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Cabaret for 60 years

The City of Greater Dandenong Band is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee with a band cabaret.
It will feature musical gems and greatest hits from 1957 through to today.
There’ll be prizes for the best costumes for famous icons from the past 60 years.

  • Springvale Town Hall, 397-405 Springvale Road, Springvale. Saturday 2 September, 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Tickets are priced from $10 to $25. Visit the band website at www.dandenongband.org.au or call 0423 925 192 for more information or bookings.


In with the new

This Hannah Wall exhibition through various levels of abstraction explores time, memories and feelings associated with a place.

  • Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre, corner Walker and Robinson streets, Dandenong. Thursday 7 to Saturday 30 September. Monday to Friday, 11am to 5pm, and Saturdays, 11am to 3pm.


Ron Rado Memorial Acquisitive Art Prize

This annual prize is for visual arts and photography students who attend Chisholm Institute.
Ron Rado was a Dandenong businessman and entrepreneur.

  • Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre, corner Walker and Robinson streets, Dandenong. Thursday 7 to Saturday 30 September. Monday to Friday, 11am to 5pm, and Saturdays, 11am to 3pm.


Osamah Sami

This is a Melbourne Writers Festival event. This writer, director, comedian and spoken word artist will speak to students and young adults about his life experiences and writing across books, film and TV.

  • Dandenong Library, 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong. Friday 1 September, 11am. Bookings are essential. Call 1300 630 920.


Storytelling Live: Tomorrow

This is a Melbourne Writers Festival event. Artists Abdul Hammoud, Alice Skye, Sami Shah, Daryll Delgado and Lana Woolf will share their thoughts, ideas and stories on what comes after today.
From dreams to fears, humour to heartbreak, the concept of Tomorrow means different things to different people. Join us for an entertaining night of storytelling, as some of MWF’s finest artists share their thoughts, ideas and stories on what comes after today.

  • Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre, corner Walker and Robinsons streets, Dandenong. Saturday 2 September, 6.30pm.

 


Tom and Meg Keneally

This is a Melbourne Writers Festival event. Enjoy a light lunch, meet fellow bookworms and go behind the scenes of the Monsarrat series with authors Meg and Tom Keneally.
The father-daughter writing duo will discuss Australia’s convict history, and how it has influenced and inspired their work.

  • Dandenong Library, 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong. Saturday 2 September, 12.30pm. Bookings are essential. Call 1300 630 920.

 

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