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  • Stepping into the spotlight?
    Features

    Stepping into the spotlight?

    27 May 2020

    The performing arts sector has been devastated by the pandemic shutdowns… but recovery could provide a window of opportunity for local independent artists. Nina Levy investigates.

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    Reading time • 10 minutesPerth Festival
  • Mel Tan in 'High Expectations' Mel Tan dancing in a room decorated with pink drapery Indie dance in the pink
    Reviews

    Indie dance in the pink

    30 January 2020

    Nina Levy relishes the chance to see emerging local artists in two dance works, High Expectations and Speech!.

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    Reading time • 5 minutesDance
  • Joseph Simons, balanced on one hand Teenage obsessions
    The Fringe Sessions

    Teenage obsessions

    28 January 2020

    100 Years Of The History Of Dance As Told By One Man In 60 Minutes With An Energetic Group Finale is a show for anyone who remembers what it was like to be an obsessed teen.

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    Reading time • 5 minutes
  • Jess with Barrelhouse, Kidogo, Fremantle, 12 December 2018 Jess with Barrelhouse, Kidogo, Fremantle, 12 December 2018 Playing landscapes on guitar
    The Fringe Sessions

    Playing landscapes on guitar

    24 January 2020

    Fremantle-based musician Lucky Oceans loves pushing the pedal steel guitar in new directions and he does just that in “Ballads, Banksias and Beauty”.

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    Reading time • 7 minutesMusic
  • St John Cowcher singing into a microphone The end of the world, rock style
    The Fringe Sessions

    The end of the world, rock style

    22 January 2020

    What better way to tell a story about the end of the world than a rock’n’roll cabaret show with plenty of Ziggy Stardust and a nod to Nick Cave?

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    Reading time • 5 minutes
  • Girl in a carrot suit, in a supermarket aisle Fresh food and feminism
    The Fringe Sessions

    Fresh food and feminism

    21 January 2020

    Set on the shelves of a supermarket, BITE ME, by emerging local playwright Sian Murphy, takes a playful approach to sparking a conversation about the male gaze.

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    Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
  • Photo: Seiya Taguchi A woman stands at a turntable Simple but gloriously effective
    Reviews

    Simple but gloriously effective

    21 January 2020

    In Eurydice, David Zampatti discovers the perfect companion piece to last year’s Fringe World hit, Orpheus.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
  • A woman (Essie Barrow) thrusts her chest out at a man (Iskandar R. Sharazuddin). The aftermath of first love
    The Fringe Sessions

    The aftermath of first love

    17 January 2020

    Ah young love! The giddy highs while it lasts, the despair when it ends… but it’s the aftermath that UK-based playwright and performer Iskandar R. Sharazuddin explores in his latest work Post-Mortem, which will make its Australian premiere at Fringe World 2020.

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    Reading time • 8 minutesDance
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