August 2019

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Woman in blue snowsuit with long grey hair with background of tin foil

Dance: Wonder Woman

28 - 31 August @ Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA · Presented by State Theatre Centre of ...
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Visual Arts: WA Now – TJYLLYUNGOO/Lance Chadd: Ibelongyoubelongwebelong

4 May – 5 Aug @ Art Gallery of WA · Presented by Art Gallery of WA, TJYLLYUNGOO/Lance Chadd · ...
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Triangles in shades of blue and grey

Visual Arts: Concrete E X P A N D E D

2 Jun - 22 Sep @ Vasse Felix Winery · Presented by Janet Holmes à Court Gallery · This exhibition ...
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Visual Arts: AGWA Design – Family resemblance

15 Jun – 9 Sep @ Art Gallery of WA · Presented by Art Gallery of WA · A collection ...
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A plant appearing to grow out of soil on a chair with soil and stones on the floor

Visual Arts: The Botanical: Beauty and Peril

6 Jul – 7 Oct @ Art Gallery of WA · Presented by Art Gallery of WA and Janet Holmes ...
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Pine trees, birds in flight and leopard figure all in black etched against blue/pink sunset sky

Visual Arts: Hearsay

8 Jul - 31 Aug @ Wanneroo Gallery, Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre · Presented by City of Wanneroo · ...
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People sitting in bar seen through window

Visual Arts: Ciao!

11 Jul - 12 Aug @ Chicho Gelato, Northbridge · Presented by Alina Tang, Nikki Lundy, Joanna Sulkowski · Carly ...
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Woman in red parka with hair standing on end

Go North with the Scandinavian Film Festival

17 Jul - 7 Aug @ Cinema Paradiso & Luna SX · Presented by Palace Cinemas · Nordic Noir, stunning ...
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Visual Arts: (cross)hatched

Visual Arts: (cross)hatched

19 Jul - 1 Aug @ YMCA HQ Gallery, Leederville · Presented by room01 collective · 19 Jul - 1 ...
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3 men dressed as Department store staff

Theatre: Are You Being Served?

19 Jul - 3 Aug @ Stirling Theatre, Innaloo · Presented by Stirling Theatre · All the innuendo, misunderstandings, mistaken ...
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Black and white ocean scene with clouds

Visual Arts: Princeon and Hold On!

19 Jul - 8 Sep @ Mundaring Arts Centre · Presented by Joan Johnson & Kate Hallen · Two new ...
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Woman standing at fresh green section of supermarket. Chinese script on rear of her jacket

Visual Arts: Failure is the Mother of Success (失败是成功之母)

20 Jul - 2 Aug @ The Lobby · Presented by Rebecca Jensen · Failure is the Mother of Success ...
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Abstract in shades of grey

Festivals: The Blue Room Theatre presents Winter Nights

23 Jul - 03 Aug @ The Blue Room Theatre · Presented by the Blue Room Theatre · This year, ...
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Visual Arts: Other Suns: Cult Sci-fi Cinema & Art

26 Jul - 14 Sep @ Fremantle Arts Centre · Presented by Fremantle Arts Centre · Celebrating the optimism of ...
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Single dancer to the right of image

Dance: Bangarra: 30 years of sixty five thousand

31 Jul - 3 Aug @ State Theatre Centre of WA · Presented by Bangarra Dance Theatre · Bangarra Dance ...
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Head and shoulders of a woman

Theatre: 52 Hertz

1 - 3 August @ Subiaco Arts Centre · Presented by Beyond the Yard · This is a story about ...
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Male Singer

Music: Love Him Madly: The Doors Reimagined

2 August @ His Majesty's Theatre · Presented by Perth Symphony Orchestra · "Is everybody in? The ceremony is about ...
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Music: Javier Perianes Plays Beethoven

2 and 3 August @ Perth Concert Hall · Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra · Poetic lyricism and the ...
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Person with plastic mask with reels in the centre

Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival

2 August @ The Backlot Perth · 9 August @ Camelot Indoor Theatre · Presented by Maker and Smith · ...
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Man and woman seated, woman leaning against man

Theatre: A View from the Park

2 - 11 August @ Carlisle Hotel, Carlisle · Presented by Maverick Theatre Productions · A simple premise delivers a ...
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Visual Arts: August Exhibitions at Cool Change Contemporary

2 - 24 August @ Cool Change Contemporary · Presented by Cool Change Contemporary · Please join us for the ...
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Four women engaged in panel discussion

Lectures & Talks: Women in Art: Then & Now

3 August @ Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) · Presented by PICA · An intergenerational discussion. In response to ...
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Lit Live: The Best of times/ The Worst of times

7 August @ Centre for Stories, Northbridge · Presented by Sarah McNeill · The Best of Times /the Worst of ...
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Medea

Theatre: Medea

8 - 25 August @ The State Theatre Centre of WA · Presented by Black Swan State Theatre Company & ...
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Music: Joy Division Orchestrated

9 August @ Perth Concert Hall · Presented by Teg Dainty & Nice Events · The group's original bassist Peter ...
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Woman sitting on chair looking anxious, one man on each side talking to her

Theatre: The Nerd

9 - 24 August @ Old Mill Theatre, South Perth · Presented by Serial Productions · How far would you ...
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Elvis

Music: Elvis King of the World

10 August @ Perth Concert Hall · Presented by A Tony Minniti Presentation · The biggest Elvis concert ever staged ...
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Film: Rottnest Island Kingdom of the Quokka

10,17,24 & 31 August @ The Backlot Perth · Presented by Brain Salad · On the far west of the ...
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9 choir members

Music: Giovanni Consort @ Government House Ballroom

11 August @ Government House Ballroom · Presented by The Giovanni Consort · For 24 years, The Giovanni Consort has ...
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Students rehearsing a musical theatre performance

Open Day: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, ECU

11 August @ WAAPA, Edith Cowan University · Bradford Street, Mount Lawley · The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts ...
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People posing on beach

Music: Tura Soup Nights 1

13 August @ The Sewing Room · Presented by Tura New Music · Tura's monthly night of new sounds at ...
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Woman dressed in fairy tale costume

Theatre: Children: Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts

13 - 16 August @ The State Theatre Centre of Western Australia · Presented by Shake & Stir · Think ...
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Dance: International Youth Ballet Gala

14 August @ Crown Theatre, Perth · Presented by Youth Ballet WA · A one-night fundraising event, showcasing seven of ...
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Luminous

Music: Luminous

14 August @ Perth Concert Hall · Presented by the Australian Chamber Orchestra · ACO's 2005 collaboration with artist Bill ...
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Man playing violin

Music: Szeps-Znaider Plays Elgar

16 & 17 August @ Perth Concert Hall · Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra · An exceptional concerto. An ...
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Squares in shades of peach, mauve and light brown

Visual Arts: WA Now – Eveline Kotai: Breathing Pattern

17 Aug – 20 Jan 2020 @ Art Gallery of WA · Presented by Art Gallery of WA · Over ...
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Ensemble of musicians

Music: Quartet for the End of Time

18 August @ Dr Robert Braham Auditorium, Trinity College · Presented by Chimera Ensemble · Messiaen's iconic Quatuor pour la ...
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Girl caught mid air in soccer match

Theatre: The Wolves

20 Aug - 7 Sep @ The Blue Room Theatre · Presented by Red Ryder Productions · Play hard or ...
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Man sitting on white plastic chair outdoors

Theatre: The Apparatus

20 - 31 August @ The Blue Room Theatre · Presented by Humphrey Bower · Absurd comic horror. Three stories ...
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Woman and little girl examining large stringed instrument

Children: Music: Mums, Bubs & Tiny Tots in Bull Creek

22 August @ Bull Creek Community Centre · Presented by Music Book Stories · Music Book presents mini-concerts for little ...
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Gun Brit Barkmin

Music: An Evening with Gun-Brit Barkmin

23 & 25 August @ Perth Concert Hall · Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra · West Australian Symphony Orchestra ...
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Black and white image of man sitting on rocks

Music: Lionel Marchetti Residency and National Tour

26 August @ The Sewing Room, Wolf Lane, Perth · Presented by TURA New Music · French Musique Concrète artist ...
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Man holding woman in his arms

Film: Australian Revelations – Watch the Sunset

26 August @ The Backlot Perth · Presented by Revelation Perth International Film Festival · Watch The Sunset tells the ...
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Woman in blue snowsuit with long grey hair with background of tin foil

Dance: Wonder Woman

28 - 31 August @ Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA · Presented by State Theatre Centre of ...
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Man and woman shrowded in smoky haze

Theatre: Perpetual Wake

28 Aug - 7 Sep @ Subiaco Arts Centre · Presented by The Last Great Hunt · Our second work ...
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Conductor Asher Fisch seated at grand piano

Music: Asher Fisch Plays Schumann

29 August @ Perth Concert Hall · Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra · A profoundly personal piano concerto. In ...
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Visual Arts: Patches of Hope and Resistance

29 Aug - 5 Sep @ Spectrum Project Space, ECU Mount Lawley Campus · Presented by Spectrum Project Space · ...
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Conductor Asher Fisch seated at piano

Music: Schumann & Strauss

30 & 31 August @ Perth Concert Hall · Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra · Maestro and soloist trade ...
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Men engaged in work in fields

Visual Arts: Cosmopolitan

31 Aug - 7 Dec @ Lawrence Wilson Arts Gallery · Presented by Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery · The 1930s ...
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Blue denim fabric

Visual Arts: HERE&NOW19: Material Culture

31 Aug - 7 Dec @ Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery · Presented by Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery · HERE&NOW19: Material ...
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