What’s on in Perth this weekend?
[Perth Summer Festival] Life, Death and Other Illusions Friday Jan 30th, Sunset Veranda, Scarborough Beach
Mario the (Almost) Magnificent left Perth with only $60 and backpack to his name. He took these possessions along with a magic bag to hitchhike to Nepal and became a magician. This is his story.
[Perth Summer Festival] Secret Walls x Summerset Battle Saturday Jan 31st, Sunset Veranda, Scarborough Beach Reserve
This unique event hosted by Art Lab sees the showdown of several teams of artists. Each will be given a canvas, markers, paint and 90 minutes to create their entry. DJs and freestyle MCs will play the background soundtrack.
[Perth Summer Festival] Glow Ride Saturday Jan 31st, Scarborough Beach
After three highly successful years, the Glow Ride returns for a fourth and , this time, it’s green. In this low waste event, you can dress up your bike in all the sparkly bits and bobs you desire and then ride at night, illuminated.
[Perth Summer Festival] Sunset Wine and Food Jan31/Feb 1st, Scarborough Beach
Relaxe on the beach with WA’s best food and wine selection. Now in its second year, this Scarborough beach will act as a hunting ground for new and limited release wines along with tapas style food. It’s the perfect way to see out the end of January.
[Fringe World Festival] Arcade by SK Games All weekend, The Stables Bar, Perth Cultural Centre
Sample a collection of custom made and built arcade games from local designers. There’s a tournament on every night to test your skill.
Treasures of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice All weekend, Art Gallery WA
See jewellery from the Venetian-Jewish community dating back as far as the 18th century. Hidden by the nazis in 1943, they were lost and forgotten until uncovered only a few years ago during the restoration of the Penontina.
Australian Design Exhibition All weekend, Art Gallery of WA
Over ten years, the Peter Fogarty fund has been in place to collect examples of Australian design and craftwork. View the collection so far which includes jewellery, glassware, stationary and more.