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th July, 7pm | Barefaced Stories // Classified | The Bird, Northbridge | $10

Founded in 2010 by local performers Andrea Gibbs and Kerry O’Sullivan, Barefaced Stories was formed with the aim to create a community of storytellers in the heart of Perth. Since then, Barefaced Stories has become one of the most popular storytelling nights in Australia, and they’re back with their monthly storytelling! This month’s theme is “CLASSIFIED”, with featured storytellers preparing to bare it all. It’s a night of truths you don’t want to miss!


28th July, 8pm | The Big Splash Heat #6 | The Bird, Northbridge | $7

If, for some reason, you haven’t made your way to a Big Splash heat, it’s time to make a change. The Big Splash is WA’s biggest annual band competition, showcasing some of Perth’s up-and-coming talent, with a winning $10K up for grabs. Heat #6 of the Splash will have hip-hop talent Beni Bjah, grooved-based soul from Kallan Phillips, the hypnotic Moana, and the feel-good blend of soul, jazz and funk from the lads of POW! Negro, taking the stage. Entry is $7 with tickets available at the door, or through Oztix if you’d like the chance to win a $50 bar card for the night.


29th July, 6pm | 25under25 | Moores Art Building, Fremantle | Free

25under25 is an exhibition that features the work of 25 Western Australian young emerging artists. With free entry, light beverages, snacks, and entertainment, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t come along and support some of our local talent! If you can’t make it to the opening, the exhibition will be open for all from 10am–4pm daily until the 7th of August.


30th July, 4:30pm | July Perth Slam | Babushka, Leederville | $10 Waged / $5 Unwaged

It’s that powerful and inspiring time of the month where Perth Slam brings us their monthly poetry slam competition! Following the rules of the Australian Poetry Slam, slam contestants get a microphone, a live audience, and just two minutes to show the randomly-picked judges what they’ve got. Thinking of competing? There are 16 slam spots available, and the winner takes the door. Bring your friends, family, and an open mind — these slams always have a tendency to blow your horizons wide open.


30th July, 8pm | Psychedelic Porn Crumpets Headline Tour | The Rosemount Hotel, Perth | $10

Perth’s Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, known for their riffs and out-of-this-world soundscapes, have found themselves back home after the release of their debut album “High Visceral {Part 1}” and a national tour completed. With supports from lo-fi psych-poppers Spaceman, garage dudes FUZZTOADS, alt-rockers Marlinspike, and chillin’ killin’ Marmalade Mama, this will be one helluva show. So, what are you waiting for? Grab a ticket from Oztix and get ready for a night of cosmic greatness.



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Bad at Mario Kart, better at writing.