The Greatest Love of All

Whitney Houston’s musical legacy is brought to life in this critically acclaimed tribute concert described as “mind-blowingly spot on”.

Be stunned by the breathtaking vocals of Belinda Davids – as seen on Britain’s Got Talent, Showtime at the Apollo and winner of the BBC’s Even Better Than the Real Thing.

Accompanied by her live band and backing vocalists plus glorious state-of-the-art sound, lighting, vision and theatrical FX, making this a beautifully-crafted tribute to one of the world’s most revered singers.

This is a special concert event not to be missed.

*Not associated with the Estate of Whitney Houston.

Book your tickets here.

Make Ravioli and Speak Italian

Ciao amici! Are you ready for a delightful fusion of flavours, laughter, and language? Join unique Italian Speaking & Cooking Classes where you’ll unlock the secrets of both Italian cuisine and language.

Hosted by husband-and-wife duo; Sara – with 10 years of experience in teaching Italian to adults in Western Australia, and her husband – an amazing chef.

Their next class is on Friday, May 31, 2024 (3:00 – 6:00 pm) at the Lakelands Community House (Ground floor – 20 Dalona Pkwy, Lakelands WA 6180).

What’s on the Menu?
They’ll be crafting Fresh Ravioli from scratch, savouring every bite, and immersing themselves in Italian conversation through fun and engaging group activities.

Inclusions:
• Dish Recipes: Take home the secrets of their mouthwatering creations.
• Italian Notes: Learn super handy phrases and expressions.
• A Pen: Because every learner needs one!
• Taste of Your Culinary Masterpiece: Buon appetito!

Mother’s Day Gift Voucher:
Surprise your mum and get this class as a Mother’s Day Gift! To do so, buy the ticket in your name, insert in the comments your mum’s full name, mobile number, and email address. Her gift voucher will then be sent straight to her inbox!

Beginner-Friendly Experience:
These classes are perfect for anyone who loves cooking, making things, and learning some Italian while having lots of fun with other people!

Kids welcome:
Make it a family affair! 7-11 year-old kids have a reduced ticket (12+ pay full price). All minors need to be accompanied by an adult who pays a full-price ticket.

Gluten Free Available:
Traditional ingredients are used to guarantee the best outcome (eggs, flour, spinach & ricotta filling / cheese & pumpkin filling). GF options can be offered for the tasting part, and it’s essential to outline this requirement at the time of booking.

Safety First!
• Wear completely enclosed flat shoes.
• Tie back your hair to keep it from joining the culinary adventure.
• Alcohol-free venue – This is a lovely family venue and it’s alcohol-free

* Tickets are Non-Refundable.

Fuel to Go & Play Pinjarra Festival 2024

**CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER**

Gather the family and head to the Edenvale Heritage Precinct on Saturday 1 June and Sunday 2 June for the 2024 Pinjarra Festival.

Murray’s largest, free community event, is set to entertain the whole family with an exciting line-up of acts, activities and attractions including live music, market stalls, vintage car and machinery displays, wine tasting shed, and food trucks.

With a stellar roster of local performers including: Mel and the Misfits, The Godlemans, Midnight Rose, Ali Hill, Michael Ward, and Applejack and Moonshine. Along with a troupe of roving performers, there is something for everyone.

For further event information, click here or follow @PinjarraFestival on Facebook and Instagram.

This event is proudly supported by Healthway, Lotterywest, Alcoa, Doral, Tourism WA, Bendigo Bank Community Branch Pinjarra, Act Belong Commit, Cleanaway, South32 and the Shire of Murray.

PLEIN AIR DOWN UNDER OUTDOOR PAINTING FESTIVAL WEEKEND

Workshops, Paint Outs, Exhibitions, Awards & Prizes, Demonstrations and Artist Talks.

This festival celebrates everything to do with outdoor painting.

Plein Air Down Under invites artists and art lovers alike to join in the fun of the Peel Region’s outdoor painting festival.
Come and paint, or come and watch!

Over $12,000 in cash and prizes are on offer for artists accepting the challenge of capturing the character and beauty of Mandurah and Pinjarra’s natural and built environment.

 

Pre and post festival weekend activities include:

  • World Wide Paint Out: 7 & 8 September, Mandjar Square Mandurah
  • Spirit of the Landscape Exhibition, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
  • Painting Masterclasses with feature artist Lori Putnam (USA)
  •  Portrait Painting Masterclass with feature artist Tony Robinson (Ireland)
  • Plein Air Painting Masterclass with feature artist Leon Holmes (WA)
  • Watercolour Workshop with Gordon Alexander
  • Plein Air Drawing Workshop with Andy Dolphin

 

Festival weekend activities include:

  • Artists Meet and Greet at the Leon Holmes Gallery
  • Demonstrations by feature artists
  • Day and evening paint outs and festivities
  • Two-hour ‘Quick Draw’ painting competition
  • A day painting in historic Pinjarra
  • An exhibition of festival weekend artwork
  • Free have-a-go painting activities for all ages
  • Awards and prizes

 

Ticket Information:

  • FREE to watch and enjoy the surrounds
  • Youth Artist Registration (aged 18 and under) $10.00
  • Adult Artist Registration: $77.50 Standard, $62.50 Early Bird to 31 July.

Spirit of the Landscape Art Exhibition

This exhibition celebrates the vast landscapes of rural, regional and remote Australia, through the eyes of exhibiting artists.

In telling these stories, artists may choose to reference place, the people of remote communities, the topography of the landscape or the challenges of living and working in remote Australia. This carefully curated selection of award-winning artists will ensure a high standard of work while acknowledging their continued involvement and support of the Plein Air Down Under Outdoor Painting Festival.

80’s MOVIE HITS performed by The VHS Pirates

The VHS Pirates. Performing the greatest songs from the greatest movies from the greatest decade – the 80s!

Do you wish you could relive the magic of the films that shaped the ‘80s? and sing along to those tunes that still make your heart race?

The VHS Pirates are the ultimate tribute to the ‘80s movie soundtrack. Playing hits from films that you know and love, such as Dirty Dancing, The Goonies, The Breakfast Club, Ghostbusters, Top Gun, The Karate Kid, Labyrinth and many more! Whether you want to bust some ghosts, feel the need for speed, or just have the time of your life, they’ve got you covered!

Backed by totally excellent big screen visuals, huge singalong choruses and blistering sax solos that will make you wanna cut loose!

Some of Australia’s greatest musical talent have come together to honour the greatest decade of motion picture music ever!

So don’t miss this chance to see The VHS Pirates on their first multi stop WA tour, as they celebrate the amazing decade of cinema and music that was the ‘80s

Mix 94.5 called it “epic” and “most excellent”!

www.thevhspirates.com

Sew + So :: the in-between space exhibition

Join us for the highly anticipated opening of CASM’s first exhibition of 2024!

‘Sew + So :: the in-between space’ showcases contemporary fibre art by 15 talented local and regional artists. Discover the beauty and significance of the ‘in-between space’ through the material and narrative sense.

Sew+ So :: the in-between space features artworks by Kate Campbell Pope, Helen Coleman, Denise Fisher, Alana Grant, Philomena Hali, Marie Mitchell, Jan Mullen, Annette Nykiel, Deidre Robb, Tania Spencer, Chelsea Turner, Susie Vickery, Jo Wassell, Louise Wells, Martien van Zuilen.

Don’t miss this unique and thought-provoking exhibition.

Exhibition opening: Sunday 4 February 1pm
Artist talks: Sunday 4 February 2pm and Sunday 17 March 2pm

Where: Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah (CASM), 63 Ormsby Tce, Mandurah

Masterpieces 2K24 | Junior Masterpieces

MASTERPIECES 2K24 ART COMPETITION | 12-25 YRS
Be delighted, challenged and intrigued by the annual Masterpieces Art Competition and Exhibition celebrating the depth of talent of Mandurah’s local emerging artists. Look out for practical art workshops leading into the exhibition specifically designed for creative youths.

Venue: CASM, 63 Ormsby Tce

 

JUNIOR MASTERPIECES | 5—11 YRS
An inclusive exhibition celebrating Mandurah’s exciting community of young artists.

Venue: Mez Art Space ManPAC, 9 Ormsby Tce