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Review: The Lighthouse Girl

Published on April 30, 2017
Categories - Blog, Event Review, Read About

As Australians, we take great pride in the story of our ANZACs. Sadly, as there are no longer any WWI veterans to march on our most sacred national day, it is more important than ever to keep their stories alive and accessible for younger generations, Lest We Forget.

The Lighthouse Girl is one such story, regaling the true to life tale of lighthouse keeper’s daughter Fay Howe. Read more

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What’s Open Over Easter 2017

Published on April 12, 2017
Categories - Blog, News, Read About

With the Easter long weekend coming up, it’s a great chance to catch up with family and friends and explore our city. So with lots of local businesses also taking a well-earned break, we have put together this handy guide to our favourite haunts that will be OPEN over the weekend. Enjoy!
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Swan Valley Cider & Ale Trail

Published on April 6, 2017
Categories - Blog, Read About, The Foodies

The Swan Valley is the oldest wine producing region in Australia, and we all know about the great fortified wines that come out of the area, but in recent years the Valley has seen a growth in craft breweries and locally produced ciders. With 9 different quality beer and cider producers on an easy to navigate loop, the City of Swan has launched the Swan Valley Cider and Ale Trail, and we’re well on board.

Take a look at the offerings that are right on our doorstep… Read more

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The Creative: Visual Artist Peter Farmer

Published on April 4, 2017
Categories - Blog, Read About, The Creative

Revealed hits Fremantle Arts Centre this weekend, with a celebration of Aboriginal art in Western Australia. With an exhibition running from 8 April to 21 May, visitors have a chance to see paintings, prints, wood carvings, photography, textiles, video, weaving and more by over 75 of the best new and emerging WA Aboriginal artists. Plus, the annual Revealed WA Aboriginal Art Market will transform the Fremantle Arts Centre Front Garden into a bustling marketplace this Saturday 8 April with Aboriginal art centres from across the state selling original, affordable works.

One of the artists involved in Revealed Exhibition is young Noongar man Peter Farmer. Claire caught up with Peter to chat about his two passions – art and footy. Read more

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First Comes Love: Choosing Your Wedding Venue

Published on March 29, 2017
Categories - Blog, Events, Read About

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

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Introducing: The Melt Hub

Published on March 22, 2017
Categories - Blog, Read About, The Foodies

Inspired by the classic comfort food of grilled cheese and its popularity in the US, David Manuel launched his food truck The Melt Hub back in November 2015. From the mobile black box you can expect handcrafted combinations of old-school comfort food with new-school flavours “with an Anglo-French American twist,” says David. Think gourmet melts and burgers. David takes the classic cheese and carb combo and turns it into something a bit fancy, a bit gourmet, and a lot delicious. Read more

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Flora & Fauna Presents Vegan High Tea

Published on March 22, 2017
Categories - Blog, Events, Read About, The Foodies

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

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Introducing: Gary’s Diner

Published on March 15, 2017
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Rolling into town last year was Gary’s Diner. Seeing this rad orange and blue striped truck around town you’d be forgiven for thinking they were newcomers to the scene, but underneath those stripes you’ll find something very familiar. With a stack of magnets, long time truckers Comida Do Sul convert to Gary’s Diner when opportunity knocks. Read more

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Alliance Française French Film Festival 2017: Our Top Picks

Published on March 13, 2017
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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

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Introducing: Stampede Gelato

Published on March 9, 2017
Categories - Blog, Read About, The Foodies

With the Food Truck Rumble coming up on 26 March 2017, we’ve turned the spotlight onto some of Perth’s best food trucks, starting today with Stampede Gelato. Read more

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