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Richard Tognetti and Australian Chamber Orchestra. A man plays the violin. He is looking upwards with a slight smile and relaxed look onhis face. He is surrounded by a group of violinists and viola players all dressed in black Chamber champions worth the wait
Reviews

Chamber champions worth the wait

20 May 2022

Our reviewer Claire Coleman joins an ecstatic crowd lapping up the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s return to the West.

Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
A person with long brown hair stands in front of a bright red wall, wearing black jeans, tight black tshirt and with hands stretched out and a WTF grimace on their face What to SEE: Perth Comedy Festival
Features

What to SEE: Perth Comedy Festival

13 April 2022

Perth Comedy Festival 2022 offers audiences a much wider range of laughs than just the cliches. Claire Coleman has some tips on uproariously funny shows that also pass the sniff test.

Reading time • 9 minutesComedy
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A concert hall stage is full of musicians from WASO and the WA Youth Orchestra wearing black clothes with a conductor on the podium. They play together for the show 'Become Ocean'. ‘Become Ocean’ – marine motions in music
Reviews

‘Become Ocean’ – marine motions in music

7 March 2022

In Become Ocean, WASO and WAYO offer two new works that tinker at the conceptual boundaries of Perth Festival’s theme “Wardan” (ocean), writes Claire Coleman.

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Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
Girl in a carrot suit, in a supermarket aisle Perth, it’s time to panic buy the arts
Opinion

Perth, it’s time to panic buy the arts

1 February 2022

Forget toilet paper. Forget instant noodles. There’s one staple that we’re overlooking in our shopping frenzy, says Claire Coleman.

Reading time • 6 minutesMulti-arts

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio