Explore Curtin hosts free activities, workshops and performances on campus for community, staff and students! To get an email on Monday morning to let you know what we are doing on campus for the week, sign up here.
Week 4 – August 20 to August 24
Monday 20 August
Free “C U Fit” Fitness Class: Vinyasa Yoga – 12pm – Building 205, Room 125
Curtin Stadium’s free C U Fit classes are back! Head over to room 125 of Building 205 on Monday 13 August at 12pm for a Vinyasa Yoga class. No prior booking is required, just bring your water bottle and your enthusiasm, and we’ll see you there!
Unrehearsed Public Theatre Readings: Australian Plays – 3pm – Book Nook (near Tim Winton lecture theatre)
Our Public Theatre Readings are back this semester! Come on down to the Book Nook, near the Tim Winton lecture theatre, on Monday 13 August at 3pm to hear our talented third year Theatre Arts give unrehearsed readings of contemporary and classic Australian plays. This week’s play is The Bleeding Tree by Angus Cerini.
Movie Club: Reservoir Dogs – 5pm – Building 210, Room 102
The classics just keep on coming at Movie Club this week! With two different session times – Monday and Wednesday – there is no way you are going to miss out on this one! Keep on eye our Facebook event for weekly updates and more information. Monday’s film is Reservoir Dogs.
Wednesday 22 August
Movie Club: The Breakfast Club – 12pm – Building 210, Room 102
The classics just keep on coming at Movie Club this week! With two different session times – Monday and Wednesday – there is no way you are going to miss out on this one! Keep on eye our Facebook event for weekly updates and more information. Wednesday’s film is The Breakfast Club.
Free “C U Fit” Fitness Class: ZUMBA – 12pm – Building 205, Room 125
Curtin Stadium’s free C U Fit classes are back! Head over to room 125 of Building 205 on Wednesday 22 August at 12pm for a ZUMBA class. No prior booking is required, just bring your water bottle and your enthusiasm, and we’ll see you there!
Craft Cube Workshop: Pull String Art – 12pm – Blue Craft Cube, Lower Henderson
Join Curtin’s Makerspace in the Craft Cube in Lower Henderson for a free Pull String Art workshop. Take time out of your busy schedule to de-stress and be creative. In this workshop, you can create beautiful and intricate patterns by coating a piece of string in paint and running it across your canvas. You can frame your artwork for your bedside table to brighten up your room, or reuse your creation for authentic wrapping paper! The possibilities are endless. We hope to see you at the Craft Cube for this awesome workshop on Wednesday 22 August between 12pm and 2pm!
Friday 24 August
Stories from Rwanda Film Night – 6:30pm – Tim Winton lecture theatrette
On Friday 24 August, join Explore Curtin as we support RootsTV’s screening of short films showcasing work from a recent trip to Rwanda. RootsTV is a Perth-based organisation focusing on connecting at-risk youth with community through media projects and providing a platform for community groups to connect with each other.
Recently, the RootsTV team visited Rwanda and delivered a series of short diverse workshops from stop-animation to acting roles – the focus of the productions was on Rwanda’s plastic usage and how the country is striving to become the cleanest in Africa. Joining RootsTV will be the crew from Laughter Yoga, a Rwandese resilience and grounding organisation.
This fundraiser features short films and performance, and takes place at the Tim Winton Theatrette from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Pre-purchase your entry ticket from Eventbrite or buy at the door. All proceeds go towards Roots TV and Laughter Yoga. For more information visit RootTV’s Facebook event.
Big Ideas, Fast!
This September, Curtin will be hosting two PechaKucha 20×20 style events titled Big Ideas, Fast! to showcase the work and personal stories of Curtin students, academics and Alumni. Big Ideas, Fast! will be held on two nights with two sets of presenters – Thursday 6 and Thursday 20 September – from 6 to 7.30pm at Wesfarmer’s Court on Curtin’s Bentley campus. Entry is free and everyone’s welcome, simply register on Eventbrite, where you’ll find a full list of presenters for each date.
John Curtin Gallery
Our friends at the John Curtin Gallery have just launched their latest exhibition “Higher Degrees 18”. The exhibit features work from Curtin’s graduating Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students, showcasing some of the most innovative art being made in Western Australia today. The artists, who are completing their doctoral studies, will present a range of works including printmaking, photography, ceramics and paintings. The gallery is open from 11am to 5pm on weekdays. For information you can contact the John Curtin Gallery here.
Next week we’re back with many more exciting events and activities, including sensory art tours and more cinema classics at Movie Club!