Classical performers ‘off the back of a truck’

Freeze Frame Opera

Coen Vass, Reporter

September 16, 2020

Have you ever seen a 1975 Bedford truck serenading your street? Well now you can! Freeze Frame Opera have been lifting the spirits of Perth locals with modern operatic classics performed from the back of a truck. ‘Street shenanigans’ encourages neighbours to come outside to their driveways and...

Local students showcase talent

credit: Mari Spanja

Mari Spanja, Reporter

October 16, 2017

Local student-artists are set to showcase their art at Balcatta Senior High School's annual visual art exhibition on 1 November 6pm. With only four of its kind in WA, the selective visual arts program requires all applicants to sit an academic entrance exam to be accepted and runs from year 8 to 12. The...

Proximity: How Close Will You Get?

Proximity: How Close Will You Get?

Holly Ferguson, ECU Daily Reporter

October 2, 2017

With the arrival of spring and expectance of summer, festival season is in full swing! Among the abundance of music and food festivals lies a unique set of experimental works at Proximity Festival. Proximity is a festival held from 26 September to 7 October, at a number of locations around Perth...

What’s On: Spring things

 'Taking boats out of the ocean' Kyle Hughes-Odgers, Claremont

Danielle Blanch, Reporter

August 27, 2017

You can’t complain there’s nothing to do in Perth this Spring. With delicious local food, art exhibitions, adult Disney escapades and handmade craft markets throughout the month, you’ll be scrambling for more spare time. West Coast Bake Flour Market The Flour Market is heading back to the West...

Subiaco gallery brings artists together

Subiaco gallery brings artists together

Megan Birch, ECU Reporter

August 27, 2017

If you are looking for something fun to do in Perth that fuses art, photography and music then look no further than the Little Wing Corner Gallery in Subiaco. On Friday 1 September, The Corner Gallery will be hosting an event called Photobomb Live, which incorporates live music and art from local WA...

Markets encourage wholesome way of living

Markets encourage wholesome way of living

Kelly Marie Smith, ECU Reporter

August 13, 2017

The Made Local Winter Market has had great success, coming back to Stackwood Creative Venue and Concept Store for a second year. The event, held over the August 11 to 13 weekend, was host to more than 20 stalls, selling locally made gifts, clothes and food. The market proved to not only satisfy...

Art from the Heart at HeARTlines Festival

Kids will enjoy a reading by the Kylie Howarth of her new book 1,2 Pirate stew, as part of her art workshop. Photo credit: Kylie Howarth.

Kimberley McGivern, Reporter

May 16, 2017

Become a cartoonist, writer or a potato painter at the Act-Belong-Commit HeARTlines Children's Literature and Illustration Festival 2017. The month long festival begins with an open day on Saturday, 20 May, at Midland Junction Arts Centre from 10am to 3pm. Families can book into a free workshop...

Mother’s Day Market Spectacular

Pompoms, pot plants and puffer fish! Some of the unique items found at the Perth Makers Market. Photo courtesy of Erin MAdeley and Perth Makers Market.

Kimberley McGivern, Reporter

May 9, 2017

Perth Makers Market, held at Heathcote Cultural Precinct, will boast a Mother’s Day Market Spectacular on Sunday, 14 May. The event will feature 150 unique stalls that include an artist studio open day, museum, gallery, live music, food and charity stalls. The market will also offer mini-manicures,...

DeeDee Noon tells a Toy Story

Subject will doll in the photo booth. Photographer: DeeDee Noon

Tim Meuzelaar, Staff reporter

April 18, 2016

PhD candidate DeeDee Noon is taking us back to our childhoods. Her latest photographic portraiture project investigates the bonds that people of all ages have with their treasured toys. Noon is currently recruiting participants to visit her studio to have their pictures taken in a ‘photo booth’...

6 Perth events to get you off the couch

Zeta Morgan, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2016

We all know the cooler seasons are the time to rug up, stay indoors and watch Netflix with a nice glass of red. But for those of you who feel like venturing out and facing the elements (although a stretch to say about a Perth winter), here are six events to get you off the couch and into some culture. Year 12 Pers...

Plotting for Perth: Crazy ideas that put WA on the map

The beginning of the waterslide on St Georges Terrace

Madeline Palmer, Staff reporter

October 8, 2015

We are one of the most isolated places in the world, but Perth has become the home where wild and wacky ideas can come to life. This is where I blow the "Perth is boring" theory out of the water, because contrary to popular belief, Perth has boasted some crazy events and attractions. Whether they...

Art becomes feature of Perth streets

Snake on a red wall

Tamra Carr, Staff reporter

September 1, 2015

Perth’s street art scene is rapidly expanding, with artists mastering the aerosol can to brighten the city with colour and vibrancy. A giant yellow fish is splashed against a blue backdrop near Kailis Brothers in Leederville. Triangles and rectangles, dipped in shades of blue, yellow and pink,...

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