27/02/2008 - 22:00


27/02/2008 - 22:00


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The new owners of the Luxe Bar will launch an outdoor amphitheatre venue at the beginning of next month, following an extensive renovation program.

Called bamBOO, the multipurpose venue will look to host local, national and international acts, screenworks, exhibitions and various other types of audio-visual performance.

The venue will feature a towering mural artwork by renowned Western Australian visual artist Stormie Mills, set in a cocktail garden-themed space dominated by eight metre-high bamboo.

Owners Michelle Mok and Andy Freeman believe the new-look amphitheatre venue will be a showcase venue of the highest standard for Perth that will epitomise the style and chic for which Luxe Bar is known.


Maurizio Restaurant on Fitzgerald Street, Perth, will next month take Italian food lovers on a culinary journey, showcasing regional Italian cuisine as part of its annual Il Giro D’Italia.

Beginning on Saturday March 15, Il Giro D’Italia 2008 will focus on 19 regions of Italy each fortnight over eight months, starting with Piemonte E Valle D’Aosta in the north, travelling down the coast, venturing inland to Umbria before progressing down to the tip of Sicily.

Conceptualised by Maurizio Di Ciano, the authentic degustation menus use original regional recipes and are complemented by the wines of the region


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