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Greece Is Coming To ECU!

Greece Is Coming To ECU!

Tayla Damir
April 21, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Slideshow

Grab your toga and get ready to party! Edith Cowan University 's Joondalup tavern will host the fourth Annual Toga Party on 21 April 2017.   ECU Parties and Events,  an ECU run group founded by ex ECU student Trent Barron, will host the toga party.   Jason Duffin, President of...

Fremantle’s Orange Sannya Period Revisited

Fremantle’s Orange Sannya Period Revisited

Elodie Bouttier, Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

  A fascinating exhibition focusing on the history of Fremantle's Orange People is currently running at the Fremantle Arts Centre. The Orange: Sannyas in Fremantle exhibition has attracted former and existing Orange People, as well as a curious public. It explores 1980s Fremantle, when the...

Celebrating 40 Years of Independent Radio

Celebrating 40 Years of Independent Radio

Paul Van Lieshout Hunt, Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Independent radio station RTRFM 92.1 is celebrating 40 years of on air broadcast this year. The community station will hold special events throughout 2017, remembering its grassroots beginnings. Th station boasts a listenership of more than 30,000. Its specialized programing focuses on WA local music...

French Film Festival in full swing

French Film Festival in full swing

Elodie Bouttier, Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The French Film Festival is in its second week, with A- list French and international actors appearing on screen in three of Perth’s Luna Palace Cinemas. Forty-five films are being shown this year - more than last year - at  260 screenings in Northbridge, Nedlands and Fremantle. The Artistic...

Bible Stories Told Through Indigenous Art

Bible Stories Told Through Indigenous Art

Claudia Haines-Cappeau, Reporter
March 22, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Commemorating the Bible Society’s 200th anniversary, 65 Indigenous Australian and Torres Strait Islander artists have created an art book that shares their faith and artistic talent. The book, Our Mob, God's Story, showcases 115 paintings, each piece a portrayal of the artist’s interpretation...

Get Ready to Food Truck Rumble

Get Ready to Food Truck Rumble

Jack Cooksey, Reporter
March 22, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Perth Food Truck Rumble (FTR) returns to the Cultural Centre in the city on 26 March from 11am-8pm, offering what the organisers claim to be "the best choice of street food in Perth." The event,  in its fourth year, will have 30 different food trucks all offering "unique street style food" from...

A Decade of WAAPA in the Park

A Decade of WAAPA in the Park

Elodie Bouttier, Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Music lovers, brace yourselves! Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts is about to hold its eagerly awaited, 10th  WAAPA in the Park show. The academy's best jazz and contemporary students will be showcasing their talents with a variety of songs at the popular annual free concert. The audience w...

Nintendo’s Switch Hits Australia at Last

Nintendo’s Switch Hits Australia at Last

Jack Cooksey, Staff reporter
March 14, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Iconic gaming console manufacturer Nintendo is back with a powerful new console,  set to be launched in March. Building on its success from the Nintendo DS and Wii, Nintendo's whizzes hope the new Switch console  will appeal to today's generation of gamers. The newest feature on the Switch...

Mythical Creatures come to Life with Magical Park App

Mythical Creatures come to Life with Magical Park App

Elodie Bouttier, Reporter
March 10, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Dinosaurs and fairies can now be seen by children and their families thanks to the Magical Park App. Cities around Perth have collaborated with Magical Park creator Geo A.R Games, to bring family fun as part of Parks Week 2017 which runs from four to 18 March . The app can only be used in participating...

Review: Green Room a neo-Nazi band bloodbath (really)

Review: Green Room a neo-Nazi band bloodbath (really)

Chris Spencer, Entertainment Editor
May 23, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

We have a new director to watch: Jeremy Saulnier. It isn’t every day that an indie writer-director from Portland can score two Star Trek alums to star in his third film Green Room. By that feat alone, Saulnier deserves praise, but I won’t sell him short. Saulnier has crafted a taut, no-holes ...

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