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$10,000 win for Darlington playwright

Haylee Whisson receives Juniper award.

By Rebecca Peppiatt  A 23-YEAR-OLD Darlington playwright has become the latest winner of the Robert Juniper Award for the Arts, securing $10,000 to develop a play that will be staged at the 2023 Fringe World Festival in Perth. Haylee Whisson ...

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Bellevue Artspace hidden gem

Bellevue Artspace

By Claire Ottaviano FIND a collection of little treasures at Chelinay Gates’ latest exhibition Gems, opening next week at Bellevue Artspace. Gems is a display of oil paintings on a range of mediums from canvas to antique tins and emu ...

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Art at home in the hills

WA artist showcases her body of work.

By Morgan de Smidt  A RENOWNED WA artist is spending time at Kalamunda Community Centre to create unique and individual artworks that will adorn the facility. Artist Leanne Bray has undertaken a three-week residency at the centre to create internal ...

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Charity art in aid of Lifeline

Artworks to raise funds for Lifeline.

By Rebecca Peppiatt  A DARLINGTON art gallery is hoping to raise $40,000 for a crisis support service through the sale of 400 one-off pieces of art. Juniper Galleries, home to the late Robert Juniper – one of Western Australia’s most ...

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Arts scholarship awards finalists

WITH the future of the Robert Juniper Awards for the Arts still uncertain after the scholarship lost its financial backing from the Shire of Mundaring, what could be the last cohort of finalists was this week announced. The award offers ...

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Find the fairy doors

By Melissa Sheil MAGIC is in the air in Kalamunda, as five new fairy doors popped up across Stirk Park. The doors, which now join the other 23 across the village were installed and created by a mysterious benefactor. “My ...

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History captured in photography awards

PHOTO’s depicting the Shire of Mundaring as it once was, have been lauded in a competition, winning some of them a $100 cash prize. Snapped! a historic photo competition, was run in conjunction with Mundaring Hills Historical Society and Shire ...

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Spring has sprung

THE Perth Hills Spring Festival is back for another year, with the City of Kalamunda launching a program of more than 60 different events that kick off this weekend. From this Friday October 8 to November 21, the City will ...

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Artists open their doors

By Rebecca Peppiatt It’s that time of year again when artists from throughout the Shire of Mundaring open the doors to their studios and allow the general public to wander through and admire their work. Sixty-one artists at 30 studio ...

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