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  • A woman sings on stage dressed in a shimmering green and silver long dress and headdress. She is surrounded by a large group of performers, many of them dressed in animal and bird costumes Ancient tale carries language revival
    Reviews

    Ancient tale carries language revival

    4 October 2021

    A creation story and a powerful First Nations cast provide the perfect vehicle to bring the Noongar tongue to a new audience, as Rosalind Appleby and junior reviewers Emma and Liliane Wadley discover.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMusic
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    Podcasts

    Your Arts Playground: October

    28 September 2021

    Wondering what to SEE in WA in month? From circus to opera, craft to literary fiction, the October episode of Seesaw’s podcast, Your Arts Playground, has you covered!

    Reading time • 5 minutesMulti-arts
  • Three paper puppets of Australian native animals in front of a cream paper backdrop Spring gig guide for kids
    Kids

    Spring gig guide for kids

    16 September 2021

    Spring in Perth offers the very best range of arts events for children. Check out our gig guide for your next fabulous family experience.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMulti-arts
  • A man in tights and wearing an emu puppet stands on a circular stage surrounded by a cardboard bush set and various props How the arts equip children for life
    Features

    How the arts equip children for life

    7 September 2021

    Why do children need the arts? AWESOME Festival director Jenny Simpson says the arts are fundamental to the development of children, help teenagers stay sane and keep on giving for adults too.

    Reading time • 9 minutesMulti-arts
  • Matthew Lester as Beppe, Paul O'Neill as Canio, Emma Matthews as Nedda, Simon Meadows as Tonio in Pagliacci.Pic JamesRogers Three men and a woman are posed around a small flight of steps; each is gesturing dramatically, three to the central man who has his arm raised and his mouth open as though mid-sing. The men wear casual cream suits, that look like they're made of linen, the central man wears an 80s style brown leather jacket. The woman wears a fitted red jacket and a long and full black skirt. Everyday tales of love and murder
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    Everyday tales of love and murder

    21 July 2021

    Love, lust, betrayal and murder are all a part of “everyday life” in this highly successful double bill, writes Leon Levy.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
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    Podcasts

    Introducing Your Arts Playground, Seesaw’s new podcast

    30 June 2021

    Not sure where to find out what’s happening in WA’s arts scene? Feel like you’re always hearing about the cool new shows, concerts and exhibitions after they’ve finished? Check out Your Arts Playground, a new monthly podcast from Seesaw’s managing editors, Nina Levy and Rosalind Appleby.

    Reading time • 7 minutesMulti-arts
  • hazy orange light bathes a conductor, orchestra and soloists. Behind the stage organ pipes glow in the light Collaboration brings out the best
    Reviews

    Collaboration brings out the best

    17 May 2021

    Stuffy traditions are pushed aside in a performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah which Sandra Bowdler says is brought to life with imagination and solid musical values.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
  • Red streamers fall onto the stage and the cast who are costumed in red Spanish-influenced outfits. A window to sunny Seville
    Reviews

    A window to sunny Seville

    19 April 2021

    Fancy a COVID-safe trip to Spain? West Australian Opera’s production of The Barber of Seville does not fail to delight, says Sandra Bowdler, despite some uneven spots.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
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