Glow Winter Arts Festival 2016

Glow Winter Arts Festival 2016


Posted 2016-08-02 by Fiona Andersonfollow

Thu 11 Aug 2016 - Sun 21 Aug 2016

The City of Stonnington's award-winning Glow Winter Arts Festival is back in 2016, bigger and better than ever. Embracing the strong artistic communities of Stonnington, with everything from comedy clubs to cinema, theatre, roving performers and live music, the diverse program offers something for arts lovers of all ages.

Running from 11th to 21st August, the packed program of free and ticketed events takes place on rooftops, in intimate spaces and traditional theatres. You can find the full program here .

Below are some of the Festival highlights.

Flicks 'n' Feasts

Flicks 'n' Feasts has become a staple of the Glow line up, bringing four nights of themed FREE open-air cinema to Market Lane (next to Prahran Market). Delicious offerings from Melbourne's favourite food vans will be themed to match screenings of popular cult films such as Gremlins (1984), Labyrinth (1986), Roman Holiday (1953), and BMX Bandits (1983).

Blankets will be available for hire for those seeking the ultimate cosy experience.

Glow Comedy Club

The Glow Comedy Club has a new venue this year - the Melbourne Bowling Club, 138 Union Street, Windsor.

Dilruk Jayasinha will MC on all three evenings, fresh off the back of his sold-out shows at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

The outstanding lineup is:

8pm, Thursday 18th August:
Claire Hooper, Michael Chamberlin

8pm, Friday 19th August:
Tom Gleeson, Tegan Higginbotham

8pm, Saturday 20th August:
Luke McGregor, Geraldine Hickey.

Tickets for all shows are: $35 adult /$25 concession plus booking fee. Click here to purchase your tickets.

Greville Projections

Greville Projections, run by the team behind Gertrude Street Projection Festival, will again illuminate the nooks and crannies of Greville Street with visually striking projections. Fairy Turner, Ian de Gruchy, Kate Geck and Nick Azidis will all exhibit work.

Arts Burst

City of Stonnington streets will come alive with a performance for Arts Burst, where live theatre and roving acts will surprise and delight passers-by. Expect the unexpected in this vibrant and eclectic display that weaves through the streets after dark.

Arts Burst takes place from 6:30pm – 9:30pm in the following locations:

Friday 12th and Saturday 13th August: Glenferrie Road, Malvern and Chapel Street, Windsor;

Friday 19th and Saturday 20th August: Toorak Road, South Yarra and Greville Street, Prahran.

The diversity of entertainment includes giant hairy snails and their riders in Gastropodia, and Get Down and Dirty, a trio of sexy construction workers. All entertainment in Arts Burst is free. For the full lineup, click here .

Particle Bloom

Award winning design practice, ENESS, teams up with DJs and bands to serve up a feast of multi-sensory delights for Particle Bloom. Set to live music (selected shows only), Particle Bloom takes you on a pleasure excursion of stereoscopic 3D visuals tuned to blow your mind. 3D glasses are provided at the door.

Some shows are ticketed, others are free. Check the website for details and to purchase tickets.

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