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Ella Munro: A modern day Janis Joplin.

Ella Munro: A modern day Janis Joplin.

Marley Amphlett, ECU Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

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 homelessness and a near death experience. This has encouraged personal growth that she expresses musically. Munro’s...

What’s on in November

What’s on in November

Mari Spanja, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

With more hot days on the way there are plenty of events this November to get you moving in the sunshine. The Great Fremantle Race A charity food drive with a difference in Fremantle on Sunday November 5. Racing teams are encouraged to wear their brightest matching costumes and fill their d...

Perth unites to celebrate Pride

Perth unites to celebrate Pride

Holly Ferguson, ECU Daily Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Rainbows, crazy costumes, music, fun and a whole lot of glitter. On November 25, over 20,000 people are expected to flood the CBD for the 2017 Perth Pride Parade, which is part of Perth’s PrideFest. Growing out of a protest movement in 1989 challenging discriminatory laws against LGBT+ people, PrideFest...

WAYJO honours Mace Francis

WAYJO honours Mace Francis

Kelly Marie Smith, ECU Journalist

October 22, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

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 skills, like self-confidence and collaboration. What was once a single 18-piece ensemble has grown...

Russian film festival returns

Russian film festival returns

Yvonne Ardley, ECU Reporter

October 22, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Grab your ushanka and vodka as Australia prepares to say nostrovia to the 2017 Russian Resurrection Film Festival. Shown in six cities around Australia and New Zealand, the largest Russian film festival outside of Russia will be screening in Perth at Cinema Paradiso from 26 October-19 November. From...

Local students showcase talent

Local students showcase talent

Mari Spanja, Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Local student-artists are set to showcase their art at Balcatta Senior High School's annual visual art exhibition on 1 November 6pm. With only four of its kind in WA, the selective visual arts program requires all applicants to sit an academic entrance exam to be accepted and runs from year 8 to 12. The...

Whitford City gets a facelift

Whitford City gets a facelift

Reney Omar, ECU Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Westfield's Whitfords Shopping Centre has undergone an $80m remodel, and the cinema area is now open again. The renovated section of the shopping centre was unveiled on the 21 September. The idea behind the renovation is to bring in more customers by introducing restaurants, bars, a microbrewery...

What’s On: Spooktacular Halloween events

What’s On: Spooktacular Halloween events

Andjela Ergic, ECU Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Halloween season is upon us! This means pumpkin carving, costume buying and candy overload and who can say no to that? Or it could mean locking the front door, turning off the porch light, and trying to ignore your door bell ringing for the millionth time. Whatever your situation may be, ECU Daily...

70th Gala for Save the Children WA

70th Gala for Save the Children WA

Lisa Simcock, ECU Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Save The Children is celebrating 70 years in Western Australia this Friday. The charity officially started in WA in 1947 and it is hosting a comedy Gala this weekend to celebrate. The event is being held between 6.30 and 9.30pm on Friday October 20 at The Old Brewery, 173 Mounts Bay Road Perth. The...

Perth Zoo helping lions breed

Perth Zoo helping lions breed

Oliver Pomeroy

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Perth Zoo has expanded its lion exhibit to aid conservation efforts after both male lions died last year. The exhibit will allow the zoo to start a breeding program, in order to keep some alive in captivity. The new enclosure can hold up to eight lions, and has specific facilities to accommodate the...

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