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Sculptures ready for the sea

TWO well-known artists are set to showcase their work at Sculptures by the Sea in Cottesloe this weekend. Microscopic marine life is the inspiration behind Lesmurdie ceramic artist Andrea Vinkovic‘s latest Sculptures by the Sea piece which is being unveiled ...

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Midlandia goes to the moon and back

INTERTWINING a fear of space and marriage sounds like an odd combination. However musical comedian Gillian Cosgriff turned this hilarious proposition into a clever blend of original stand-up comedy and cabaret when she performed her show To the Moon and ...

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Launching festival fun

Veteran comedian Paul McDermott amused and entertained at the official launch of Fringe World’s Midlandia at the historic Midland Junction Arts Centre (MJAC) on Tuesday night. The actor, singer and television host best known for Good News Week and the ...

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Youth theatre digs beneath the surface

Swan View resident Liam Longley is throwing his creative energies into an original production On the Face of Things, which is getting good reviews on the Fringe World circuit. The 20-year-old WA Youth Theatre Company (WAYTCo) member plays a character ...

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Hand crafting excellence

Renown artist Ron Gomboc is hard at work creating statuettes that symbolise film excellence and worthy recipients will be awarded at an industry dinner in Sydney next week. Gomboc made 150 statuettes, which were sent to the eastern states last ...

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Dancer marks 21 years

GIFTED performer Brittany Mucciarone will mark her 21 years of dancing at the Michelle Madlender Ballet Studio by dancing the lead role in Clara’s Christmas. Studio owner Michelle Madlender said the talented 23-year-old began training at at just two years ...

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Calls to revive big theatre plans

Plans to build a 1000 seat theatre in the Midland Railway Workshops need to be pulled out of the archives and thrust firmly into discussions about creating a much-needed heart for the region, say residents keen to see the arts ...

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Elements of art on show

By Sarah Brookes YOUNG artists have embraced the theme of earth, water, air and fire as part of a showcase of their work in the junior exhibition at this year’s Darlington Arts Festival. Junior art exhibition coordinator Jody Oborne said ...

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School of puppetry

By Sarah Brookes DARLINGTON Primary School students have been delving into the world of puppetry, working closely with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre puppeteer Chloe Flockhart as part of an artist-in-residence program funded by Arts Edge. Teacher and program coordinator Ronnie Barley ...

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Roger Smalley 1943 – 2015

HILLS pianist and composer Roger Smalley has been remembered fondly by former students for his contributions to the local musical landscape. Born in Lancashire, England on July 26, 1943, he studied at the Royal College of Music in London. In ...

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