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Joanna's Candlelit Soirées: Songs Of Damien Rice With Bryan Rice Dalton & Mishy Athif

Delight in an amazing repertoire put together by Bryan Rice Dalton and Mishy Athif - inspired by their deep love of Irish songwriter, Damien Rice’s music.

  • Dates:Sept 26
  • Time(s):5.30pm to 7.pm and 7.30pm to 9.30pm sessions available
  • Venue:Kidogo Art House

Details

  • Hosted By:Kidogo Arthouse
  • Venue Address:Bathers Beach, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price FROM:$55
  • Ticket price TO:$65
  • Music:Country & Folk,Other Music
  • Performing Arts:Cabaret
  • Food & Drink:Food Event

Description

Enjoy these wonderful musicians perform whilst enjoying a simple, delicious meal with home-made Irish soda bread included in the ticket price.

Bar open. No Byo. 5:30pm is $55 for 2 course meal; 7:30pm is $65 for 3 course meal.

Swan Valley Wine Show 2020 Twilight Showcase

Head over to Sandalford Winery for a fabulous evening showcasing fine wine presented by the Swan Valley Winemakers Association.

  • Dates:Oct 8
  • Time(s):5pm
  • Venue:Saldalford Winery

Details

  • Hosted By:Swan Valley Winemakers
  • Venue Address:Sandalford Winery, 3210 W Swan Road, Caversham, WA, 6055
  • Ticket Price:$60 +GST
  • Food & Drink:Wine,Winery Events

Description

The Swan Valley Wine Show Twilight Showcase will kick off from 5pm in the beautiful Estate Room at Sandalford Wines and will include an official exhibitor’s tasting and trophy presentations for all of our category winners.

You will have the opportunity to taste some of the award-winning entries from this year's Swan Valley Wine Show.

Tickets will be limited in line with government restrictions around social distancing. Ticket sales will be available to members first, then if capacity allows available to the general public in mid-September, priced at $60 + GST per person.

Min Woo Bang - Recent Paintings Exhibition

An art exhibition on romantic landscape paintings by Sydney's Croydon Art Studio director, Min-Woo Bang.

  • Dates:Sep 5 - 27
  • Time(s):Mon - Sat, 10am-5pm & Sun, 11am-4pm
  • Venue:Linton & Kay Galleries

Details

  • Hosted By:Linton & Kay Galleries
  • Venue Address:299 Railway Road, Subiaco
  • Other:Art Exhibitions
  • Art Exhibitions:Painting

Description

Known for his paintings of clouds and Australian landscapes, Min-Woo Bang is bringing his most recent collections to Perth. 

On the exhibition, Min-Woo said,

“My painting explores romantic landscape painting and the deeper emotional response and engagement through mysterious and shifting Australian landscape. I am interested in capturing nature’s transitional moods in breathtaking Australian landscapes, engaging my senses with the emotional and aesthetic qualities of the land and sky that echo human moods. A dramatic interplay between light and dark directing the focus to gigantic moving clouds or gusts of wind as sky and land create worldly energies.”

Australian premiere: Tenneessee Williams' Not About Nightingales

A Tennessee Williams play lost for 60 years will make its Australian premiere at the Last Drop Canning Vale.

  • Dates:September 11-26
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:Last Drop Brewery Canning Vale

Details

  • Hosted By:Life on Hold Productions
  • Venue Address:507 Nicholson Road, Canning Vale
  • Ticket Price:$25, $20 concession
  • Ticket Price FROM:$20
  • Ticket price TO:$25
  • Other:Performing Arts
  • Performing Arts:Theatre

Description

Presented by Life on Hold Productions and directed by Sarah Christiner, Not About Nightingales is based on the true story of a prison scandal that shocked the US in the mid-1930s.

Inmates went on a hunger strike due to poor conditions and were locked in steam-heated cells as punishment.

The focus is on the politics of prison life, told through a love story, compelling dialogue, power-corrupted officials and the human condition.

Playwright Williams is most famous for A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and The Glass Menagerie, among his more than 100 plays.

Originally written in 1938, the first performance of Not About Nightingales wasn’t until 1998 in London after actress Vanessa Redgrave tracked it down.

It moved to Broadway a year later and picked up six Tony Awards, including best play.

“The play is episodic and bounces between locations in the prison with each scene announced as if it was a newspaper article,” Christiner said.

“It’s not a happy story but I believe it ends with hope – it’s open to interpretation what happens to the characters at the end.

“Conclusions are not certain and that’s something I really enjoy about the text.”

The main challenges, according to Christiner, are some of the surreal scenes in the show.

“They’re not like anything I’ve worked with before and I particularly wanted to do them justice,” she said.

“This has involved some musical direction and choreography to draw the audience into the prison space and life, actively bringing them in what’s going on.

Not About Nightingales was Tennessee Williams’ first full-length play and it doesn’t have the mature editing of his more well-known later works.

“Working with the script to create a production that wasn’t too long, but also didn’t omit anything quintessentially Williams or relevant to the main storyline, was a challenge.”

Involved in theatre since 2003, Christiner has performed in a plethora of productions and has also done extensive tech work and stage-managing, recently extending her love of the performing arts to directing and setting up Life on Hold Productions.

In 2018, her company debuted with a production of A Clockwork Orange, followed by Animal Farm and The Other Side last year.

“I was stuck for inspiration on what show to produce in 2020 so I went to the State Library and randomly selected several plays to read,” Christiner said.

“Tennessee Williams is one of my favourite playwrights and I hadn’t heard of Not About Nightingales before.

“It had the classic Williams lyricism and interplay of realistic action with surrealist scenes but it was so much more visceral and violent than usual.

“The idea of trying to bring this prison experience, based on real events, to life excited me and offered new creative opportunities.”

Tennessee Williams’ Not About Nightingales plays at 7.30pm September 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 23, 25 and 26. Tickets are $25, $20 concession – book at www.TAZTix.com.au or call TAZTix on 9255 3336.

The Last Drop Canning Vale is at 507 Nicholson Road.

Margaret River Region Open Studios

Margaret River Region Open Studios turns the South West into art lovers paradise, giving you the opportunity to visit the artists you know and love, and ones you're yet to discover!

  • Dates:September 12 - 27
  • Time(s):Approx. 10am to 4pm daily
  • Festivals:Margaret River Open Studios

Details

  • Hosted By:Margaret River Region Open Studios
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Craft,Drawing,Other Visual Arts,Painting,Photography,Sculpture
  • Type:Free

Description

One of WA’s most popular arts events, Margaret River Region Open Studios, will return in September after being forced to postpone due to COVID-19.

103 artists from around the region will be opening their studio doors to welcome in art lovers and share their passion.

The event, now in its seventh year, features painters, sculptors, illustrators, jewellers, printmakers, glassblowers, ceramicists, potters, photographers, furniture makers, woodworkers, textile artists, metalworkers, mixed media artists and upcyclers who share a love of this beautiful part of the world.

Roadtrip from Perth and make a holiday of it, going off the beaten path to visit studios of artists you know and love, and some new talent who might just be the next big thing! Renown artists participating include Leon Pericles, Rachel Coad, Lauren Wilhelm, Ian Mutch, Patricia Negus, Mary-Lynne Stratton and Christian Fletcher.

Beaufort St Songwriters Club

Enjoy intimate performances from some of Perth's up-and-coming talent at The Beaufort St Songwriters Club.

  • Dates:Sep 17 - Oct 29
  • Time(s):8pm to 11.30pm
  • Venue:The Bird

Details

  • Venue Address:181 William St, Northbridge WA 6003
  • Ticket Price:$5
  • Type:Youth Art / Performance
  • Music:Gig Guide,Pop

Description

Originally born in Mt Lawley, The Bird in Northbridge invites you to a cosy night filled with music and candlelight. With a selection of great drinks and shaker fires, this is a great way to kick the mid-week blues. 

Perth Poetry Festival

The tenth annual Perth Poetry Festival features four days of workshops, readings, talks, slams and poetry contests that bring together different poetic expressions, languages and traditions.

  • Venue:Northbridge Piazza Community Centre
  • Dates:Sep 18 - 27
  • Festivals:All Festivals

Details

  • Hosted By:City Of Perth
  • Type:Workshops
  • Other:Literature,Lectures & Talks,Writers Festivals

Description

The tenth annual Perth Poetry Festival features four days of workshops, readings, talks, slams and poetry contests that bring together different poetic expressions, languages and traditions.

Local, national, and international poets are offered professional development opportunities to challenge their craft through networking and workshops, while a diverse range of events offer poetry enthusiasts a scene to explore.

Guest poets include Tony Curtis (Ireland), Judith Beveridge (NSW), Jeltje Fanoy (Vic) and local poets John Kinsella, Liana Joy Christensen, Renee Pettitt-Schipp, Neil J (Brillo) Pattinson and Christine Della Vedova.

Full program available at wapoets.net.au

The Small Hours

Suspense, mystery and murder come together at Stirling Theatre in The Small Hours, a thriller with international intrigue.

  • Dates:September 18-October 3
  • Time(s):8pm September 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, October 1, 2 & 3; 2pm September 20 & 27
  • Venue:Stirling Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:Stirling Theatre
  • Venue Address:Morris Place, Innaloo
  • Ticket Price:$22, $20 concession
  • Ticket Price FROM:$20
  • Ticket price TO:$22
  • Other:Performing Arts
  • Performing Arts:Theatre

Description

SUSPENSE, mystery and murder come together at Stirling Theatre in The Small Hours, a thriller with international intrigue.

Written by Francis Durbridge and directed by Janet Brandwood, the play follows Sussex hotel owner Carl Houston who saves a passenger when their plane is hijacked after leaving Australia.

Houston nearly dies as he tries to learn why his travel bag is of interest to the police while also attempting to find out what a toy koala, his devious chef and the hijacking have in common.

Playwright Durbridge is an English author, best known for creating the character Paul Temple.

Janet has chosen to update the play from its 1980s setting to the present day.

“What directly inspired me was finding a copy of the script when I was in the theatre office,” she said.

“I previously directed Durbridge’s A Touch of Danger in 2011 and was familiar with his style. 

“My husband Tom also directed two of his plays at the old Stirling Theatre in Cedric Street. 

“I am a big fan of crime stories and have Agatha Christie’s entire collection of books, her biography and many of her plays – I have directed six of them.”

The main challenge with The Small Hours, according to Janet, is the set.

“The first scene is aboard an aircraft and we’ve been lucky enough to find two genuine airline seats,” she said.

“They’re on a small thrust stage, right in front of the proscenium, with the remaining scenes in the living room of a hotel.”

The Small Hours plays at 8pm September 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, October 1, 2 and 3 with 2pm matinees September 20 and 27. Tickets are $22, $20 concession – book through Morris News on 9446 9120 or at www.trybooking.com/BHPJF.

Stirling Theatre is on Morris Place, Innaloo.

Let The Right One In

Sinister undercurrents and gothic themes flow throughout Harbour Theatre’s latest show, as part of a dark coming-of-age story.

  • Dates:September 18-October 4
  • Time(s):7.30pm September 18, 19, 23, 25, 26, 30, October 2 and 3 with 2pm matinees September 20, 27 avnd October 4
  • Venue:Harbour Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:Harbour Theatre
  • Venue Address:16 Lochee Street, Mosman Park
  • Ticket Price:$25.50, $23.50 concession, $20.50 students
  • Ticket Price FROM:$20.50
  • Ticket price TO:$25.50
  • Other:Performing Arts
  • Event Venue:Camelot Outdoor Cinema
  • Performing Arts:Theatre

Description

SINISTER undercurrents and gothic themes flow throughout Harbour Theatre’s latest show, as part of a dark coming-of-age story.

Based on the Swedish novel and film by John Ajvide Lindqvist and adapted for stage by Jack Thorne, Let The Right One In focuses on the bullied teenage boy Oskar who finds a friend in Eli, after she moves in next door.

Both are from dysfunctional families and support each other during a frightening time in Oskar’s life, as a spate of disturbing killings rock the neighbourhood.

But Eli has a hidden secret – she doesn’t go to school and never leaves her flat during the day.

Let The Right One In was published in 2004 and adapted into a film in 2008, followed by an English language adaptation in 2010 under the title Let Me In.

“The story proves that as long as you have someone to support you, you can survive anything,” director Jo Sterkenburg said.

“There are several underlying themes that many people will identify with and enjoy exploring.”

Sterkenburg said she saw the film several years ago and was captivated by its dark undertones and relatable story.

“After reading the book, I looked for the screenplay and, to my delight, discovered it was available to be performed,” she said.

“I have always been attracted to dark, gothic themes and have wanted to do something like this at Harbour Theatre for many years.

“I wanted a challenge, instead of the usual sort of play with a square set and lots of furniture.

Let The Right One In is an opportunity for the audience to imagine the horror through atmosphere, sound and lighting effects and, of course, good acting.”

First becoming involved in theatre more than 40 years ago in Quairading, Sterkenburg joined Harbour Theatre in 1981 and has been involved as an actor, director, stage manager, lighting and sound operator and make-up artist in a plethora of productions.

She has also performed at Melville Theatre and has numerous best actor and supporting actor awards to her credit.

Most recently, Sterkenburg directed the bittersweet comedy Sex Cells and the short drama Early Frost.

Her latest show hasn’t been without its challenges, including COVID-19.

“We were two weeks into rehearsal and then everything went into lockdown,” Sterkenburg said.

“But my cast and crew have been amazing, still wanting to be involved months later, and are coming along to rehearsals with enthusiasm.”

Let The Right One In plays at 7.30pm September 18, 19, 23, 25, 26, 30, October 2 and 3 with 2pm matinees September 20, 27 avnd October 4. Tickets are $25.50, $23.50 concession and $20.50 students – book at www.TAZTix.com.au or call TAZTix on 9255 3336.

Note: the play contains strong language and supernatural themes and is not suitable for children under 14.

Harbour Theatre is located at 16 Lochee Street, Mosman Park.

Quartet

Get ready to laugh, sigh and cry a little as four retired opera singers take you into the bittersweet world of facing up to age and mortality.

  • Dates:Sep 24, 25, 26; Oct 1, 2, 3
  • Time(s):8pm September 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, October 1, 2 and 3 with a 2pm matinee September 26
  • Venue:Limelight Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:Limelight Theatre
  • Venue Address:Civic Drive, Wanneroo
  • Ticket Price:$21, $18 concession
  • Ticket Price FROM:$18
  • Ticket price TO:$21
  • Other:Performing Arts
  • Performing Arts:Theatre

Description

GET ready to laugh, sigh and cry a little as four retired opera singers take you into the bittersweet world of facing up to age and mortality.

Written by Ronald Harwood and directed by Gwen Browning at Limelight Theatre, Quartet is set in an aged care home with Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred ready to celebrate Verdi’s birthday with an annual concert.

Reggie’s ex-wife Jean arrives and upsets the balance, continuing to act like a diva and refusing to sing – but the show must go on.

In 2012, a film adaptation was directed by Dustin Hoffman and starred Billy Connolly, Maggie Smith, Pauline Collins and Tom Courtenay.

“I loved the film,” Browning said. “For those of us in their 60s and above, the situation and state the characters are in is all too familiar. 

“I felt the play would appeal to our more mature patrons while also providing a good laugh for everyone.”

Involved with Limelight Theatre since 1983, Browning has performed – as she puts it – in “too many productions to remember”.

She was named best actress at Limelight Theatre in 1992, 1996, 2004 and 2006, also scoring the accolade at the 1995 State Drama Festival.

Browning has directed the plays Hotel Sorrento, Whose Life Is It Anyway?, Life x 3 and Talking Heads, winner of best production in 2012.

The main challenge with Quartet, she says, is working with a cast of only four.

“It goes without saying that a group of strong actors is essential,” Browning said.

“The actors must also be able to bounce off each other and work well as an ensemble.”

Quartet plays at 8pm September 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, October 1, 2 and 3 with a 2pm matinee September 26. Tickets are $21, $18 concession – email [email protected] or call 0499 954 016 between 9am and 12pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday (or leave a clear message).

Limelight Theatre is located on Civic Drive, Wanneroo.

Subi Lounge Series: Paper Moon Play Bistro Felix

Jazz, soul and contemporary favourites. Two wonderful evenings of spell-binding musicianship with outstanding vocalist Fiona Rea and virtuoso jazz guitarist Lachlan Gear.

  • Dates:Sept 24; Oct 1
  • Time(s):4:30pm - 6:30pm

Details

  • Hosted By:See Subiaco
  • Venue Address:118-120 Rokeby Road Subiaco
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Other:Music
  • Music:Jazz
  • Type:Free

Description

Bistro Felix Wine Bar is a smart wine bar and restaurant with a focus on Modern European dining. The menu is a contemporary take on classic French dishes designed by head chef Amane Mori, winner of the 2019 Western Australian Restaurant and Catering: Chef of the Year Award. If a drink is all you desire, you are welcome to take a seat at their bar or on Subiaco’s favourite deck, order a nibble from our snacks menu and select from their extensive cocktail, beer and wine list.

• Bistro Felix Wine Bar
• September 24, 2020, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
• October 1, 2020 4:30pm to 6:30pm

FREE
Contact venue to make a booking.

Subi Lounge Series: Zucchini Brothers Dazzle The Streets

Subi’s famous vegetable siblings colour the streets with Euro-folk, latin and bossa nova vibes.

  • Dates:Sept 24, Oct 3
  • Time(s):Thurs 4pm & 5:30pm, Sat 2pm & 3:30pm

Details

  • Other:Music
  • Music:Country & Folk,Jazz,Other Music
  • Type:Free
  • Hosted By:See Subiaco
  • Venue Address:The Regal Theatre & Forrest Walk
  • Ticket Price:Free

Description

The Zucchini Brothers play Latin, Tango, Bossa Nova, European classics and an array of popular hearty vocals. They are at their best moving around tables, playing lovers requests and raucous tarentellas, bull fighting boleros and Russian folk songs!

Roving performances
• Thursday 24 September 4:00pm, Regal Theatre sidewalk & 5:30pm, Forrest Walk
• Saturday 3 October 2:00pm, Regal Theatre sidewalk, 3:30pm, Forrest Walk

Subi Lounge Series: Gypsy Jazz In The Attic Bar (SOLD OUT)

In the art deco surrounds of the Regal Theatre, what could be more fitting than the stunning Sassafras, Perth’s premiere gypsy jazz group.

  • Dates:Fri 25 Sept
  • Time(s):7pm - 9pm
  • Venue:The Regal Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:See Subiaco, The Regal Theatre, Sassafras
  • Venue Address:474 Hay Street Subiaco
  • Ticket Price:$25
  • Other:Music
  • Event Venue:Regal Theatre
  • Music:Jazz

Description

<p> Combining toe-tapping swing, breakneck gypsy classics, wistful french ballads and re-worked jazz standards in a vibrant and engaging mix of acoustic music, performed with the virtuosity and passion that is intrinsic to the gypsy jazz tradition. </p>

Joanna's Candlelit Soirées: Golden Goddesses With Melissa Erpen

Celebrate "Golden Goddesses" with Melissa Erpen - the music of influential female vocalists throughout history.

  • Dates:Sep 25
  • Time(s):5.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Venue:Kidogo Art House

Details

  • Hosted By:Kidogo Arthouse
  • Venue Address:Bathers Beach, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price FROM:$55
  • Ticket price TO:$65
  • Music:Pop,Other Music,Jazz
  • Performing Arts:Cabaret
  • Food & Drink:Food Event

Description

Join her in the beautifully intimate setting as she pays tribute to some timeless classics from artists such as Joni Mitchel, Etta James, Eva Cassidy, Norah Jones, Alicia Keys, Stevie Knicks and more while being accompanied by the incredible Josh Dyson on acoustic guitar. Recently returned from touring the world with artists such as Ellie Goulding, Dua Lipa, Royal Blood + more. 

Incls dinner. No BYO.

Pixar Putt 2020

Get ready to kick some serious putt for Pixar Putt's return to Perth for a limited season!

  • Dates:Sep 25 - Oct 25
  • Time(s):10.00am to 10.00pm
  • Venue:RAC Arena Plaza

Details

  • Hosted By:Disney & Life Like Touring
  • Venue Address:RAC Arena Plaza, 700 Wellington Street
  • Ticket Price FROM:$19.90
  • Ticket price TO:$119.90
  • Event Venue:RAC Arena
  • Type:For Kids

Description

This pop-up open-air mini golf experience is inspired by some of Pixar’s most adored films and is set to take guests to infinity…and beyond!

Putt your way around 9 or 18 holes including Toy Story, The Incredibles, Finding Nemo, A Bug’s Life, Monsters, Inc., Inside Out, Wall-E, The Good Dinosaur and more.

This year, not only has Pixar Putt had a redesign, but it will also see the debut of some brand-new holes featuring the latest Pixar hit Onward, as well as Toy Story 4, Ratatouille and Coco, across the entire 18-hole course.

By its very nature, Pixar Putt is one of the most physically distanced events you could find anywhere! The safety of patrons is top priority and Pixar Putt will operate with a commitment to a COVIDSafe environment under a full COVIDSafe Plan.

Old American Songbook With Lucy Iffla

Celebrate the hits of Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Aretha Franklin, BB King and Sam Cooke, with up-and-coming jazz vocalist Lucy Iffla.

  • Dates:Sep 25
  • Time(s):7pm
  • Venue:The Ellington Jazz Club

Details

  • Ticket Price FROM:$10
  • Ticket price TO:$20
  • Music:Jazz
  • Event Venue:Ellington Jazz Club
  • Venue Address:191 Beaufort St, Perth WA 6000
  • Produced By:WAYJO: WA Youth Jazz Orchestra

Description

Playing alongside some incredible established musicians both locally with and internationally, including superb WAAPA lecturers and the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra, Lucy has developed her sound and showcases an elegant and timeless voice beyond her years.

Subi Lounge Series: Laneway Gigs With The Double D's

Old school duo the Double D's fronting a foot tapping, erratic slow side of jazz performance, on the unwidely baritone saxophone.

  • Dates:Sept 25
  • Time(s):Starts at 5pm to 6pm

Details

  • Hosted By:See Subiaco
  • Venue Address:Hiddlestone Lane
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Music:Free,Jazz

Description

Join in on a laneway performance for the Subi Lounge Series, featuring talents all the way from the UK on the baritone saxophone Damien Denyer and joining him on the double bass Danny Boss. Follow the duo on the 25th of September from Hiddlestone Lane to Forrest Walk.

Fraser Gallop Estate Barrel Hall Pop Up

FRASER GALLOP ESTATE BARREL HALL POP-UP

  • Dates:26 - 27 September 2020
  • Time(s):11am - 4pm
  • Venue:Fraser Gallop Cellar Door

Details

  • Hosted By:Fraser Gallop Estate
  • Venue Address:Fraser Gallop Cellar Door, 493 Metricup Road, Margaret River
  • Ticket Price:FREE
  • Food & Drink:Wine,Winery Events

Description

Margaret River's most anticipated wine sale. Award-winning current & back vintages, limited release and large format wines at exceptional prices. 

Spring Farm Fair

Between September 26 and 30, part of the Claremont Showground will come alive with animals, agriculture and family fun!

  • Dates:Sep 26-30
  • Time(s):Session 1: 10am to 1pm, Session 2: 2pm to 5pm
  • Venue:Claremont Showgrounds

Details

  • Hosted By:Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia
  • Venue Address:1 Graylands Rd, Claremont, 6010
  • Ticket Price:Kids 2 and under FREE, $8 per person + booking fee (online only)
  • Type:Community,For Kids
  • Other:Agricultural
  • Event Venue:Claremont Showground

Description

The 5 day Spring Farm Fair will be a farm wonderland for families and young children, to interact with farm animals, learn more about agriculture and farming in WA, and enjoy some great food. 

Highlights will include the Animal Nursery, presented in a new space that will provide a unique up-close animal experience. Animals will include chickens, goats, ducks, rabbits and many of the farm favourites.

This 5-day Spring Farm Fair will be exactly what parents and families need to kick off their school holidays and with session numbers restricted to 5,000 per session, people wanting to attend will need to be quick to snap up their tickets online

Evolution - WA Youth Orchestra

Captivating characters and unforgettable musical scores…..Join WAYO at the Perth Concert Hall, performing themes from the best known and most epic film music ever written!

  • Dates:Sep 26
  • Time(s):7:30pm
  • Venue:Perth Concert Hall

Details

  • Hosted By:WA Youth Orchestras
  • Venue Address:Perth Concert Hall 5 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000
  • Ticket Price:$35 Standard / $25 Concession / $20 School Students 18yrs & under / + booking fee
  • Ticket Price FROM:$20
  • Ticket price TO:$35
  • Event Venue:Perth Concert Hall
  • Music:Classical,Orchestral

Description

WA Youth Orchestra

Saturday 26 September 2020, 7:30pm

Perth Concert Hall

Peter Moore OAM, Conductor & Alessandro Pittorino, Organ Soloist

Captivating characters and unforgettable musical scores…..Join WAYO at the Perth Concert Hall, performing themes from the best known and most epic film music ever written!

An enthralling cinematic program including  John Williams’, The Asteroid Field – Empire Strikes Back, Jurassic Park, and Saint-Saëns’ hugely popular ‘Organ’ Symphony, also recognised as the famous musical theme from the beloved movie Babe.

From film music favourites to richly romantic classics, WAYO will rise to exhilarating heights in the second half of the program, highlighting the Perth Concert Hall’s 3000-pipe organ in the glorious finale of Saint-Saëns’ Third Symphony featuring Organ Soloist, Alessandro Pittorino.

Hailed as “Australia’s Wunderkind Organist” by ABC TV, Perth born Alessandro Pittorino is a recent Juilliard School graduate and is considered one of the most exciting, innovative and invigorating organists of his generation. Pittorino will also perform Bach’s famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor.

The WA Youth Orchestra (WAYO) has a rich performance history, formed over a period of forty-five years of music making. The orchestra showcases the talents of Perth and Western Australia’s young orchestral musicians aged 12 -24 years old and has a deserved reputation as one of the finest youth orchestras in Australia. WAYO presents a large number of main stage concerts a year at Perth’s premier concert venues, and regularly performs to annual audiences of over 30,000 a year.

TICKET & BOOKING INFORMATION:

Tickets / $35 Adults / $25 Concession (All concession and senior card holders) / $20 School Student (18 yrs & under)

Bookings / PERTHCONCERTHALL.COM.AU / (08) 9231 9999 / In Person at Perth Concert Hall

More Info / WAYO.NET.AU

JS BACH                             Toccata and Fugue, BWV 565, D minor
JOHN WILLIAMS                The Asteroid Field – The Empire Strikes Back
JOHN WILLIAMS                 Jurassic Park
NATALIE WILLIAMS            Fourth Alarm
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS     Symphony No.3, op.78, C minor (Organ Symphony)

Curry Nights - World Curry Fest

Indian, Thai, Sri Lankan, Jamaican, Philippines, African, Malaysian, Japanese, Chinese, Nepalese and Vietnamese… the list goes on.

  • Dates:Sep 26
  • Time(s):4.00pm to 9.00pm
  • Venue:Yagan Square

Details

  • Hosted By:Aus Street Food & Curry Nights
  • Venue Address:Wellington St, Perth WA 6000
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Event Venue:Yagan Square
  • Food & Drink:Food Market Events
  • Type:Free

Description

The biggest Street Food Curry Festival to hit Perth City launching on 26th September 2020 at 4pm-9pm.

Aus Street Food will be celebrating the world’s best curries. Created out of love for food, culture and community, the festival celebrates all things curry in Perth.

The aim of Curry Nights is to showcase the best variety of flavours through these amazing dishes, every country has their own take, so why not join us to sample the worlds curry flavours, learn about the family history of the vendors recipes and taste the wonderful worldly flavours. Spicy, not so spicy, vegan and meat based curries will all be freshly cooked in front of your eyes in this one night extravaganza under the city stars.

This is a  FREE community event with live music, games, entertainment and a pop-up bar. Grab your buddies and come join in the fun and food.

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Miss Burlesque WA Finals 2020

Expect drama, sensuality, wit and talent! These dazzling performers have got it all – and the bar has never been set higher.

  • Dates:Sep 26
  • Time(s):7:30pm Onwards
  • Venue:The Astor Theatre, Perth

Details

  • Hosted By:The Astor Theatre, Perth
  • Venue Address:The Astor Theatre, 659 Beaufort St, Mount Lawley WA 6050
  • Other:Performing Arts
  • Event Venue:Astor Theatre
  • Performing Arts:Cabaret,Dance

Description

The feathers are set to fly in Australia’s largest Burlesque competition – with performers from all around the country competing for the title of Miss Burlesque Australia 2020!

On Saturday 6th of June, the West Australian State Finalists will throw their sparkles into the ring and give it their all for the chance to win the title of Miss Burlesque WA 2020 and represent the state at the Grand Finals in Melbourne in August.

 

Reboot #5 Cascades The Musical

Final performance in BREC's Reboot Series - Cascades The Musical, September 26th at 7.30pm

  • Dates:26 September
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:BREC

Details

  • Hosted By:BREC
  • Venue Address:2 Blair St
  • Ticket Price:Range $5-$55
  • Ticket Price FROM:$5
  • Ticket price TO:$55
  • Type:Youth Art / Performance
  • Performing Arts:Musicals,Theatre
  • Event Venue:Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre

Description

BREC showcases local talent with musical theatre production, Cascades, Saturday 26th September at 7.30pm.

Written by Harvey local Don Marshall, directed by his daughter and choreographed by granddaughter, Cascades The Musical is a true celebration of grassroots performing arts.

With a cast of 24 local children, five adults and backed by the Harvey Community Choir, this production tells the story of seven convict women who were incarcerated at Cascades Female Factory, a former convict workhouse in Tasmania. 

This is the last show in BRECs Reboot series - pay what you can for tickets - prices start at just $5, on sale now from BREC website.

School Holidays At Scitech

These September school holidays, discover how the smallest of actions can have a big impact on the world around us.

  • Dates:Sep 26 - Oct 11
  • Venue:Scitech

Details

  • Venue Address:102 Railway St, West Perth WA, 6005
  • Ticket Price FROM:FREE
  • Ticket price TO:$52
  • Type:For Kids
  • Other:Science,Technology

Description

In our new feature exhibition, Earth Matters, explore the changes happening on our planet and unearth solutions for a more sustainable future. Explore other shows at Scitech such as Lightbulb Moments, Habitat Earth, Beyond Earth, Why Can't I Fly and more. Kids will learn about sustainability, electricity waste, the wonders of science and immersive colour experiences. Visit their website to learn more.

Subi Lounge Series: Burgers & Blues With Lez Karski

A night of masterful blues, craft beers and brilliant burgers with Lez Karski.

  • Dates:Sept 26
  • Time(s):Starts at 6.30pm
  • Venue:Jus Burgers

Details

  • Hosted By:See Subiaco
  • Venue Address:1 Rokeby Rd, Subiaco WA 6008
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Music:Free,R&B

Description

Join Lez Karski, the producer of early Midnight Oil records and ex-guitarist of the Hippo's/Bondi Cigards and feast on tasteful blues music, burgers and craft beers, at Subiaco's humble and iconic Jus Burgers restaurant. 

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