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2014 Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s Gold Tinged Arts & Edges Festival
October 16, 2014 - October 19, 2014
Kalgoorlie-Boulder is the place to be this spring when the city struts its stuff at the Regional Arts Australia Arts & Edges Festival. Bringing together a vibrant programme of world-class theatre, aerialists, fire acts, street performers, vibrant ‘pop up’ markets, a multi-cultural food fair, Aboriginal arts visual arts and music as well as a Twilight Art2Go street market featuring Indigenous artists from Aboriginal Arts Centres. To find the local secrets including visits to studios and other artistic gems of Kalgoorlie-Boulder and the Goldfields click here. Tours introducing you to other charms of the unique city – from prospecting for the golden riches in the area to a friendly two-up game will offer a combination of excitement, interest and adventure. Click here to visit the Kalgoorlie Tourism website for more information.
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The new annual Arts & Edges Public Festival, announced by Country Arts WA CEO Jessica Machin, will this year be part of the biennial Regional Arts Australia Summit the nation’s most prestigious arts gathering to be held in Kalgoorlie-Boulder. The Goldfields is set to extend its reputation and appeal as an internationally recognised cultural tourism region with the announcement of an annual public arts festival for the iconic WA city of Kalgoorlie- Boulder. The festival will add to the cultural reputation of the Goldfields which is already internationally recognised for its Aboriginal art, the last remaining Philip Goatcher curtain in the world and Antony Gormleys world class Inside Australia sculptures at Lake Ballard, attracting thousands of annual visitors each year. In its inaugural year the Arts & Edges Public Festival will be significantly extended by the creative program of the Summit boasting world-class speakers and arts presentations that will bring hundreds of artists, arts and community leaders to the city.
Residents and visitors alike will have a unique experience of the Goldfields through the death defying aerialists, fire acts, street performers, vibrant ‘pop up’ art markets, a multi-cultural food fair, Aboriginal arts and cultural performances, colourful parades and Australian rock legends Nabarlek, on stage in a celebration of regional arts and culture that will coincide with ideal weather and the blooming of the unique springtime desert flora.