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51 years in Australia

Uta Wohl has used dyed yarns to create woven images that share the memories she’s made since arriving in Australia from Germany 51 years ago.

  • Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre, corner Walker and Robinson streets, Dandenong. Until Saturday 1 July. Open Monday to Friday, 11am to 5pm, and Saturday, 11am to 3pm.


Heartlands art

Since 2010, Ames Australia has staged the Heartlands Art Project to increase opportunities for artists from a refugee background.
This year’s exhibition illustrates the journeys, hopes and dreams of refugees and asylum seekers.

  • Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre, corner Walker and Robinson streets, Dandenong. Until Saturday 1 July. Open Monday to Friday, 11am to 5pm, and Saturday, 11am to 3pm.


Hope and restoration

Evangelist, singer and songwriter Doug MacFarlane will bring A Message of Hope and Restoration to Dandenong.

  • Church of Christ, 139 David Street, Dandenong. Sunday 18 June, 10am. Call Jack Edwards on 5941 3660 for more information.


Spoken word and poetry

This Emerging Writers’ Festival event introduces participants to crafting lyrics and poetry to express characters, places and story through language, rhythm and rhymes.

  • Springvale Library, 411 Springvale Road, Springvale. Saturday 17 June, 2pm.


The Dandy Slam

This free Emerging Writers’ Festival event will feature performances from spoken word artists and poets, from the humorous to the heartfelt and the poetic to the playful.

  • Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre, corner Walker and Robinson streets, Dandenong. Saturday 17 June, 6.30pm. Online bookings are essential – www.emergingwritersfestival.org.au/event/the-dandy-slam/.

 


Chicago vaudevillians

Set in the city during the roaring jazz hot 1920s, Chicago tells the story of two rival murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail.
Windmill Theatre Company presents this performance.

  • Drum Theatre, corner Lonsdale and Walker streets, Dandenong. Saturday 17 June, 8pm, Sunday 18 June, 2pm, Friday 23 June, 8pm, Saturday 24 June, 8pm, Sunday 25 June, 2pm, Thursday 29 June, 8pm, Friday 30 June, 8pm, Saturday 1 July, 8pm, and Sunday 2 July, 2pm. Tickets are priced from $34. Bookings are essential. Visit www.drumtheatre.com.au or call 8571 1666.

 

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