William Street Water Perks

Intersection of William Street and James Street:
additional work is required to be carried out on William Street at the intersections of William Street and Aberdeen Street and William Street and James Street.
We will restore the road at the intersection of William Street and James Street between 7am and 6pm on Tuesday 22 October.

The intersection will be closed during this time and full detours and traffic management will be in place.

Safety fencing will be erected around this work site to ensure the safety of the public and our workers.

Water Perks Competition

September 13 – November 15, William Street Northbridge

The William Street loyalty card competition is an initiative being run by William Street business representatives and Water Corporation in conjunction with City of Perth.

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How does it work?

The loyalty card program offers you the chance to win 1 of 3 $500 prizes by making a purchase at any of the participating businesses on William Street from Friday 13 September to Friday 15 November 2019.

The loyalty card has 5 circles which can be stamped each time you spend a certain amount at a participating shop. Once all 5 circles on the card have been correctly stamped, place the completed card in the competition box at the reception of the Alex Hotel to submit your entry to the draw.

One winner will be drawn and notified at the end of September, October and November.

For more information and participating businesses click here


 

 Alex Run Club

Every Fortnight | Thursdays | 6:15am, Alex Hotel

Do you miss the gym when you’re travelling? Next time you stay with us, pack your running shoes and join our Thursday morning Run Club.

Next Run | Thurs 24 October.

Register with reception by Wednesday.


Rooftop Yoga with Kristine Ragus

Every Sunday, Alex Hotel Rooftop

Sunday 8:30am – 9:45am

Believing in the power of a Yoga practice to heal & inspire positive change, Kristine offers a practice to move away from the pace of modern life and turn within. Weaving philosophical, anatomical, elemental themes combined with Asana, Meditation & Pranayama to create a moving meditation. With the intent of getting you out of your head and into your body.

An ex- competitive Gymnastics champion, Kristine loves to revisit her roots through hand balancing and inversions and offers progressive options to inspire & take you out of your comfort zone. Come join us on the terrace!

Hotel Guest | Free | Register with reception
Non guest | $18 – BYO mat or $2 mat hire | Register here  

Limited spaces, must register and subject to availability.

email: fun@alexhotel.com.au for more information.

 


 


 

Neighbourhood Art

The Botanical: Beauty and Peril

6 July – 4 November 2019, Art Gallery Western Australia

This major exhibition explores the abundant beauty of the botanical world and the threats that assail it. The Botanical: Beauty and Peril draws from the renowned Janet Holmes à Court Collection and the AGWA Collection to present a vivid, involving and sometimes disturbing journey through the diverse representation by Australian artists of the glorious kingdom of plants.

Click here for more information about the Art Gallery WA and all their exhibitions.


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Curtis Taylor

19 October – 22 December, PICA

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In recent years, Perth based Martu artist Curtis Taylor has emerged as one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists. PICA is pleased to present his first solo exhibition, Untitled (Uura), which brings together multiple streams of his practice including sculpture, installation and film.

Untitled (Uura) presents work made over a two-year period of exploration as Taylor worked with new materials and processes of making, finding new forms through which to tell stories and record language. This period of practice marks a departure from his first medium of film and presents a series of carved sculptures and site-specific installations and paintings.

More information here


UNFOLDING ACTS | 揭露行動

New Art From Taipei & Perth

19 October – 22 December, PICA

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An exhibition curated by PICA Curator, Charlotte Hickson and guest curator, Ashley Yihsin Chang that marks the 20th anniversary of the Charter of Mutual Friendship between the cities of Perth and Taipei, Unfolding Acts: New Art from Taipei and Perth brings together artists whose practices examine the social, cultural and historical fabric of these two cities, while exploring shared experiences of colonisation, hidden economic systems and enduring natural landscapes.

PICA’s 30th anniversary program revisits key moments in its three-decade-long history as a multidisciplinary contemporary arts space. Unfolding Acts is being presented in 2019 in acknowledgement of a PICA exhibition from 2001 titled Very Fun Park: Contemporary Art from Taiwan.

More information here

Click here for more information about PICA and all their shows and exhibitions.

 


 

Neighbourhood Theatre

Palace Cinemas – Raine Square

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Palace Raine Square offers the best in first-release cinema, special events and festivals, screening in a sophisticated, unique architectural space.  The cinema has four bespoke bars, with the cinema rooftop terrace overlooking the Yagan Square and the nightlife of the city and Northbridge.

With your Alex Hotel room key, enjoy $8 movies every Monday

Click here to see what’s on

Fully Sikh

Presented by Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa

October 10 – November 3, State Theatre Centre WA

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Fully Sikh is a new Australian work by one of Australia’s most talented and celebrated spoken word artists. Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa’s culture and politics have informed her poetry for years. She made headlines around the globe when she performed a rousing poem confronting racism on Australia’s Got Talent and went on to tour her poetry across Australia and overseas. Fully Sikh is Sukhjit’s story and marks her highly anticipated theatre debut.

Fully Sikh is a celebration of family and Sikh culture, with all of its complexity, told with Sukhjit’s lyrical style and flow. It is the story of growing up as a brown, hairy Sikh girl in the Perth suburbs and features a Punjabi meal cooked live on stage.

Tickets and information here

Click here for more information about Black Swan Theatre and all their shows.



 

 The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Presented by 2019 AWESOME Festival and The Last Great Hunt

October 7 – October 26, Blue Room Theatre

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The seas have risen, billions have died. Scientists have tried everything! A last ditch effort to save the human race from extinction requires journeying through the mysterious depths of the deep blue sea to find a new place for us all. Alvin Sputnik, who has just lost his wife, accepts this perilous mission so that he may follow her soul down to the underworld to be together once more.

Tickets and information here


 

Cephalopod

Presented by: Squid Vicious

29 October – 16 November, Blue Room Theatre

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A 26-year-old Filipina and her baby arrive in Australia for the first time. A mermaid (half woman, half octopus) washes up at Fremantle and opens up a fish and chip shop.

Ocean temperatures are on the rise, causing squids to proliferate in numbers. Pauline Hanson’s scared of being swamped by Asians. The baby turns 11 and starts wishing her skin was white. The mermaid is making a killing selling her own tentacles. Pauline’s still out there, plotting. The ocean isn’t showing any signs of cooling down, the squids are taking over and the baby – now the same age as her mum when she arrived in Australia – makes a theatre show about identity politics.

Tickets and more information here


 

 Outward Happenings

 

Explore Fremantle

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Just 30 minutes from Perth City, Fremantle has long been renowned for its eclectic mix of arty and alternative types. Fremantle’s streets buzz with the song of buskers, the side walks fill with a wild collection of art and music floats out from trendy cafés and bars.

If you feel the need to escape the city centre, venture out the the port city of Fremantle and find yourself surrounded by market stalls and street vendors, Arts and Culture and some of the cities trendiest food and beverage outlets.

For travel guides and more information chick here

For help finding your way to Fremantle speak to our receptions staff or click here for transport guides.