Events

Introducing: Stoked Festival

Published on March 25, 2019
Categories - Blog, Events, Homepage, Read About

Forged through fire and shaped in steel, the Midland Rail Workshops were the heartbeat of the Midland community for over 80 years. WA Government Railways used them from 1904 to 1994 for all major steam engine maintenance. Stoked Festival on 6 April 2019 is an immersive spectacle that pays homage to the legacy of the workshops with a visionary interpretation of life in the yards, a quarter of a century since tools were downed for the final time. 

Read more

Add your comment

Guest Post: Jessie Gordon Loves Perth

Published on January 25, 2019
Categories - Blog, Events, Guest Bloggers, Read About

I grew up in Perth, in Kalamunda, surrounded by gum trees, dry earth and the sound of crickets in summer. Maybe our perpective of Perth as an isolated city leads us to think it is too small to have a career in music. I don’t know if that’s everyone’s experience but I certainly planned to leave as soon as I could. But once I started touring with music in Europe about 5 years ago, I experienced the sensation of coming home to a city that was just the right size, with just the right amount of work, full of inspiring and talented people… and I fell in love with Perth. Read more

Add your comment

Our Top Picks for Writers Week 2019: Part 2

Published on January 16, 2019
Categories - Blog, Events, Read About

Read on for Part 2 of our special series on Perth Festival Writers Week 2019, where we curate a leisurely Sunday session in the leafy surrounds of UWA.

Read more

Add your comment

Our Top Picks for Writers Week 2019: Part 1

Published on January 16, 2019
Categories - Blog, Events, Featured

Writers Week returns with a powerhouse 2019 program from 18 – 24 February that makes your story a part of every story, culminating in a writerly weekend on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February at the University of Western Australia. Read on to discover our dream weekend itinerary, starting below with our bookmarked Saturday sessions.

Read more

Where to count down to 2019 in Perth

Published on December 20, 2018
Categories - Blog, Events, Featured, Homepage

We believe that New Year’s Eve is a night to unwind and celebrate surrounded by your tribe. Whether your preference is for live music, a casual atmosphere, a shared meal, plenty of cocktails or a late night dancefloor, here are some of Perth’s best events on offer to send off 2018 in style – your way.

Read more

Meet the Artists of Bazaar 2018

Published on November 29, 2018
Categories - Blog, Events, Featured, Q&A, The Creative

Support local artists this festive season with a visit to Bazaar, Perth’s longest running makers market, at Fremantle Arts Centre from Friday 30 November to Sunday 2 December. Kira caught up with Bazaar vendors Gaelle Beech from The Anjelms Project, Amy Eaton from Oh Happy Home, Julie Ramsay from Bed Tonic and Peter Milligan from Peter Milligan Ceramics to talk about their festive style, wish lists and best sellers.

Read more

Shop Local this Christmas: 2018 Christmas Market Round Up

Published on November 6, 2018
Categories - Blog, Events, News, Read About

What do you want when you’re Christmas shopping? I’ll bet unique gift ideas, thoughtfully produced goods and a one stop shop for everyone on your list are right up there. What about supporting Western Australian creatives in a friendly, laid back environment? That too I’d say. This is what you get when you stop by any of Perth’s regular, handmade markets. Read more

Add your comment

Open House Perth: North Side Style

Published on November 2, 2018
Categories - Blog, Events, Homepage, Read About, What's On

This year for Open House Perth (10-11 November 2018) we’re extra excited to snoop around some of Perth’s most stylish and well-designed homes… so we’ve put together this northern suburbs itinerary that will take you to from beachside suburbs Karrinyup and Scarborough through to leafy inner city residential hangout Mount Hawthorn.

Read more

Add your comment

The Creative: Jazz Musician Kate Pass

Published on October 29, 2018
Categories - Blog, Events, Homepage, Q&A, Read About, The Creative

The 2018 Perth International Jazz Festival will be held on 9 – 11 November with performances at the State Theatre Centre of WA, The Bird, Ellington Jazz Club and the Perth Cultural Centre Wetlands Stage. Ahead of the Festival, Kira checked in with local Kate Pass of the Kate Pass Kohesia Ensemble, who are nominated for WAMis this year in both the Jazz and World Music categories.

Read more

Add your comment

Fremantle Festival: Come to the Fire

Published on October 24, 2018
Categories - Blog, Events, Homepage, Q&A, Read About

This year Fremantle Festival is a series of free events bringing people together in a celebration of community. Immerse yourself in the pageantry of the Blessing of the Fleet, discover the beauty of Australian Indigenous culture at Wardarnji, bring the family down to a blaze on the beach at Kraken and enjoy the sunset fires of Karla-k Koorling. Kira caught up with the new Manager of Culture and Arts at the City of Fremantle, Destry Puia, to find out more about this annual event, now in its 113th year!

Read more

Add your comment
Next »