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Raw Cooking Class
16 Aug 2016, Urban Yoga
Learn how to adopt a more healthy, creative and delicious diet in your life at this raw cooking class - keep it warm, keep it raw.
Brexit in Historical Context
17 Aug 2016, Morgans at 401
Baffled by Brexit? Join Professor Philomena Murray for a talk entitled Sovereignty and Separation: Brexit in Historical Context.
How to Live a More Conscious Life
30 Jul 2016, Urban Yoga
Take part in a question and answer session on how to live a more conscious life, with guest speaker Krishnaloka.
One Object, Many Stories
4 Aug 2016, State Library of Victoria
Come and discover the colourful history of a rare book created to launch Melbourne's bid for the XVI Olympiad.
Wilder Beasts: The Global Scary and Supernatural
13 Sep 2016, The Wheeler Centre Books Writing Ideas
Join Sami Shah and a panel of speakers for a broader, spookier discussion of genre fiction from across the world.
Take Cover: Jon Gray on Book Design
12 Sep 2016, Federation Square
In conversation with WH Chong, Jon Gray will discuss the art and artistry of great cover design.
Let the Games Begin: Storytelling Extended
14 Sep 2016, The Wheeler Centre Books Writing Ideas
Look at the ways writers can seize on the creative and collaborative potential of games. Can great games rival great works of literature?
Watch It!: Writing for TV, Then and Now
7 Sep 2016, The Wheeler Centre Books Writing Ideas
Look contemporary small-screen culture square in the eye – and ask what's changed, who's doing its best work and what's in it for writers.
28 Jul 2016 - 20 Sep 2016, The Johnston Collection
Melbourne Stories is a series of lectures celebrating the social and cultural history of Melbourne.
13 Sep 2016, The Johnston Collection
Sylvia Sagona, an internationally recognised specialist in 19th century French society, explores Orientalism as an art movement.
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