Your Ultimate Guide to What's On in Perth   #272   17/10/2018   View Online   Send to Friend
This Week in Perth
HIGHLIGHTS: Bloom Festival | UnWined Subiaco | PICA: HyperPrometheus | Just Announced: Eminem | Top Classical Music events | French Film Festival | Goodlife Rottnest Running Festival
Sep 22 - Oct 21,
Great Southern Region
This Saturday, Bloom Festival’s closing event will keep the kids entertained with face painting, pony rides and craft activities – and will also feature a set of live music, market stalls and plenty of local food and drink.
Oct 19 - 21, Silver Jubilee Pavilion, Claremont Showgrounds
Join a range of practitioners and businesses for this creative event that aims to inspire a more sustainable, conscious way of living healthily, peacefully and harmoniously. Join the expo's 3 attempts at World Records in Sound Healing, Laughter and Mindfulness sessions at 11am Friday to Sunday.
Oct 20 - Nov 4, Heath Ledger Theatre

From Saturday, travel back to the 1880s with a play exploring a curious chapter in the history of psychotherapy - when women were treated with a certain mechanical device (yes, the vibrator!). Nominated for three Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize, this play is guaranteed to have you splitting at the sides!

Oct 27 - 28, Market Square Park

A weekend filled with wine tastings over a chat with some of the regions' most esteemed winemakers. Indulge in delicious tapas from some of Perth’s best foodies and enjoy live music on the lawn.
You have a chance to WIN 2x Club Lounge tickets on Oct 28, which include complimentary wine, a gourmet BBQ, a premium Plumm souvenir glass and more. Head over to our Facebook page for more information. 
Feb 27, Optus Stadium

Eminem fans rejoice! The Detroit rapper will bring his highly acclaimed ‘Rapture’ tour to Australian stadiums this February to celebrate the release of his latest album ‘Kamikaze’. His previous Australian visit in 2014 saw audiences thrilled at his iconic rapid-fire flow and biting lyrics, so don’t miss out on tickets for what will surely be a concert for the ages. 
Top Classical Music events
Experience a variety of virtuosic Classical Music
performances across WA this week.

More Classical Music events
Silk Road to
Swan River
Oct 18, Winthrop Hall
Join the UWA Conservatorium of Music and performers from the Xi’an Conservatory for a free concert of beautiful classical music. Enjoy works by Tchaikovsky, Ebel and Schumann alongside exquisite traditional Chinese music.
WASO Chorus Sings: Three Masses
Oct 21, St Mary's Cathedral
The WASO Chorus will be joined by the WASO Chamber Strings in this one-hour concert of choral masterpieces set in the beautiful St Mary’s Cathedral – the perfect venue to enjoy the exquisite music of Haydn, Mozart and Schubert.
UWA Music presents: Culmination
Oct 19, Perth Concert Hall
On Friday, this celebration of emerging artists features works of Schumann, Weber and Lutoslawski. Vote in the event’s People’s Choice Award, or relish in the extraordinary abilities of some of WA's most promising artists. 
7 Events in 7 Days

The WA Maritime Museum is celebrating Australia's unique French connections through their French Explorers in Western Australia exhibitions. As part of the exhibition season, the Museum presents the annual French Film Festival, focusing on the legendary Jeanne Moreau and showcasing restored versions of 5 of her most famous films from 1958 to 1991. 

WAAPA presents Cinderella
Oct 15 - 20, 
Geoff Gibbs Theatre
A wittingly charming interpretation of the beloved tale of Cinderella performed by WAAPA's expansive Classical Voice cohort, ably directed by Alexander Briger. 
Oct 20, 
View, choreograph and interact with an impressive full-body exoskeleton in this exclusive free physical performance created by visionary artist Stelarc. 
Shakespeare's Henry V
Oct 18 - 27, Shenton Park Community Centre
A cast of 18 performs this intimate Shakespeare play in the round – thrusting King Henry V's clash of power and morality amongst unsuspecting audiences. 
Children's Week Fun Day
Oct 21, Whiteman Park
Get lost in a toddler maze, be amazed by the West Coast Gymnasts, get sustainable with worm waste and discover exciting Scitech exhibitions at this jam-packed day full of free activities for the whole family to enjoy! 
A Clockwork Orange
Oct 17 - Nov 2,
Broken Hill Hotel
Experience a unique retelling of Anthony Burgess’ classic novel at this fascinating production exploring the nature of man’s free will, violence and basic human pleasures. 
Lessons from the Arctic
Oct 9 - Nov 25, WA Maritime Museum
This fascinating exhibition of rare images and personal accounts details how explorer Roald Amundsen won the race to the South Pole in the 1910s; heady days of icy exploration. 
Coming Up
Churchlands Concert Hall  Oct 27
Crown Perth                       Oct 27
NIB Stadium                        Nov 9
Fremantle                     Nov 9 - 11
Multiple Venues            Nov 9 - 11
Multiple Venues          Nov 10 - 11
PCEC                       Nov 10 & 11 
Leeuwin Estate           Nov 16 - 18
FAC                     Nov 17 - Jan 23
Port Beach                         Nov 25
Perth Concert Hall  Nov 30-Dec 1
Optus Stadium                   Dec 26
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