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Events in Western Australia

Events in Western Australia


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PICA: Love in Bright Landscapes

Love in Bright Landscapes explores the possibilities of contemporary art in contributing to these ongoing stories of identity, purpose, presence and place in the cities of Perth and Los Angeles.

  • Dates:Jul 27 - Oct 10
  • Venue:PICA Galleries

Details

  • Hosted By:PICA
  • Art Exhibitions:Other Visual Arts
  • Produced By:PICA: Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Event Venue:PICA

Description

Love in Bright Landscapes takes its title from the name of a 1986 album by former, now cult, Perth band The Triffids – a group that has contributed much to the city’s narrative of wide open roads, treeless plains and the relentless heat of a long, dry Perth summer. But this evocation of love – and with it the possibilities and pitfalls of infatuation and romanticisation – in a landscape stretched out beneath an expansive bright sky, might equally apply to an understanding of Los Angeles: a city that itself has long been steeped in lore and myth. As such, this exhibition considers Perth and Los Angeles as comparative case studies, bringing together a selection of artworks made in reference to the characters, qualities and topographies of the two west coast cities. Despite their inherent differences – in industry, scale, population, politics, public perception and self-image – and the distinct independent cultures of each city, Perth and Los Angeles share several commonalties: from indigenous and colonial histories to natural resource booms, sprawling suburbia, car culture, blazing sunsets and seamy underbellies.

Margaret River Region Open Studios

One of WA's most popular visual arts events, Margaret River Region Open Studios, returns in September! Make a holiday of it and plan a colourful journey through this beautiful region.

  • Time(s):Most studios open from 10am to 4pm and some by appointment on certain days. Visit the website for details.
  • Venue:Various
  • Dates:Aug 11 - Sep 26

Details

  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Community,Free,Workshops
  • Art Exhibitions:Craft,Drawing,Painting,Photography,Sculpture,Other Visual Arts
  • Other:Arts & Crafts,Travel
  • Hosted By:Margaret River Open Studios
  • Festivals:All Festivals,Margaret River Open Studios

Description

One of WA’s most popular arts events, Margaret River Region Open Studios, returns in September following the popularity of a Springtime event in 2020.

Open Studios promises to be more vibrant than ever, capturing the colours of spring and wildflower season and providing an opportunity for you to enjoy the Margaret River region in all its glory.

More than 100 artists from Busselton to Augusta will be opening their studio doors to welcome in art lovers and share their passion.

The event, marking its eighth year, features painters, sculptors, illustrators, jewellers, printmakers, glassblowers, ceramicists, potters, photographers, furniture makers, woodworkers, textile artists, metalworkers, mixed media artists and upcyclers who share a love of this beautiful part of the world.

Roadtrip to the region and make a holiday of it, going off the beaten path to visit studios of artists you know and love, and some new talent who might just be the next big thing! Renown artists who regularly participate include Leon Pericles, Rachel Coad, Lauren Wilhelm, Ian Mutch, Rebecca Cool, Mary-Lynne Stratton and Christian Fletcher.

 

Margaret River Region Open Studios 2021

The Margaret River Region Open Studios returns 11 to 26 September 2021, a 16-day event offering a trail of discovery for all art lovers. With over 100 artists, this is the largest event of it’s kind.

  • Dates:Sep 11- 26
  • Venue:Margaret River Open Studios Inc.

Details

  • Hosted By:Margaret River Region Open Studios
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Community,Free
  • Festivals:Margaret River Open Studios
  • Art Exhibitions:Painting,Sculpture,Drawing,Craft,Other Visual Arts

Description

Artists and artisans open the doors to their art studios and workshops, delivering a unique experience for art lovers to meet the creator of the artwork, peruse original artworks and of course purchase artwork. Work may include painting, drawings, sculpture, hand blown glass, print making, handmade furniture, as well as jewellery, ceramics, textiles and other mediums. Geographically grouped venues across Busselton, Margaret River, Augusta, Vasse, Yallingup, Quindalup, Dunsborough, Cowaramup will be shown on maps so visitors can design their own art trails. Entry is FREE to all Art Lovers.

Ravensthorpe Wildflower Show

The Ravensthorpe Wildflower Show celebrates and showcases the abundance of floral diversity in the region. A tribute to the rugged and natural beauty of the region, the show continues to inspire amateurs and enthusiasts alike with its depth, breadth and quality of flowers on display.

  • Dates:Sep 13 - 25
  • Venue:Ravensthorpe Town Hall

Details

  • Hosted By:Ravensthorpe Wildflower Show
  • Type:Community
  • Festivals:All Festivals
  • Other:Flowers & Gardens

Description

The Ravensthorpe Wildflower Show brings nature to town in a way that enables tourists, enthusiasts, botanists and locals to enjoy the extraordinary biodiversity in a world class display. Each year, dedicated, qualified and licensed pickers head out to their allotted destinations to gather flowers and deliver them to the herbarium in town. The specimens are then sorted, classified and placed on display. On average approximately 700 different species are featured at the show.

Tilt

Theatre at its most eclectic, with powerful performances and inventive stagecraft underpinning highly original works that explore the very edges of theatre making.

  • Dates:Sep 15-18 & 22-25
  • Time(s):2pm or 7pm
  • Venue:The Blue Room Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:WAAPA
  • Ticket Price:$30
  • Performing Arts:Theatre
  • Produced By:WAAPA: WA Academy of Performing Arts

Description

Get ready to be inspired, provoked and entertained as WAAPA's graduating performance makers hit the Blue Room Theatre stage at full tilt, showcasing their creative talents over two weeks in September. Bookings open July 4.

*Content warning: contains adult themes.

Directed by: 3rd Year Performance Making students
Performed by: 3rd Year Performance Making students

Coppélia

West Australian Ballet presents Coppélia at His Majesty's Theatre

  • Dates:Sep 16 - Sep 25
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:His Majesty's Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:West Australian Ballet
  • Ticket Price:$30 to $145
  • Performing Arts:Ballet,Dance
  • Event Venue:His Majesty's Theatre

Description

West Australian Ballet presents a beautiful, life-like doll and two bickering young lovers create comic chaos in this captivating ballet. Coppélia is a co-production with the West Australian Ballet and Queensland Ballet. Coppélia is one of the most frequently performed and well-loved comic ballets around the globe. As George Balanchine put it, "Just as Giselle is ballet's great tragedy, so Coppélia is its great comedy". The duration of the Ballet is two hours and 20 minutes, including intermission and is recommended for an audience of four years of age and over, with tickets ranging from $30 to $145.

Esperance Wildflower Festival

A fascinating celebration of the region’s flora.

  • Dates:Sep 21 - 25
  • Venue:Multiple Venues

Details

  • Hosted By:Esperance Wildflower Festival
  • Other:Flowers & Gardens
  • Ticket Price:Gold coin donation

Description

The Esperance Wildflower Festival celebrates the diversity of native flora in our region. Variations over millennia, in climate, soil composition, and competition with other plants and animals have shaped the evolution of the species we see today.

HAMA Productions: Disney's The Little Mermaid

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above

  • Dates:Sep 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, Oct 1
  • Venue:Regal Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:HAMA Productions and Regal Theatre
  • Performing Arts:Musicals
  • Event Venue:Regal Theatre

Description

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World." Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea.

Eco-printing Workshop with Botanicals

Learn how to paint with leaves and flowers on silk

  • Venue:Tatiana's Fashion Studio
  • Dates:Wednesdays & Sundays
  • Time(s):11am - 4pm

Details

  • Hosted By:Tatiana's Fashion Studio
  • Ticket Price:$320 - $350
  • Type:Workshops
  • Other:Arts & Crafts

Description

Are you ready to flirt with botanicals? You've come to the right place! This inspiring workshop will suit all levels from beginners to creatives who are enthusiastic about exploring this intriguing knowledge of printing with plants in an environmentally friendly way. Contact printing with plants on fabrics combines art and science to pose a mystery of creativity. This fun workshop in Subiaco enables you to explore eco-printing with Tatiana to achieve beautiful outcomes. You will get to enjoy a full day of diving into the printing process, with breaks sprinkled in, as we wait for your masterpiece to steam. By the end of the workshop, your bundle will be ready to unwrap, a little gift from nature, waiting to show you its mysteries, like a present under the tree. Celebrate your results with a glass of bubbles and leave Tatiana's studio with a special scarf made from natural silk and printed with botanicals by YOU! Grab your friends, partner, or family member, and have a fun day creating your very own unique art!

El Peruvian Food Co Presents: After Office

A taste of Latin American in Perth with live music, drinks specials and yummy food every Friday from 4pm to 7pm

  • Dates:Every Friday
  • Time(s):4.00pm-7.00pm
  • Venue:El Peruvian Food Co

Details

  • Hosted By:El Peruvian Food Co
  • Type:Community
  • Food & Drink:Restaurant Events

Description

El Peruvian Food Co is a Peruvian inspired restaurant located in Subiaco, offering traditional Peruvian dishes including ceviche and tamalito verde. Owner, chef and Peruvian Ian Gatjens is passionate about getting good Peruvian food out in Perth.

Feel Good Fridays at Public Bar

Kick off your weekend with FEEL GOOD FRIDAY at Prince Lane! Join us in the Public Bar for good vibes and Friday specials

  • Dates:Every Friday
  • Time(s):4pm-6pm
  • Venue:Prince Lane Bar

Details

  • Hosted By:Prince Lane Bar
  • Ticket Price:0
  • Type:Adults Only
  • Food & Drink:Seafood,Food Event,Restaurant Events

Description

$2 oysters - natural or Kilpatrick (4pm-6pm or while they last! Min order of 6) $8 pints of Running with Thieves (5pm-6pm) $7 house wines (5pm-6pm) FREE pool & air hockey all night *please note these offers are available in Public Bar only and not transferable between bars

Fire on the Water 3D Film & Exhibition

Visit the Shark Bay Discovery & Visitor Centre to view the Fire on the Water exhibition!

  • Dates:Jan 23 - Dec 31
  • Venue:Shark Bay Discovery & Visitor Centre

Details

  • Hosted By:Shark Bay Discovery & Visitor Centre
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Historical,Video

Description

The 15 minute 3D film and accompanying exhibit tells the story of the battle between HMAS Sydney II and HSK Kormoran, tracing the events of this World War II Naval battle 200 kilometres off the coast of Shark Bay. Astonishing deep-sea 3D imagery from the 2015 expeditions to the wreck sites, under taken by WA Museum, Curtin University and DOF Subsea have been used to create an interpretative timeline of the battle and to offer insights into what happened when the ships met off Shark Bay 77 years ago.

Girls School Cinema Season 2021

Redefine movie night at Perth’s grandest cinema experience. Treat yourself to mulled wine at East Perth’s most vibrant bar toast marshmallows over an open fire and get cosy in colourful beanbags as you watch your favourite flicks on the big screen.

  • Dates:May 6 to Oct 31
  • Venue:Girls School

Details

  • Hosted By:ARTRAGE Inc
  • Ticket Price:$17 General Admission
  • Other:Film Events,Outdoor Movies
  • Produced By:Fringe World
  • Event Venue:Girls School

Description

These beautiful heritage halls are also the host to back-to-back double screenings, quiz nights, gallery exhibitions, immersive movie experiences and loads more! Girls School Cinema comes from the team behind for FRINGE WORLD Festival and Rooftop Movies. Girls School Cinema runs from 6 May 2021 to 31 October 2021. Tickets are on sale now!

Storytime

To entertain the kids this summer, Subiaco Library offers storytime sessions where children can enjoy listening to books in a group setting followed by a playtime or a take home colouring sheet.

  • Dates:Tuesday and Friday during school term and Friday only during school holidays
  • Time(s):10.30am to 11.00am
  • Venue:Evelyn H Parker Library

Details

  • Hosted By:City of Subiaco
  • Ticket Price:Free (registration necessary)
  • Type:For Kids,Free
  • Other:Literature

Description

Storytime is a story telling session for pre-schoolers, followed by a play session or take home colour in sheet. During the school term, storytelling sessions for pre-schoolers are held on Tuesdays at 10.30am and repeated on Fridays at 10.30am. During school holidays, storytime is held on Fridays only at 10.30am. Please be sure to book a ticket for every person attending including children.

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