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 compiled a list of our top picks and suggestions of things to do each day this week.
Mon / 27th November / 2017
La Mama Theatre, Carlton / 6:30pm
Part of La Mama’s EXPLORATIONS 2017. Lovely and infuriating. Tantalising and terrifying. Visible and always out of reach. In perspectiva artificialis, the vanishing point always lies beyond what you can actually see. But does this mean you shouldn’t move towards it?
Tickets available for dates 27 – 29 November (details in event link).
Tue / 28th November / 2017
Final Gnocchi Festa of 2017!
Café Italia, Carlton / 6pm – 9pm
Enjoy all you can eat Gnocchi for the final time in 2017! For $20pp you can try 5 delicious flavours of Café Italia’s famous hand made gnocchi from 6pm to 9pm.
As numbers will be limited, be sure to make a reservation in advance via their Facebook page.
Wed / 29th November / 2017
Absinthesalon Poetry featuring Paul Skec
Absinthesalon, Fitzroy / 7pm – 9pm
Hosted by the Fitzroy Art Collective, head to the Absinthesalon for an evening of poetry featuring Paul Skec. Paul A Skec (pronounced shkets) was born at Footscray Hospital overdue and late at night in late 1971. He grew up in West Sunshine the swamps that were, his childhood years were triangulated by an explosives factory, speedway and drive-in theatre.
Paul has won the R.L Rankin Memorial Award for Poetry, and been shortlisted in the 1994 VICE short story prize. Paul has sounded off at various venues around Australia and been published all over the world. He has appears on Television and Radio and his new book Skipping Over Damaged Area was launched in October 2017.
Thur / 30th November / 2017
The woman who fooled the world: Belle Gibson’s Cancer Con
Brunswick Library, Brunswick / 7:45pm – 8:45pm
Hear award-winning journalist Nick Toscano discuss his writing with Beau Donelly, of Belle Gibson’s rise to fame – based on the false claim that she cured her brain cancer with a healthy diet – her subsequent fall from grace, and the devastating impact on her fans. Nick will also explore the lure and dangers of alternative cancer treatments and the flourishing industry behind the wellness and ‘clean eating’ movements. Register online or phone 9389 8600.
Fri / 1st December / 2017
Indigenous Dance & Stories
Northcote Library, Northcote / 4pm – 5pm
Celebrate indigenous culture with author and performer Boori Monty Pryor. There will be didgeridoo playing, Dreamtime stories, personal stories from Boori’s life and the chance to get up and dance! They’ll also be launching the Summer Reading Club.
Boori Monty Pryor is an indigenous Australian born in Townsville. His father is from the Birri-gubba Nation of the Bowen region and his mother’s tribal group from Yarrabah, near Cairns, is the Kunggandji. Book online or call 1300 655 355.
Introduction to using Essential Oils for your health & home
The A Life, Carlton North / 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Hosted by Dr. Angela Bakalis (Osteopath, health & movement coach), learn about the top home essential oils you need in your life for:
Sat / 2nd December / 2017
Kaiju Hip Hop Jazz Project – Mapping Melbourne 2017
The Jazzlab, Brunswick / 10pm – 1am
Kojoe X Aaron Choulai explore the boundaries of hip hop and jazz in a new collaboration with an impressive line-up of Melbourne musicians on the cutting edge of the local underground and mainstream music scene.
Celebrated jazz pianist and beat maker Aaron Choulai, who grew up in Australia, made Tokyo his home in 2008. It was there that one of his most exciting collaborations came together when he crossed paths with Kojoe.
Koichiro “Kojoe” Sakata is a Japan born, Queens NYC bred artist who bears lyrical fluency in both Japanese and English. Performing Hip Hop that authentically reflects his life story, Japanese heritage and Black culture experiences is what drives the artistic expression and cultural connection Kojoe aims to make through his music.
Together, these fresh and innovative artists refuse to stop changing the sound of contemporary hip hop by incorporating elements of jazz and experimental beats.
Sun / 3rd December/ 2017
Brewers Feast – Craft Beer & Food Festival
Abbotsford Convent Gardens, Abbotsford / 11am – 5pm
Brewers Feast is Melbourne’s boutique craft beer and food festival, made by beer and food lovers for beer and food lovers. The historic Abbotsford Convent Gardens will come alive with a great line-up of live music, beer and food. Showcasing a range of beers, wine and cider for seasoned craft beer lovers and ‘first timers’ alike, get set to try standard and over 12 exclusive festival beers that can be paired with mouth watering food for a taste bud extravaganza.
Get your tickets now for great beer with great friends on the first weekend of Summer!
Feature Image Credit: Absinthesalon Melbourne Facebook Page