Fringe Fo' Free!
words: Julia Howland images: courtesy of Melbourne Fringe
Melbourne Fringe starts this week and we've put together a mini-guide of things to see that won't cost a thang.
Sky Light (Fringe Festival Keynote Project): Spanning the entire city, shift your eyes upwards to lights connecting buildings, complemented with soundscapes.
venue: Start at Princes Bridge, St Kilda Rd, Southbank / time: 6-11pm / date: Sept 15 - Sept 18
Carousel: a new way of viewing exhibitions.
venue: Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford / time: 7-8pm / date: Sept 15 - Sept 17
DisplayLyfe: two chicks live in a window, relying only on social media. Help!
venue: 218 Gertrude St, Fitzroy / time: 24hrs a day / date: Sept 15 - Sept 22
Arteries II: converting Union Lane into a graffitied art gallery.
venue: Union Lane, Melbourne / time: 11am to 6pm / date: Sept 19 - Sept 24
Wick Live: Part open mic, part stand up, full fun!
venue: Wick Studios - Front Bar, 23-25 Leslie St, Brunswick / time: 1pm / date: Sept16-20; 23-25
Conzoom: Choreographed exhibition exploring our obsession with other people's lives.
venue: Siteworks, 33 saxon St, Brunswick / time: 10am-10pm (Sun 11am-9pm) / date: Sept 16-18, 23-25, 30-Oct2
Snatches: 15th year of RMIT students performing various forms of theatrical arts.
venue: RMIT Kaleide Theatre, 360 Swanston St, Melbourne / time: 7:30pm / date Sept 20
Willin Warriors: storytelling at its finest.
venue: Main Stage, Federation Square, Melbourne / time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm / date: Sept 18
Uncomfortable Science: Improvised jazz sessions with some of the best around.
venue: Fringe Hub, Arts House, 521 Queensberry St, Melbourne / time: 10pm / date: Sept 22
There's so much more to enjoy, so check out the Melbourne Fringe Program!