Love tells the story of a boy, his mum and their love luggage. Photo supplied Summer 2020 gig guide for kids

Summer 2020 gig guide for kids

17 December 2019

Summer has barely begun and we’re sweltering already. Thankfully we have the beach and festival season to help us and our children through these hot months. Read on for Seesaw’s curated list of the Fringe and Perth Festivals.

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Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Cream of the crop 2019

Cream of the crop 2019

13 December 2019

Which shows were Seesaw writers’ favourites this year? What were the highlights and lowlights for the arts in WA? And which artists will our contributors be looking out for in 2020? As 2019 draws to a close, Seesaw writers reflect on the year that was and the year that will be.

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Somerville Auditorium UWA Somerville Lotterywest Films | Perth Festival 2020

Lotterywest Films | Perth Festival 2020

25 November 2019

25 Nov – 5 Apr @ UWA Somerville · Presented by Perth Festival · Your summer film experience just got even better. If it’s romance, adventure,…

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Photo: Jacob Nash. Walking the walk with Iain Grandage

Walking the walk with Iain Grandage

31 October 2019

We are living in strange times but Iain Grandage’s debut program for Perth Festival provides a sense of hope. Nina Levy spoke to the Festival’s new artistic…

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Bungul Aboriginal painting Perth Festival: Buŋgul

Perth Festival: Buŋgul

4 September 2019

8 & 9 February @ Perth Concert Hall · Presented by Perth Festival and Skinnyfish Music · Buŋgul Gurrumul’s Mother’s Buŋgul Gurrumul’s Grandmother’s Buŋgul Gurrumul’s Manikay…

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Leviathan dance/circus performers Perth Festival: Leviathan by Circa

Perth Festival: Leviathan by Circa

3 September 2019

26 Feb – 1 Mar @ Regal Theatre · Presented by Perth Festival  · Circa’s internationally-renowned ensemble joins with a local cast of circus performers, dancers…

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Soloist Karina Utomo. Photo: Rachael Barrett. A woman singing against a pink drape. Balancing the scale

Balancing the scale

8 March 2019

Did anyone else notice? Featured among the international artists appearing at the Perth Festival were two local composers, and they were both women. Cat Hope’s searing…

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Cassils, Alchemic, as part of Perth Festival, at Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, 2019.
Photo: Christophe Canato. Image courtesy of Cassils and Ronald Feldman Gallery. Three people in an art gallery, watching a film of a person in a fire-proof suit, engulfed in flames. Flux and fluidity

Flux and fluidity

27 February 2019

Review: Cassils, “Alchemic” and Marco Fusinato, “Lower Power” · PICA, 16 February · Review by Jenny Scott · Curated by Anne Loxley and Eugenio Viola, “Alchemic” offers an…

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Helicopter Joey Tjungurrayi, 'Wangkartu' 2017, kiln fired glass, 31.2 x 21.7 cm, courtesy Warlayirti Artists. A privilege to witness

A privilege to witness

27 February 2019

Perth Festival review: Art Gallery of WA, ‘Desert River Sea’ · Art Gallery of Western Australia · Review by Miranda Johnson · Step into the world…

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Ian Wilkes, Photo: Daniel Grant. An Aboriginal man, dressed in an animal skin, standing with his arms outstretched Ambition vs art

Ambition vs art

17 February 2019

Perth Festival review: Ochre Contemporary Dance Company & Daksha Sheth Dance Company, Kwongkan (Sand) · Fremantle Arts Centre, 16 February · Review by Varnya Bromilow ·…

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