6 men and 1 woman
Calendar, June 19, Music, Performing arts

Music: Kate Pass Kohesia Ensemble

25 June @ The Ellington Jazz Club ·
Presented by Kate Pass ·

Journey with Kohesia Ensemble and experience the evocative sounds of Persian music played in a unique jazz style. Led by double bassist Kate Pass, the Kohesia Ensemble serves as a platform for Kate’s original compositions, which are influenced by her passion for both jazz and Persian music. Kohesia Ensemble explores unusual time structures and microtonal melodies for a captivating listening experience. Kohesia Ensemble presents a night of original music that will transport you to another place.

More info
W:  www.ellingtonjazz.com.au/event/kate-pass-kohesia-ensemble-2/
E:   kate@katepass.com

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Calendar, June 19, Music, Performing arts

Music: Art & Soul Concert

27 June @ Blue Gum Community Centre, Brentwood ·
Presented by Music Book ·

Seniors and their family and friends are invited to wear their dancing shoes for the next Art & Soul Concert featuring Aquila Music, a dynamic ensemble comprised of classically trained string players who’ve teamed up with a drummer, who will create a delightful mixture of light classics, golden oldies and beautiful modern songs.

Proudly supported by the City of Melville and Forgotten Books, the dementia-friendly concert is suitable for people of all ages, and includes light refreshments.

Tickets: $10 adults, free for children and companion card-style carers

More info
W: www.trybooking.com/BAJGI
E:  musicbookstories@gmail.com

Pictured:
Aquila Music playing in the Art & Soul Concert in June

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Calendar, June 19, Music, Performing arts

Music: Baroque: Rebel, de Filippo, Zelenka and Martinu

29 June @ Callaway Music Auditorium ·
Presented by Izaak Wesson and the Perth Orchestra Project ·

Join the Perth Orchestra Project and conductor Izaak Wesson for an evening that challenges your expectations of the ‘Baroque’ style. POP is very proud to present this programme of unorthodox, and rarely performed works in association with Artists-in-Residence Cecilia Sun and Rob Gladstones. POP also welcomes Composer-in-Residence for this season Stephen de Filippo, whose new work for harpsichord and orchestra will be premiered in this concert.

Experience the eclectic, bold, and ultimately astounding compositional styles of Rebel, de Filippo, Zelenka and Martinu in this one-off performance at the Callaway Music Auditorium.

More info
W: www.facebook.com/PerthOrchestraProject/
E:  saskia.willinge@perthorchestraproject.com.au

Pictured: Izaak Wesson Conducts the Perth Orchestra Project, (c) Finlay Cooper 2018

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Calendar, July 19, June 19, Performing arts, Theatre

Theatre: Floor Thirteen

25 Jun – 13 Jul @ The Blue Room Theatre ·
Presented by The Blue Room Theatre & Marshall Stay ·

How real are our memories? Have you ever been certain about something? So sure that you’d swear on your life  it happened the way you remembered it? Except you were wrong? One woman is stuck in an elevator, profoundly alone but haunted by memories clamouring for attention. She has plenty of time to reflect on her life…or to start questioning what’s real.

Race through a mind in turmoil and be prepared to question everything; this is Memento meets Chunky Move. Daring physical theatre and innovative technology collide with aesthetics that’ll stay in your mind for years to come. Nothing is safe.

In a bold experiment from some of Perth’s best up and coming talent, memories are blown apart and reconstructed to expose our inner demons, and mysteries far worse. Strap in for this thrilling ride with one woman and all the spooks her mind can conjure.

More info
W: www.blueroom.org.au/events/floor-thirteen/
E:  info@blueroom.org.au

Pictured: Floor Thirteen, credit: Marshall Stay

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One Heart One Voice
Calendar, June 19, Musical theatre, Performing arts

Musical Theatre: One Heart One Voice

28 & 29 June @ Subiaco Arts Centre ·
Presented by Voiceworks ·

‘One Heart One Voice’ is an original musical composed for three choirs, soloists, a band and a community radio station. It features the combined abilities of the Voiceworks and VoiceworksPLUS community choirs.

Witness their journey as they rehearse for their Big Sing Competition and deal with issues of young love, remembering their music, a lack of male singers and confidence, fundraising, childminding, old age and bad pianos. If you’ve ever sung in a choir or been part of any community group, then you’ll laugh and cry along with the progress of this wonderful community choir.

Written by Jackson Griggs and Maggie Wilde West

Friday June 28 – 8.00PM
Saturday June 29 – 3.00PM
Saturday June 29 – 8.00PM

Showcasing the talents of soloists Liam Ahul, Jackson Griggs, Kristina Lang, Peter Martis, Gavin Nicklette,  Julia Schwab and Maggie Wilde West. Performing on stage are the choirs Voiceworks, VoiceworksPLUS with an audio appearance by Strike a Chord. The performance features a very special guest, Perth entertainment  legend Jenny Seaton, Afternoons presenter on Curtin FM.

More info
W: www.voiceworks.org.au
E:  info@voiceworks.org.au

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Calendar, June 19, Performing arts, Theatre

Theatre: 100 Reasons for War

27 – 29 June @ The Actors Hub, East Perth ·
Presented by The Actors’ Hub ·

A chaotic, mind-opening work that leads to numerous questions about the state of humanity – and our individual role in it – is the latest offering from The Actors’ Hub. Written by award-winning playwright Tom Holloway and directed by Ella Hetherington,  100 Reasons for War was originally commissioned to mark the 100th anniversary of Australia’s  involvement in World War I.

The play takes a tangential look at the reasons societies often find themselves in terrible and tragic conflicts. Funny, moving and provocative, 100 Reasons for War questions the multiple and complex reasons why war has become such a prominent feature in the history of humankind.

100 Reasons for War plays at 7pm June 27, 28 and 29. Tickets are $30, $25 concession – book at www.trybooking.com/BCXZH

The Actors’ Hub is at 129 Kensington Street, East Perth.

More info:
www.trybooking.com/BCXZH

Pictured: Gillian Mosenthal, left, Tia Cullent , Talia Hart, Laura Goodlet, Ricky Anderson,
Anna Rettay, Ava Layas and Ricky Melwani put themselves through the paces for 100 Reasons for War.

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Calendar, Festivals, Film, June 19

Film: Anna’s War

30 June @ Event Cinemas, Innaloo ·
Presented by Russian Resurrection Film Festival ·

Anna’s War is an incredibly moving experiment by award-winning Russian film director, Aleksey Fedorchenko. Set during WWII, the film tells the story of a little Jewish girl, Anna, who hides herself in a disused fireplace of the Nazi commandant’s office. From there she views the war and life passing by. Anna’s War disposes this difficult subject matter with an imaginative twist and leaves its viewers mesmerised for days. Winner of Best Film at the 2019 Russian Golden Eagle Awards and NIKA 2019.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oduqgslv1D4

Bookings:  www.eventcinemas.com.au/Movie/Annas-War

More info:
www.eventcinemas.com.au/Movie/Annas-War

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Calendar, Dance, June 19, Performing arts

Dance: Unmanned

8-9 June @ Redmond Theatre, Prendiville Catholic College, Ocean Reef ·
Presented by Momentum Dance ·

Temporarily unmanned due to injury and travel plans, it’s the Momentum Dance women’s turn to shine. New works by choreographers Alice Lee Holland and Claudia Alessi complete the feminine touch. Our 3rd season highlights disconnection, touch and reconnection, playful remembering, and individual interpretation of Task- based choreography. 
Join us in the foyer afterwards where you can purchase drinks and nibbles and chat with the stars of the show.

Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com

More info: www.facebook.com

Photo: Damian Doyle

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Calendar, June 19, Performing arts, Theatre

Theatre: Happy Campers

14 – 22 June @ Hamersley Community Recreation Centre ·
Presented by Endeavour Theatre Company ·

A comedy by Richard James about a family gathering in a remote spot in the Yorkshire countryside to scatter the ashes of Frank, who is the brother of Beth and Joan, and father of Rachel and Helen. None of them are accustomed to camping outdoors, and they wonder why Frank specifically requested his ashes to be scattered there.

The Hamersley Community Recreation Centre is in Belvedere Road, Hamersley.
14,15, 21, 22 June at 8pm & 16 June at 2.30pm

More info
W: www.endeavourtheatre.org.au
E:  cdevans@iinet.net.au

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Calendar, Forums, June 19, Writing

Forums: WA Writing and Publishing Sector Forum, 2019

20 & 21 June @ City of Perth Library ·
Presented by Writing WA ·

The annual WA Writing and Publishing Sector Forum, curated by Writing WA, provides sector practitioners with the opportunity to network and to discuss current trends, issues and opportunities in the sector.

The Forum spans two full days and each day has been structured in two halves – morning and afternoon – so that you can attend both days, a single day, or any combination of half days that you prefer. Choose the ticket type that best suits you, your schedule and your areas of greatest interest.

Thu 20 June morning: The Business of Writing
Thu 20 June afternoon: 360 Degree Content – New Platforms and Adaptation
Fri 21 June morning: Updates From Our Backyard
Fri 21 June afternoon: Writing About Art

See the full program and ticketing options on Eventbrite.

More info
W: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/wa-writing-and-publishing-sector-forum-2019-tickets-61623897737
E: regional@writingwa.org

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