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  • A man in a rust-coloured collared shirt stands with his hands folded under the sign Boucla Cafe Discover your operatic palette
    Q&A

    Discover your operatic palette

    1 April 2021

    What’s the most decadent cultural experience you can think of? The West Australian Opera have launched their 2021 Cooking with Opera series which brings together the opulence of opera with luxury food. Daniele Foti-Cuzzola shares more about this highly indulgent program currently unfolding in Subiaco.

    Reading time • 9 minutesMusic
  • A man with a black shirt looks out to the horizon Music’s wide horizon
    Q&A

    Music’s wide horizon

    12 February 2021

    Michael Pignéguy’s musical influences range from symphonic to soul, but in his new album with The Awakenings Ensemble he is looking east.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
  • An image from 'The Darkness' degustation course 4 - ginger braised pork belly + cotton candy + salted coconut snow served with performance by Essie Foxglove. Photography by Jacqueline Jane van Grootel. Art Direction by Marcus Canning and Kelly Price. Decadence replaces temperance at Rechabite
    Q&A

    Decadence replaces temperance at Rechabite

    4 February 2021

    After being mothballed for a decade, The Rechabite Hall recently celebrated its first birthday as an exciting and bustling multi-level Northbridge venue. Offering the sumptuous opposite of teetotal temperance, it’s taking a colourful, creative and tastily active part in Fringe World and Perth Festival.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
  • Cherry_Orchard_rehearsals Humphrey Bower photo credit Daniel J Grant.-092 copy Transplanting ‘The Cherry Orchard’
    Q&A

    Transplanting ‘The Cherry Orchard’

    4 February 2021

    This month renowned local actor Humphrey Bower will be performing in Black Swan State Theatre’s fresh new take on The Cherry Orchard, which sees Chekhov’s comedy classic transplanted in time and place, to the South-West of WA in the 1980s. Nina Levy caught up with Bower to find out more.

    Reading time • 8 minutesPerth Festival
  • Two people sitting in a graveyard at night, talking Unearthing hidden stories
    The Fringe Sessions

    Unearthing hidden stories

    27 January 2021

    Performed in the East Perth Cemeteries, WA Youth Theatre Company’s REST takes its audience on an exploration of the hidden stories of our collective past.

    Reading time • 6 minutesFringe World Festival
  • Three young First Nations women stand on grass, with the ocean in the background. They wear casual light coloured clothing. They're smiling. Sisters doing it for themselves
    The Fringe Sessions

    Sisters doing it for themselves

    25 January 2021

    Perth has a new independent First Nations theatre company. Named Kalyakoorl Collective, this all-female team is making its debut at Fringe World 2021 with FIRE, a new work by young emerging playwright and actor Ebony McGuire.

    Reading time • 7 minutesFringe World Festival
  • Meg Honey Parry A selfie of a woman with a bright red pixie hair cut. She is doing an arabesque and you can see her extended leg in the background. Also in the background is a painted grey brick wall with a mural of a dancer painted on it. What’s in a selfie?
    The Fringe Sessions

    What’s in a selfie?

    20 January 2021

    Who amongst us hasn’t posted a #selfie on social media? The selfie is a ubiquitous part of contemporary pop culture, but are these snapshots preventing us from living in the moment? This is just one of the questions Tamsyn Heynes is asking in her new Fringe World work #selfie.

    Reading time • 7 minutesFringe World Festival
  • Three women dressed as athletes lunge in exaggerated sporty poses. Presenting… the 2020 Isolympics
    The Fringe Sessions

    Presenting… the 2020 Isolympics

    18 January 2021

    What if isolation was an Olympic sport? In the absence of the 2020 Olympics, independent local dance theatre company Not Sold Separately will be presenting their comedic alternative. Company co-founders Briannah Davis and Olivia Hendry give Seesaw readers a sneak peek.

    Reading time • 7 minutesFringe World Festival
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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio