Library studies student Amber Pegler spends her Sundays as part of a dance crew that brings K-Pop to the streets of Perth
Master craftsman Dean Malcolm has been woodturning since he built his first lathe out of an old lawnmower at the age of 14.
Kalgoorlie-born actor and artist Meyne Wyatt has won the Archibald Prize’s Packing Room Prize for a self-portrait his mother encouraged him to enter.
With so many emerging artists and art forms on show in our region, it is easy to forget about the oldest types of art that still exist today.
The Great Southern region is being treated to a flurry of art exhibitions this weekend.
Two embroidered pieces made in 1941 by an Italian prisoner-of-war in Sri Lanka will be a historical highlight for a local art group with the work set to be exhibited for the first time in years.
Albany children’s author Dianne Wolfer has always loved reading books, but she found her passion for writing stories while backpacking through remote Nepal in her early 20s.
The board of mining giant Rio Tinto is expected to consider further consequences for senior executives over the destruction of the Juukan Gorge rock shelters.
Musicians bang a drum for local arts scene with half dozen wins
Western Australia's coronavirus travel restrictions are set to block an on-country hearing by a committee examining Rio Tinto's destruction of ancient sites.
I may not be an arts expert but the decision to scrap funding for WA’s Barking Gecko theatre doesn’t make sense. Here’s hoping our arts elders and rethink their decision.
Ben HarveyChief Reporter
Andrew Wolfe has discovered stand-up comedy comes with its own risks — just like his day job
Inspirational Menang Gnudju Noongar woman Kiya Watt has deepened connections with her family and culture, and now uses her platform to raise awareness about the issues affecting her people today.
Menang Noongar artist Kiya Watt has unveiled her new Menang-themed jewellery range — modelled by her nieces.
Denmark poet Renee Pettitt-Schipp has received a $50,000 grant set to strengthen her creative career.
For WA performers, landing a gig is hard work in the best of times but during a pandemic it is tougher than ever. But two Perth stage stars have found a way to make it work.
Albany singer-songwriter Vikki Thorn never expected to be where she is today — one-third of famous folk rock band The Waifs.
Highway to Hell, Perth Festival’s AC/DC-sized closing blow-out, is among the finalists in the 2020 Australian Event Awards.
A WA-raised actress and Heath Ledger Scholarship winner has a strong message for Australia’s queer youth.
WA comedian, writer and acting extraordinaire Tim Minchin is in need of a piano for his next project and he’s reaching out to the people of WA to find one.
The ‘bizarre times’ of 2020 have put a ‘new twist’ on one of Australia’s top art prizes, with several of the 40 finalists in this year’s $50k Lester Prize drawing attention to life under COVID-19.
Tradition – passing on culture – was the leitmotif for Cygnus Arioso string ensemble’s live debut at Government House Ballroom Perth on Sunday.
Carpenter and keen fisherman Adam Ashdown discovered the Japanese art of making prints of real fish, and it’s going swimmingly.
The veteran artist won the top gong for his piece Wirrkanja, which judges believed symbolised the height of his creative powers.
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