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1 Day Rottnest Island Return Ferry Trip
By GoDo Database

Unleash your adventurous spirit as you feel the breeze in your hair as you use pedal power to cycle ... Read more

The Forgotten Art of Architecture by Malcolm Mackay
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6465 4314 or perth@lintonandkay.com.au
Venue: Perth Western Australia
Date(s): From Sun 24 Nov 13 To Thu 12 Dec 13
Malcolm Mackay combines a long background in architecture with a love of art to create a strong statement about the importance of keeping alive the traditions of designing and drawing buildings of richness and beauty with his inaugural exhibition, 'The Forgotten Art of Architecture', showing at Linton and Kay Galleries Perth.Practising professionally for many years in London, renowned West Australian architect, urban designer and artist, Mackay worked on the restoration and extension of several heritage buildings, thereby learning intimately the design principles of previous generations of architects. 'The Forgotten Art of Architecture' will showcase a selection of beautifully hand-drawn imagined buildings celebrating traditional architecture through the art of architectural drawings.Mack... Read more

Stranger than Fiction
By ATDW Database

Venue: Perth Western Australia Date(s): From Sat 01 Feb 14 To Mon 05 May 14
If you think you know what art is, think again. Contemporary art, as represented in this show, is at once immersive, humorous and challenging. Stranger than Fiction: Art of our time the fourth exhibition in the MoMA Series, showcases ground-breaking works by leading international artists whose work sums up and reshapes our own experience of the times we live in.

View compelling works by fifty eminent artists of our time, including Christian Marclay, Damien Hirst, Mike Kelley, Laurie Ander... Read more

Illuminites Christmas Festival and Night Markets
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6557 0700 or info@perthculturalcentre.com.au
Venue: Perth Western Australia
Date(s): Fri 13 Dec 13
Follow the garland of lights and guiding Christmas star to the Illuminites Christmas Festival and Night Markets at the Perth Cultural Centre.Come and find one-off Christmas gems from more than 70 hand-picked artisans, designers and vintage curators selling gifts, fashion, homewares, stationery and accessories.Once you've shopped yourself silly, relax in the pop up bar in the Urban Orchard, enjoy soulful seasonal live music on the Wetlands stage, grab a bite at one of the many street food stalls and feel the Christmas spirit with gorgeous video projections by VJ Zoo.The giant six-metre walk-in Snow Dome is making a comeback too. Share your Illuminites experience with the hashtag #Illuminites on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. The Illuminites Christmas Festival and Night Markets is proudly... Read more

RTRFM Block Party
By ATDW Database

Contact: 9260 9234 or ajankovic@rtrfm.com.au
Venue: Perth Western Australia
Date(s): Sat 16 Nov 13
Behind a big red building, down a laneway and in a grand car park, you'll find the best party at the Beaufort Street Festival this year - The RTRFM Block Party!

Escape the madness on the main street and get to know your neighbours at The RTRFM Block Party. The space will be decked out for good times with cold beverages, shelter from the sun, and upbeat sounds spun by RTRFM DJs Arn One, Gareth Richardson, Super-J and Aarom Wilson.

Perth's upcycling mavens Project Blak will transfo... Read more

Rotto Live - The Presets
By ATDW Database

Contact: 9292 5011
Venue: Perth Western Australia
Date(s): Sun 15 Dec 13
Zaccaria Concerts and Touring and Hotel Rottnest have joined forces to launch Rotto Live - the ultimate Sunday session, offering music lovers the memorable experience of seeing the best live music talent performing amid the spectacular surrounds of Perth's Rottnest Island.

Kicking off the inaugural event at Western Australia's most iconic location is multi award-winning Australian electronic music duo, The Presets who off the back of a hugely successful Australian tour earlier this year w... Read more

Sue Healeys Virtuosi
By ATDW Database

Venue: Perth Western Australia Date(s): Sat 09 Nov 13
The Western Australian premiere of Sue Healey's groundbreaking feature-length documentary: an intimate video portrait of eight New Zealand dance artists pursuing their careers around the world, with exclusive question and answer sessions with Sue after each screening. Virtuosi was the winner of this year's Australian Dance Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance on Film/New Media.. www.trybooking.com/DQSO Read more

Made in Taiwan
By ATDW Database

Venue: Perth Western Australia Date(s): Tue 05 Nov 13
Australian-born dancer and choreographer Joanne Leighton will perform her signature solo, Made in Taiwan. The dance is a play on copy, erasure, and the variations that a changing perspective on the same material suggests. The unfolding of the piece is permeated by fractures, interruptions and cuts, often created by the public themselves.

An exercise in choreographic counterfeit, Made in Taiwan invites us to recreate a dance, with Leighton as our guide. The action is built up interactively... Read more

Made in Perth
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6212 9200
Venue: Perth Western Australia
Date(s): Sat 09 Nov 13
Australian-born dancer and choreographer Joanne Leighton will engage the public in creating a new work - to be entitled Made in Perth - which will be introduced as a free "taster" workshop in the Courtyard of the State Theatre Centre of Western Australia. This event is open to non-dancers from all walks of life and will lead to the unveiling of Made in Perth as a major public dance event in 2014.. www.trybooking.com/DSAL Read more

Latitude 32
By ATDW Database

Contact: 9335 9636 or info@kidogo.com.au
Venue: Perth Western Australia
Date(s): From Fri 15 Nov 13 To Wed 27 Nov 13
Elisabeth Mulroney - Sculptures and Judy Rogers - Paintings: an exhibition by the sea.

The artists' passions converge in 'Latitude 32': a lifelong fascination with the ocean, its potential for voyages and migration, the discovery of distant lands, the movement of waters, the fear and beauty of marine depths and all its creatures, and the simplest activities such as fishing.. www.kidogo.com.au Read more

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