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Dance program nominated for award

A DANCE program for people with disabilities or mental illness has been short-listed for an Australian Dance Award. DADAA’s dance program, Tracksuit is one of many programs that National Disability Insurance Scheme participants can now register in. DADAA follows a ...

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Iveson’s art a popular pick

KELLY Iveson of Beechboro has won the People’s Choice award at the eighth annual HyperVision youth art exhibition with her portrait drawing of Greg Inglis. Miss Iveson said she has drawn portraits since she was a child but in the ...

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Young artists show their talent

KALAMUNDA Senior High School students Kirra Kermode and Emily Vitetta are finalists in the Midland Gate Shopping Centre and HyperVision youth art competition. The program is aimed at providing young Western Australian artists with an opportunity to publicly display their ...

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Tammy takes on Hollywood

ASPIRING Jane Brook actress Tammy Walters is aiming for the stars, spending a week in the heart of Hollywood meeting big-name managers and casting directors as part of an intensive program to introduce up-and-coming actors to the cutthroat industry. Ms ...

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Graphic novelist shares his skills

AFTER Heritage College upper primary students read American author Chris Schweizer’s book Crogan’s March their teacher thought the author-illustrator might be interested in reading their work. Year 5-7 teacher and deputy principal Jeremy Newth said they emailed Mr Schweizer not ...

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Ellenbrook Art award now open

ENTRIES are now open for the first Ellenbrook Open Art Award. The award is open to artists in all visual arts mediums, including painting, sculpture, photography, works on paper and textiles. Ellenbrook Arts community arts manager Carol Harris said emerging, ...

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Young artistic perspective

TALENTED young graduating artists from the eastern suburbs are amongst 69 works selected for a free exhibition on display at the Art Gallery of Western Australia. Culture and the Arts Minister John Day said the exhibition provided Western Australian audiences ...

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Channelling crowd’s energy

SARDINIAN artist Graziano Piras channelled the energy of viewers as he painted at the opening of his exhibition The Second Thought at the Mezzanine Gallery in Darlington last night. Mezzanine Gallery artistic director Mark Alderson said Mr Piras’ work did ...

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Artist set for Sculptures by the Sea

BOTTLETOPS and iridescent chameleon paint have been used to create an optical illusion by Forrestfield visual artist Claire Davenhall who is putting the finishing touches to her work for this year’s Sculptures by the Sea. The Forrestfield resident said her ...

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Romance anthology a labour of love

JUST a day after Valentine’s Day will see WA’s first ever organised romance writers’ group launch their debut anthology at the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre. Anthologie d’amour features a variety of love stories from 11 local women, some already ...

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