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  • A musical hug
    Reviews

    A musical hug

    3 July 2020

    Local chamber collective Cygnus Arioso lifted Bourby Webster’s spirits with their first post-lockdown performance.

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    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • black and white image of a man with a beard and arms oustretched Film fest couched by COVID
    Q&A

    Film fest couched by COVID

    29 June 2020

    Couched Online Fest provides a glimmer of light for film lovers as the Revelation Perth International Film Festival is postponed until December.

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    Reading time • 6 minutesFilm
  • Casey Thornton at work. Casey Thornton painting a picture of a girl, sitting next to a fox. She wears a fur stole and holds what looks like a ball, embossed with a floral design. Pandemic silver linings
    Q&A

    Pandemic silver linings

    26 June 2020

    While COVID-19 shutdowns have had a massive impact on the arts, for regional WA artists, the global shift in the way we use technology may help to overcome the tyranny of distance, observes Narrogin-based artist Casey Thornton.

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    Reading time • 10 minutesVisual Art
  • A blA First Nations actress stands arms outstretched with cast members kneeling in an arc around her Standing moorditch
    Features

    Standing moorditch

    26 June 2020

    Four years after being assaulted by Transperth transit officers, actor Della Rae Morrison finds hope for the future in the arts industry. Rosalind Appleby reports.

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    Reading time • 7 minutesTheatre
  • A boy playing the piano reading from a tablet Kids in COVID
    Features

    Kids in COVID

    24 June 2020

    Let’s hear from the kids! Seesaw’s junior reviewers share their experience of lockdown, and how engaging with the arts helped them through.

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    Reading time • 8 minutesMusic
  • four string players in quartet position on a stage Musical burst of joy
    Reviews

    Musical burst of joy

    18 June 2020

    WASO’s new online chamber music series bristles with life and infinite tenderness, as though months of pent-up feelings were finally released. Leon Levy reviews the Ensemble Editions.

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    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
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 Alli Butler stands in front of a wall made of sandstone rocks. She is wearing a glam jade green dress and sunglasses, and carries a speaker. It's sunny and she casts a shadow on the wall. On the road: Alli Butler
    Q&A

    On the road: Alli Butler

    16 June 2020

    Seesaw’s Q&A series is heading on the road, to find out how artists around WA have been managing COVID-19 challenges. This week Wheatbelt-based singer-songwriter, actor and comedian Alli Butler shares her experiences of lockdown and the start of recovery.

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    Reading time • 7 minutesMusic
  • six wind musicians performing on a darkened stage Orchestral comeback
    Features

    Orchestral comeback

    16 June 2020

    After a disastrous start to the year the West Australian Symphony Orchestra is returning to the stage, albeit without an audience. Rosalind Appleby discovers how the orchestra has fared through the COVID-19 crisis.

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    Reading time • 8 minutesMusic
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