Events to Look Forward to in Perth this January And February


The first days and weeks of 2014 may have passed but that doesn’t mean that celebrations here in Perth are over. Here are some fun and interesting events happening around Perth to look forward to this January and February.

The second last of the current summer series of Smart Street Parties in Mandurah is happening this Friday the 17th  January. The event is held in Small Street Mall where you will find street food stalls to tempt your taste buds and local musos who will entertain you for the evening. Be there to check out the food stalls, to enjoy the live music and to get into the groove.

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Theatresports 2013 Grand Final - Who Will Win the Coveted Cup?


It's finals time! It's your last chance to come and scream for your team in 2013 – as improv veterans & rookies battle it out to win the coveted WA Theatresports Championship Cup.

The Theatresports 2013 Grand Final will hit the stage on Sunday, 1st December at the picturesque Mount Lawley Bowling Club. As an audience member you will get your chance to keep the performers, comedians and game punters thinking fast on their feet with your suggestions. There will be a pre-show lawn bowl and sausage sizzle from 4pm, with the show commencing at 5pm.

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GALSWA's 20th Anniversary Concert Hits the High Notes at The Fly By Night Club


We were alerted to this concert by a friend and grabbed the chance to go to the GALSWA 20th Anniversary Concert at the Fly By Night Club in Fremantle.

The theme for the concert was Harmony in Diversity. The choir sings beautifully with about 20 singers performing a varied repertoire, mostly a cappella including pop, show tunes and Motown. For a community choir, they take on a challenging repertoire and do it very, very well.

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Swan Festival of Lights – Feast for the Senses


The Swan Festival of Lights is on again this year at the Supreme Court Gardens from the 1st to the 3rd November to celebrate the Deepavali Festival.

Deepavali (Diwali) is the Indian Festival that means the “festival of lights”. It is a joyous occasion that is observed by Indians around the world, and is a celebration of the Inner Light that resides in all of.

Words of hope, peace, harmony, knowledge, joy and truth are some of the messages that will be spread during the festival.

The Swan Festival of Lights presented by The Temple of Fine Arts Inc Perth and Annalakshmi Cultural Centre of WA will be a feast for the senses.

There will be food stalls serving tasty vegetarian food…think tasty home made food such as Indian curries, samosas, dosais, uttapam, parathas…yum!

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The Republic of Freo by Strictly Hypothetical


Concern over council amalgamations is one thing Š but seceding from Australia entirely, seems radical even for Freo!

Local arts company Strictly Hypothetical have joined forces with Fremantle Vision 2029  to create a Freo Festival event like no other.

Billed as "the thinking person's night out" this thought experiment will feature a panel of local luminaries including newly re-elected Mayor, Brad Pettit; eco-trail-blazer Sharni Graham and East Freo WAFL Coach Michelle Cowan.

Inspired by Geoffrey Robertson, and billed as "the thinking person's night out", Strictly Hypothetical is social commentary, meets live comedy.


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