The St Kilda Arts Community is re-structuring the Arts Alive event to one a year in October. The focus is based on the successes of the previous three art crawls and the sales of art. The venues involved will embrace a show from the artist which will include a launch, meeting the artist and hear their story of their art. More details will be available in the next few weeks. The inaugural St Kilda Blues Festival is on next Friday 22nd and through to Sunday 24th March. There are over twenty venues, forty plus acts, and more than 60 shows. To find out the program, visit the website and pick up a map at each venue. St Kilda Blues Festival The Melbourne International Comedy Festival commences on the 27th March and runs to 21st April. There are a number of venues in St Kilda that are participating including; Alex Theatre, New Market Hotel, Cripps Basement, Palais Theatre, Prince Bandroom, Red Stitch Theatre, The Local Taphouse and Theatre Works. Full Program Hola Melbourne which is the Festival of Latin American Culture and Ideas will be held later in the year September 13 to 29. For further information; Visit Hola Melbourne Art tours that connect. Join us on a unique art tour and explore the heART of St Kilda. Meet the artist behind a work is to meet its soul. The insight gained from listening to an artist speak of their journey and process creates a deeper connection to the art itself; taking the piece from a mere object to a living thing with story, history and energy.
St Kilda East Art Tours Time: 11am – 2pm Thursday & Saturdays Meet: Space2B Social Design, 144 Chapel St, Balaclava (opposite St Kilda Primary School) at 10:50 am. St Kilda Central Art Tours Time: 2:00 pm – 5pm Friday & Sundays Meet: Made in Earth, 146 Acland St, St Kilda near the last #96 Tram stop at 1:50 pm.
To find further information or make a booking; Art Tours Melbourne