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Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince in Concert

Nicholas Hooper’s wonderful score and J.K. Rowling’s classic tale combine for all the adventure, humour, and suspense you remember in an experience you’ll never forget.

  • Dates:Aug 12-13, 2022
  • Time(s):Opens 7:30pm
  • Venue:Riverside Theatre, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Details

  • Event Venue:Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • Music:Orchestral,Classical
  • Type:Youth
  • Hosted By:WASO
  • Ticket Price:$33.50- $370.50
  • Movies:Movies
  • Produced By:West Australian Symphony Orchestra

Description

Relive Harry’s sixth year at Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. With a little help from the Half-Blood Prince, Harry becomes a wiz at potions, wins the Felix Felicis luck potion, and uncovers the meaning of Horcruxes! As Lord Voldemort™ tightens his grip on both the Muggle and Wizarding Worlds™, Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing Harry for the battle fast approaching. Even as the showdown looms, romance blossoms for Harry, Ron and Hermione and their classmates. Love is in the air, but danger lies ahead and Hogwarts may never be the same again.

WAAPA Open Day

ECU's Open Day at the Mount Lawley campus gives you the perfect opportunity to see our talented students in action in rehearsals, classes and short concerts.

  • Dates:Aug 21
  • Time(s):9am
  • Venue:ECU Mount Lawley Campus

Details

  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Produced By:Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)

Description

You're invited to come behind the scenes at WAAPA. Speak with staff members about course options and learn about auditions. Marvel at the design work, costumes and props on display. Check out the superbly equipped lighting and sound studios, the music technology labs and the scenery construction workshops. Explore the campus, take a backstage tour and attend information sessions.

Bullet Train

Brad Pitt stars in this action-thriller, in which five assassins aboard a fast moving bullet train find out their missions have something in common.

  • Dates:In Cinemas Aug 4
  • Time(s):Multiple Sessions
  • Venue:Various Cinemas

Details

  • Movies:Movies

Description

Ladybug (Brad Pitt) is an unlucky assassin determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans, as Ladybug's latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal adversaries from around the globe-all with connected, yet conflicting, objectives-on the world's fastest train. The end of the line is just the beginning in this non-stop thrill-ride through modern-day Japan.

Eat. Drink. Create.

Eat. Drink. Create.

  • Dates:Aug 4 - 14
  • Venue:Cockburn Gateways

Details

  • Food & Drink:Wine,Food Event

Description

4th – 14th August Eat, drink and create this August at Cockburn Gateway’s fresh food workshops. Discover the ultimate wine and cheese pairings, how to nail your grazing table, and stake your claim at the no-bake cooking class with WA’s food ambassador and media personality Chef Don Hancey. Buy West Eat Best will also be making an appearance with live cooking demos and activities, making it the ultimate food and wine destination. Book your spot now and find out more at https://www.cockburngateway.com.au/whats-on?page=1&category=events

The Nature of Contingency

The Nature of Contingency draws on quantum theory, to posit that worlds are best understood as telling us about the space of possibilities rather than telling us about actuality

  • Venue:Goolugatup Heathcote Gallery
  • Time(s):10-4 weekdays, 12-4 weekends
  • Dates:Aug 6 - Sep 18

Details

  • Art Exhibitions:Photography,Other Visual Arts

Description

Using the motif of water from the river and ocean, the works explore ways we both attune to our habitat, and seek meaning beyond it. Sound and visuals respond to the fluent expanse of mercurial currents and watery forms. Through this, Fiona Harman and Steve Paraskos consider the Romantic possibilities of spooky-action-at-a-distance and metaphors of quantum entanglement. By Fiona Harman and Steve Paraskos

What Can You Do?

In this exhibition, artist Megan Baker critiques this attitude through humorous text-based work in clear bold textiles.

  • Venue:Goolugatup Heathcote Gallery
  • Time(s):10-4 weekdays, 12-4 weekends
  • Dates:Aug 6 - Sep 18

Details

  • Art Exhibitions:Other Visual Arts,Craft

Description

“What can you do?” is a phrase usually accompanied with a shrug. Disabled people hear this phrase frequently – from apathetic and dismissive doctors, hostile government staff, and casually throughout our ableist society. Megan Baker is an interdisciplinary artist based in Boorloo (Perth, Western Australia). Their practice explores identify and experience through video art, performance, textiles, sculpture and beyond. They have exhibited in group and solo exhibitions, prizes, and commissions, and were educated at Curtin University.

The New Land

The New Land, is the sequel to last year’s Closing Night film, The Emigrants, follows a Swedish farming family’s effort to put down roots in the United States, a beautiful but forbidding new world.

  • Dates:Aug 10
  • Time(s):6.30pm
  • Venue:Palace Raine Square

Details

  • Movies:Film festivals
  • Event Venue:Palace Cinemas Raine Square

Description

Based on Swedish author Vilhelm Moberg’s four-part series of novels about the mid-nineteenth-century wave of emigration from Sweden to the United States, Troell’s engrossing drama depicts with precise detail their story, a story which is also that of countless other people who sought better lives across the Atlantic. PALACE RAINE SQUARE Wednesday 10, August 6:30 PM

Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts

A family connection has led to the production of a classic play by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen at Melville Theatre.

  • Dates:August 11 - 20
  • Time(s):8pm or 2pm
  • Venue:Melville Theatre, 393A Canning Highway, Palmyra

Details

  • Performing Arts:Theatre
  • Accessibility:Companion Card
  • Hosted By:Melville Theatre
  • Ticket Price:$18-$23

Description

Belvoir St Theatre artistic director Eamon Flack adapted Ibsen’s Ghosts for a 2017 Sydney production – and now his second cousin Thomas Dimmick is directing the show in Perth. Regarded as a scathing commentary on 19th-century morality, Ghosts is the story of Helene Alving who is about to open an orphanage in her late husband’s name. Her maid Regine is helping to prepare things, Regine’s carpenter father has been working on the building and Pastor Manders is organising the paperwork. At the same time, Helene’s son has also come back from Paris for the occasion. Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts plays at 8pm August 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20 with a 2pm matinee August 14. Tickets are $23, $18 concession – book at www.TAZTix.com.au. Note: the show contains adult themes. Melville Theatre is at 393A Canning Highway (corner of Stock Road), Palmyra.

Judith Lucy & Denise Scott – Still Here

Denise Scott and Judith Lucy know what the whole country is wondering; how did they cope with a global pandemic and the endless lockdowns of the last two years?

  • Dates:Aug 11 - 12
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:Perth Concert Hall

Details

  • Performing Arts:Theatre,Comedy
  • Event Venue:Perth Concert Hall

Description

Well, it turns out they were in lockdown together dealing with the same big questions as everyone else: how many meals can I eat in one day? Do I have a drinking problem? Will I ever wear a bra again? Should I trim my goatee or go the full on beard? Join Jude and Scotty for what could loosely be called a play – think Waiting for Godot meets Flying High – that is not only full of shameless gags but sees them confronting their greatest fear. Intrigued? Don't be. Just buy a ticket.

Offshoot Coffee X Republic

Have you ever been to a coffee infused dinner? Now is your chance to experience all the flavours of the coffee bean.

  • Venue:Republic of Fremantle
  • Dates:Aug 11

Details

  • Ticket Price:$110pp
  • Food & Drink:Restaurant

Description

An ultra-rare culinary coffee adventure showcasing the unique array of flavours that can be drawn out of the humble coffee bean. Head Chef Emily Jones and Offshoot Coffee's Head Roaster, Rummy Keshet join forces to creatively incorporate coffee into each dish. The unexpected flavours of the coffee cherries will flow from the food to the cocktails, with each cocktail pairing featuring unexpected coffee elements, developed by Republic of Fremantle’s Head Bartender Max Giudice.

Shaun Kirk - Holding Onto Hope Tour

Inspired by the tumultuous events of 2020, ‘Holding Onto Hope’ will drop on Thursday 8th July.

  • Venue:Rosemount Hotel
  • Dates:Aug 11
  • Time(s):7.30pm

Details

  • Music:Gig Guide

Description

The tour is inspired from Shaun’s home city of Melbourne’s infamous 112 day lockdown, a time he describes as “one of the most confronting and challenging times of my life.” Kirk’s highly entertaining world class live show, which features the talented multi- instrumentalist on vocals, guitar, drums and harmonica, was recently described by 3 time Grammy Award Winner Fantastic Negrito as “One of the best one man shows I’ve ever seen!” and is not to be missed by any keen music enthusiast.

Sir Francis Burt Memorial Concert

Thomas Wilson of St Mary's Cathedral Sydney flies in to play the magnificent West Organ at St George's Cathedral. Large screens add vision to sound for this heart-pumping experience.

  • Dates:11 August
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:St George's Cathedral

Details

  • Music:Classical
  • Hosted By:St George's Cathedral
  • Ticket Price:$40 standard, $30 concession, $20 under-18s

Description

The program includes Louis Vierne, Frank Martin, Edward C Bairstow and Henri Mulet. Such big, bold, exciting works, performed by a very fine player, perfectly match the size and scope of the Cathedral space and organ.  

The Naked Magicians

Australia’s own The Naked Magicians are returning from their Las Vegas residency at MGM Grand to bring their international smash hit back to Perth for two final shows on 12th and 13th August.

  • Dates:Aug 11 - 13
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:Regal Theatre

Details

  • Event Venue:The Regal Theatre
  • Type:Adults Only
  • Performing Arts:Magic,Other

Description

Seen on London’s West End, New York, Las Vegas and 300 cities around the world – this is truly the naughtiest and funniest magic show on the planet! Starring Mike Tyler and Christopher Wayne, two of Australia’s most famous magicians, the duo will forego top hats and capes for full frontal illusions complete with magic, muscles and endless laughs. Perfect for date night or the ultimate Girls Night Out, The Naked Magicians have performed — and undressed — for millions of fans around the world. Playing at Regal Theatre, Perth, for two nights only, find out why ‘good magicians don’t need sleeves and great magicians don’t need pants!’ Contains nudity, sexual references, and adult themes… get ready to have some fun!

The Sky is the Limit

Daniel Susnjar, a multi award-winning drummer/composer leads the WAAPA Afro-Peruvian Ensemble bringing you the fusion of Afro-Peruvian music and contemporary jazz.

  • Dates:Aug 11
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:The Edith Spiegeltent

Details

  • Music:Jazz,World
  • Hosted By:WAAPA
  • Ticket Price:$13 - $ 20
  • Produced By:Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)

Description

With multi award-winning drummer/composer Daniel Susnjar at the helm, the WAAPA Afro-Peruvian Ensemble presents the joyous intersection of Afro-Peruvian music and contemporary jazz in a performance of thrilling cohesion, infectious rhythms and inspired original music. Music Director - Daniel Susnjar Performed by WAAPA Afro-Peruvian Ensemble # Booking - Friends booking open on 20 Jul - Public booking open on 27 Jul

Timothy Constable: Percussion Virtuoso

Timothy Constable from Sydney Symphony Orchestra takes you on a journey in sound, from Bach on marimba to Korean drumming and more.

  • Dates:Aug 11
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:Richard Gill Auditorium

Details

  • Music:Classical
  • Hosted By:WAAPA
  • Ticket Price:$23 - $30
  • Produced By:Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)

Description

Percussion wizard Timothy Constable (Sydney Symphony Orchestra) astonishes audiences around the globe. As a solo performer, composer, and artistic director of Synergy Percussion, Constable’s bewitching performances are legendary. Join Constable on a thrilling journey in sound, from the beauty of JS Bach’s music played on marimba, to Korean drumming, and the untamed rhythmic power of Iannis Xenakis. Performed by Timothy Constable (percussion) # Booking - Friends booking open on 20 Jul - Public booking open on 27 Jul

Wanneroo Business Expo 2022

Wanneroo Business Expo is back for 2022 offering a full day of free business networking in Perth! FREE ENTRY - Registrations Essential!

  • Dates:Aug 11
  • Time(s):Free entry 11.30am - 3.30pm
  • Venue:The Pavilion, The Marina Mindarie, 33 Ocean Falls Boulevard Mindarie, WA 6030

Details

  • Other:Business & Politics
  • Type:Community,Free
  • Hosted By:Wanneroo Business Association
  • Ticket Price:Free

Description

Wanneroo Business Association, in partnership with the City of Wanneroo, are heading to The Marina Mindarie for a full day of business networking, promotion and connections after a slight delay due to COVID-19! With FREE ENTRY, more exhibitors, a unique waterfront venue and plenty of businesses to meet, let's make this event the biggest one yet! Event Schedule: 11.30am - 3.30pm FREE EXPO ENTRY Registrations are essential for FREE ENTRY to Wanneroo Business Expo 2022! Choose a time to attend and grab your ticket to chat with local exhibitors, mingle with local business owners and explore local products and services. A free limited light morning, lunch and afternoon tea will be on offer for attendees. 4pm onwards - FREE Expo Closing Party Join us from 4pm at The Boat as we relax and socialise after a big day networking. Join local business owners, City of Wanneroo representatives and exhibitors as we pack down and network into the evening. Event entry is free, drinks and nibbles to be purchased from the bar. Please note, all exhibition spaces are now sold out.

BJORN AGAIN – The Worlds no 1 ABBA Show!

ABBA fans get excited as Björn Again returns to to bring ABBA’s timeless hits back to the stage in a sing-along, dance-along extravaganza.

  • Dates:Aug 12
  • Venue:Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre
  • Time(s):8pm

Details

  • Music:Tribute Band
  • Performing Arts:Dance

Description

Björn Again are “One of the most entertaining rock shows in the world today” (Time Out, New York) and will play all the biggest ABBA hits from Waterloo, Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! and Fernando to Take a Chance, Mamma Mia, Dancing Queen, and more!! With all the glitzy 70s costumes, Swenglish banter and hilarious stage antics, you will have the ‘time of your life’! Their critically acclaimed shows have been attended by Tom Jones, Dave Grohl, Paul Kelly, Metallica, Robert Plant, Bill Gates and Nirvana just to name a few. Bjorn Again have performed over 7000 shows in more than 120 countries worldwide, are endorsed by the members of ABBA and are regarded as the most successful tribute show of all time. So what are you waiting for? Dust odd Those Flairs, platform shoes and satins and send out an SOS and Ring Ring to book tickets to BJORN AGAIN’S Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again 2022 Tour.

Dulcie & Supathick

Following on from the release of 'Nothing Left' and the pop banger of 'tell ur friends', Dulcie are on the move upward again, get your tickets quick!

  • Venue:The River
  • Dates:Aug 12
  • Time(s):7pm

Details

  • Music:Indie & Alternative,Gig Guide
  • Ticket Price:$17.35

Description

Dulcie play a handful of their own headline shows after high-profile support tours with Ocean Alley & Amy Shark has kicked off 2022 with a bang.

MOSSY

Melbourne electronic / pop artist MOSSY is heading out on his first run of Australian club dates since the release of his highly anticipated debut album, ‘N2KY’ (Nice 2 Know Ya).

  • Venue:The Aardvark
  • Dates:Aug 12
  • Time(s):7pm

Details

  • Music:Pop,Gig Guide
  • Ticket Price:$13.60

Description

Released on March 18 via I Oh You Records, ‘N2KY’ explores themes of reclaiming personal space and agency, leaving behind the people or situations which no longer serve. Expect an up close and personal solo performance adorned with sparkling Euro synths, yearning auto-tuned soaked melodies, padding club beats and icy 808s. For fans of Depeche Mode, David Bowie, Yung Lean and Charli XCX.

Taste of the Kimberley

Hosted by Ord Valley Events ‘Taste of the Kimberley’ is a celebration of the breadth and diversity of the Kimberley’s incredible produce and agriculture through a series of food experiences.

  • Dates:Aug 12 & 13
  • Venue:Various venues

Details

  • Type:Community,Festivals
  • Hosted By:Ord Valley Events

Description

The festival event will offer audiences a range of opportunities to experience the extraordinary cultural diversity and stunning primeval landscape of the region and share its warm country hospitality. BOAB METALS FEASTIVAL Friday 12th August RED RANGE CATTLEMAN'S DINNER Saturday 13th August ORD VALLEY FARM & FOOD TOUR Saturday 13th August

Teen Jesus & The Jean Teasers | Indian Ocean Hotel

Rapidly rising Australian punk rock stars Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers have unveiled details of their forthcoming EP Pretty Good For A Girl Band and accompanying tour.

  • Venue:Indian Ocean Hotel
  • Dates:Aug 12
  • Time(s):8pm

Details

  • Music:Indie & Alternative,Rock,Gig Guide
  • Hosted By:Unified Music Group & Four Tone Artists

Description

Channelling Riot Grrrl-era energy with a 2022 spin, Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers are the most natural, unapologetic and damn likeable punk-rockers you’ll meet.

The Inaugural Taryn Fiebig Award

The concert is showcased by the six finalists in the inaugural Taryn Fiebig Award

  • Dates:Aug 12
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:Richard Gill Auditorium

Details

  • Music:Opera
  • Hosted By:WAAPA
  • Ticket Price:$23 - $30
  • Produced By:Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)

Description

Perth-born Taryn Fiebig was one of Australia’s leading sopranos, famed for her dazzling voice, versatility, charisma and radiant stage presence. This new award celebrates Taryn’s memory and legacy by supporting rising stars who combine singing and drama to create magical theatre. This concert showcases six magnificent finalists who compete for the inaugural Taryn Fiebig Award. Performed by Finalists of the 2022 Taryn Fiebig Award # Booking - Friends booking open on 20 Jul - Public booking open on 27 Jul

Tommy Little

Nothing is off limits at a Tommy Little live show – his real-life antics and setbacks are foolish, funny as hell and definitely his own fault.

  • Dates:Aug 12
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:Crown Theatre

Details

  • Performing Arts:Comedy

Description

Tommy is an unrivalled storyteller known for his infectious energy and killer performances. Don’t miss your chance to be in on what everyone else is talking about! A regular on Channel 10’s The Project and one half of Hit Network’s Carrie & Tommy.

Avon Descent

The two day 124km adventure challenge from Northam to Bayswater, Western Australia. Powerboat, Kayak, Ski or SUP as a Single, Double or Relay Team.

  • Dates:Aug 13 - 14
  • Venue:Northam

Details

  • Sports:Paddling

Description

The two day course starts with a 52 kilometer stretch beginning at the Town of Northam, 100km east of Perth. The course proceeds downriver through the town of Toodyay into the upper reaches of the Darling Range escarpment. The overnight stop is the Boral Campsite located at Cobbler Pool 20km west of Toodyay. Day 2 is 72km long and sees participants tackle the valley containing the major white water obstacles and challenges of the event including Supershoot, Emu Falls, Championship Rapids and Bells Rapids. The rush of the valley leaves participants with the marathon 30km, flat water stretch to Bayswater. While the victorious burst their way over the Finish Line the achievers are happy just to finish. The Avon Descent was first held during 1973 with just 49 competitors, no rules, no officials, no checkpoints and very few spectators. In the years since, more than 35,000 people have participated in the Avon Descent, from novices and families, to World Champions and Olympic competitors.

Cross Country Relays

This is the opportunity for members and non-members to enjoy cross country in a team atmosphere.

  • Dates:Aug 13
  • Time(s):1.00pm
  • Venue:Yellagonga Regional Park

Details

  • Hosted By:Athletics West
  • Ticket Price:From $5.00
  • Sports:Running

Description

The Program features relay races and individual events for both Little Athletics, Senior athletes, and non-members to enter. Relay teams can be compromised of athletes of various ages and abilities and there are female, male and mixed categories available. Organiser Athletics West Distances/Events Individual events: 1K (7 yrs +) 2K (10 yrs +) 4K (14 yrs +) Relay events: 3 x 1K (7 yrs +) 3 x 2K (10 yrs +) 3 x 4K (14 yrs +)