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What's on this week, from July 20 to July 26, around Richmond, Abbotsford and East Melbourne

JD
July 19 2022 - 5:00am
Wong Kar Wai's 2000 romantic drama 'In the Mood for Love', set in the "lost Hong Kong" of the 1960s, screens at ACMI on Sunday.
Wong Kar Wai's 2000 romantic drama 'In the Mood for Love', set in the "lost Hong Kong" of the 1960s, screens at ACMI on Sunday.

LEAPS AND BOUNDS

In the final week of Yarra's Leaps and Bounds Festival the Op Shop Piano Rhapsodies continue, with pianos outside Richmond Town Hall, the Salvos Stores in Abbotsford and 'The Conscious Closet' pop-up shop at 513 Bridge Rd hosting surprise professional concerts and available to the public to play. Projection and sound work Rhythm and Line appears on the Richmond Town Hall. Visit www.lbmf.com.au

STRETCH & SING

RICHMOND

Richmond Community Learning Centre is running a "first class free" offer for term three classes in Yin Yoga, Zumba Gold, Qigong and Yarra Song Birds sessions. Qigong (Thurs 6.30-7.30pm) combines breath, mindfulness and flowing postures. Yin yoga (5-6pm Sundays) is a slower paced, restful class involving four or five long yoga poses. Zumba Gold (Fridays 10-11am) is a fun and friendly low-impact class combining dance and fitness moves. Yarra Songbirds (Tuesdays 6:15-7:15pm) is a casual, fun singing group. www.rclc.org.au

WORKING WITH WOOD

RICHMOND

This Learn Local course at Burnley Backyard provides an introduction to working with timber and a range of tools and will see students make a trivet and a small planter box. It includes theory and practice and provides pathways into a range of training and employment options, as well as a learning space for those who want to learn woodwork as a hobby. 5.30pm Wednesday, July 27-August 31. $190/$170.

UKRAINIAN FILM

ACMI, FED SQUARE

Award-winning 2019 Ukrainian film Atlantis is a post-apocalyptic love story set in Eastern Ukraine in 2025 after the country has emerged victorious from its war with Russia. Its roles were played by veterans, volunteers, and soldiers rather than actors. Screens (8.55pm Wed, July 20) as part of a three-week 'Masterpieces of Ukrainian Cinema' season presented by Melbourne Cinematheque at ACMI. (July 20, July 27 & August 3) www.acmi.net.au

LOVE & NEON: CINEMA OF WONG KAR WAI

ACMI, FED SQUARE

The distinctive, atmospheric work of acclaimed Hong Kong director Wong Kar Wai is showcased in this mini-festival, featuring: Fallen Angels (6.30pm Fri, July 22 ); Happy Together (4pm Sat, July 23); In the Mood for Love (4pm Sun, July 24); 2046 (4pm Sat, July 30); The Grandmaster (5.30pm Sun, July 31). www.acmi.net.au

RECORD FAIR

ABBOTSFORD

Thousands of new and second hand records and CDs in a broad range of genres will be on offer at the Carlton Brewhouse on Sunday (July 24) when the Kew Record Fair drops in for the day, 11am-4pm, 24 Thompson St, Abbotsford.

CORNER HOTEL

RICHMOND

Thursday - Biig Piig with special guests Yb; Friday - Shannon & The Clams (USA) with Special Guests Bad Bangs, Hot Tub Time Machine, Imperial Leather and DJ Annaliese Redlich; Saturday - The Bennies, 28 Days & The Porkers with guests Loser & The Resignators; Sunday - MAXO KREAM with guest MELODOWNZ.

JIMMY HORNET

RICHMOND

Thursday - Maxon + Mathilde Anne + Darling James; Friday - Phil and Denzil Para; Saturday - Aaron Pollock and Jarrod Shaw.

LEADBEATER HOTEL

RICHMOND

Thursday - Peach Fuzz and Flower Field Folly; Friday - The Hard Aches with Suzi; Tuesday - Seaweed on Sticks, Romanie & Freddie Jones.

NICE GUYS BREWERY

RICHMOND

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

P.O.M.E

RICHMOND

Thursday - Unpaved Songwriter Session; Friday (8pm) - Sing a Song of Sixpence with Freya Josephine Hollick, Cate Taylor, Waz E, James Howlett, Delsinki, and accompanied by Coberg Tipping (Russell Morris); Friday (11pm) - Late Night Laughs with guest host Firdi Bilimoria; Saturday - Carino Son residency; Sunday (5pm) - The Pour Shots with Rick Hart Trio.

YORKSHIRE STINGO

ABBOTSFORD

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

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JD

Jenny Denton

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