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  • Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
  • a crowd of thousands watch a band playing on the back of a truck Festival to drive recovery
    Features

    Festival to drive recovery

    3 June 2020

    Record-breaking 2020 Perth Festival raises hopes for a path out of the COVID-19 downturn. Rosalind Appleby reports.

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    Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
  • 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
  • Brenna Harding as Rose Pickles (right) with Natash Herbert as Dolly Pickles. Photo: Philip Gostelow. No clouds in Rose’s head
    Q&A

    No clouds in Rose’s head

    5 March 2020

    This is the second time that actor Brenna Harding has taken on the role of Rose Pickles in the stage adaptation of Tim Winton’s epic novel Cloudstreet. A co-production by Black Swan State Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre, directed by Matthew Lutton, the production debuted in Melbourne in 2019, and is currently playing Perth Festival. And Brenna is relishing the chance to revisit her role in the play, she tells Nina Levy.

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    Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
  • Raw and relevant
    Reviews

    Raw and relevant

    26 February 2020

    Amanda Palmer’s voice was raw, earthy and emotive, but Erin Hutchinson found it was her message that was most powerful.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesPerth Festival
  • Beauty and bewilderment
    Reviews

    Beauty and bewilderment

    25 February 2020

    Tiffany Ha praises Hansel and Gretel, despite some questionable production aspects.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesPerth Festival
  • Love tells the story of a boy, his mum and their love luggage. Photo supplied Summer 2020 gig guide for kids
    Features

    Summer 2020 gig guide for kids

    17 December 2019

    Summer has barely begun and we’re sweltering already. Thankfully we have the beach and festival season to help us and our children through these hot months. Read on for Seesaw’s curated list of the Fringe and Perth Festivals.

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    Reading time • 7 minutes
  • Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Cream of the crop 2019
    Features

    Cream of the crop 2019

    13 December 2019

    Which shows were Seesaw writers’ favourites this year? What were the highlights and lowlights for the arts in WA? And which artists will our contributors be looking out for in 2020? As 2019 draws to a close, Seesaw writers reflect on the year that was and the year that will be.

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    Reading time • 10 minutesMusic
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