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  • violin players play on a stage with faces focussed on their music Orchestra leads Festival charge
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    Orchestra leads Festival charge

    25 January 2021

    If you’ve been browsing the 2021 Perth Festival program you may have noticed an ensemble that keeps popping up in multiple guises. Ara Jansen investigates whether the West Australian Symphony Orchestra are the hardest working band this summer as they support local talent across four quite different events.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMusic
  • Jazz sideman steps out front
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    Jazz sideman steps out front

    5 January 2021

    A debut album by guitarist Dan Garner announces the arrival of a new jazz front man on the Perth scene. Ara Jansen reports.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
  • Summer 2021 gig guide for kids
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    Summer 2021 gig guide for kids

    16 December 2020

    School’s out, theatres are open and it is time for summer fun! Read on for Seesaw’s curated list of family-friendly Christmas and festival shows.

    Reading time • 7 minutesMulti-arts
  • A girl in black stands to surrounded by percussion instruments Graduates hope for arts future
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    Graduates hope for arts future

    15 December 2020

    Who’d want to be embarking on a career in the performing arts right now?! Patrick Gunasekera takes a look at the challenges facing arts graduates and discovers hope for the future.

    Reading time • 9 minutesMulti-arts
  • Three large men flex their muscles. The image is a negative and the figures are in darkness. They look like they're dancing. and each figure is tinted, one yellow, one blue and one red. Feast of art feeds local appetites
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    Feast of art feeds local appetites

    10 December 2020

    It’s time to dump cultural cringe. This year’s visual arts program at Perth Festival is both bigger than before and almost 100% local. It’s exciting and a chance for everyone to put a little more art into their lives. Ara Jansen reports.

    Reading time • 8 minutesVisual Art
  • Photo: Anthony Tran Cream of the crop 2020
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    Cream of the crop 2020

    9 December 2020

    It feels more important than ever to celebrate the arts in 2020. And so, in spite of the challenges faced by the arts community this year, we are thrilled to bring you Seesaw’s annual ‘Cream of the Crop’ round-up, in which we ask our writers to reflect on the year that was and the year to come.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
  • Two wins for WA dancers
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    Two wins for WA dancers

    9 December 2020

    Congratulations to West Australians Laura Boynes and STRUT Dance, both of whom have been announced as Australian Dance Award (ADA) winners for 2019.

    Reading time • 3 minutesDance
  • Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
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