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October 2015

Havana Palava

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 5:30 am
Free

Havana Palava is a vibrant street band of brass, saxophones and percussion who take their energetic cacophony of Latin, African, Balkan, jazz, blues and ska rhythms to the people. Melbourne's bright pink and black Palavas love to dress up, get the crowd dancing and create a carnival atmosphere on the street, at community festivals and at private functions.

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The Tabernacle

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

Survive the apocalypse with a smile! Talks, installations, food, cooking, gardens, art, various stuff. Revolving program throughout the day

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World Kitchen- Opening

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

Opening night food fun! Meet the chefs, the kitchen aids, the dishwashers and taste the substances, if you dare!

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Origami

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Rotunda Australia
Free

Patrons to the sensory experience, remove their shoes at the entrance to the rotunda and are offered a calming warm sage foot bath on arrival before being given Japanese Slippers and being ushered into the space and asked to sit. Peaceful traditional Japanese Kyoto music plays as they select a sheet of beautiful hand made and painted WASHI origami paper from the many various designs provided. This is just the beginning of a meditative and ultimately positive and healing experience.…

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Pol the painter

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Free

Pol will paint. Pol will paint you. Pol will paint with you. Paint with Pol. Paint Pol.

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Red Cross Op Shop

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Free installation. Purchases from $1

Red Cross Op Shop & Installation

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Special-T Lounge

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 am
Cup of tea $2

The old and the new meet in the tea lounge. Check in on social media and check-in with your inner self, with a customised cup of tea using a variety of ingredients based on a list of health benefits.

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Jimay and Sha Gazey

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

Jimay Falcon and Sha Gazey are, Masters of ALL Ceremonies!!! Panning from the outer reaches of the multiverse to the humble Cat Island of The Bahama's. These two super stars bring you high quality KO-WALA bear entertainment! Sure to set you sailing through space and time with a whole new groove in their unlimited thought provoking Games Extravaganzzza's and immeasurable love parties. They will be hosting the Main Music Stage.

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Benji

October 30, 2015 @ 5:30 am - 6:00 am
Free

This Kiwi guitarist makes his guitar sound like a hammer dulcimer! It's lovely!

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Low Down Big Band

October 30, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 6:45 am
Free

The Low Down Big Band is an 18-piece group from Melbourne. They’re young, fresh and play high-energy music. You can expect a big sound, funky beats, swinging solos and good times when Low Down hits the stage

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KT Prescott Live Portrait Atelier

October 30, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 am
included in session pass $10

Be immortalized in only 15 minutes as artist KT Prescott strives to give a truthful account of each face before her. Become part of the longstanding tradition between sitter and artist, and experience what is known as the human connection, as your portrait is drawn. Over the festival weekend, a gallery of faces will appear before our very eyes as an exhibition…Staring into Humanity. Old, young, solemn, smiling, profile or frontal, lovers, divorced, pets, babes in arms, well known, unknown, all…

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Glambulance

October 30, 2015 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 am
Free

The Glambulance takes you to the Glamergency Room, equipped with sparkles, costumes, arts and crafts, with WrongTown Boutique hosting your outfit revamp. Once your disco ensemble is ready, step onto the catwalk or straight into the discotheque to boogie your troubles away

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5 minutes- Kristian Santic

October 30, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Free

a dance improvisation experiment, focusing on random text and interpretation of chosen text. I will purchase 50 books, at random, probably cheapest, from the closest op shop/book shop. One person enters tent, reads a line, or two, and we start to move (for five minutes of course). Rinse and repeat.

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Papa G and the Stray Cats

October 30, 2015 @ 7:15 am - 8:00 am
Free

Papa G and The Starcats are a funk collective that has been playing and packing out venues across Melbourne for the past two years. This year alone they have released their debut EP, a music video for their single,”Smooth Lovin”, and a live album. The grooves the lay down delve into sweet soul, hip hop, rock and old-school funk, so get ready: this 10-piece powerhouse is gonna get you up to get down!

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8 Foot Felix

October 30, 2015 @ 8:15 am - 9:00 am
Free

This band's unique brand of dance music is crafted from gypsy, ska and funk roots, with the salty taste of sea shanties and a good splash of hip-hop and blues.

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Avenida Sol

October 30, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
Free

This brand new Melbourne six-piece plays sounds direct from the streets of Cuba. Whether you are dancing, drinking or carousing, this is good-time music.

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The Tabernacle

October 30, 2015 - October 31, 2015
Included in session pass $10

Survive the apocalypse with a smile! Talks, installations, food, cooking, gardens, art, various stuff. Revolving program throughout the day

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World Kitchen- Saucy Night…!

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:59 am
Free

Oh yeah baby, give me some of that special sauce. What do they say: Food is the Music of Love? Fina Po- Deep water treats; Miss Fribby- Kitchen Moves; Triso and Duncan for all your kitchen advice

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Origami

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Rotunda Australia
Free

Patrons to the sensory experience, remove their shoes at the entrance to the rotunda and are offered a calming warm sage foot bath on arrival before being given Japanese Slippers and being ushered into the space and asked to sit. Peaceful traditional Japanese Kyoto music plays as they select a sheet of beautiful hand made and painted WASHI origami paper from the many various designs provided. This is just the beginning of a meditative and ultimately positive and healing experience.…

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JIVIR

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 5:45 am
Free

JIVIR is a Melbourne based structured improvisational world trio formed in Feb 2015 after years of collaboration between the members of this band in various combinations. The word JIVIR is a regional Persian word that roughly translates to 'the sound you make to find your friend lost in the forest'. The trio is a blend of classical Persian, classical Western, modern Japanese, free-jazz and experimental music utilising instruments from Iran, Japan and Western cultures

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Gherkin Khan’s Amusement Arcade for Young Warriors

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:59 am
With a session pass: $2

Complete the 7 Tasks of the Great Khan. If you dare... enter into the wooden venue. Once you have negotiated with the gnarly guard, take a chance and guide your pinball through the maze. Hand-eye co-ordination needed. The iPad of the future (and past)

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The Hadal Zone

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:59 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Included in session pass $10

The Hadal Zone is a place deep, deep, deep under the sea, where only the most tenacious (and weird) things live. This is that zone recreated at sea level.

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Pol the painter

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:59 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Free

Pol will paint. Pol will paint you. Pol will paint with you. Paint with Pol. Paint Pol.

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Lolly Shop

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
from $0.50

A lolly Shop, for sure. But SO, SO, SO, much more. But you have to buy a lolly to find out.

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Sharpie a van

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:59 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Free

You are invited to grab a texta and doodle on a Big White Van.With Tristan Stowards and with thanks to GoGet Car Share.

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Red Cross Op Shop

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:59 am
Free installation. Purchases from $1

Red Cross Op Shop & Installation

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Special-T Lounge

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 am
Cup of tea $2

The old and the new meet in the tea lounge. Check in on social media and check-in with your inner self, with a customised cup of tea using a variety of ingredients based on a list of health benefits.

Find out more »

Chaos Magnet

October 31, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 6:45 am
Free

Look out for Chaos Magnet, the intergalactic musical roving team of runaway space warriors, who play snappy songs from this planet and their own, while juggling, dancing and telling the story of their daring escape!

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KT Prescott Live Portrait Atelier

October 31, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 am
included in session $10

Be immortalized in only 15 minutes as artist KT Prescott strives to give a truthful account of each face before her. Become part of the longstanding tradition between sitter and artist, and experience what is known as the human connection, as your portrait is drawn. Over the festival weekend, a gallery of faces will appear before our very eyes as an exhibition…Staring into Humanity. Old, young, solemn, smiling, profile or frontal, lovers, divorced, pets, babes in arms, well known, unknown, all…

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Titillating Tassles

October 31, 2015 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Free

Peep Box

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Glambulance

October 31, 2015 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 am
included in session $10

The Glambulance takes you to the Glamergency Room, equipped with sparkles, costumes, arts and crafts, with WrongTown Boutique hosting your outfit revamp. Once your disco ensemble is ready, step onto the catwalk or straight into the discotheque to boogie your troubles away

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Scrimshaw Ffour

October 31, 2015 @ 6:45 am - 7:45 am
Free

Authentic rootsey bluegrass and swing. Real tasty. The Scrimshaw Four are a high energy, jazz/bluegrass band from Melbourne, featuring Banjo, Guitar, Violin and Double Bass their live show will make your feet fall off from dancing so hard. Described as “Gypsy Doof Doof” The Scrimshaw Four have been busking and performing almost in every location possible, up and down the coast of Australia, there isn’t a show where The Scrims wont get everybody up and jiggin’ around. The band’s talent…

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5 minutes- Kristian Santic

October 31, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
included in session pass $10

a dance improvisation experiment, focusing on random text and interpretation of chosen text. I will purchase 50 books, at random, probably cheapest, from the closest op shop/book shop. One person enters tent, reads a line, or two, and we start to move (for five minutes of course). Rinse and repeat.

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Claude’s secret men’s Business

October 31, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 7:45 am
included in session10

Claude is a man. Are you a man? Come and discuss this with Claude. Bound to be enlightening.

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10 Minute Dance Party

October 31, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 10:30 am
included in session $10

DJ Ry will be rocking the caravan - hard - but only for 10 minutes!

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Basha

October 31, 2015 @ 7:20 am - 7:50 am
Included in session pass $10

Who is Basha? Where has Basha come from? Is Basha male or female? Where are Basha'a nipples! Is Basha the new prophet?

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Meg Nightjar

October 31, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
included in session10

Intimate karaoke with a personal twist. Pick a card and hear a personal story told through song.

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Los Cojones

October 31, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Free

Slip on your Cuban heels, slap on your Panama hat, slop some wax on your Pancho Villa, it's time to Mam - BO! The maracas will be a’shakin’ like a sheik on a mechanical bull. Los Cojones –Latin with attitude.

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Orlando Furious

October 31, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
Free

An independent solo artist with roots in the DIY punk scene he makes music from materials at hand, in this case, a sampler and iPad apps over which he sings words of passion about Australia, about love, about still wanting to feel sexy when you’re balding.

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Glambulance

October 31, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
included in session $10

The Glambulance takes you to the Glamergency Room, equipped with sparkles, costumes, arts and crafts, with WrongTown Boutique hosting your outfit revamp. Once your disco ensemble is ready, step onto the catwalk or straight into the discotheque to boogie your troubles away

Find out more »

20 minutes- Kristian Santic

October 31, 2015 @ 9:20 am - 9:40 am
Icluded in session pass $10

a dance improvisation experiment, focusing on random text and interpretation of chosen text. I will purchase 50 books, at random, probably cheapest, from the closest op shop/book shop. One person enters tent, reads a line, or two, and we start to move (for five minutes of course). Rinse and repeat.

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Village Variety Show

October 31, 2015 @ 9:20 am - 9:45 am
included in session10

If you want a taste of what The Village Festival is all about, come on into the Moonhouse. Features the likes of Aqua divas, Miss Fribby, Ian Pidd, Glitter and Snatch. Glitter and Snatch is two back up dancers liberating the art form from the shadows. Booty poppin’, high kicking duet; who’s synchronicity and style not to mention their posh-spice like fierceness is bringing back up dance to it’s rightful place. To the centre fucking front! Glitter and Snatch started…

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Bomb Collar

October 31, 2015 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am
included in session10

Direct from the End Of Human History, The Last Pop Singer Alive will perform cautionary ballads from the Dead Future! Also some sexier dance-y material

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The Tabernacle

October 31, 2015 - November 1, 2015
Included in session pass $10

Survive the apocalypse with a smile! Talks, installations, food, cooking, gardens, art, various stuff. Revolving program throughout the day

Find out more »

Dan’s Caravan of Consumption

October 31, 2015 - November 1, 2015
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
included in session $10

Follow the advice of cantankerous football supporters the country over and "Go Up the Guts". This is a caravan being converted into a human, where visitors get to experience the digestive system frmo the inside. Eeew!

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Red Cross Op Shop

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 10:59 am
Free installation. Purchases from $1

Red Cross Op Shop & Installation

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World Kitchen- Cooking with a conscience

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 5:00 am
Free

Hey! Food is not just to be consumed you know. A light-hearted look at the different ways we can make our food resources stretch further. Includes a Fare Share food demo with Dani Valent; Get the Food know-how with Lisa Coba; Food foraging. And The Iron Chef Competition at 1.30pm.

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Origami

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am
Rotunda Australia
Free

Patrons to the sensory experience, remove their shoes at the entrance to the rotunda and are offered a calming warm sage foot bath on arrival before being given Japanese Slippers and being ushered into the space and asked to sit. Peaceful traditional Japanese Kyoto music plays as they select a sheet of beautiful hand made and painted WASHI origami paper from the many various designs provided. This is just the beginning of a meditative and ultimately positive and healing experience.…

Find out more »

Gherkin Khan’s Amusement Arcade for Young Warriors

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 10:59 am
With a session pass: $2

Complete the 7 Tasks of the Great Khan. If you dare... enter into the wooden venue. Once you have negotiated with the gnarly guard, take a chance and guide your pinball through the maze. Hand-eye co-ordination needed. The iPad of the future (and past). Various times

Find out more »

The Hadal Zone

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 10:59 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Included in session pass $10

The Hadal Zone is a place deep, deep, deep under the sea, where only the most tenacious (and weird) things live. This is that zone recreated at sea level.

Find out more »
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