Arts & Culture

Harbour Sundays 2018

Harbour Sundays presented by RTRFM 92.1 and the WA Maritime Museum Fremantle's favourite Sunday get together is back at the WA Maritime Museum. RTRFM and the WA Museum team up to bring you five weeks of stella live, local music at Perth's most picturesque venue. Spend Sunday evening with us on the balcony of the Maritime Museum as the sun sets on the banks of Fremantle harbour. Live, local music in paradise.​​  HARBOUR SUNDAYS 2018 PROGRAM  Sunday January 28Delilah Rose and The GunslingersKat Wilson TrioDJ Jas Hughes (Drivetime)  Sunday February 4Grace SandersJacob DiamondDJ Lorraine Clifford (Drastic on Plastic, SMCD)  Sunday February 11Human…

Ladies of the Big Top | Fringe World

A tantalising night of gravity-defying aerial acts, amusing antics and unhinged interludes. Kaleido Company presents Perth's finest selection of babes, broads, and chicks with tricks in a cabaret-style aerial show. Expect the unexpected with many twists and turns along the way. These ladies are all kinds of strong, sexy and quirky, and at times a bizarre blend of all three. Premiering as a part of FRINGE WORLD Festival 2018 at the Circus WA Big Top, located in the heart of Fremantle at Princess May Park. You can catch these ladies every night from the 31st of January to the 3rd…

Streets by Brian Kirby

'STREETS' is a collection of abstract pictures by Brian KirbyThe exhibition features mixed media artworks based on street markings and graffiti, particularly linked to the roll out of the NBN across Australia.The exhibition opens on Friday 2nd February at 6pm at the Art of Freo Gallery and runs Wednesday - Sunday 11-4pm until February 11th.    

Sunday Music | Hugh Jennings

Hugh Jennings (WA) played in seminal Perth bands Autopilot, End of Fashion, The Avenues, Bob Evans, Eskimo Joe and more. With his new band he’ll perform songs from his long awaited pop/folk debut album Hound. Sunday Music is FAC’s annual summer concert series sponsored by Bendigo Bank – Fremantle Community Bank Branch. Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday from October to March.

Museum of Water

Museum of Water is a radically different exhibition that showcases, in Australia’s driest state, our connection to the world’s most essential life source. Commissioned by the Perth Festival, UK artist Amy Sharrocks and the Museum custodians have been towing their rusty trailer around the State for over a year, turning strangers into friends and liquid into art as they collect watery donations and the memories that go with them. The exhibition is the culmination of the last year’s work. View the ever-growing collection as you walk through more than 500 bottles of water, each with its own remarkable story. There…

Wriggly Reptiles

Are your kids (or you) mad about animals? Have you always wanted to meet a real live reptile? Now's your chance, with this interactive Wriggly Reptiles show. You will meet local snakes and lizards, with the chance to touch or even hold the reptiles. Friday 9th Feb show will be Auslan interpreted. Wriggly Reptiles is limited to 3+ years*, but will be followed by a free Q for adults older kids, including another round of holding animals that you might have missed out on because the young kids got all the attention! Parents with young children, you will be able to…

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A Cooks Daughter by Lynn Hazelton | Fringe World

A dusty folk tale based on Hazelton’s childhood as the Cook’s Daughter on the iconic and isolated Melita Station. Exploring a backyard of gibber stone and twisted mulga, lil’ Midge is annoying as she is small. Surviving eagle strike, mischievous willies and dastardly drought, she ‘gets her mosey on’ in her quest to be useful to all along the way. Raised on the Goldfields, a proud student of Kalgoorlie School of the Air, fostered through Freo folk and finely-tuned by Kimberley country, Hazelton proudly hails from the one-horse town of Boulder, Western Australia. Making up ‘hums’ as the barefoot kid…

Blue

15 Aboriginal artists have focused on the color blue in this collection of paintings that invokes stories of water, sky, seasons and clouds.  Sometimes used to signify water and aspects of the ether – wind, smoke, clouds, night skies – blue becomes a more familiar colour in the work of these Aboriginal artists. On the dry Australian continent blue holds the promise of coolness and moisture, the chance for life to recover and regenerate. It is a colour that sits around the earth rather than in it, contrasting to the deep orange oxide of the land. Blue is a contrast in the paintings as…

Sugar Blue Revue | Fringe World 2018

Enjoy Sensational Burlesque, Vaudeville antics, Circus, Comedy, Vintage dances in 2018 Fringe World show by Sugar Blue Burlesque! Join vintage cabaret troupe, Sugar Blue Burlesque, for their gorgeous new one hour classic burlesque show, Sugar Blue Revue, reminiscent of the underground clubs pre 1950’s. Perth’s premier Cabaret troupe, Sugar Blue Burlesque, presents Sugar Blue Revue! A one-hour show performed over 2 nights at the WA Maritime Museum at 6:30pm, Friday 9th & Saturday 10th February as part of the 2018 FRINGE WORLD program. You will be treated to a visual feast of eye-popping striptease, elaborate vintage costumes, with authentic vintage dances, comedy, circus, music and crowd pleasing theatricality! Hosted by the…

Sugar Blue Revue by Sugar Blue Burlesque

Join vintage cabaret troupe, Sugar Blue Burlesque, for their gorgeous new one hour classic burlesque show, Sugar Blue Revue, reminiscent of the underground clubs pre 1950’s. You will be treated to a visual feast of eye-popping striptease, elaborate vintage costumes, with authentic vintage dances, comedy, music and crowd pleasing theatricality!

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Women Like Us starring Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs

Two of Australia's most loved stand up comics are Women Like Us. Mandy and Ellen are two Mullumbimby mums who leave nothing unsaid in this hilarious show covering all the important topics like selfies, sex when drunk, control brief undies and waxing, just to name a few. Having performed this show over 60 times all over the country, they leave people gasping for breath, declaring "They're just like us!" The show is like therapy, but much more fun and a heap cheaper! Middle aged women are supposed to be invisible, but these two are bigger and louder than ever -…

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Freo by Kylie

Freo by Kylie is a solo exhibition featuring stunning photographs of the Fremantle area by emerging local photographer Kylie RichardsonFreo by Kylie is the first exhibition held through the Emerging Artist Support Fund, a grant program founded by Art of Freo to assist emerging artists with their first solo exhibition. The Emerging Artist Support Fund is proudly supported by the City of FremantleThe exhibition opens on Friday 23rd February at 6pm at the Art of Freo Gallery and runs Wednesday to Sunday 11-4pm until Sunday March 11th

Sunday Music | Dom Mariani and The Majestic Kelp

Dom Mariani and The Majestic Kelp (WA), one of Australia’s great instrumental outfits, combine a love of surf guitar, blues and psychedelic sounds. This performance will celebrate the release of the band’s fourth album Hi-Seas. Sunday Music is FAC’s annual summer concert series sponsored by Bendigo Bank – Fremantle Community Bank Branch. Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday from October to March.

Images of India Fundraising Exhibition

Images of India is a fundraising photography exhibition for the Asha Society. This charity works  with people living in slum colonies  in Delhi, India, addressing issues that keep slum residents trapped in poverty. The Asha  Society provides access to healthcare, education, empowerment, financial inclusion and environmental improvements. Asha means "hope" in Hindi. The photographs in this exhibition, by photographer Dr Juliet Murray,  document the poverty that many people face in India, whilst highlighting the cultural richness and diversity of the people and the country. All proceeds from the exhibition sales will be donated to the Asha Society. We will also have a raffle with some great…

Images of India Fundraising Exhibition

Images of India is a fundraising exhibition by local photographer Juliet Murray.India is a land of contrasts. Poverty is significant, with one on 5 living in extreme poverty, without access to basic human needs. Of the poor, only 20% have access to toilets, 60% to electricity and 6% to running water.On the flipside, India is a country that is immensely rich; in culture, spirituality and diversity. It is enchanting and beautiful place, overwhelming to the senses. I find it near impossible to describe in words, thus, best captured through a lens!This fundraising exhibition aims to capture both the magnificence of…

Sunday Music | Andrew Winton & Dave Brewer’s Electric Blues Dancehall

Andrew Winton & Dave Brewer’s Electric Blues Dancehall (WA) will deliver an exuberant, full band blues party. Get your dancing shoes ready for an afternoon of up-tempo rhythm and blues. Sunday Music is FAC’s annual summer concert series sponsored by Bendigo Bank – Fremantle Community Bank Branch. Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday from October to March.

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