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PIAF Blog: Review


Friday 17 February

Small Voices Louder: Michelle Loh Review

We’ve asked our Kid Curator Michelle Loh to test drive Small Voices Louder and tell us what she thinks.


Friday 17 February

Small Voices Louder: Ella Popham Review

We asked our Kid Curator Ella Popham to tell us what she thought the kids-only experience Small Voices Louder.


Thursday 16 February

Top 5 Picks: Will Backler from RTRFM

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

Kid Curator Reviews: Small Voices Louder

We’ve asked some of our Kid Curators to test drive the interactive work Small Voices Louder and tell us what they think.


Tuesday 14 February

Top 5 Picks: Jeffrey Jay Fowler from The Last Great Hunt

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

Chevron Festival Gardens Countdown

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

Before the Siren

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

Recommended Reading: non-fiction

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.

Lotterywest Festival Films Blog

Tuesday 20 December

Lotterywest Festival Films: Julieta

Julieta is the twentieth film by Pedro Almodóvar – Spain’s master of colourful, emotional heart-on-sleeve cinema.