Sunday, July 31, 2011
Sunday, July 24, 2011
$15 each (inc GST and Postage)
Sunday, July 17, 2011
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Mentone Public Subscription Library requests the pleasure of your company for the next instalment of An Author for All Seasons.
Our author talk series aims to introduce the Mentone and City of Kingston community with local, published authors in an intimate, friendly setting.
Next in the series is local folk story-teller and musician Matteo, who will be weaving his tales from the great tradition of Grimm’s and the cauldron of his own imagination at the library on Saturday, 30th July 2011 at 11am.
Entry is by gold coin donation. Matteo will be selling and signing his published works on conclusion of his presentation.
Bookings essential :
RSVP by: Friday, 22nd July 2011
Enquiries and Bookings, Please Contact:
- Mrs. Jean Critchley – President 9584 2068
- Ms. Sue Blackford – Secretary 9583 5648
- Ms. Julia Reichstein – Publicity Jmrei1978@hotmail.com
Location: Rear of the Community Assistance and Information Bureau, 36 Florence Street, Mentone.
Learn more about: Matteo
Location: Rear of the Community Assistance and Information Bureau,36 Florence Street, Mentone.
|Glen Eira Storytelling Festival|
|The Glen Eira Storytelling Festival is a new annual event produced by Glen Eira City Council. The event aims to celebrate storytelling through writing, film, visual art, music and performance and will be held from 11-26 August 2011.|
The Glen Eira Storytelling Festival will also incorporate the ‘My Brother Jack Literary Competition’. The competition will open 11 August and close Friday 16 September, with the awards event held Sunday 23 October.
Poetry readings, improvisation performances, workshops, open mic sessions in local cafes, a literary lunch featuring Melbourne author Kerry Greenwood (Phryne Fisher mysteries), feature film screenings, children’s story time sessions and much more will make this an annual event not to be missed!
|Held in three fantastic Glen Eira cafes, the Open Mic sessions will run for approximately two hours and be hosted by local entertainers, Janet McLeod and Russell Fletcher.|
Readings/performances are limited to 10 minutes so everyone has a chance to participate.
Sunday 14 August, 3pm - Mr Burch, McKinnon
Sunday 21 August, 3pm - Mr Burch, McKinnon
Wednesday 17 August, 7pm - Goat House Café, Elsternwick
Wednesday 24 August, 7pm - Goat House Café, Elsternwick
Friday 19 August, 7pm - Santucci’s Café, Carnegie
Saturday 13 August, 7pm - Santucci’s Café, Carnegie
Saturday 20 August, 7pm - Santucci’s Café, Carnegie
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
JB Rowley, author and Vic Guild Storyteller told the story of Scheherazade. Scheherazade is the frame story for One Thousand and One Nights. This title is so familiar but few of us have heard the story and JB tells it masterfully.
Upcoming dates and themes:
Willow Tales 28th Feb: LIFE AND DEATHBazaar Tales 5th Mar: THE FIRST TIME
Bazaar Tales 19th Mar: PARENTS
Willow Tales 28th Mar ON THE STAGE
Willow Takes 25th Apr: NOT AS IT SEEMS
8:30pm Last Thursday of every month.
222 High st
8:30pm First and Third Tuesday of every month
397 Little Lonsdale st
We’re looking for stories of the daunting, the spine tingling and the terrifying. Great heights, confined spaces or creepy crawlies. The fear of failure, flying or clowns. Facing your fears or freezing on the spot.
Pre-register your intent to tell by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or register on the night. Everyone is welcome to come along and listen, laugh, drink, cheer & weep.
Wednesday July 13, 2011
Doors open 7.30pm; slam kicks off 8.30pm.
$5 pre-sale (+ $2 booking fee) or $8 on the door. Book tickets now via the Bella Union website: http://www.bellaunion.com.au/ticketing/show_367/.
Level 1, Trades Hall
Corner of Victoria & Lygon Streets
What is Rocket Clock?
Rocket Clock is a monthly story slam competition. Ten people each have five minutes to tell a story around a particular theme. Judges in the audience rate each story on both content and performance. Everyone has a great time.