PUB­LIC PARTY TIME

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - LOCAL FOCUS -

THE City of South Perth will come alive dur­ing spring and sum­mer with a host of arts, events and cul­tural ac­tiv­i­ties for the pub­lic to en­joy.

The City’s new look cul­tural cal­en­dar will in­clude more than 20 events that will take place through­out the City from Novem­ber to Jan­uary.

These in­clude the launch of per­ma­nent and tem­po­rary pub­lic art in­stal­la­tions, a se­lec­tion of City and com­mu­nity hosted events, Aus­tralia Day cel­e­bra­tions, food trucks and free pop-up ac­tiv­i­ties.

“The City takes pride in of­fer­ing our com­mu­nity, fam­i­lies, visi­tors and tourists a host of high-qual­ity arts, events and cul­tural ex­pe­ri­ences through­out the year and The Em­bargo Bar will be in South Perth from this month. over sum­mer,” City of South Perth Mayor Sue Do­herty said.

“From pub­lic art to live con­certs and pop-up ac­tiv­i­ties, there’s some­thing for ev­ery­one to take part in and en­joy.

“I en­cour­age peo­ple of all ages to dis­cover our ex­cit­ing pro­gram and im­merse them­selves in these fab­u­lous events, many of which are free.”

From Novem­ber 10 to De­cem­ber 18, the Em­bargo Bar sails over to South Perth.

This fam­ily-friendly haven, com­plete with a rooftop deck, li­censed bar and great live en­ter­tain­ment will fea­ture Perth’s best food trucks and plenty of com­fort­able spots to sit and soak up the sun­shine and take in the sweep­ing river views.

Per­ma­nent and tem­po­rary pub­lic art will ac­ti­vate streets and un­ex­pected places through­out the City.

The Mi­asma Se­ries is a ret­ro­spec­tive of artist Kathy Al­lam’s re­cent works, the ethe­real float­ing sculp­tures, will be sus­pended along Mends Street and the South Perth fore­shore. The work will be dis­played from Novem­ber 12 to De­cem­ber 4.

Af­ter the suc­cess of pop-up games and beach ac­tiv­i­ties along the South Perth fore­shore last sum­mer, the Find Me se­ries re­turns.

Start­ing in De­cem­ber, look out for ‘Net­ted’, the free-to-use vol­ley­ball nets lo­cated at the city riverside beaches.

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