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A woman in blue dress and spiky headpiece kneels on a round mat in front of a microphone. She is holding a rainmaker percussion instrument and is surrounded by other musical instruments Journey into the realm of dreams
Reviews

Journey into the realm of dreams

22 January 2022

A new dance collective draw their audience into the world of a child’s imagination in their debut show, and Rosalind Appleby is entranced.

Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
A large group of singers are on a colourfully lit stage surrounded by banners and signs with protest slogans Choir puts heart into the groove
Reviews

Choir puts heart into the groove

21 January 2022

A community choir without the cringe, Menagerie’s motley crew are laying it down for disco lovers and protesters alike. Rosalind Appleby tunes in to one of Fringe’s most popular choirs.

Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
A performer in a blonde wig and pink tutu poses in front of a pink backdrop A showgirl and her extraordinary team
The Festival Sessions

A showgirl and her extraordinary team

18 January 2022

Cece Desist decided there was no good reason to remain a ‘hypothetical showgirl’ and this cabaret show is the result.

Reading time • 6 minutesCabaret
Salome remixed in a heady brew
The Festival Sessions

Salome remixed in a heady brew

17 January 2022

A biblical story collides with COVID as a team of dancers and theatre makers explore the story of Salome. Find out more from deviser and performer Andrew Sutherland in this Festival Sessions interview.

Reading time • 7 minutesTheatre
A lady stands on a streetscape., with hair tied back and wearing a burgundy shirt and lipstick The job I was born to do
Podcasts

The job I was born to do

13 December 2021

The new Director General of DLGSC Lanie Chopping, reveals her vision – and genuine enthusiasm – for the arts and culture portfolio in this podcast conversation.

Reading time • 2 minutesMulti-arts
A woman with red hair and dark framed glasses smiles at the camera Opening doors for arts and culture
Features

Opening doors for arts and culture

13 December 2021

From country girl and social worker to Director General, Lanie Chopping says the top job at the Department for Local Government, Sport and Cultural industries is the job she was made for.

Reading time • 9 minutesMulti-arts
A small child stands in a dark room looking up at rings of yellow light, while other children run past Summer 2022 gig guide for kids
Features

Summer 2022 gig guide for kids

9 December 2021

Looking for family fun this summer? Read on for Seesaw’s curated list of Christmas and festival shows to find something that will suit your crew.

Reading time • 5 minutesMulti-arts
A man conducts a choir of 15 women, standing in a cathedral with a harpist beside them Choral ensemble debut with world premiere
Reviews

Choral ensemble debut with world premiere

3 December 2021

A new work by Lydia Gardiner performed by new vocal ensemble Sonus Angelorum attracts a full house at St George’s Cathedral. Rosalind Appleby reports on the fresh sounds.

Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
Four men and a woman stand wearing casual jeans and shirts against a large wooden double door What you need to know about Arts Impact WA
Features

What you need to know about Arts Impact WA

2 December 2021

Applications have opened for $100 000 arts grants from WA’s new philanthropy collective. Arts Impact WA chair Paul Chamberlain answers your questions.

Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
On the left a headshot of a woman with blue eyes and long blonde hair, on the right a man wearing black and holding a classical guitar What to SEE: Rachelle Durkin & Jonathan Paget
Q&A

What to SEE: Rachelle Durkin & Jonathan Paget

18 November 2021

Enjoy an evening of exquisite music as soprano Rachelle Durkin and guitarist Jonathan Paget take to the stage for Musica Viva in a concert livestreamed from Cullen Wines.

Reading time • 7 minutesMusic

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio