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Yola Bakker crouches in a bush setting. She wears a lime green, black and white dress in what looks like an Aboriginal design and holds a scarf out, in ochres, black and white, also featuring an Aboriginal design. Practising poetry and dance in the Pilbara
Q&A

Practising poetry and dance in the Pilbara

16 September 2020

How many artists do you know who work in the mining sector? We tend to think of the arts and mining as mutually exclusive but regional West Australian performer and writer Yola Bakker is proving that it is possible to work across both sectors.

Reading time • 7 minutesDance
Win a double pass to ‘Measure for Measure’!
Competitions

Win a double pass to ‘Measure for Measure’!

14 September 2020

Please note that Luna Leederville has advised that this screening has been cancelled. We will be offering a replacement competition in October – stay tuned for details!

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Photo: Daniel James Grant A man stands, holding one end of a rope Behind the scenes of KISS Club
Podcast

Behind the scenes of KISS Club

9 September 2020

What is KISS Club? Nina Levy spoke to pvi collective’s Kelli McCluskey to dive into a world of imagination.

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Songs from the ashes
Features

Songs from the ashes

26 August 2020

In a year that has seen Australia ricochet from devastating bush-fires to pandemic lockdown, local musician Rachael Dease is capturing the mood of the moment in a new album titled, “Hymns for End Times”. Nina Levy caught up with Dease to learn more.

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A young woman in a purple robe is dancing in a green field. An electronic antidote
Q&A

An electronic antidote

12 August 2020

In keeping with the times, local sound artist and electronic music producer Elsewhere/Rebecca (aka Rebecca Riggs-Bennett) has launched a debut album that’s designed specifically for home listening.

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Brent Rollins and Nathan Turtur in Natassija Morrow's 'Ramalen'. Photo: Minni Karamfiles @minnikaramfiles Pictured are Brent Rollins and Nathan Turtur in Natassija Morrow's 'Ramalen'. Nathan is counter-balancing Brent who is mid-flight. Choreographic seedlings
Reviews

Choreographic seedlings

7 August 2020

LINK Dance Company returns to the stage with a program of works-in-progress that reveals both the dancers’ creativity and resilience, writes Nina Levy.

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Dancers light up the stage
Reviews

Dancers light up the stage

31 July 2020

The dancers’ joy at returning to live performance was palpable on opening night of West Australian Ballet’s “Genesis”, writes Nina Levy.

Reading time • 6 minutesDance
Lisa Näykki and Jeromy Zwick performing their skipping routine. Photo: Jordan Pursey Lisa Näykki and Jeromy Zwick mid-skipping routine. The share two ropes, one loops overhead, the other hangs between them. Lisa has her outside arm extended, Jeromy's arms are crossed. Around the world in Freo
Reviews

Around the world in Freo

22 July 2020

Circus WA’s “Home Brew Cabaret” served up an impressive array of local and international artists, reports Nina Levy.

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Casey Thornton at work. Casey Thornton painting a picture of a girl, sitting next to a fox. She wears a fur stole and holds what looks like a ball, embossed with a floral design. Pandemic silver linings
Q&A

Pandemic silver linings

26 June 2020

While COVID-19 shutdowns have had a massive impact on the arts, for regional WA artists, the global shift in the way we use technology may help to overcome the tyranny of distance, observes Narrogin-based artist Casey Thornton.

Reading time • 10 minutesVisual Art
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 Alli Butler stands in front of a wall made of sandstone rocks. She is wearing a glam jade green dress and sunglasses, and carries a speaker. It's sunny and she casts a shadow on the wall. On the road: Alli Butler
Q&A

On the road: Alli Butler

16 June 2020

Seesaw’s Q&A series is heading on the road, to find out how artists around WA have been managing COVID-19 challenges. This week Wheatbelt-based singer-songwriter, actor and comedian Alli Butler shares her experiences of lockdown and the start of recovery.

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio