Auditorium — St Kilda Town Hall

Auditorium, St Kilda Town Hall
99A Carlisle St, St Kilda, VIC 3182


Auditorium, St Kilda Town Hall
99A Carlisle St, St Kilda, VIC 3182

Events at this venue:

Free
Cancelled

The Secret Home: A Reading and an Imagining

With Andy Mia Kranz. Come and hear a true tale, about three people who only saw daylight after three years living underground, only because there was a war, only because a kind family kept them safe…Imagine being in hiding, imagine protecting someone or something ever so precious. Come and draw, write, paint. Suitable for 10-13…

May 3, 2020
11.15am—12.15pm
Free
Cancelled

Letting Ideas Loose

Kids are impulsive, inquisitive and uninhibited. Their imaginations run wild. Wild is good but in this workshop, run by MJBW Festival Director (and author of more than 400 books for children), Nicolas Brasch, a series of fun imagination exercises will show how to turn those scattered thoughts from different worlds into a cohesive story that…

May 3, 2020
10.00am—11.00am
Cancelled

Keynote: The Ratline: A Personal Story

In his only Melbourne public appearance, eminent international barrister and award-winning author of East West Street, Philippe Sands offers an insight into his new book The Ratline, a meticulous investigation of the daily life of a Nazi fugitive, Otto Freiherr von Wachte; as well as a fascinating account of Rome among American and Soviet spies active at…

May 6, 2020
7.30pm—9.00pm
Cancelled

Professor Josh Cohen Keynote: Why We Have to Stop

Stopping is essential to the feeling of being alive. So argues Josh Cohen (UK) in his wonderfully engaging interrogation of our work-obsessed culture. Bringing his wit and intellect to the subject, Cohen looks to the company of philosophers, psychoanalysts and artists – Emily Dickinson, Sigmund Freud, Oscar Wilde, Orson Welles and more – in his attempt…

May 3, 2020
7.30pm—8.30pm
Cancelled

A Literary Morning Tea New York Style

Deborah Eisenberg and Wallace Shawn in conversation with Michael Williams. ‘He’s always my first reader. I show him my work when I believe that I am absolutely finished.’ Deborah Eisenberg and Wallace Shawn have lived together since 1972. Join Michael Williams as he talks to New York’s acclaimed literary couple about writing, reading, acting, laughing…

May 6, 2020
10.30am—11.30am