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heARTlines celebrates the artistic process of book creation, inviting local authors and illustrators to facilitate workshops, presentations and demonstrations for school children and the general public.
The Perth International Jazz Festival (PIJF) makes its much anticipated return to the city for its fifth consecutive year, from Friday 26 May – Sunday 28 May 2017
The relationship between Hamm, the blind and cantankerous master unable to stand, and Clov, his long suffering servant son who cannot sit, is beginning to strain. Nagg and Nell, Hamm’s decrepit parents living in garbage cans, are not helping matters.
Fem Book Club is an introduction to a diverse range of novels by women about women. Through informal conversation about each text we will focus on the manifold experiences of being a woman through different moments in history and across varying communities.
As part of the Local Creatives Series, Sunday Soldiers will be facilitating a workshop that introduces participants to social media and how to market your world-changing project.
A collision of comedy and music will leave people laughing in the aisles as Limelight Theatre’s latest offering spends 24 hours in a dysfunctional supermarket.
An award-winning hit at the New York International Fringe Festival, The Eisteddfod explores the nostalgic childhood world of orphaned siblings Abalone and his sister, Gerture.
Create fun and artistic self-portrait artworks by scarring your photo with light! Using light painting techniques merged with self-portraits, participants will capture, paint and print artworks of light.
Boon is smart. Really smart. He’s skipped four years of school, possesses a photographic memory and was playing Mozart and Beethoven aged two. So why is it so hard for him to wake up?
The late Patricia Highsmith penned some of the most exhilarating suspense novels of all time, some becoming major cinematic adaptations including; The Price of Salt recently released as the ﬁlm Carol, The Talented Mr Ripley and Strangers on a Train. Now the acerbic author herself is centre stage in this edge-of-your-seat thriller by acclaimed Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play, I Am My Own Wife is an examination of the life of German antiquarian Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. Born Lothar Berfelde, she killed her father when she was 12 years old, was sentenced to four years in juvenile prison and survived the Nazi and Communist regimes in plain sight as a transvestite.
This stage adaptation of the acclaimed Swedish novel and ﬁlm, Let the Right One In tells of a friendship between a boy and a centuries-old vampire. Oskar is a bullied lonely teenager living with his mother on a housing estate on the outskirts of town. Eli is the young girl who has just moved in next door. She doesn’t go to school and never leaves the ﬂat by day.
A desire to see young performers and artists discover and grow into their potential is the driving force behind The HotHouse Company, an innovative and engaging arts program that links people to industry professionals.
MAC is now inviting exhibition applications from visual artists and curators for consideration in their 2018 exhibitions program, encouraging applications from emerging, mid-career and established artists from across all disciplines and visual art forms, as well as curatorial proposals.
The 2017 state summit will provide you with an opportunity to connect with WA's regional arts sector and grow your networks.