Eight Days: Your one-stop guide to the week ahead: May 13-20

American rapper Amine

American rapper Amine

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MUSIC In Si Las Chicas, three female-identifying performers aim to highlight diverse talent within the music industry. Performances will include Zimbabwean songstress Thando, indie-folk singer-songwriter Eaglemont and Melbourne-based artist Hannah Cameron. 7pm, The Gasometer Hotel, corner of Smith Street and Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, $15-$20, 9416 3335, thegasometerhotel.com.au

Mon, May 14

MUSIC American rapper Amine makes his Australian debut. Influenced by artists such as Tupac and Andre 3000, the 24-year-old gained commercial success with his single Caroline. The song reached No.11 on the US Billboard charts in 2017. 8pm, Max Watt’s, 125 Swanston Street, city, $65, 9654 7617, maxwatts.com.au

Tue, May 15

STAGE Going Down follows Natalie Yang, a successful author and “voice of a generation”, as the she competes with her rival, Indonesian refugee and storyteller Lu Lu Jayadi. Written by Hmong-Australian playwright Michele Lee. Until Jun 3, Tue, 7pm, Malthouse Theatre, 113 Sturt Street, Southbank, $35-$72, 9685 5111, malthousetheatre.com.au

Wed, May 16

STAGE Theatre Works and Lab Kelpie present Douglas Rintoul’s Elegy. Inspired by the works of photojournalist Bradley Secker and based on verbatim interviews with LGBTQI refugees, the play is part character study, part thriller. May 16-20, Wed, 7pm, Theatre Works, 14 Acland Street, St Kilda East, $37-$45, 9534 3388, theatreworks.org.au

Overheard by Oslo Davis, Yarraville, Sunday, 4pm:
"The dishlickers have been good to me lately."

Overheard by Oslo Davis, Yarraville, Sunday, 4pm:
“The dishlickers have been good to me lately.”

Thu, May 17

MUSIC Joined by a full band, indie-folk-pop artist Ryan Downey launches his debut LP, Running. Through the album, the Melbourne-based baritone sings of sex, love and modern life. Supported by garage-rock artist Hollie Joyce and ElTee. 7.30pm, Northcote Social Club, 301 High Street, Northcote, $12, 94893917, northcotesocialclub.com

Fri, May 18

FOOD As part of this year’s Good Beer Week, Wilson and Market host BBQ and Brews. Beer enthusiasts can sample from the keg of Australia’s first purple corn craft beer from Bridge Road Brewery and enjoy a selection of meats. 7pm-11pm, Wilson and Market, Prahran Market, 163-185 Commercial Road, South Yarra, $75, 9804 7530, goodbeerweek.com.au

Sat-Sun, May 19-20

FOOD The GABS Beer, Cider and Food Fest sees 170 brewers and cider-makers from Australia and New Zealand serving up their best new inventions. There’ll be beer and cider on offer as well as street food and activities. May 18-20, various times, Royal Exhibition Building, 9 Nicholson Street, Carlton, $40, gabsfestival.com

OUT OF TOWN The week-long Fish Creek Tea Cosy Festival kicks off on Saturday. Check out the tea cosy exhibition, enjoy a Devonshire Tea and learn how to crochet a mug rug. May 19-27, Fish Creek Memorial Hall, Falls Road, Fish Creek, $5, teacosyfestival.com.au

MUSIC Folk duo Radnor and Lee are bringing their self-titled debut album down under. The duo is made up of Australian indie musician Ben Lee and How I Met Your Mother star Josh Radnor. 7pm, Athenaeum Theatre, 188 Collins Street, city, $60-$70, 9650 1500, athenaeumtheatre.com.au

ART Featuring the works of artists from eight countries, Unsettlement explores social struggles and individual cultural contexts through architecture. The exhibition aims to highlight power dynamics within the built environment. Until July 7, Monash University Museum of Art, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East, free, 9905 4217, monash.edu/muma

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