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  • 10 singers dressed in blue and white formal attire variously stand or sit against a white backdrop A daring debut from Perth’s newest vocal ensemble
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    A daring debut from Perth’s newest vocal ensemble

    21 June 2021

    The Vanguard Consort performed incredibly challenging music at their debut concert, and Bourby Webster says while nerves made for a cautious performance, the stage is set for an impressive future.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • A conductor leans towards the cello section, his face animated with a smile Orchestra rises to utopian vision
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    Orchestra rises to utopian vision

    21 June 2021

    Willy Wonka takes a trip to utopia in a concert by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra that entrances both young and old, writes Rosalind Appleby.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • The Two Pigeons, Frederick Ashton, Lucette Aldous & Kelvin Coe, Principal Artists, The Australian Ballet. Photo ©David Parker 1975) A black and white photograph of Lucette Aldous, as a woman in her thirties, sitting in front of Kelvin Coe. They are both in ballet costume; his arms are wrapped around her and his head leans on hers. Always dancing in her heart: a tribute to Lucette Aldous
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    Always dancing in her heart: a tribute to Lucette Aldous

    18 June 2021

    As the international ballet community mourns the loss of Lucette Aldous AC, who passed away 5 June 2021 at the age of 82, choreographer and former director of West Australian Ballet Barry Moreland reflects on the joys of the time he spent with his dearly loved friend and colleague.

    Reading time • 9 minutesDance
  • A man crouches in front of a great white shark model, holding a film clapperboard A director who refused to give up the hunt
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    A director who refused to give up the hunt

    18 June 2021

    Perth director Martin Wilson has finally hooked his debut feature film, after three decades in the movie industry. He chats with Mark Naglazas about filming Great White.

    Reading time • 7 minutesFilm
  • A band stand is full of mostly women performing big band instruments Women in jazz – the elephant in the room
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    Women in jazz – the elephant in the room

    17 June 2021

    After years of witnessing gender inequality in the jazz world, Gemma Farrell is calling it out with the release of an ambitious debut album by the Artemis Orchestra.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMusic
  • A person wearing sequined silver dress and black ruffled coat stands behind a microphone A final bow for living legend
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    A final bow for living legend

    17 June 2021

    Cabaret icon Carlotta will give her farewell performance at the Perth International Cabaret Festival, after six decades on the stage. She chats with Rosalind Appleby about a life spent following her heart.

    Reading time • 5 minutesCabaret
  • Reading time • 4 minutesDance
  • A First Nations actor stands arms outstretched with cast members kneeling in an arc around her Celebrating the wins of 2020
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    Celebrating the wins of 2020

    15 June 2021

    In spite of the challenges of the pandemic, the West Australian performing arts sector managed to present an impressive variety of online and live offerings in 2020, celebrated at the 2021 Performing Arts WA Awards on Monday 14 June.

    Reading time • 10 minutesTheatre
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