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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,...

WAAPA jazz plays on

WAAPA jazz plays on

Greg Corrigan, ECU Reporter

August 21, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The talent bubbling up in the Perth jazz scene was on show in the classic quirky Edith Spiegeltent on Thursday 17 August as jazz students took to the stage to show their mastery. WAAPA's The New Standard, was directed by acclaimed jazz musician and winner of the Best Jazz Artist Award in 2014, T...

Markets encourage wholesome way of living

Markets encourage wholesome way of living

Kelly Marie Smith, ECU Reporter

August 13, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Made Local Winter Market has had great success, coming back to Stackwood Creative Venue and Concept Store for a second year. The event, held over the August 11 to 13 weekend, was host to more than 20 stalls, selling locally made gifts, clothes and food. The market proved to not only satisfy...

WAAPA Gospel Choir Wraps Up Triumphant Tour

WAAPA Gospel Choir Wraps Up Triumphant Tour

Venine Palm, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) Gospel Choir will be performing at Christ Church Claremont on 17 May, as a wrap-up to their South West Tour. The choir has been touring the South West performing in various locations across Bunbury, Albany, and Margaret River. The choir is...

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 ...

‘Dream Come True’ for Sydney trio Rufus

James Williams, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Playing at the Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival in California is the ultimate achievement for a band and, for James Hunt from RÜFÜS, it was a "dream come true". ECU Daily caught up with him to discuss all things from the festival and from their latest album, Bloom. James, tell me about how amazing...

World turns purple for passing of pop superstar

World turns purple for passing of pop superstar

James Williams, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2016


Filed under News

Music fans are in mourning after arguably the greatest pop star ever, Prince, passed away. Just days ago, his private jet was forced to make an emergency landing to rush the singer to hospital and he died at home after being discharged. Prince’s publicist Yvette Noel-Schure confirmed Prince's passing. “It...

Axl Rose to join AC/DC

Axl Rose to join AC/DC

Tim Meuzelaar, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2016


Filed under News

Brian Johnson's future as lead singer of AC/DC is in doubt, after withdrawing from their tour due to hearing trauma. AC/DC have recruited infamous Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose to take over as lead singer and replace Johnson for the remainder of their current world tour, as had been previously ru...

Britpop nostalgia rules the streets of Perth

Britpop nostalgia rules the streets of Perth

Drewe McAllister, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

There was a 90's Britpop revival last weekend at Capitol nightclub in Perth, when British indie rock band Ocean Colour Scene took to the stage. Strange as it may sound, it was the first time the iconic veterans have made their way Down Under, after a long successful career of over 25 years, with...

“One of the best festivals on the calendar”

“One of the best festivals on the calendar”

Elliott Turner, Staff reporter

September 17, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Rottnest Island's premier festival Rottofest kicks off this Saturday with performances from international musicians and comedians, running from morning to midnight. Ronan Freeburn, head of Vulture Culture, has described Rottofest as "one of the best festivals on the calendar." ...

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