various goodies, with live talented musicians playing throughout the day. Gold coin donations are much appreciated.
Sun / 18th March 2018
Return to Bosnia – Award Winning Documentary Exclusive Screening
Cinema Nova, Carlton / 6pm – 8:30pm
This award-winning documentary is showing at Cinema Nova for an exclusive screening, joined by a panel discussion with networking opportunities to follow. After fleeing from the brutal civil war in Bosnia 25 years ago, Damir Mitric (who will be on the discussion panel) returns to uncover the trauma and hardships that continue to divide his homeland. Now living as a historian in Australia, he returns to his childhood European country, tormented by former concentration camps and mass graves. Can lives and communities be rebuilt from the devastating violence that has plagued the nation?
All ticket proceedings will be donated to the BH Futures Foundation to ensure that the youth of Bosnia and Herzegovina receive high quality education.
Feature Image Credit: Georgia Banks Facebook Page