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The Royal Show returns

The Royal Show returns

Vanessa Vlajkovic

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Showbags, rides, animals and an abundance of food – the IGA Perth Royal Show is about to open its royal gates to excited crowds. Held from 23 to 30 September this year, the event will feature rides for thrill-seekers and for those less brave; it will also have a variety of animals on display and...

What’s On: Oktoberfest

What’s On: Oktoberfest

Vesh Arumugam, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

It's time to don your lederhosen again! Oktoberfest is just around the corner. Originating from the world's largest beer festival, held annually in Munich, Germany, Oktoberfest is traditionally a 16 to 18 day folk festival running from mid or late September to the first weekend in October, with more...

Get your quiz hat on

Get your quiz hat on

Lisa Simcock, ECU Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Social media has become a huge part of our daily life. Facebook is Australia’s favourite social media site, with 16 million Australians having an account on the site in 2017, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics. That means six in 10 Australians use Facebook. Facebook makes it easy for anyone...

Lindt opens in Perth

Lindt opens in Perth

Reney Omar, ECU Reporter

September 17, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Perth's first Lindt Shop opened its doors at Watertown on Wellington St in West Perth on 7 September. The opening celebrations lasted for four days, the biggest highlight being a 400kg chocolate giveaway. Each day the first 100 customers who spent $10 were treated with 1kg of Lindor balls. "Following...

COMMENT: The ink generation

COMMENT: The ink generation

Kristy Clark, ECU Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

This is an ode for any young person thinking about getting inked.

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Our spring/summer festival guide

Our spring/summer festival guide

Greg Corrigan, ECU Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Can we please get rid of this crazy stigma that the festival scene in Perth is going down hill or disappearing? It’s no secret that many people believe Perth to be lacking in many events that cater to music lovers. Sure, we lost Big Day Out in 2014, Future Music Festival and West Coast Blues ‘n’...

New York style love on screen

New York style love on screen

Apanda Anyuon, ECU Reporter

September 10, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

This month Luna Cinemas will be screening a much acclaimed and intriguing psychological mystery family drama called, The Only Living Boy in New York. Titled after the 1970 song by Simon & Garfunkel, The Only Living Boy in New York tells the tangled story of a young college graduate who engages...

Doughnut miss this market

Doughnut miss this market

Danielle Blanch, Reporter

September 10, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The second West Coast Bake Flour Market is set to take place on Saturday 23 September at The Goods Shed, in Claremont. The market will bring Perth’s best artisan bakers and pastry makers together under one roof to sell their cakes, doughnuts, bread and pies. Sarah Booth, co-owner of the Flour...

What’s On: Twilight dining

What’s On: Twilight dining

Brigid Dix, ECU Reporter

September 10, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Spring has officially begun which means warmer weather and the awaited return of the twilight markets. By twilight markets we are not referring to vampire and werewolf themed markets, instead markets that are held in the evening usually from 5-9pm and have a variety of food and drink stalls and carts,...

Jazz fusion: Reinventing Count Basie

Jazz fusion: Reinventing Count Basie

Vesh Arumugam, ECU Reporter

September 10, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Count Basie's remarkable legacy can undoubtedly be remembered by the swinging hit, One O'Clock Jump. The song written in 1937, was an instant hit for jazz lovers and jitterbugs alike. WAAPA is playing homage to the tune with the upcoming event, One O’Clock Jump, starring a jazz vocal ensemble. This...

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