Getting the chance to learn and develop skills in the arts can help young people thrive.

The Power of Learning the Arts

April 13, 2020

Students in schools across WA have been honing their creative skills for decades. It has a proven power to increase a child's brain function and learning ability. At America’s Princeton University,...

Concert Audience

COVID-19 Pushes Australian Music Industry to the Edge

April 12, 2020

After the federal government’s ban on mass gatherings to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the live music industry has been pushed to the brink of collapse. On the website, ilostmygig, the Australian Music Industry Network and the A...

Photo Credit: Brenton Innate

Chillin’ with The Spring Peaks

May 17, 2018

If you are ever looking for some local indie rock tunes, The Spring Peaks is probably a band you should be checking out. The Spring Peaks will be helping out City Calm Down at Metropolis Fremantle in June,...


Yung Buddah, making airwaves

April 5, 2018

Refining his rapping and sound for four years, Jayden Smith, or Yung Buddah, has been thinking about what he wants to bring to the Perth music scene. Jayden teamed up with his friend Axel Roberts to create...

Ella Munro: A modern day Janis Joplin.

October 23, 2017

Ella Munro is a 23-year-old singer and multi-instrumentalist based in Perth, WA. In her short life, she has experienced what she describes as a ‘series of unfortunate events’. These events include...

WAYJO honours Mace Francis

WAYJO honours Mace Francis

October 22, 2017

West Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra - also known as WAYJO - is the premier youth jazz orchestra in Australia, nurturing young emerging jazz artists aged 14- 25 through programs that seek to develop life...

Latin Fusion, 2015

Margaret River Ag Show is back

October 9, 2017

Held on October 13 and 14 the Margaret River Agricultural Show is back for its 88th year, bringing with it an assortment of rides, food, music and entertainment. The first show in 1929 was held in a paddock...

Vin, from Hideous Sun Demon. @harry_bowman

What does Perth sound like?

October 8, 2017

Dave Warner, the musician behind the 1978 song Suburban Boy, once said that "Whatever Seattle was to the US, Perth was to Australia." The city of Seattle, which fostered the likes of Nirvana and Soundgarden,...

Macy Gray backstage at The Astor in Mt Lawley

Macy Gray: Anything but Dull

October 2, 2017

Following Macy Gray’s performance at Perth’s Astor Theatre on Wednesday night, a flood of articles swarmed online claiming that the ‘I Try’ singer had left fans bitterly disappointed. Gray recently...

Perth City Farm's next Twilight Market is being held on September 20

What’s On: Twilight dining

September 10, 2017

Spring has officially begun which means warmer weather and the awaited return of the twilight markets. By twilight markets we are not referring to vampire and werewolf themed markets, instead markets...

Outside the Ellington Jazz Club in Perth

WAAPA jazz plays on

August 21, 2017

The talent bubbling up in the Perth jazz scene was on show in the classic quirky Edith Spiegeltent on Thursday 17 August as jazz students took to the stage to show their mastery. WAAPA's The New Standard, was directed by acclaime...

Markets encourage wholesome way of living

Markets encourage wholesome way of living

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...

Quality journalism by ECU students