What's on

What's on this week, from July 13 to July 19, around Richmond, Abbotsford and East Melbourne

JD
July 12 2022 - 5:00am
Lyra Pramuk plays at the Convent as part of Liquid Architecture's Ritual Community Music series on Sunday. Photo: Joseph Kadow, courtesy of Abbotsford Convent.
Lyra Pramuk plays at the Convent as part of Liquid Architecture's Ritual Community Music series on Sunday. Photo: Joseph Kadow, courtesy of Abbotsford Convent.

LEAPS AND BOUNDS

The daily sunset performance by Deborah Cheetham AO of The Rivers Sing at the Collingwood Children's Farm continues this week (5pm Wednesday, July 13 to Sunday, July 17). Also on the program are the Op Shop Piano Rhapsodies, an event which will see pianos installed outside Richmond Town Hall, the Salvos Stores in Abbotsford, 'The Conscious Closet' pop-up shop at 513 Bridge Rd and in Fitzroy and Brunswick. The pianos will host surprise concerts by professional artists and will also be available to the public. Also running for 10 days from Friday, Rhythm and Line by Tokyo-based artists FLIGHTGRAF will see the Richmond Town Hall host a projection and sound work focused on the experimental music of Hungarian composer Franz Liszt. Visit https://www.lbmf.com.au/

IN SEARCH OF GOOLD

EAST MELBOURNE

In this lecture researcher Shane Carmody will tell the story of rediscovering James Goold and his impact on the creation of our city, including Goold's greatest monument, St Patrick's Cathedral, the largest neo-gothic cathedral completed in the 19th century. Thursday, July 14, 11.30am, $20/$18. Bookings: https://johnstoncollection.org/

FIRE & WINE

ABBOTS YARD

A selection of some of Melbourne's modern jazz, soul, and nu-jazz collectives served up with mulled wine, fire dancers and "melt cuisine". Featuring Saturday - The Rookies, DJ Manchild, DJ Friday, Mike Gurrieri, O Honey; and Sunday - Cofi, Roth Zimmer, Fivefours Kgomotso, Genki Tanaka, Bec Bartlett and Pietro. 12pm Saturday to 10pm Sunday.

LIFE DRAWING

EAST MELBOURNE

Untutored sessions for artists, aged 16 and over, who want to draw or paint the human form. Own materials required, easels and tables supplied. Wednesday portrait 5.30-7.30pm and life group 8-10pm $20/$15 (members) or $30/$20 (for both); Saturday life group 1-4pm $75. 430 Albert Street, East Melbourne https://vasgallery.org.au/

SEMILLON LUNCH

EAST MELBOURNE

Five aged semillons from the Hunter and Barossa valleys will be paired with a menu of hot smoked salmon tart, slow-cooked Swiss stroganoff and rind cheeses with wafers at this special semillon lunch. lifestooshortbar.com.au Saturday 2-5pm $129

FUTURIST FOLK

ABBOTSFORD CONVENT

Local and international sound and music collective Liquid Architecture presents Lyra Pramuk, whose style "fuses classical vocalism, pop sensibilities, performance practices and contemporary club culture'. Together with Fabulous Diamonds Sunday, July 17, 7-9.30pm, The Oratory $30. https://abbotsfordconvent.com.au/

CORNER HOTEL

RICHMOND

Friday - Psychedelic Porn Crumpets - Night Gnomes Album Tour with Special Guests; Saturday - The Australian Foo Fighters Show (Taylor Hawkins Tribute) Lithium the Oz Nirvana Show + Mr. Brightside - The Australian Killers Show.

JIMMY HORNET

RICHMOND

Thursday - Blackburn or Bust! Jazz and Blues; Friday - Margie Lou Dyer Trio; Saturday - Charlie Bedford and Zak Shepherd.

LEADBEATER HOTEL

RICHMOND

Thursday - Maz Green, The Huneez & Better Than The Wizards; Friday - Franko Gonzo - Live Show Zhuli & Your Girl Pho (DJ Set); Saturday - Travalley - FREE SHOW! TBC; Tuesday - Lunacy, Mathilde Anne and Nightlight.

NICE GUYS BREWERY

RICHMOND

Live jazz with 'Nice Guys Trio', every Thursday, 7-10pm.

P.O.M.E

RICHMOND

Thursday - Unpaved Songwriter Session; Friday (7.30pm) Tim Woodz 'After All This Time' album Launch; (11pm) Late Night Laughs with host George Dimarelos and comedians Akemi Kawabata, Jess Pearman, Nick Quon, Peter Jones, Peter Josip and Tom Burton; Saturday - The Offtopics & Jo Cotsonis; Sunday (3pm) - The Smart Folk with The Fiction.

YORKSHIRE STINGO

ABBOTSFORD

Sunday - Stingo Blues Club - 4.30pm blues jam, 6pm Damon Smith, resident band The Blow Out.

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