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  • Thin beams of light shine down on a stage filled with an orchestra, choir, jazz band and singer Birthday extravaganza
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    Birthday extravaganza

    2 August 2021

    Edith Cowan University turns 30 this year, and Rosalind Appleby says the WA Academy of Performing Arts celebrated in style with a performing arts party that looked both backwards and forwards.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
  • Tyrown Waigara HERO SHOT A Nice Place to Hate Yourself (2021) (61 cm W x 51 cm H x 4 cm D) copy 2 An acrylic painting in vibrant yellows, pinks and reds. The work is abstract but images are recognisable, such as a house, a pair of eyes, a ladder. Some objects are on their side, playing with our perspective. Take a walk on the dark side
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    Take a walk on the dark side

    1 June 2021

    Bringing their dark sides into the light, artists provide viewers with a tantalising glimpse inside their creative minds in ‘The Dark Side’ exhibition, writes Craig McKeough.

    Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
  • Photo: Danielle Fusco A close-up of Transperth bus seats. On one rests a painted packet of chewing gum. Food for thought in the everyday
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    Food for thought in the everyday

    16 April 2021

    Two local artists give viewers plenty to chew on in their explorations of ordinary objects and materials, discovers Jaimi Wright.

    Reading time • 5 minutesVisual Art
  • It’s Brecht done very well
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    It’s Brecht done very well

    28 March 2021

    Graduating WAAPA students handle Brecht’s masterpiece, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, with fabulous gusto and conviction, David Zampatti writes, and he gives them a resounding “wow!”

    Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
  • Momentous clash
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    Momentous clash

    27 March 2021

    It’s Bach and ballet versus jazz and fan dancers in WAAPA’s ‘Restart’, and Rita Clarke enjoys the fun of the clash in styles.

    Reading time • 4 minutesDance
  • Reading time • 3 minutesMulti-arts
  • The students of Defying Gravity percussion ensemble.  students in brightly coloured shirts stand arrayed around various keyboard percussion instruments Minimalist masterwork
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    Minimalist masterwork

    23 September 2019

    Review: Defying Gravity, ‘Steve Reich’s Drumming’ ⋅ WA Academy of Performing Arts, Richard Gill Music Auditorium, 23 September ⋅ Review by Jonathan W. Marshall ⋅ It has been a…

    Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
  • Niv Marinberg's Chasing-breath. Photo: Stephen Heath. LINK warms up for world stage
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    LINK warms up for world stage

    23 May 2019

    Review: LINK Dance Company, ‘The Body Politic’ · Geoff Gibbs Theatre, 23 May · Review by Nina Levy · I’m always curious to see LINK Dance…

    Reading time • 5 minutesDance
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