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8Days-Your one-stop guide to the week ahead: September 29 to October 6

FAMILY Using the age-old concept of the labyrinth for problem solving, communication and creativity, Sonic Labyrinth takes kids on an interactive journey through the use of sound. This immersive experience will enable participants to choose their own path within an otherworldly environment. ArtPlay, Birrarung Marr, city, free, 9660 9666, melbournefringe.com.au

Artist Jazmina Cininas.

Artist Jazmina Cininas. Credit:Justin McManus

STAGE Comedian Kate Chalmers’ new show How Dare You explores feminism through the use of humour and empathy, addressing what it takes to make a stand. True crime obsessions and owner-cat relationships are unpacked with storytelling and stand-up. 9.30pm, the Rattlesnake Saloon, 140 Lygon Street, Carlton, $15-$20, 9660 9666, melbournefringe.com.au

Mon, Sep 30

ART Melbourne-based artist Jazmina Cininas charts the incarnations of the female werewolf as a mode for her printmaking practice. Her new exhibition Tell Tail (left) uses recycled material as a method of engaging a more sustainable art practice. Until Oct 6, 10am-6pm, Australian Galleries, 35 Derby Street, Collingwood, free, 9417 4303, australiangalleries.com.au

Tue, Oct 1

STAGE The Window Outside explores how an Australian family negotiate the path of ageing and end of life choices. The storyline follows an elderly couple impaired by different illnesses and their caregiving daughters. Oct 1-13, Tue, 7.30pm, Northcote Town Hall, 189 High Street, Northcote, $22-$35, 9481 9500, northcotetownhall.com.au

Wed, Oct 2

MUSIC Australian folk-rock artist William Crighton and the Family Band lead a short run of headline shows that will feature new material alongside a mix of tracks from his two albums. Irish singer-songwriter Amy Montgomery supports. 8pm, Howler, 7-11 Dawson Street, Brunswick, $35, 9077 5572, h-w-l-r.com

Overheard
By Oslo Davis<br>
Little Bourke St, Thursday 11am<br>
"You my burrito? I waited ages for you!"

Overheard
By Oslo Davis
Little Bourke St, Thursday 11am
“You my burrito? I waited ages for you!”

Thu, Oct 3

STAGE Suzie Miller’s Sunset Strip (above) explores love, family dysfunction and tragedy through the tale of two sisters. Caroline and Phoebe are both plagued by ill-fated circumstances in a town where the only people left are the ones who couldn’t leave. 8pm, Clocktower Centre, 750 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds, $45-$56, 9243 9191, clocktowercentre.com.au

Fri, Oct 4

MUSIC Following the release of her debut EP earlier this year, Brisbane singer-songwriter Asha Jefferies continues to gracefully blend ballroom folk with pop music, as demonstrated in her new single Bad Kisser. 6pm, Grace Darling Hotel, corner of Smith and Peel streets, Collingwood, $12, 9416 0055, thegracedarlinghotel.com.au

Sat-Sun, Oct 5-6

FOOD Rutherglen in the City 2019 is more than just a wine-tasting event, with masterclasses, live music, artisan food and winemaker appearances. This two-day festival features more than 100 rare and boutique wines. Oct 5-6, Sat and Sun, 12pm-5pm, Federation Square, city, $10, ruthergleninthecity.com.au

STAGE Inspired by Greg Egan’s novel of the same name, sound and light pioneer Robin Fox harnesses software to help save our species in his show Diaspora. Oct 3-6, Sat, 2pm and 8pm, Sun, 2pm, The Substation, 1 Market Street, Newport, $29-$39, 9391 1110, thesubstation.org.au

MUSIC Lucie Thorne’s latest album Kitty and Frank follows the true story of frontier woman Kitty Walsh and her lover, bushranger Frank Gardiner, imagining their lives of sorrow and adventure. Sun, 2pm, Northcote Social Club, 301 High Street, Northcote, $20, 9489 3917, northcotesocialclub.com

OUT OF TOWN Lorne’s Festival of Performing Arts will feature events for all ages highlighting the talent in the region. The program includes a Piano Bar, cabaret shows, a comedic wine master class and an open-mic afternoon. Oct 3-6, fopa.com.au

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