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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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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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