PIAF Blog: Review
Friday 17 February
We asked our Kid Curator Ella Popham to tell us what she thought the kids-only experience Small Voices Louder.
Thursday 16 February
RTRFM Music Coordinator Will Backler spends his days soaking up the freshest sounds in the RTRFM studio and by the stage at gigs around town.
Find out what his picks are from this year’s Chevron Festival Gardens line-up.
Tuesday 14 February
There is not a show in the program that didn't stir some kind of interest in me. But there are five shows I'm especially keen for.
Monday 13 February
Over 21 spectacular nights Chevron Festival Gardens will explode with the hottest contemporary music from around the world. Get ready for world-renowned headliners and locally-crowned heroes to take you on an unforgettable journey – from power-femme hip hop and barn-stomping blues to South Korean post-rock and downtempo soul.
Thursday 9 February
PIAF is much more than a curated collection of shows and events. It has a character and identity of its own, which emerges from the issues and ideas explored by its artists and given voice to in many forms and idioms. Those story strands are gathered in and spun into meaning by festival audiences: PIAF is, above all, the outcome of its relationships.
Wednesday 8 February
Fifty women sing in full voice, nodding their heads in time. On the tables are the remnants of a pub feast and crumpled wrapping paper. It’s the Christmas party for the Shirley Club, an international organisation with hundreds of Australian members, all of whom are called Shirley.
Perth Writers Festival Blog
Monday 2 January
From feminist manifestos to campaign trails and pioneering science, our 2017 Perth Writers Festival presents some of the most compelling non-fiction from authors around the world.