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  • 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 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
  • A man stands relaxed on a street, wearing a blue jacket over a white shirt, and a big smile A new take on a timeless tradition
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    A new take on a timeless tradition

    1 June 2021

    In this podcast Michael Griffiths shares his vision as artistic director of the Perth International Cabaret Festival, plus a story he possibly shouldn’t tell from his days as a WAAPA student.

    Reading time • 3 minutesCabaret
  • An orchestra perform in a stadium under red and purple lights A decade of making their own rules
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    A decade of making their own rules

    27 May 2021

    Perth Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and Ara Jansen takes a look at how this fearless ensemble have changed the landscape of classical music in Western Australia.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMusic
  • Perth Centre for Photography A photo of Mavis Phillips is superimposed onto the window of the PCP gallery. Inside you can see people looking at her photographs. Framing life from a Noongar perspective
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    Framing life from a Noongar perspective

    25 May 2021

    An exhibition of photographs by one of Australia’s earliest known First Nations photographers, Mavis Phillips (nee Walley), provides a rare Noongar perspective on mid-century life in the Wheatbelt, reports Ara Jansen.

    Reading time • 9 minutesVisual Art
  • Bruce Denny. Photo: Duncan Wright Bruce Denny stands in a shaft of light, one hand raised as though trying to block the glare. In the background is a corrugated fence. Arts energy left untapped
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    Arts energy left untapped

    24 May 2021

    The 2021/2022 Federal Budget includes $223 million for the arts. But will it be enough to airlift the ailing sector to recovery? 

    Reading time • 10 minutes
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