Events

Q&A: Anthony James of The Rescope Project

Published on March 21, 2018
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Direct from screening in Melbourne and Sydney, Transitions Film Festival focuses on sharing positive stories about the solutions to society’s greatest challenges and showcases the local heroes and changemakers who are building a better world.

Kira caught up with the Director of sustainability NGO The Rescope Project, Anthony James, who has been involved in Transitions since the beginning, to chat about the Festival, sustainability and activism.

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International Women’s Day

Published on March 8, 2018
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The theme for International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018, is “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”.

This International Women’s Day we’re putting a spotlight on events that put women to the front.

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Review: Il n’est pas encore minuit…

Published on February 15, 2018
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On 25 January 2018, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced the latest annual Doomsday Clock statement. The iconic Clock is now set at two minutes to midnight, the closest to the symbolic point of annihilation since 1953 at the height of the Cold War. Despite the grim assessment, it is believed responsible humans can reset the clock. The media release urges citizens to “get engaged, get involved, and help create that future. The time is now”.

In case you are wondering what the Doomsday Clock has to do with this charming French circus as part of Perth Festival, perhaps the English translation of the title will give you a clue – ‘It’s not yet midnight…’. Read more

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We Love Festival Season: Free as a bird

Published on February 7, 2018
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With so many free events on during festival season in Perth, the only difficult part is fitting everything into the diary! Immerse yourself in world class art and music, hear big ideas and bedtime stories, celebrate Chinese culture and discover the tiniest zines on the planet – all without spending a dime. We’ve rounded up some highlights so you can spend more time and less money living the festival life.

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Guest Post: Britain’s Biggest Bridezilla

Published on February 7, 2018
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Georgina Francis, nicknamed ‘Britain’s Biggest Bridezilla’ by the UK press, is using FRINGE WORLD 2018 to rehearse her fairytale wedding 14 times. She explains why she’s using the festival to practise the best day of her life and why you are invited.

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Q&A: Club Swizzle’s Amy G

Published on February 5, 2018
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Produced by the team that brought us Fringe World sensation La Soirée, Club Swizzle is a new show for Perth audiences, bringing the best in cabaret, circus and comedy. The production, which opened at the Ice Cream Factory in Northbridge last week, is an absolute riot where the pre-show bar becomes the main stage for just under 2 hours of high energy entertainment.

Amy G is one of the Club Swizzle gang. A powerhouse on stage Read more

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We Love Festival Season: Up and Comers

Published on February 1, 2018
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In the second instalment of We Love Festival Season (VIEW PART ONE HERE), we profile the local emerging artists and theatre-makers who are moving on up, along with bold new works that demand our attention. These are some of the festival events the Perth arts industry insiders are looking forward to. Let’s give them a helping hand by showing our support over the coming weeks. Read more

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We Love Festival Season: Movers and Shakers

Published on January 31, 2018
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Festival season is our favourite time of year in Perth. With FRINGE WORLD Festival 2018 on now until 25 February and the newly rebranded Perth Festival launching next week, our calendar is full to bursting!

How to choose what to see? In the first instalment of We Love Festival Season (VIEW PART TWO HERE), we profile some of the unusual and enjoyable arts experiences on offer that explore the vibrant neighbourhoods of Perth, Northbridge and Fremantle. This is theatre, storytelling, laughs and thrills – on the move.  Read more

Russian Resurrection Film Festival: What to Watch by Genre

Published on October 26, 2017
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Now in its 14th year, The Russian Resurrection Film Festival is one of the largest, oldest and most respected Russian film festivals outside of Russia. The festival takes audiences on a thrilling journey into one of the world’s most diverse film cultures.

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Entwined in the Valley 2017: Our Top Picks

Published on September 11, 2017
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Entwined in the Valley has fast become one of the most anticipated events on Perth’s gastronomic calendar. Aimed at showcasing the extensive offerings in the Swan Valley, Entwined has a real food and drink focus, but this year a great range of community events have been added to the calendar to encourage everyone to get out and about and explore the region that sits on our doorstep. Read more

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