Lunchbox / Soapbox
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The Heroic Hound
If you’ve been wondering why the world around us seems to be falling to pieces, there is a simple answer to your question – we are living in the only decade of the past century that has no brave, unflinching dog to save us.
The hounds of classic literature paved the way for heroic mutts like Lassie, Benji, The Littlest Hobo and Inspector Rex to fight crime, unite broken families, travel through time and sort out that cheeky cat next door. Where would man be without his best friend? In the doghouse, that’s where. Chris Flynn goes walkies with some notable canines from novels and film.
This event is presented in co-operation with the Emerging Writers' Festival.
We love exploring ideas at the Wheeler Centre, and encouraging others to do the same. That’s why every Thursday lunchtime we hand the microphone over to the great thinkers, dreamers and orators of our time.
With a dazzling range of passionate speakers and unusual topics, our soapbox provides a platform for the eclectic, topical and enlightening stories you won’t hear elsewhere. This is the most memorable lunch break you’ll have all week.
If you’re in need of sustenance of body as well as mind, the MOAT lunch cart will be serving delicious $10 lunchboxes in the Performance Space from 12.20pm.