This week on Jays Arts and Community News! The Boite Music Cafe in North Fitzroy, presents Klezmania, an emotional journey through romantic ballads, whirling frenetic traditional dance tunes,all performed with energy and passion. Regarded as one of Australia’s foremost musical outfits, combining the sounds of Klezmers, blues, ska, gypsy swing and waltzes, jazz, Australian folk music, romantic Yiddish ballads and more.
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Also the Melbourne writer’s festival kicks off it's annual two-week celebration for writers, readers and thinkers. The festival celebrates the talent and ideas of hundreds of writers from Australia and around the world through a vibrant program of story-telling, conversation and discussion, intellectual debate, educational programs, live performance, music and art events. This year the festival runs from Thursday the 21st until Sunday the 31st of August and for full details head to