This weekend, 29-30 July 2017, the fourth annual Disrupted Festival of Ideas provides a feast for the mind as some of the country’s most powerful thinkers converge on the State Library of WA. This free event is made up of keynote presentations, panel discussions, workshops, conversations and engaging encounters that promise to ignite and inspire. Read more
The Advisors is a new work about the universe of advice; the good, the bad, and the ignorable. This new work was created by The Last Great Hunt, winners of the Fringe World Martin Sims Award – the top honour for best local work – in both 2016 and 2015.
The show is directed and co-written by Gita Bezard, and performed and co-written by Jeffrey Jay Fowler, Arielle Gray, Chris Isaacs, Frieda Lee, and Mararo Wangai.
Tabetha caught up with Gita ahead of the season to talk a bit about the show and the company behind it.
The State of the Art Festival (SOTA) will be bringing an incredible day of live WA music to Elizabeth Quay on WA Day Monday. This free, all-ages showcase headlined by Karnivool features Bob Evans, Abbe May, Gyroscope and more.
We Love Perth caught up with some of the rad local artists on the SOTA line-up to grill them about a few of their favourite things. Read more
Since its inception in 2012, the Perth International Jazz Festival has put Perth on the map in the jazz world. With a world class jazz pianist at the helm as Artistic Director in the inimitable Graham Wood, PIJF will continue to bring some of the globe’s finest performers to our shores when it takes over the city from 26-28 May. Read more
May 2017 marks 50 years since the 1967 Referendum, when the Australian voting public elected to amend the constitution to allow for Aboriginal people to be counted in the census. Twenty years later the Australian Government appointed a Royal Commission to study and report on Aboriginal deaths in custody. Three decades on and the question is raised – how far have we come as a nation with respect to the treatment of Indigenous peoples?
Yirra Yaakin asks this question with their production of Richard Frankland MA’s powerful play Conversations With The Dead, showing at the Subiaco Arts Centre this month. Read more
Perth’s original alternative bridal fair is happening again this weekend. First Comes Love runs from 12-4pm on Sunday 2 April at the gorgeous MosArts building in Mosman Park, where you can find talented Perth locals to take care of every aspect of your event. One of the most important considerations when planning a party or a pledge is the venue, and we’re here today to introduce four of Perth’s loveliest party sites. Read more
Northbridge hole-in-the-wall café Flora and Fauna has shown us how to do vegan and vegetarian foods well. Their breakfasts and lunches are so filling and their sweets so decadent that there are no feelings of missing out – just how it should be.
To the delight of many, Flora and Fauna have announced an autumn high tea series, featuring solely vegan treats Read more
Francophiles and cinema lovers rejoice as the 2017 Alliance Française French Film Festival returns to Cinema Paradiso, Luna on SX and Windsor Cinema from 15 March to 5 April. Read more
One of the highlights from this year’s Fringe World program for me is without a doubt Djuki Mala. Previously known as the Chooky Dancers, Djuki Mala combine traditional Yolngu and contemporary pop culture, dance and storytelling. Their Fringe show tells the genesis of Djuki Mala, with dance and performance interspersed with video.
We caught up with Djuki Mala Executive Producer/Artistic Director Joshua Bond Read more
Are you trying to decide how to see in the new year? Today we are talking about a few places around town that are having super fun parties. Where will you choose? Read more