Past Events

Bella Union Events

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2009 Melbourne Fringe Festival

After setting out in 2006 on our mission to create a vibrant independently produced and programmed venue playing host to an exciting range of home-grown talent, we were chuffed to receive the 2008 Melbourne Fringe Award for Best Venue.

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Dirty Work Comedy

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Damian Callinan is Robinson Crusoe

Damian is offering you the opportunity to come to a run-through of his new show before he heads to Adelaide.

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Puncher & Wattmann

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Launch of THE KEEPER OF FISH and KEEPING CARTER edited by PHILIP SALOM

Two new poets with dubious backgrounds launch their first collections. Philip Salom has put his editorial help in support of these two 'new voices' from Melbourne.

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Short Fuse Productions

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Anarchist Guild Social Committee Returns

The Anarchist Guild Social Committee Returns! After more than three years, Melbourne’s sketch comedy super-group return to the stage with a brand new show!

21st Sep 2008 - 12th Jan 2014

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Daniel Kaplon

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A Brief History Of Graffiti

A photographic exhibition Of slogan graffiti from around the world, produced and photographed by Daniel Kaplon and on display in the Bella Union.

24th Sep 2008 - 11th Oct 2008

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Omniprop Productions

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Aristophanes' Lysistrata, A New Translation

The men of Athens are about to learn a (rock) hard lesson. in a brand new rendition of Aristophanes' bawdy comedy about war, peace, penises and priapism.

24th Sep 2008 - 9th Apr 2010

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Impressaria

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Under A Neon Globe

A new and exciting work by award-winning young Australian poets. Theatre and verse merge in a cyberpunk post apocalyptic neon world. An artistic fusion; the gem of the festival.

24th Sep 2008 - 28th Sep 2008

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Y-GLAM Performing Arts Project

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I'm Not Drowning, I'm Learning To Swim

Stories about the swimming times and the drowning times of life and the small moments in between. A group-devised piece by members of Melbourne Rainbow Band, Melbourne Gay and Lesbian Youth Chorus and Y-GLAM Performing Arts Project.

25th Sep 2008 - 27th Sep 2008

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Lucy, Mooney, Pang and Associates

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The Night Before The One Day In September

The big game is less than 24 hours away, and there’s nothing to do except wait. Until this year! Join Lawrence Mooney, Judith Lucy, Sam Pang, Leaping Larry L, Tony Wilson, Fee B Squared and The Big O this Grand Final Eve at the Bella Union.

26th Sep 2008

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Bella Union Events

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So You Drink? You Can Dance!

Wigs, go-go girls and celebrity festival guests.

26th Sep 2008 - 10th Oct 2008

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Shaolin Punk

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Set List

Part homage, part parody, ‘Set List’ revels in the nuances, characters and stories of one genre of music - with every note and lyric improvised from audience suggestions. Starring Karin Muiznieks, Dan Walmsley and Ben McKenzie.

27th Sep 2008 - 11th Oct 2008

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Sweet Jelly Roll

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Sweet Jelly Roll

Once a month, the finest tunes from the 1930s - 1960s in a sociable atmosphere. Hand-picked by a team of expert DJs, the platters that matter: rhythm & blues, Vegas grind, surf, rockabilly, gypsy swing, doo-wop and soul.

27th Sep 2008 - 1st Nov 2008

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