Beauty series

The biggest names in Australian beauty will come together for the inaugural Architects of Beauty event series at Highpoint from Friday until May 22. Designed to inspire and educate about all things makeup, Architects of Beauty will see beauty leaders share tricks of the trade. Outside David Jones on Level 2. Bookings essential:


Kingsville history

A Distinctive ‘Wedge’ in the West: a History of Kingsville co-author Dr Emma Curtin will share her stories of Kingsville’s bygone days in a free Footscray Historical Society talk from 2pm Sunday, May 22 at Ercildoune, 66 Napier Street, Footscray.


Scout and about

10th Footscray Scout Group, Graham Street West Footscray, has a program full of fun, friendship, new skills and adventure for ages five to 25. For more information contact group leader Dragi Stojcevski.

■ 0422 225 145 or



Walter performs

The smooth baritone voice of renowned singer and media personality, Denis Walter, will fill the lounge at Amarco Apartments in Kingsville in a free event this Friday. The radio presenter will perform a medley of hits and then join guests and residents for high tea from 10-10.45am. Guests may then tour the Amarco Apartments complex at 9 Edgar Street between 11am and 1pm. Bookings essential:

■ 9314 0193 or


Colour your day

Gold Logie nominee Essie Davis will be visiting the Sun Bookshop in Yarraville for a book signing of the official Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Colouring Book from 10.15am this Saturday.


Film heads west

The Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF) is presenting the inaugural HRAFF Goes West event.From 2-4pm Saturday, May 14 at Footscray Community Arts Centre.

Gig Guide


Newport Bowls Club

Thursday, May 5

Enjoy ‘Live Music Thursdays’ featuring blues & rock ’n’ roll legends Larrikin, with $10 pastas and $10 Two Birds pints. From 7pm, free.

4 Market Street, Newport


Altona Sports Club

Saturday, May 7

Rocker, headed by Alfi Rocker of Dirty Deeds fame, returns to play the greatest classic rock anthems. From 9.30pm, free entry.

11 Altona Road, Altona


funky miracle


Sunday, May 8

Funky Miracle covers music from the Meters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Adam Toussaint, The Grateful Dead and more, keeping it funky all the way.
From 7pm, free.

223 Barkly Street, Footscray


Way Out West Roots Music Club

Sunday, May 15

Chris Stockley, a founding member of Campact, Axiom, The Dingoes and Stockley See and Mason, performs songs from his album Pale New Sun. From 2pm, $15 ($10 WOW members).

Ferguson Street, Williamstown