RE//Perth unfurls hot winter arts program

RE//Perth unfurls hot winter arts program
RE//Perth unfurls hot winter arts program

Artrage, in collaboration with the Western Australian Government, have announced the full program for the new winter arts festival, RE//PERTH.

The immersive urban festival will ignite the heart of Perth from Thursday, July 4, to Sunday, July 14, transforming forgotten spaces across Northbridge and beyond into hubs of artistic expression and cultural engagement.

Families are in for a treat with an abundance of family-friendly programming over the July school holidays, while adults of all ages are invited to indulge in a mouth-watering menu of arts events packed with world-class wine, seasonal delicacies and multi-genre music.

RE//PERTH promises an accessible and diverse program of culture and creativity. From dance, music and fashion to food, gaming and art events, there’s something for everyone across over 50 free event sessions and a packed ticketed program.

Some highlights across this hot winter arts program include:

Unfurling of the Cosmos: A free, all-ages atmospheric rooftop immersive art installation by sonic-spatial-social artist Luke Jaaniste from Mesmerism. Spectacularly embrace the chill of winter soaking in the city skyline, sunset, and nocturnal horizons. Witness the Beginning, the Unfurling and the Ending of the Cosmos at this stunning event.

The Y3K Ball: Dress to impress as you vogue into the year 3000 at The Y3K Ball. An inclusive celebration of BIPOC, trans, and queer self-expression, connection, and community, this ballroom event honours the legacy of the 1960s Harlem ballroom culture, creating a space for queer BIPOC talent to shine. Expect a night of extravagant fashion and powerful performances in a unique venue that is set to shine just as bright.

RE//BIRTH Dusk Sessions: Shake off the winter blues with hot winter nights at Dusk Sessions, RE//PERTH’s eclectic music program. Enjoy live VJing and extraordinary live music across a stellar line-up of Aussie talent paired with a smorgasbord of local beers, wines, spirits and snacks.

RE//VINED: Experience the RE//BIRTH hall’s incredible ambience while journeying through Western Australia’s esteemed wine regions with this tasting tour. Guided by award-winning sommelier Foni Pollitt and comedian James Hancox, enjoy five exceptional wines paired with Petit Bouchees in an educational and sensory experience.

Never Too Small in Conversation: Join Colin Chee, creator of the renowned media publisher Never Too Small, for an intimate discussion on small-footprint design and living. Learn from award-winning designers and gain insights into innovative and sustainable living solutions.

First Release tickets are now sold out for RE//Perth’s key events, The Mirror by Gravity and Other Myths, and The Banquet by FERVOR, so get in quick before this next release sells out.

RE//PERTH runs from Thursday, July 4 to Sunday, July 14, 2024. For more information, head to reperth.com

Source: xpressmag.com.au

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