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A group of musicians on a stage stand with arms raised to take their bow. A screen behind them reads
What to SEE

What to SEE: Songs For Freedom

23 February 2022

Lois Olney knows first hand the healing power of music. She is part of the line-up of artists performing at “Songs for Freedom”, a free outdoor concert in Melville.

Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
Katie Noonan adds new strings to her bow
Reviews

Katie Noonan adds new strings to her bow

19 February 2022

An intimate concert with Katie Noonan confirms the breadth of her reach as one of Australia’s leading performers, and takes long-time fan Rosalind Appleby back to an earlier encounter.

Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
A small child looks up in wonder at the light show throwing colours and patterns on the people and room around them Patch Theatre – light takes on a life of its own
Reviews

Patch Theatre – light takes on a life of its own

17 February 2022

This genre-bending Perth Festival show casts light itself as the star, creating an experience that leaves Rosalind Appleby and junior reviewers Chloe and Jackson Danaher completely elated.

Reading time • 6 minutesPerth Festival
A group of people wearing red and black look happy as they hold junk percussion and brass instruments. What to SEE: Junkadelic turns 20!
What to SEE

What to SEE: Junkadelic turns 20!

16 February 2022

It’s been 20 years since Ken Allen grabbed a wheely bin and started a band. He explains to Rosalind Appleby how Junkadelic plan to celebrate two decades of making funk from upcycled junk.

Reading time • 7 minutesMusic
Pictured is TuneNoiseTune driving force Josten Mybrugh he wears a green jumper and blue collared shirt underneath stands in front of concrete buildings. ‘TuneNoiseTune’ – the sounds of freedom
What to SEE

‘TuneNoiseTune’ – the sounds of freedom

9 February 2022

What happens when you combine jazz and experimental music? Josten Myburgh introduces TuneNoiseTune, a new series dedicated to this adventurous, exciting music.

Reading time • 9 minutesMusic
Reading time • 7 minutesFringe World Festival
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 Menagerie choir puts heart into the groove
Reviews

Menagerie 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 • 5 minutesFringe World Festival
Reading time • 7 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

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio