The Great Moscow Circus is coming to Altona for 18 shows as part of its 50th anniversary tour. The high-energy production will feature a line-up of 14 Russian and other international acts in the big top at Apex Park from June 22 to July 10. Tickets from $29.
■ thegreatmoscowcircus.com.au or call 1300 MOSCOW
Chasing Asylum Q&A
Yarraville’s Sun Theatre will host a special screening of the documentary Chasing Asylum, followed by an open Q&A with candidates for the Federal seat of Gellibrand, Tim Watts (Labor) and Jonathon Marsden (Greens), discussing their parties’ policies and taking questions from the audience. From 7-9.30pm Wednesday, June 22.
Plastic-free trivia night
A trivia night to launch Plastic Free July will be held from 7.30-11pm on June 24 at Hobsons Bay Yacht Club in Williamstown.
Victoria University (VU) has received more than 180 entries for the Picturing BluScray photography prize, to be launched from 6-8pm on Thursday, June 30 at VU at MetroWest, 138 Nicholson Street, Footscray. Exhibition closes July 23.
Donate food to the West Welcome Wagon and Hobsons Bay Refugee Network food drive at Bendigo Bank Seddon community branch as well as at many local schools and businesses until Saturday, July 2.
Aboriginal storyteller Ron Murray will perform didgeridoo and storytelling from 1.30-2.30pm on July 4 at The Substation in Newport.
Sing with us
Willin Wimmin choir calls women who love to sing. No audition or previous experience required. Rehearsals every Wednesday at 7.30pm in Williamstown.
■ Steph, 0409 856 071
Thursday, June 23
Yarraville’s Mark Ferrie and Murray Fancourt combine as The Autumn Tones for a set heavy on guitar jams.
223 Barkly Street, Footscray
Friday, June 24
Alfi Rocker Trio performs classic 60s, 70s and 80s rock. 7.30-11pm.
Free entry. 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown
Newport Bowls Club
Friday, July 1
The three-day Newport Folk festival kicks off with a selection of performers giving a sample of their talents, followed by an open session with the Newport Bush Orchestra.
From 7.30pm. Entry $8/$5. 4 Market Street, Newport
The Yarraville Club
Saturday, July 2
Pearl – The Janis Joplin Story features the talents of award-winning soul, jazz and blues singer Liza Ohlback with a full backing band, celebrating the rebellious queen of rock ‘n’ roll.
From 6.30pm dinner/ 8pm show, tickets $35/65.
135 Stephen Street, Yarraville
Here’s your chance to win one of two double passes (valued at $181.48 each) to the tribute show HIStory at Her Majesty’s Theatre on July 15 at 8pm. HIStory is a journey through Michael Jackson’s vast catalogue of work, from his beginnings in Jackson 5 to his groundbreaking theatrics of the ’80s and his evolution into the 21st century. www.mjhistoryshow.com
To enter, click here.
Entries close at 11.59pm on Sunday, June 26 and will be drawn at 9am the next day at 380 City Road, Southbank, 3006. Entrants must be over 18 years old and reside in Victoria. See our Competition Terms & Conditions for more details. All winners will be contacted direct by the prize supplier within seven days of the winners being drawn.