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  • Seven singers in a line across the stage, wearing bright clothes and under multi-hued spotlights. Heads of audience members are in silhouette in the foreground Badass is good for the soul
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    Badass is good for the soul

    14 March 2021

    It wasn’t your standard Perth Festival show but Claire Coleman says The WA Badass Gospel Choir was a welcome salve for a feminist’s bruised and battered soul.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • Highs and lows in ‘Art Feast’
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    Highs and lows in ‘Art Feast’

    5 March 2021

    The Rechabite’s first foray into dining with a difference has potential, says Erin Hutchinson, but lacks bite.

    Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
  • From cabaret horror to Zoom duos
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    From cabaret horror to Zoom duos

    24 February 2021

    “MoveMoveMove” is a choreographic, sonic and visual adventure through independent local dance, one that finishes next door to another kind of journey in Feminism Has No Borders, discovers Nina Levy.

    Reading time • 9 minutesPerth Festival
  • 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
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    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
  • 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.

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  • Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
  • A pianist watches attentively as a bass player leans over her instrument Stars align for jazz festival finale
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    Stars align for jazz festival finale

    11 November 2020

    Two stellar groups perform for the closing night of the Perth International Jazz Festival. Rosalind Appleby observes the rich contrasts between the two.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • a crowd wearing sun hats watch a singer and her band on a stage in a park Jazz weekend sets Perth swinging
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    Jazz weekend sets Perth swinging

    9 November 2020

    Huge numbers turned out for the Perth International Jazz Festival over the weekend. Rosalind Appleby captures the atmosphere with a photo essay.

    Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
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