Abstract in shades of terracotta
Calendar, November 19, October 19, September 19, Visual arts

Visual Arts: Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award

19 Sep – 10 Nov @ Fremantle Arts Centre ·
Presented by Fremantle Arts Centre ·

Now in its 44th year, the Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award returns with a spectacular new showcase of prints and artists’ books from a selection of established, emerging and cross-disciplinary artists from across the country. In 2019, Australia’s premier printmaking prize continues to present works which celebrate traditional printmaking alongside those which look towards the future of the medium.

Join us at the exhibition opening, Thursday 19 September from 6.30pm to 9pm for the announcement of the 2019 winners and to view all of the finalists’ works.

More info
W: www.fac.org.au
E:  artscentre@fremantle.wa.gov.au

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Macbeth behind a cauldron, with banquet in the foreground
Calendar, Food and Drink, Music, Opera, Performing arts, September 19

Macbeth’s Medieval Banquet at Brookfield Place

23 & 24 September @ Brookfield Place ·
Presented by Brookfield Properties and West Australian Opera ·

Brookfield Properties and the West Australian Opera will be teaming up once again to curate another dynamic and unique dining experience – ‘Macbeth’s Medieval Banquet at Brookfield Place’.

Taking creative inspiration from Shakespeare’s gripping classic, and the West Australian Opera’s upcoming season of Macbeth, those passionate about food, music, wine, art and entertainment are invited to enjoy a progressive culinary experience through the award winning-venues of Brookfield Place.

More info
W: bfplperth.com/events/macbeth2019s-medieval-banquet-at-brookfield-place
E:  administration@waopera.asn.au

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Calendar, Musical theatre, November 19, October 19, Performing arts, September 19

Musical Theatre: Book of Mormon

3 Sep – 17 Nov @ Crown Theatre, Perth ·
Presented by Important Musicals & John Frost ·

The Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez commenced their Perth season of performances at the Crown Theatre, Perth on 3 September 2019 and will run until 17 November.

Since making its world premiere in March 2011 at New York’s Eugene O’Neill Theatre, where it won nine TonyR Awards, including Best Musical, The Book of Mormon has been performed on three continents and won over thirty international awards. The musical has smashed long-standing box office records in New York, London, Melbourne, Sydney and cities across the U.S.

The Book of Mormon is produced in Australia by Anne Garefino, Scott Rudin, Important Musicals and John Frost.

Contains explicit language.

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Outback scene with clouds and bare trees
Calendar, December 19, Featured, February 2020, January 2020, November 19, October 19, September 19, Visual arts

Visual Arts: enigmas of the outback

29 Sep – 9 Feb @ Holmes à Court Gallery at Vasse Felix ·
Presented by the Artists ·

This exhibition is about the Australian outback as an enigmatic, mysterious, spirited and haunted terrain. The selection of photographic, paint and sculptural works reflect upon how the outback triggers the imagination in unsettling ways. It is at once darkly evocative and psychologically compelling; a journey through responses to the spirituality and mythology of the Australian landscape.

Artists: Brook Andrew, Jane Burton, Rebecca Dagnall, Eva Fernandez, David Downs Jarinyanu, Nigel Hewitt, Janet Laurence, Roslynd Piggott, Polexini Papapetrou, Brad Rimmer, Jacqui Stockdale, Monique Tippet, Paul Uhlmann, Paddy Fordham Wainburranga, Toni Wilkinson.


More info
W: http://www.holmesacourtgallery.com.au/article/enigmas-of-the-outback-29-september-2019-9-february-2020-vasse-felix
E: Laetitia.Wilson@heytesbury.com.au

Pictured: Brad Rimmer, Crows nest #11 Booralaming, 2017, archival inkjet photograph, Courtesy of Art Collective WA

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Calendar, Film, Music, Performing arts, September 19

Music at the Movies

15 September @ Orana Cinemas, Albany ·
Presented by Orana Cinemas ·

Albany Sinfonia’s collaborative performance with acclaimed Perth ensemble, Viola Dana, promises to be a cinematic sensation. On Sunday September 15th,  Orana Cinemas Albany hosts an authentic silent movie experience, featuring the adored 1924 movie, SHERLOCK JR. – directed by and starring slapstick comedy great, Buster Keaton.

Film score composer and violist, Kathy Potter, says, ‘Viola Dana are very excited about going down to Albany to perform with the Sinfonia again. We were bowled over by the warm welcome the Sinfonia gave to us.’ Artistic Director, Neville Talbot’s ‘dynamic and detailed’ conducting, coupled with gleaming local talent and ‘a wonderful bunch of musicians’ from the Albany Sinfonia promises a sensational event, and a first of its kind for Orana Cinemas Albany.

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Pictured: Viola Dana

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Calendar, Music, Performing arts, September 19

Music: The Romantic Harp with Alice Giles

29 September @ Government House Ballroom ·
Presented by Music on the Terrace ·

Alice Giles is the doyen of the harp and is celebrated as one of the world’s leading harpists. First Prize winner of the Eighth Israel International Harp Contest, she has had a wide and varied international solo career, from London’s Wigmore Hall, New York’s Merkin, ‘Y’ and Carnegie Halls, to Mawson Station, Antarctica, and continues to tour annually in the USA, Europe and Asia.

It is a great pleasure to present Alice Giles in a program for solo harp as well as chamber music with some of Perth’s leading musicians.

This event will be held at 4pm on Sunday 29 September at Government House Ballroom, 13 St George’s Terrace, Perth CBD.

More info
W: www.perthconcerthall.com.au/events/event/alice-giles
E:  boxoffice@perthconcerthall.com.au

Pictured: The Romantic Harp with Alice Giles

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Youth Orchestra
Calendar, Music, Performing arts, September 19

Music: The Planets: WA Youth Orchestra

29 September @ Perth Concert Hall ·
Presented by Woodside, Principal Partner ·

Immerse yourself in extraordinary music!

Experience the spectrum of orchestral sounds and unforgettable musical imagery, as the Western Australian Youth Orchestra presents a dazzling program of celestial proportions. From the irresistible and quintessentially American classic Appalachian Spring to Holst’s magnificent astrological musical portraits of our solar system in The Planets.

More info
W: www.perthconcerthall.com.au/events/event/wa-youth-orchestra-the-planets
E:  boxoffice@perthconcerthall.com.au

Pictured: The Planets: WA Youth Orchestra

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Calendar, Music, Performing arts, September 19

Music: Tex Perkins: The Man in Black

15 September @ Perth Concert Hall ·
Presented by Regional Touring ·

This year marks an auspicious anniversary for Tex Perkins, a decade since he first took to the stage with his award-winning The Man in Black – The Songs & Story of Johnny Cash show. Since its inception, The Man in Black show has been lauded by critics and fans alike, winning Tex and his crew a Helpmann Award for Best Contemporary Australian Concert.

It’s no surprise the show is embraced so much by music-loving audiences – there are few artists within Australia who can translate the work of The Man in Black and bring it to modern day like Tex Perkins His reverence for Johnny Cash’s career is evident in the way he approaches every song.

More info
W: www.perthconcerthall.com.au/events/event/tex-perkins
E:  boxoffice@perthconcerthall.com.au

Pictured: Tex Perkins: The Man in Black

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Man and woman in formal dress
Calendar, Music, Performing arts, September 19

Music: Musical Gems

22 September @ Dr Robert Braham Auditorium,Trinity College ·
Presented by Chimera Ensemble ·

Chimera Ensemble perform a sparkling selection of musical gems for voice, cello and piano with soprano Emma Pettemerides, baritone Robert Hofmann, cellist Sacha McCulloch and pianist Tommaso Pollio. They will present a beautiful selection of songs and music through the ages, including works by Wagner, Richard Strauss, Lloyd Weber, Bernstein and Lehar.

The concert will take place at 2.30pm on 22 September at Dr Robert Braham Auditorium, Brother O’Doherty Cultural Centre, Trinity College, Trinity Ave, East Perth

More info
W: www.trybooking.com/BAYDE
E:  chimeraensemble@gmail.com

Pictured: Emma Pettemerides and Robert Hofmann

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Pieces of fabric laid out
Calendar, September 19, Visual arts

Visual Arts: Fragmented Memories

13 – 26 September @ Spectrum Project Space ·
Presented by Ruth Halbert and Jane Ziemons ·

A collaborative exhibition investigating a multidisciplinary approach towards cloth and garment, considering identity and memory, by School of Arts & Humanities Alumni Ruth Halbert and Jane Ziemons.

Ruth Halbert
Received a 303LOWE Award for BA of Contemporary Arts. Halbert has exhibited locally and internationally, in solo, group and juried shows, and was awarded a residency at Rud AIR, Dasland, Sweden.

Jane Ziemons
Contemporary Fashion and Textiles graduate, Scottish born Australian artist and educator Ziemons has a multidisciplinary art practice that merits intensive research, experimental mark making and the value of deep reflection.

Friday, 13 September, 2019, 5.30pm
To be opened by Dr Martien van Zuilen

Conversations with the Artists
Saturday 14, September, 11.00am

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Pcitured: Jane Ziemons, And still it remains (detail), 2019, Dyed cloth, woven fragments,  broken crockery, thread. Credit: Danielle Fusco.

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