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Your Arts Playground podcast: September

26 August 2021

It’s festivals galore this month, with the Awesome Festival, the Indian Ocean Craft Triennial and the Merredin Festival coming up! Hear all about those and more on Your Arts Playground.

Reading time • 3 minutesMulti-arts
Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
Circa’s Mozart thrills with fun and frolics
Reviews

Circa’s Mozart thrills with fun and frolics

30 September 2020

Roll over Beethoven – it’s Mozart’s turn for some fast and funky moves set to an all-time hit score, as Erin Hutchinson and junior reviewer Pippa Turnbull discover.

Reading time • 6 minutesCircus
children sit on cushions watching six musicians and a narrator tell a story Baroque splendour makes a fun adventure
Reviews

Baroque splendour makes a fun adventure

30 September 2020

What do birds, ancient music and children have in common? Rosalind Appleby and junior reviewer Isabel Greentree find out in this resplendent AWESOME Festival show.

Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
Sarah Ross as Cuddlepie and Keigo Muto as Snugglepot. Photo by Bradbury Photography Whimsical ballet is cute as pie
Kids

Whimsical ballet is cute as pie

30 September 2020

May Gibbs’ bush adventure story has been brought to life as a ballet and junior reviewer Bethany Stopher delights in the fun and playful choreography.

Reading time • 5 minutesDance
Reading time • 5 minutesDance
Greg Sinclair, A piece of You A man is writing on a piece of paper, three people sit watching, a cello lies nearby A piece of our hearts
Reviews

A piece of our hearts

30 September 2020

Have you ever had a piece of music written about you? Junior reviewer Eddy Greentree reports back with Rosalind Appleby on the thrill of this unique AWESOME Festival show.

Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
a painting of gum leaves with some gumnut babies peering out Artist’s vivid imagination still appeals
Reviews

Artist’s vivid imagination still appeals

16 September 2020

National pride, colonialism and cuteness mingle in May Gibbs’ meticulous practice. Miranda Johnson and junior reviewer Saskia Haluszkiewicz review the AWESOME Festival exhibition.

Reading time • 6 minutesVisual Art
Reading time • 4 minutesMulti-arts
Jenny Simpson Awesome insights
Podcasts

Awesome insights

3 September 2020

Jenny Simpson has launched the 2020 Awesome Festival during COVID-19 and it feels a bit like jumping out of an aeroplane. In this podcast Rosalind Appleby talks with the festival’s CEO and artistic director about the challenges and delights of planning the program.

Reading time • 2 minutesMulti-arts

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio