Music dance and theatre
Halls Creek identity Ronnie Sianipar has posted a twilight aerial video of Halls Creek, accompanied by one of his original songs.
Dalisa Pigram is a finalist in this year’s Helpmann Awards, for excellence in Australian performing arts.
She is tipped to win the Best Female Dancer category.
Winners are to be announced at a ceremony in Sydney tonight.
Sydney Morning Herald [read this story]
Broome’s racing round opened yesterday with a concert featuring Linda and Vika Bull, Stephen Pigram and Ernie Dingo.
The West Australian [read this story]
Someone has stolen a plaque from one of the celebrity trees in Kununurra’s Celebrity Tree Park.
Council was due to vote this week on whether to keep or remove the plaque after Harris’ UK sexual abuse conviction.
Trees planted by former Premier Brian Burke and former PM Julia Gillard have also been damaged or uprooted.
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A member of Broome’s well-known Albert family is launching her career as a poet.
Daniella Albert-Rochford, who now lives in WA’s South West, is being interviewed on various media and reading her poetry on radio stations Australia-wide.
Collie Mail [read this story]
Halls Creek NAIDOC Week organisers have sent this timetable of events kicking off at 2:00pm today.
Victorian musician Dan Sultan has released a new single “Kimberley Calling”, based on visits to his grandmothers’ country.
The accompanying video clip shows many familiar scenes, mostly of the Dampier Peninsula.
Mr Sultan has just started a tour that will take in six states.
Tone Deaf [read this story]