Events in Melbourne

Here are some of the events that are happening in Melbourne’s Indian community this month

MOVIES

Hindi Films

Golmaal Again
(EVENT Cinemas, HOYTS and Village Cinema)

 

Ittefaq
(EVENT Cinemas, HOYTS and Village Cinema)


 

Secret Superstar
(EVENT Cinemas, HOYTS and Village Cinema)


Tamil Films
 

Mersal 
(EVENT Cinemas and Village Cinema)

 

Punjabi Films

Sardar Mohammad
(EVENT Cinema and Village Cinema)

 Bhalwan Singh 
(HOYTS and Village Cinema)


Telugu Films

PSV Garuda Vega
(EVENT Cinemas and Village Cinema)

Next Nuvve 
(EVENT Cinema and Village Cinema) 

Vunnadi Okate Zindgi
(Village Cinema)

 

What’s On this Month in Melbourne

DIWALI

Hindi Niketan

Sat 11 Nov (6:00pm – 9:30pm) Bollywood dance and music, entrée and 3-course vegetarian meal. Clayton Town Hall. 264 Clayton Road, Clayton. Details Rahul Gupta 0431 700 646. RSVP essential by 7 November at hindi.niketan.inc@gmail.com

SENIORS

Legal issues

Sat 11 Nov (10:00am-2:00pm) Eastern Community Legal Centre organises a family day for the Indian community. Room 1, 45 Miller Crescent, Mount Waverley. Details 03 9285 4822

 

SPIRITUAL

Brahmrishi Sri Gurudev

Sat 2 Dec (10:00am) Receive personal grace and blessings from the spiritual master. Prasad will be served. Sai Temple, 32 Halley Ave Camberwell

Sun 3 Dec (10:00am) Shiva Vishnu Temple 52 Boundary Rd Carrum Downs

Details Brij Panwar 0414 937 633


STAGE

Dance: Reverberations

Sat 4 Nov (5:00 pm – 6:00 pm) Just Beat It dance group presents Reverberations at The Castle, 61 Princes Highway, Dandenong 3175. Details 0459 337 081

 

Theatre: Sandhya Rang

Fri 10 Nov (7.00pm – 9.30pm) Natyadarpan presents three short skits in Sandhya Rang at Chandler Theatre, Chandler Secondary College, 28 Isaac Road, Keysborough. Details www.natyadarpan.com.au

 

Poetry, music and dance: The Colour of Desire

Sat 11 Nov (3:00pm – 5:30pm) Urban Layas presents a two-hour exploration of female desire in South Asian music and poetry, through a unique combination of vocal, instrumental and dance performances by some of Melbourne’s emerging artists. South Oakleigh College, Bakers Road, Oakleigh South. Details 0433 277 205

 

Punjabi entertainment Akhaada

Sat 11 Nov Punjab artists Rupinder Handa, Prab Gill and comedian Deedar Gill live on stage. Details 0405 939 994

 

Theatre: Romeo Is Not The Only Fruit 

14-26 Nov Poppy Seed Theatre Festival features musical romp Romeo Is Not The Only Fruit starring Nisha Joseph and Pallavi Waghmode. Fun, campy, politically irreverent and casually incisive. Details poppyseed.net.au

 

Classical dance: Nava Darshanam

Sun 19 Nov (6.00pm – 8.00pm) Sindhubhairavi Centre for Indian Arts and Culture, presents Nava Darshanam, a Bharatanatyam production in the Thanjavur style. Rowville Performing Arts Centre, Humphreys Way, Rowville. Details 0426 616 455

 

Stand-up comedy: Pammi Aunty Live in Melbourne

Fri 24 Nov Details 0425 795 135

 

Hindustani Classical Vocal & Saxophone

Sat 25 Nov (8.00 pm-11.00pm) Melbourne Hindustani Classical Music Society presents artistes Bikram Malhar (vocal) and Nicolas Buff (saxophone). Kew Court House, 188 High Street, Kew. Details www.mhcms.org

Bhangra competition

Sun 26 Nov (2.00pm – 9.00pm) Bhangra dance-off with Basement Bhangra Battles. Details 0469 393 460

 

FILM

 

Hare Krishna: The Mantra, the Movement & the Swami who started it all

Sun 19 Nov 2:00 pm – 4:00pm Village Cinemas Werribee, Heaths Road, Werribee 3030

Sun 26 Nov 1:00 pm – 3:00pm Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton

Details 0425 333 086

 

November Swar Sandhya

Sat 4 Nov (8pm) Sharda Kala Kendra’s event. Karaoke style singing of Hindi film music. You can bring your own tracks, or choose on the spot from an extensive library. Brandon Park Primary School, 1-5 Ninevah Cres, Wheelers Hill. Details Sandeep 0407 612 622

COMMUNITY

Musical Night

Sat 11 Nov (7:00pm – 10:00pm) Association of Young Indian Talents of Australia (AYINA) organises its evening of music at Laverton Community Hub, 95-105 Railway Avenue Laverton. Details ayina.com.au

 

Poetry

Sun 12 Nov (2:00pm – 5:00pm) Sahitik Shaam: An afternoon of poetry St Albans Community Centre, 309C Main Road East, Saint Albans 3021. Details www.bowerystacc.com.au

 

Kalaraipayattu

5 Nov – 21 Dec Introduction to Kalaripayattu, Kerala’s ancient traditional indigenous healing and martial art. Studio J Dance, 1/147 Swan St, Richmond. Details 03 9088 0779

 

Rockers Rajyotsava Cup

Sat 11 Nov Mark the foundation day of the Indian state of Karnataka with sport. Cricket and Throwball at St Louis De Montforts Community Hall, 37 Dolphin Street, Aspandale. Details 0423 954 126

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