Next Level Profiles: Mitchell Martin | Bunbury

Next Level Profiles: Mitchell Martin | Bunbury

Mitchell Martin and James Newhouse hard at work recording and mixing Mitchell's EP. Picture by Jenna Martin. Next Level Regional grants are now open, closing Monday 8 June. Check out the webpage here for more information, and feel free to get in touch if you're...

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Next Level Profiles: Ruby Liddelow | Mandurah

Next Level Profiles: Ruby Liddelow | Mandurah

Ruby Liddelow (back left) interns with the Australian Youth Theatre company. Picture courtesy of Ruby Liddelow. Next Level Regional Grants are now open, closing Monday 8 June. Check out the webpage here for more information, and feel free to get in touch if you're...

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Next Level Profiles: Cassy Turner | Albany

Next Level Profiles: Cassy Turner | Albany

Cassy Turner (right) with Circus Training Australia artists and arts workers. Picture courtesy of Cassy Turner. Next Level Regional Grants are now open, closing Monday 8 June. Check out the webpage here for more information, and feel free to get in touch if you're...

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Next Level Profiles: Casey Thornton | Narrogin

Next Level Profiles: Casey Thornton | Narrogin

Next Level Regional Grants are now open, closing Monday 8 June. Check out the webpage here for more information, and feel free to get in touch if you're considering making an application. Through an intensive period of creative development emerging visual artist Casey...

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Regional Artist Profile: Alli Butler

Regional Artist Profile: Alli Butler

Bruce Rock singer songwriter, comedian and musician Alli Butler uses her artistic talents to “address her equilibrium imbalance.” When asked to explain this more clearly she says “it works much better than tequila or triathlons.” In truth, she sees it as a cathartic...

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Blind Dates: A regional arts love story

Blind Dates: A regional arts love story

Once upon a time…  In January and February to be exact, regional and outer metro presenters met with producers and performers in Perth for what we fondly refer to as Blind Dates. Juicy conversations were had between presenters and the makers of theatre, circus, spoken...

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Regional Artist Profile: Anton Blume

Regional Artist Profile: Anton Blume

Anton Felix Blume is an artist who works in the between. Between the Gascoyne and the South West. Between Australia and Europe. Between the arts and design. Between collaborations and solo practice. And because of this, he loves the creative challenge but can’t be...

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A closer look at This Hopeful Shack

A closer look at This Hopeful Shack

This story was submitted by a member of the regional arts sector: Jenny Barr. We love sharing stories from the sector. If you want to find out how to submit your own stories, take a look at the submit your story page. We can’t wait to hear from you! It has taken me a...

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Boyup artist closes regional distance with The Lester Prize

Boyup artist closes regional distance with The Lester Prize

This story was submitted by The Lester Prize and written by Boyup Brook artist Lori Pensini. We love sharing stories from the sector. If you want to find out how to submit your own stories, take a look at the submit your story page. We can’t wait to hear from you! The...

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A Permanent Welcome to Esperance

A Permanent Welcome to Esperance

This story was submitted by Esperance Community Arts. We love sharing stories from the regional arts sector. If you want to find out how to submit your own stories, take a look at the submit your story page. We can’t wait to hear from you! From a suggestion made by a...

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Local communities driving regional Hubs initiative

Local communities driving regional Hubs initiative

Five diverse organisations will be leading Regional Arts WA’s Regional Arts Network initiative as they re-imagine how arts services are delivered to their local communities across regional and remote Western Australia. The Regional Arts Network of Hubs is proudly...

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Central Desert gets “best Sand Tracks show ever”

Central Desert gets “best Sand Tracks show ever”

It’s been another epic year for Sand Tracks, as the tour travelled 5,487km to bring bands from Australia’s Top End and Tableland to 5 communities in the heart of our nation. Sand Tracks 2019 kicked off at the Bush Bands Business conference at Ross River, where six...

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Change is in the air

Change is in the air

Over the past 18 months, our Board of Directors has undertaken a significant review of the organisation to strengthen our capacity to respond faster and more effectively to the needs of the regional arts sector and the communities we serve. This planning has been...

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Purple People Show spreads circus joy through regional WA

Purple People Show spreads circus joy through regional WA

Nothing brings communities in regional WA together quite like the circus. The pageantry, the spectacle, the sights and sounds. And in this case… the purple. Zap Circus’ Purple People Show just wrapped up its regional WA tour after more than six weeks on the road....

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The Bard Enters the Bush

The Bard Enters the Bush

In January 2019, the Quarry Adventure Park Amphitheatre in Meadow Springs was filled to the brim with locals ready to experience a new twist on a Shakespeare classic with Drug Aware Midsummer Dreaming (AKA The Bard Enters the Bush). The free public performances were...

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