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Art and Food by the Season

Experience the magic of watching an artist create a painting using colours of the season, while enjoying a lunch menu which draws inspiration from seasonal colours and produce, and is prepared specifically for you. The event is held in the artist’s home (which is also her Gallery) in the vibrant City of Fremantle.  Numbers are kept intentionally small (no more than six) to encourage participation and enhance the experience. Andriana and Gina met 25 years ago and knew that one day they would collaborate and combine their shared passions of art and food.  Finally that time has come and they have created a format that they believe is entertaining, inspiring and delicious! For a long time Andriana has offered “art” classes to those interested in the “nuts and bolts” of how to paint and those classes will continue.  However, at this event you see a relaxed Andriana at work creating a painting in front of you, explaining her thought processes and considerations in getting “paint onto canvas” in a form that pleases her (and her clients!). To complement Andriana’s presentation, Gina will prepare for you a seasonally inspired, delicious lunch.  Gina is passionate about cooking from the heart and preparing food from scratch using locally sourced and, where possible, organic ingredients that will delight your taste buds.

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GST Gavin Shoesmith Trio

The Gavin Shoesmith Trio takes influence from the powerful surroundings of far North Australia, the mastery of Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Ornette Coleman and the emotion embodied in the `geographical nature of life`:Shoesmith’s` original compositions explore the realms of `Open Jazz’. Interweaving rhythms and melody to create a layering of sounds and textures that evoke mood and colour reminiscent of an artist`s brush stroke on canvas.! Each performance from the G.S.T. is unique in it’s approach and delivery.! Using collective, and individual improvisation, the trio creates a truly hypnotic performance art experience. ! The strength of Shoesmith’s compositions reveal the hidden beauty of a balance achieved through simple complexity.! The G.S.T have performed as a featured act at the Fremantle Festival 2014 and ’13 in the historic Round House , at the Fremantle Arts Centre’s Courtyard series , Jazz on the Rocks , The Ellington Jazz Club , for the Perth Jazz Society’s Young Lions series , and feature at several venues around Perth holding down many long term residencies.! The Gavin Shoesmith Trio feature’s some of W.A.’s up and coming young jazz musicians. The Trio is Gavin Shoesmith ,composer/double bass , Austin Salisbury piano and Liam Hickey drums!

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Stand up comedy showcase

There will be a Stand up comedy showcase on Friday the 15th of September starting at 8.00 PM. The Navy Club, 64 High Street, Fremantle, will be the venue and there will be 8 acts. On show will be the cream of Perth's newest comics, doing a great variety of hilarious acts To reserve your seats, email - perthlaughs@gmail.com or contact Geoff - 0424 271 956 $15.00 cash at the door.

Escape from Pompeii: the Untold Roman Rescue

A new international exhibition Escape from Pompeii: the Untold Roman Rescue reveals the story of the dramatic rescue attempt following one of history’s most devastating natural disasters – the eruption of Mt Vesuvius and the destruction of Pompeii in 79 AD. While many know of the tragic eruption that buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, very few know that the Roman Navy attempted to evacuate people affected by the eruption or of the navy’s important role in the success of the Roman Empire. The exhibition features rare artefacts from Pompeii, Herculaneum and the Bay of Naples in a breath-taking display which will include precious gold and jewellery, every-day household objects, as well as five haunting body casts of victims of the eruption, capturing their final moments. It also draws on the collections of leading Italian institutions to tell the fascinating story of the Roman Navy, which dominated the Mediterranean, as no other force has ever done. Developed in association with the Australian National Maritime Museum, Expona and Contemporanea Progetti, Escape from Pompeii: the Untold Roman Rescue will open at the WA Maritime Museum on 22 September 2017. WA Maritime Museum has prepared special events and premiere activities, as well as exciting school holiday activities to suit the most curious, playful and reflective museum visitors.   Book your tickets now!  Pricing Adults $20.00 Concession* $15.00 Child 5-15     $12.50 Child 4 and under   Free Family^          $60.00 * Concession applies to students, seniors and health care card holders. ^ Two adults and two children, or one adult and three children.  # EscapeFromPompeii

Tom Walsh Band

Tenor saxophone titans Joe Henderson, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley, Walter Smith and Ben Wendel are some of the legends responsible for influencing Tom Walsh's Trio. Lead by emerging saxophonist, Tom Walsh, the Trio performs an exciting blend of swinging jazz standards and modern grooves with exuberance and finesse. Naturally, the trio line-up brings together some of the best WA talent, Giane Hladin on drums and Austin Salisbury on Keys. 

WAYJO Signature Series WAYJO Swings

It’s swing time in the Port City! Fremantle is set to jump and jive as WAYJO delivers a set designed to get your toes tapping, your feet moving and your heart pumping. The Tuesday Night Orchestra will be lighting up the stage of the Fly By Night Musicians Club while you burn up the dance floor. Frock up, shine your shoes, and grab a partner for the most fun you can have on two legs. WAYJO Swings!Fri 6 Oct, 7.30pmFly By Night Musicians Clubflybynight.org

Make Your Own Woven Wall Hanging with Sunday Weaves

Create a beautiful woven wall hanging for your home on a simple handloom. Learn about the weaving process and various simple techniques. Define your colour palette, incorporating natural and recycled fibres into your design. This class is suitable for those with no experience weaving, to those with an intermediate level understanding who want to expand their knowledge. Each participant will take home their own wooden handloom. Bring:All tools, materials and morning tea will be provided. Date and Time:Saturday 14th October, 10:00am - 2:00pm The Experience:An enriching day of learning, making and conversation at Fremantle’s newest creative venue, Stackwood. About Phoebe:Phoebe Phillips was introduced to weaving by her mother who led a women’s craft group. She loves the meditative quality of weaving. She fits her craft practice around training to be a yoga teacher and working in a gallery. Sunday Weaves is her idea of a perfect Sunday; it’s a space where she can slow down, drink good coffee, have a great conversation and immerse herself in a creative project.

SWA Freo EYP Night Sessions

Skateboarding WA Freo EYP Night Sessions.  100% skateboarding, good times and good crew. A casual night to just skate, meet some new people, a few sneaky games of skate and mini best trick but mostly just skating with good crew.  *Photo Credit Jordy (www.instagram.com/jordy_______)

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2017 Autism West Symposium

The must-see event in 2017 for individuals on the autism spectrum and their family members, educators, service providers and researchers. Friday 3 & Saturday 4 November 2017 We’re connecting and empowering people on the spectrum by showcasing inspirational speakers, people, organisations and thought leaders doing amazing work within the community. The 2017 Autism West Symposium will focus on ‘The Big Picture’, looking beyond childhood as those on the autism spectrum move into adulthood, with a particular focus on developing social skills, independence, and finding meaningful employment. The program will include presentations, break-out sessions, a fireside chat, and more. Who Is It For? Our annual symposium is for people on the autism spectrum and their families and carers, as well as educators, researches and health professionals. The Format Taking place across one and a half days, the 2017 Autism West Symposium will include presentations, break-out sessions, a fireside chat, and more. We will also be featuring employers and educational professionals championing the education and employment of those with ASD. *Early bird discounts available until 31 August 2017 The Speakers We have some exciting speakers already confirmed, including: Graeme Simsion - Best-selling author of ‘The Rosie Project Jeanette Purkis - Author, speaker and autism advocate Kerry Magro - Once non-verbal, he is now an international public speaker Jacquiline den Houting - Psychologist with lived experience with Asperger Syndrome Matt Schneider - CEO of Optika Solutions, where over 50% of the employees are on the autism spectrum Carla Burn - Network Leader and Mentor at the iCan Network Barb Cook - Founder and Editor in Chief of Spectrum Women Magazine Click here to download the event flyer. Venue:  Esplanade Hotel, 46-54 Marine Terrace, Fremantle WA 6160 Event Date: Friday 3 November 2017 & Saturday 4 November 2017 Further information: Contact Autism West on 08 9383 6123 or email Event Coordinator, Janine Ripper, at marketing@autismwest.org.au.  Accomodation The 2017 Autism West Symposium will be held at the beautiful Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle, Western Australia. We have secured limited discounted accommodation at the Esplanade for those wanting to make the most of the event. To book and claim your discounted accommodation please click here. Booking Information: All tickets include Credit Card Processing Fee. Early bird discounts available until 31 August 2017 Registration fees include morning tea and lunch on Day One and morning tea on Day Two Autism West reserves the right to make changes to the program Autism West may ask you to present proof of your eligibility for a concession Please note that registration is non-refundable, but we are happy for you to transfer it to someone else.

Yoga at South Beach

Join us for yoga at the beautiful South Beach, Fremantle. Beach Yoga classes are a moving meditation in the sun, flowing with the breath and taking the time to relax and experience each posture. Suitable for all levels, including beginner students. Start your weekend enjoying your yoga practice in nature at the beautiful South Beach! Classes are located at Ocean Road, South Fremantle, just north of the South Beach Cafe.   7am to 8am Saturday throughout summer