things to try this week
PLAY The Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival is a four-day, family-friendly, predominantly free showcase that features more than 100 artists – a highlight being an all-day concert in beautiful Rosalind Park. November 9-12; bendigobluesandroots.com.au.
READ Two-time Miles Franklin Award winner Alex Miller’s new novel The Passage Of Love is a self-described “fictional autobiography”. This personal account draws on memories, dreams and stories to carve out a moving tale. Out now, $32.99; allenandunwin.com.
WATCH TV cameras were given unprecedented 24-hour access into The Mosque Next Door for a revealing new documentary series that explores how the more traditional aspects of the Muslim faith mix with modern life. Premieres 8.30pm, Wednesday, on SBS.