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Illuminites Night Markets

So Christmas is really, REALLY soon, and you probably have some picky friends (let’s call it “superb taste”, shall we). Or you’re a Christmas procrastinator and haven’t even started your Christmas shopping yet. Your solution: the Illuminites Night Markets in the Perth Cultural Centre on Friday. The markets have a distinct focus on WA designers and […]

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we don't need a map

We Don’t Need a Map

The Fremantle Art Centre has a seriously impressive summer line-up of events, concerts, courses and performances, and the current exhibition We Don’t Need a Map is a shining example. The exhibition celebrates the culture of the Martu, the traditional owners of WA’s Western Desert. Through paintings, photography, media collaboration, objects, bush tucker and video, the work of more […]

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Perth International Arts Festival

The Perth International Arts Festival does more than entertain us for the summer months. It gives Perthites a reason to be proud of their home. A reminder of what’s so great about Perth. In early November we attended the launch of this year’s festival program at the Perth Concert Hall, essentially a 2-hour advert for […]

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Beaufort Street Festival

Have plans for Saturday? Ditch them or risk missing out on the biggest street party of the year. The Beaufort Street Festival is back! And this year the street is longer, the crowds are predicted to be bigger and there’s even an accompanying cookbook. For the music lovers, there are four stages of live music, […]

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Comedy Shack

The Comedy Shack

Perth’s comedy scene is growing. Lazy Susan’s Comedy Den at the Brisbane Hotel is in its seventh year, the Comedy Lounge has been going strong for ten years with weekly shows at Little Creatures and the Charles Hotel, and then of course there’s the annual Perth Comedy Festival. Last November, The Shack on Murray Street joined […]

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School for Wives

The School for Wives

“I know the Machiavellian tricks, the subtle games women play, The secret codes, the decoy screens they use when they betray…” So rants Arnolde, the misguided misogynist at the centre of The School for Wives, the hilarious Bell Shakespeare production currently running at the State Theatre. The School For Wives is the story of a […]

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Winter Arts Season 2012

It’s around this time each year that Perthites tend to go into hibernation mode. The uggs get pulled out of the back of the closet, and the excuses to stay indoors come thick and fast. It’s too cold! I can’t be bothered! There’s nothing to do! That last excuse is rubbish. Like every year, the City […]

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