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An inspirational author’s talk

Through the breakdown of her marriage, rural writer, country girl and environmental entrepreneur Rachael Treasure lost her family farm in Tasmania’s rugged wilderness, and lost her way in life and book lovers are being invited to hear what has become ...

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Young artists paint bright future

THE next generation of artists are gearing up to exhibit their work at the Darlington Arts Festival on November 5 and 6. Darlington Arts Festival Youth Arts Coordinator Megan Fraser said the Youth Art Exhibition supported and encouraged a new ...

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Painting fun in the open air

Art lovers wishing to hone their skills are being invited to join a Plein Air Painting group, which has recently set up in Mundaring. The are also invited to come and chat to artists during an open studio event next ...

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Anthology marks 20 years

One of Katharine Susannah Prichard’s (KSP) longest-running community writing groups is celebrating a 20-year milestone with the launch of their 20th anthology at the writers’ centre in Greenmount next month. The Writefree Women’s Writing Group is set to publish their ...

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Artists’ iceberg a long way from home

SWIMMERS at Broome’s Cable Beach are being treated to a colour-changing iceberg sculpture courtesy of Forrestfield artist Claire Davenhall who is an entrant in the Shinju Matsuri Festival’s A View to Asia Art Awards. The iceberg joins 12 other sculptures ...

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Students work on display

THE Governor Stirling Senior High School Art Exhibition is open to the public during school hours for the rest of Term 3 and all of Term 4. This year’s annual art exhibition at the school showcases the best work from ...

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Ellenbrook art winners

WINNERS in the Ellenbrook Open Art Awards were announced at the exhibition’s opening night on Friday, September 2. Ellenbrook Arts executive director Carol Harris said the organisation worked hard to support the local arts community. “Our aim is to highlight ...

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Write a book in a day

School students around the nation have risen to a challenge to write a book in a day and raise funds for childhood cancer research. The competition turns students into writers, editors, illustrators and book publishers in the pressure cooker of ...

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Hayley captivates voters

Talented 12-year-old Hayley Kerr has been awarded the people’s choice winner of the City of Swan’s ninth annual HyperVision art competition with her artwork entitled My other self. The Kalamunda Senior High School student describes herself as a lover of ...

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