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What’s On This Week / Monday 17th July – Sunday 23rd July

July 18, 2017
Inner Circle Magazine

Our Top Picks

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, we’ve complied a list of our top picks and suggestions of things to do each day this week.


Mon / 17th July / 2017

Meet The Blues Radio Presenters & BluesQuiz – Leaps and Bounds
The Rainbow Hotel, Fitzroy / 6.30pm

As part of Leaps and Bounds Music Festival, Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society – MBAS and Music Victoria have gathered some of Melbourne’s most experienced and passionate blues radio presenters to provide insights and tips to blues artists, managers and fans alike.

Hosted by one of the City of Yarra’s longest running blues venues, Rainbow Fitzroy, you will be invited to hear from the people behind the panel: Matt Frederick (PBS 106.7FM Melbourne), Max Crawdaddy (Triple R – 3RRR 102.7FM), Barry Maxwell (3NRG); and Frances Fairhall (88.3 Southern FM).

A fantastic opportunity to find out what helps get your music heard on radio, including how to find and approach a presenter and package your pitch to give it the best chance of airplay.

The panel will be followed by BluesQuiz, a one-off blues trivia challenge featuring two teams each made up of a prominent local blues artists, radio presenter and blues fan. The teams and their blues brains will be tested in an entertaining and fun live format before an audience.

FREE entry but bookings are essential via Eventbrite here: http://bit.ly/2ptrf6V

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Tue / 18th July / 2017

Kerala X Etta Dinner
Etta Dinner, Brunswick East / 6pm

Following on from the sellout of Indian restaurant Kerala’s Host dinner series they have announce a new collaboration with Etta. Working with Etta’s Hayden and his team in the kitchen these dinners will explore the themes of Tradition, preserving and seasonality of Modern South Indian food. 6 Courses for $65PP + $35 Matching Drinks

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Wed / 19th July / 2017

Seinfeld Trivia
George’s Bar, Fitzroy / 7pm

Its a trivia night about nothing… well its a trivia night about the tv show about nothing. That’s right Seinfeld geeks wield your knowledge and battle it out for Bosco-sweet glory.

You don’t even need to put your money where your mouth is, because it’s FREE!

Every Wednesday at 7pm.

Spaces fill up quickly, so assemble your brains trust and book your table : georgesbar.com.au

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Thur / 20th July / 2017

July Peacemeals
South of Johnston, Collingwood / 7pm

PeaceMeals seeks to impact society as a whole, by changing the way we break bread with each other and nourish ourselves.

Through learning how to select foods to nourish yourself, learning skills for cooking and managing what life throws your way, and building a community of like-minded individuals Peacemeals will make you be inspired and make friends with strangers. Pay what you can afford. For more information or to RSVP email: peacemealsmelbourne@gmail.com or call: Kate Shelton 0400122868

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Fri / 21st July / 2017

Smith Street Dreaming – Street Festival
Smith Street, Collingwood / 12pm

Smith Street Dreaming is a project of the Smith Street Working Group. The Working Group strives to build better relationships between people who live, work and/or visit Smith Street by fostering understanding, respect and peace for everyone. Members include: Neighbourhood Justice Centre, Yarra City Council, Victoria Police, the Salvation Army, Co-Health, Regional Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee, Smith Street Business Association, Eastern Health, MAYSAR and Charcoal Lane.

Smith Street Dreaming 2017 celebrates the footprint of Koorie history in Collingwood & Fitzroy, featuring Frank Yamma, Emma Donovan, Yung Warriors, Indigenous Hip Hop Projects, Traditional Dancers Jindi Worabak and MC Shelley Ware (Marngrook Footy Show).

This project was developed by the Smith Street Working Group to celebrate the relationships between people who live, work and/or visit Smith Street and to foster understanding, respect and peace for everyone. The Smith Street Working Group includes: the Neighbourhood Justice Centre, Yarra City Council, Victoria Police, Co-Health, Eastern Health, MAYSAR and Charcoal Lane.

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Sat / 22nd July / 2017

The Rochey Record Fair
Rochester Hotel, Fitzroy / 12pm-5pm

The Rochester Hotel is bringing together some of Melbourne’s most reputable selectors and collectors  to buy, swap and sell the good stuff, black gold.

Sponsored by the geniuses at Bodriggy Brewing Co... So of course there’ll be a pint specials.

To round it all off,  Spike the river will be performing in the front bar from 5pm!

If you’d like to be a seller and would like some more info, email: bigdan@rochey.com.au

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Sun / 23rd July / 2017

Body Percussion: Be the Rhythm | Workshop
In.cube8r gallery, Collingwood / 6pm

Laneway Learning Melbourne presents: Body Percussion: Be the Rhythm

In body percussion you use every part of your body to produce a wide variety of different sounds. Besides being able to produce amazing groovy beats with your own body. In this class we will learn the basic moves and sounds of body percussion, turning your bodies into an instrument!  The class thats its roots from Northern African and the Middle Eastern music that is blended into his unique style of drumming. Strong passion for rhythm and drumming has been experienced by many students through drumming and body percussion workshops in Australia and overseas.

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Feature Image Credit: Kerala

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