Arts & Culture

PS Upstairs

PS UPSTAIRS invites the public to the remodelled upstairs gallery for a show case of PS Art Space’s resident artists.A great opportunity to view the work of some of the port city's very own artists within the context of their workspace. Join us, it's free! OPENINGFriday 12 May, 6pmRSVP Essential to laure@psas.com.auEXHIBITION13 May - 3 JuneTue-Fri, 10am-4pm, Sat, 10am-2pmFeaturing works by Sarah McCloseky, Jennifer Garland, Emily McGuire, Anne McCaughey, Christian Sambrailo, Geoffrey Wake, Yvone Carrol, Jennifer Sulai, Laura Mitchell, Dierdre Bruhn, Karin Morris, Ursula Kieliger, John Stubley, Anya Brock, Francesca Gnagnarella, Hazem Awad and Jacinta Payne. 

The Broadway with upfront Chris Ross

The band recently re formed ( after a short 10 year break ) and the lineup includes stalwarts Greg Schultz on piano mark underwood on trumpet Simon Stiles on saxaphone and still pays tribute to the swing of Frank Sinatra…. Bobby Darin….Tony Bennett and such, with songs of the great american songbook

Lisa Hannigan

Following earlier collaborations with Damien Rice, Hannigan has proven to be one of the most transfixing artists in modern folk with her blend of raw emotion and enthralling guitar. She has made a name for herself as a beguiling performer, recently performing a sold out show at New York’s Bowery Ballroom, before which she played an enchanting NPR Night Owl session – Watch here. Hannigan similarly captivated Billboard’s New York office when she stopped by for Live session earlier this month. The UK’s Telegraph wrote of Hannigan’s “uncanny capacity to set a reverential yet joyful mood,” in a recent 4-star review. “…the night…

Sleep

A series of wildly creative and beautifully realised puppetry works inspired by the classic fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty, devised and performed by the final year Performance Making students at theWestern Australia Academy of Performing Arts. WAAPA Students will work with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s Associate Director, Michael Barlow. This magical show of edgy adult puppetry poses questions about suppressed sensuality, vengeance for social exclusion and the occasional murderous instinct! A night of strange figures, objects and dreams – go to Sleep. This show was developed as part of Spare Parts’ Tertiary Partnerships program.        

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Whadjuk Heritage and Roundhouse Tour

Take the Nyoongar Heritage Tour with Whadjuk guide at Bathers Beach. Learn about traditional seasonal movements, bush tucker, separate roles of women and men, trading networks, dialects on Nyoongar language and the impact of settlement including the Roundhouse and Rottnest Island. The tour takes about an hour then debrief at a café nearby.  

Baba Lala Musical Playtime

Fremantle's most loved & vibrant early childhood music program is a joyous celebration of music, movement, rhythm & rhyme for children up to 5 years old. Created to nurture a strong connection between music, family, community & fun. For children up to 5 years old. Held at Penny Lanes Music Workshop, 1 Holdsworth St, Fremantle. Tues-Fri at 9am & again at 10am.  $15 - Pay as you go -additional siblings are half price, siblings under 12 months are free. All classes are casual, no need to book. Join anytime, come anytime.

Sacred Earth - Music for inner peace

Sacred Earth are one of Australia’s  musical success stories. Having sold more than a quarter of a million albums, they’re Australia’s top selling artists in the sacred music music genre and the second you hear their sound, it’s easy to see why. Sacred Earth’s music is nothing short of spellbinding. Prem’s captivating vocals have an other-worldly quality, encapsulating the depths of human emotion with striking clarity as she sings sacred mantras and heartfelt lyrics that resonate with people of all ages and from all walks of life. While Prem plays her keyboard with a gentle touch, Jethro adds vocal harmonies…

Wamed Festival

Orientele Expression (Friday)  All aboard for an evening of Eastern Dreaming. Delight in bellydance performances from the Middle East in a technicolor explosion of talent, featuring international, interstate and local dancers in an eclectic mix of styles and disciplines. Tribal Odyssey (Saturday) Hear the rhythm, join the caravan and feel the fusion descend with this heady evening of tribal, experimental and fusion performances, from the earthy goddesses to the serpentine. Join local and interstate artists for an exploration of cutting edge fusion and tribal dance.  

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Another Antipodes Exhibition 2017

URBAN AXIS | CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ART EXHIBITION + PUBLIC PROGRAM  Opens: 9 June 2017 | 5.30pm   Exhibition Runs: 10 June - 22 July 2017 | PS Art Space | Open Tues - Sat 10am - 8pm Immerse yourself in one of the largest contemporary African art exhibitions to take place globally in 2017 and the first such exhibition to take place within Australia. The Another Antipodes : Urban Axis Exhibition promises to vigorously challenge preconceptions of Africa and nurture cross-cultural discovery. Utilising Southern Africa as a touchstone for engagement the curious are set to be rewarded with an exciting range of new African views, voices and perspectives, highlighting the contemporary…

The Arrival

Adapted from the award winning book by Shaun Tan Follow Aki as he starts life amidst the extraordinary inhabitants of this new land. Will he find a place to live? Will he find a job and make friends? Most of all, will Aki ever see his family again? The absence of words not only makes this story perfect for puppetry but also emphasises the isolation experienced by many people arriving in a new place. The Arrival is a fusion of Tan’s beautiful and surreal illustrations with exquisite puppetry, haunting music and fine acting. This ground-breaking production blurs the boundaries of performance,…

Aboriginart Indigenous Fine Art Gallery

Aboriginart specialises in ethically sourced indigenous paintings from the Central & Western Desert regions. These amazing contemporary pieces have been created by some of the most collectable artists in Australia today whose work has been extensively exhibited and collected both privately and publicly all over the world including many in the National Gallery in Canberra. These internationally revered artists include Kathleen Petyarre, Judy Watson Napangardi, Kudditji Kngwarreye, Mitjili Napurrula, Gloria Petyarre, and the late greats Minnie Pwerle, Dorothy Napangardi, Makinti Napanangka and Ningura Napurrula. We have a stunning range of diverse designs and sizes suitable for any domestic or corporate…

AcroYoga Perth

AcroYoga combines acrobatic concepts with a yogic consciousness. Acro Yoga Perth brings people together, feeling the connection of energies. Develop the physical body and at the same time strengthen the emotional and spiritual bodies. Stretch, balance, trust, laugh, love. Awaken and balance your energies and share together. Feel your heart open and fill with goodness as you laugh, stretch, twist, balance, fly, nurture, embrace. We will also combine some wonderful Thai Yoga massage techniques in the class to stretch, nourish and nurture which is something that Jo brings as a separate offering to the classes and workshops, this is an…

Anns Art Gallery Studio

Ann Land's Studio and Gallery (is in the 1913 Laboratory known as the 'Powder Room'). " I paint to capture a sense of place through colour, shape and texture on canvas. The ' place' is the Australian bush, desert and ocean - either viewed from above or at close range. I have developed a method using Western Australian sand that I collect and combine it with water, acrylics and binders. I name this a ' Dialectic Aqua Technique'. " Along with the sale of original artworks, there are also Archival Giclee reproductions for purchase. Also, etchings created and then printed…

Army Museum of Western Australia

The Army Museum of WA has a collection that encompasses material from the pre-federation period through to the present day, covering both peace-time army units as well as the involvement of West Australians in all major conflicts and operations that Australia was engaged in throughout this period including the South African War, World War 1, World War 2, the Korean War, South Vietnam and the more recent operations such as East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan. The role of women's services in many of these major conflicts and operations is also integrated with the museum's displays covering these. Highly recommended as one…

Art of Freo

Art of Freo has grown from a love of Fremantle and a desire to help boost public awareness of the many independent artists working within the greater Fremantle area.In the gallery we will feature art exhibitions and events from local artists and Fremantle based works of art.

Artitja Fine Art

Based in South Fremantle Artitja Fine Art is a private gallery specialising in Australian Indigenous Fine Art from remote and regional art centres and communities. We hold up to four specialised exhibitions a year and outside of those times we are available by appointment. Since 2004 the gallery has established itelf as one of Perth's most reputable and accessible Indigenous art galleries. Artitja Fine Art's aim is in connecting cultures through art.  Aboriginal art is not just aesthetically beautiful, it provides important insights into Indigenous stories and Tjurrkupa (dreamings). Within Australia and internationally, the art plays an important role as a medium for…

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