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Drone Flying Lessons

A 1-Hour School Holiday Activity learning drone aerodynamic basics and hands-on flight. This is an introductory aeronaughtics course to get a taste for these flying gizmos.  All ages 7 years old and above. Why not make it a family activity and fly together? This is an introductory experience in aeronautics by flying drones! Learn by doing a fun hands-on activity. Learn aeronautical terms "Pitch", "Roll", "Yaw" by doing. Throttle up to "hover". Change "pitch" to go forward or backward. Lean or "roll" to go right or left. Spin or adjust "yaw" to turn. Discuss the Australian Government Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) drone flying for fun rules: https://www.droneflyer.com.au/ + https://www.casa.gov.au/aircraft/landing-page/flying-drones-australia Limited space, booking is essential Note: Intentionlly flying drone toward people, into other drones, into the walls, objects, ceiling or floor will disqualify attendee to continue with this class and shall not be refunded.​​

2018 Italian Film Festival Opening Night Reception

Directed by Paolo Sorrentino (The Great Beauty,The Young Pope) and starring Toni Servillo (The Great Beauty) as the controversial Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi - the most anticipated Italian film of the year, LORO, will open the 19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival in Perth. Split into two parts for its Italian release, the Festival is proud to present the project in single epic form, within days of its premiere screenings at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.  Tickets for the Opening Night events are now on sale, and are expected to sell out!  OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION  - LOROThursday 27 SeptemberLuna SX - 13 Essex St, Fremantle Luna SX will host an Opening Night Reception for the 2018 Lavazza Italian Film Festival starting at 6:00pm with catering delizioso from Dolce & Salato, sweet treats from Romano's Fine Foods and some lively Prosecco courtesy of Calneggia Family Vineyards. Plus pre-screening traditional Italian folk music from the Joys of the Women choir. All of this will be followed by the Australian premiere screening of Loro at 6:45pm. Event Details:Thursday 27 September6:00pm arrivals6:45pm Screening of LOROTickets: Luna Privilege Card $31.50 / General Admission $36.50To purchase tickets go to: http://italianfilmfestival.com.au or http://lunapalace.com.au/TICKETS ON SALE NOW Synopsis: Seduction, glamour, corruption, drugs and raucous poolside parties: the life and times of scandal-plagued Silvio Berlusconi have long-demanded a screen depiction, and who else to deliver it than Paolo Sorrentino, the Academy Award-winning director of The Great Beauty and The Young Pope, who returns to cinema in spectacular fashion with this dazzling, topical and no-holds-barred look at life in Italy under the glistening eye of modern Europe’s most infamous politician. With Loro, Sorrentino gradually unpeels the complex personality and motivations of the billionaire former Prime Minister - played with unmistakable panache by Toni Servillo - during a tumultuous period in his career, as his marriage to second wife Veronica Lario (Elena Sofia Ricci) fractures; all the while skillfully threading together stories of a wide variety of characters from multiple levels of society and their attempts to either ingratiate or distance themselves from him... Split into two parts for its Italian release, the Festival is proud to present the project in single epic form, within days of its premiere screenings at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. Viewers sensitive to depictions of unfettered wealth, debauchery and sex: consider yourselves forewarned. Everyone else: strap in for a wild, unforgettable ride. The Lavazza Italian Film Festival presented by Palace Cinemas and Luna Palace Cinemas comes to Perth from Sept 27 to Oct 17 at Cinema Paradiso and Luna on SX. With over 30 of the latest and greatest from Italy’s best filmmakers, there is no shortage of Italian passion, drama, romance and style for film lovers to enjoy!   For more information visit: www.italianfilmfestival.com.auTickets are on sale now. 

2018 Lavazza Italian Film Festival Perth

With over 30 of the latest and greatest from Italy’s best filmmakers, there is no shortage of Italian passion, drama, romance and style for film lovers to enjoy! The 19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival comes to Luna SX, Fremantle 27 Sept - 17 Oct Strong dramas are aplenty with films from much-loved directors featuring famous faces straight from the international circuit. Actress and director Valeria Golino (Rain Man), returns with EUPHORIA, a riveting drama about two brothers forced back into each other’s lives, starring Riccardo Scamarcio (Dalida LIFF17) and Valerio Mastandrea (Perfect Strangers LIFF16 Opening Night). Acclaimed crime-drama BOYS CRY in which two boys who have always existed on the fringes of Rome’s underworld are suddenly pulled into it, is directed by the D’Innocenzo Brothers and co-stars Luca Zingaretti (LIFF guest 2016) as the mafia boss. THE GIRL IN THE FOG, based on the eponymous bestselling novel, is a gripping thriller set amid a close-knit mountain village which follows the enigmatic Detective Vogel (Toni Servillo, Let Yourself Go! LIFF17 Opening Night) as he investigates the sudden disappearance of a young girl. And a huge hit in Italy, singer Luciano Ligabue’s multi award-winning dramedy based on his album of the same name, MADE IN ITALY, stars Stefano Accorsi (Italian Race LIFF16) and Kasia Smutniak (Perfect Strangers LIFF16 Opening Night). Plus FERRANTE FEVER, a documentary about the mysterious author whose “Neapolitan Quartet” novels have attracted legions of fans worldwide. This in-depth investigation attempts to uncover not the mystery of Elena Ferrante’s identity, but what it is about her Neapolitan novels that have so captivated the world.  Italy is not only known for world-class drama and high-end filmmaking, but also for their love of outrageous comedies! This year we bring you the biggest hit comedies of the last 12 months including, MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING – based on the hit off-Broadway play, this is a chaotic, heart-warming trip to the altar as a young man travels to his conservative hometown to marry his fiancé. From the writer of Welcome to the North (LIFF12), PUT NONNA IN THE FREEZERstars Fabio De Luigi as the Tax Police’s most incorruptible officer whose world is upended when he falls for an unlikely scammer. Winner of Best Comedy at the Nastri d’Argento awards, LIKE A CAT ON A HIGHWAY sees two parents from different worlds suddenly united by a common cause: to stop their teenage children from dating one another! And LOVE & BULLETS, a 17-time international award-winner including Best Film at the Italian Academy Awards (David di Donatello), this hugely entertaining mafia musical follows a family of schemers whose latest plan is threatened by true love.  This year the Lavazza Italian Film Festival will celebrate the work of renowned and much lauded Turkish- Italian director and scriptwriter FERZAN ÖZPETEK with a special spotlight on his work including: the lush, Naples-set mystery NAPLES IN VEILS in which a medical examiner has a carnal affair with a man who later ends up at her examining table, starring Giovanna Mezzogiorno and Alessandro (I Was a Dreamer LIFF17); winner of Best Film at the 2003 Italian Academy Awards FACING WINDOWS in which Giovanna Mezzogiorno and Raoul Bova star in this tale of a woman stuck in a failing marriage and the Holocaust survivor she cares for; the 2001 Italian Golden Globe winner IGNORANT FAIRIES which follows a woman who befriends her husband’s lover after she finds out about his affair (starring Margherita Buy and Stefano Accorsi); and LOOSE CANNONS, one of Ferzan Özpetek’s most awarded films, Riccardo Scamarcio stars in this amiable comedy about a son’s journey home to southern Italy, to finally come out to his family.  The Lavazza Italian Film Festival presented by Palace Cinemas and Luna Palace Cinemas comes to Perth from Sept 27 to Oct 17 at Cinema Paradiso and Luna on SX.  Tickets are on sale now.  Facebook #ItalianFF  For more information visit: www.italianfilmfestival.com.au 

FolkLore Volume 2

FolkLore 2 - Celebrating diverse and original Folk Music in Fremantle  This edition of FolkLore features - Kings & Queens, Jake Hatch, Gypsy Lou, Be He Moth.  Thursday 27th September @ 7pm $5 entry (door sales only)  The Buffalo Club, High St, Fremantle 

Gypsys Open Mic Performers Night

Now in our 5th year, this has become one of Freo’s much loved hubs for local musos. This week it’s a fully packed evening of great songwriters and performers. Al fresco live music with tasty tapas, organic wines, home brewed beers and amazing local music … that’s the Freo Style at Gypsys. Starts 7 pm and its FREE !

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The Big Footy Quiz

Kick off your AFL Grand Final Weekend the right way, with The Big Footy Quiz and a beer in hand! Sharpen your brains and hand balling skills in preparation for a night of all things AFL! Nothing but 2 hours worth of trivia, games, prizes and competitions all about Footy! All tickets include a pint of Carlton Draught, Carlton Dry, Great Northern Super Crisp or Bulmers. TICKETS (18+ only) Individual: $11 Table of 5: $55 Table of 10: $110 (booking fees apply) FIRST PRIZE: A Carlton Draught Esky filled with a Carlton Draught carton to aid you and your mates AFL Grand Final watching experience!

Contemporary Hand Stitching Teens

Join us for a creative and inspirational contemporary workshop, suitable for teens looking for new creative expression. We’ll learn the art of ‘Slow Stitching’ to create some really unique and funky hand stitched artwork to hang on the wall.

Kids Yoga | Ages 9 to 12

Just like adults, children also need to learn tools to help them relax, reduce stress and build resilience. Yoga for children also helps to improve strength, flexibility, coordination and balance in a fun and inclusive environment.Our Mala Kids classes are based on the evidence-based program developed by Yoga Ed, teaching children mindfulness, movement, and social emotional learning.Classes will include breathing exercises, warm up, yoga postures, movement, creativity and relaxation.Classes are open to all children aged 9 to 12 years.

Vipers Dream

Roaming the venues of Perth, Viper’s Dream offer an eclectic mix of acoustic music from around the globe. From a dimly lit Parisian cafe to a gypsy campsite jamboree, through to a Brazilian beach bossa-nova then back through a jazz club in down town New York, Viper’s Dream will take you on a musical journey that will delight and excite. Featuring Geoff Harold on double bass and the combined talents of Lachlan Gear and Aaron Deacon on guitar , the trio is available for functions, weddings, parties, anything!

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Museum After Dark Vive La France

Want to explore the Museum after-hours with a drink or two? You are invited to our first Museum After Dark event for the season! We are celebrating the opening of our new exhibition program French Explorers in WA with a French-inspired Museum night for over 18s. Charcuterie platter on arrival, live entertainment, cash bar, and 'off-the-panel' exhibition tales and tours with Museum curator Dr Michael McCarthy. Doors open exclusively for ticket-holders at 6pm. Space is limited, so book now to guarantee entry. Event Overview After-hours access to the WA Maritime Museum and our two new exhibitions, The Art of Science: Baudin's Voyagers 1800-1804 and Return to Australia: Freycinet 1818 Complementary French charcuterie platter Well stocked cash bar Live entertainment 18+ event (photo ID may be requested on entry) Photos encouraged (#wamuseum @wamuseum)

Jebediah

Rock Rover sees an activation of a big old beaut room in the middle of Fremantle. The mid size venue has been made possible by a partnership between Cool Perth Nights, the people behind Mojo’s Bar, and South Fremantle Football Club. It just so happens that Jebediah’s Vanessa Thornton is a long time supporter of South Freo’s Bulldogs. Given the roots of the band, Jebediah are long time supporters of local music venues in their home town of WA. Supporting this synergy of WA communities pretty much makes this one of the funnest nights on the gig calendar. It was almost 23 years ago that Jebediah first shambled on stage in their shorts, sneakers, blue hair, dimples, grins and smirks and started bouncing off the walls with their roaring riffs and soaring pop hooks, tearing the lid off the Big Day Out and the Hottest 100 overnight. It's impossible for an Australian of a certain vintage to imagine those late '90s summers without those delirious early Jebs singles — ‘Jerks of Attention’, ‘Leaving Home’, ‘Teflon’, ‘Harpoon’, ‘Animal’ — blasting out of every car radio and festival PA from Summersault to the Falls to Homebake. 23 years, six albums and piles of awards and acclaim later, the Jebs continue to captivate their devout fan base with their infectious energy and enthusiasm. There is no hiding the joy the band get from playing together and be it at packed pub or on a festival stage, it’s impossible to avoid their immersive charm.