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7pm to 7am - Melbourne's first WHITE NIGHT

To the State of Victoria, the City of Melbourne and the hundred thousand people or more who attended Melbourne’s first annual White Night Festival – thank you!
It was very heartening to see the Central Business District come alive up and down Swanston Street Walk – from the State Library to the National Gallery of Victoria. Spilling out down Flinders Street and onto the banks of the Yarra and on bridges over the Yarra – and on one pontoon on the Yarra.
A hundred thousand people plus – more than attend the AFL Grand Final at the MCG in any given year. A hundred thousand people out to experience a city open all night – to see music performed in libraries on the steps of Flinders Street train station; to be given dance lessons at Federation Square; to see buildings transformed with intricate light displays; to see inside buildings that are rarely open to the public – and never all night. Until last night.
I began the night (after a delicious meal at Seamstress) by visiting Queen’s Hall …

Cast & Director of "Poems A Dead Boy Wrote" - Sydney 2013

Poems a Dead Boy Wrote
Short & Sweet Sydney 2013 16 to 18 February King St Theatre, Newtown
Starring Elizabeth Slatter, Amanda Jermyn (Home & Away, Heartbreak High), Lachlan Galbraith (Puberty Blues, Home & Away)
Directed by Florence Kermet