A Long Weekend of Fringe Fashion, Manstyle and Moving Sculptures

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March 11, 2011 10:00 amtoMarch 14, 2011 5:00 pm

I’m Not Quite Sure What These Boots Are Made For, But They Sure Look Good
Circa Nocturna is Australia’s premier alternative & fringe fashion show, providing exposure for emerging and established alternative fashion designers to showcase their original and innovative designs. This weekend their designs will be on display in Fitzroy.
When: Saturday, March 12
Where: Fitzroy Town Hall, 201 Napier St, Fitzroy
More info: http://circanocturna.com

A Man Sized Collection
On display at both The Ian Potter Centre and NGV International, ManStyle explores the changes in mens fashion from the 18th century to the present day. Ian Potter will look at transformations in the history of tailoring, beginning with the notion of the dandy– a gallant man who put a lot of effort into a flawless appearance, while the display at NGV International will focus on the peacock male, tracing a history of sartorial decoration and display that has its roots in the Renaissance and Tudor eras.
When: From Friday March 11th (10am – 5pm every day except Tuesday)
Where: NGV International, Ian Potter Centre

He Says / She Says
You look like you need a laugh. In 2005, at the age of 21, Daniel Burt became the first Australian to write for The Tonight Show with David Letterman. In 2007 Aleisha McCormack made it to the national finals of the Stand Up comedy competition, Raw Comedy. They met as writers on The 7PM Project. Then they quit. Here’s what happened next.
When: 7:00pm Thurs 10th to Sat 12th. 6:00pm Sun 13th
Ticket price: $22 full, $19 concession, $18 groups (8 or more)
Where: The Butterfly Club, 204 Bank St, South Melbourne
More info: www.thebutterflyclub.com

Teaming up with Californian artist Reuben Margolin, Chunky Move’s Gideon Obarzanek animates both the body and the machine through physical connection between the dancers and Margolin’s purpose-built, kinetic sculpture. Basically one of the most interesting sculptors in the world has teamed up with one of the most interesting choreographers and constructed something incredibly moving.
Where: Malthouse Theatre, 113 Sturt St, Southbank
When: Previews Fri 11 & Sat 12, 7:00pm then running from Tues 15th to Sun 20th
More info: https://boxoffice.malthousetheatre.com.au/ShowDatesCombo.aspx

Carnival Of Suburbia
Over the next ten days the Carnival of Suburbia will transform Oakleigh into a hub of arty stuff, open air cinema, gigs and plenty of grub. Tim Rogers And The Temperence Union will be playing, there’s a Great Southern BBQ and recycled art workshops amongst an eclectic mix of events.
When: March 10th – 20th
Where: Various locations around Oakleigh.
More info: www.monash.vic.gov.au/macd
Tickets:  www.caravanmusic.com.au

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