Your Ultimate Guide to What's On in Perth   #276   14/11/2018   View Online   Send to Friend
This Week in Perth
HIGHLIGHTS: PICA's Confusion for 3 | Animaze | Duke Ellington's Nutcracker | Bryan Adams  | Christmas Lights Trail Launch | Grieg's Piano Concerto & Dvorak's New World | A WAAPA of a week
Nov 15 – 17, PICA

Starting tomorrow, experience a thrilling dance encounter by leading Australian choreographer Jo Lloyd. Confusion for Three is a show for lovers of contemporary dance work, and choreography with high energy and explosive physicality.
Nov 17 - Jan 23,
Fremantle Arts Centre

Starting this weekend, check out 40+ artists, specially designed play-spaces and a fantastic array of hands-on workshops at this child orientated art exhibition. Animaze is the perfect way to introduce children to arts and crafts in the form of prints, paintings, sculptures, crochet, robotics, aquatic critters and more!
Nov 22-23, Quarry Amphitheatre

Wednesday Night Orchestra return to perform a true masterpiece, Ellington’s Nutcracker. Spend an evening under the stars at this fantastic family friendly event where WAYJO will play a host of Ellington classics joined by the Monday and Tuesday Night Orchestras.

Nov 16 - Dec 25, Perth City Centre

Don’t miss the launch of the Christmas Lights Trail when thousands of dazzling lights transform the city into a magical location this Christmas. Enjoy festive roving entertainment, the Twilight Hawkers Markets, and of course, Santa and his sleigh.

Nov 16 - 17, Perth Concert Hall

Dvořák’s earthy and dynamic Ninth Symphony, his musical love letter to the New World, is adored for its youthful energy and wistful tempo. The concert begins with a world premiere from award-winning WA composer Lachlan Skipworth, followed by Grieg’s much-loved Piano Concerto.
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A WAAPA of a week
The West Australian Academy of Performing Arts is finishing their 2018 program off with a bang this coming week, featuring dance, theatre and operatic performances that showcase the refined talent of their graduating students.
From Marathon
to Waterloo

Nov 16 – 22, Roundhouse Theatre
Take a sentimental journey through the songs and times of the two venerable writers of cabaret, Gilbert and Sullivan. In this jaunty showcase expect ballads, songs and snatches from the Savoy operas.
Verge dance
Nov 20-23, Regal Theatre
Choreographed by an award-winning team and performed by 2nd and 3rd year WAAPA students, this lyrical, expressive and graceful production is an end of year celebration of stylistically diverse dance performances.
Aboriginal theatre performance: Fever
Nov 16-22, Enright Studio
Multi award winner Racheal Maza directs the Aboriginal Performance graduates in this challenging, hyper real production. Fever comprises 4 plays that deal with various issues of race, class, culture & environment.
Top 5 events this week
Cheers, to WA Beer Week!
Nov 15 – 25, Various Locations

 Kicking off this Thursday with an opening party hosted by Blasta Brewing Co, brewers from across the state and a handful of interstate guests will open their doors and brewery tanks to share their beers and passion. For the foodies, there are long table dinners, brunches and degustation’s, giving people the opportunity to experience expert beer pairings with dishes from some of the best restaurants in Perth.

The loveable Liverpudlians will be performing tracks from newest album Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life, amongst many of their classic hits. Sing along to your indie favourites with special guests Cloud Control & Eves Karydas.
Find the perfect
handcrafted Christmas gift

Nov 17 & 18, Princess May Park Fremantle 
This weekend, Made on the Left’s Christmas craft market is featuring over 60 stallholders with unique items designed and made in WA. Bring the whole family along for a fun filled day of food stalls, free children’s craft workshops and handmade goods.
The comedian that
goes where others daren’t!

Nov 15, Geraldton Grammar School
Best known to his fans for his ‘Loosest Aussie Bloke’ and ‘Bogan Aussie’ characters, Alex Williamson’s hilariously honest live solo show So Wrong, It’s Wrong is jam-packed with the social media star’s unfiltered parodies, songs and jokes.
This Saturday, rub shoulders with local film industry guests and celebrities at the Uni Goonies Film Festival. Enjoy delicious finger-food, and watch some of WA’s most talented and upcoming filmmakers win some well-deserved awards.
Fun for kids
The Wiggles
Wiggle Pop Big Show

Nov 17 & 18,
RAC Arena
Featuring all your favourite Wiggles songs and characters, this show is sure to get your tinsel-toes tapping. So come along and see the world’s most successful children’s entertainment group in their biggest show yet!
2018 Perth
Pet Expo

Nov 17 & 18,
Claremont Showgrounds
Be part of the petworking weekend in WA, bring your pet along to see the latest products, services, attractions and technologies available. Watch presentations and enter your pet for WA's Cutest Pet Competition!
The Gruffalo's Child
theatre performance

Nov 21 - Dec 2,
State Theatre Centre of WA
Join the Gruffalo’s Child on her adventurous mission in this magical musical adaptation of the much-loved picture book. Bringing together physical theatre, music and puppetry to deliver songs, laughs and scary fun for ages 3+
Coming Up
Edith Cowan University     Nov 24
Newcastle Street, Perth     Nov 24
Tsunami                        Nov 24-25
Red Hill Auditorium            Nov 24
Astor Theatre                       Dec 1
RAC Arena                          Dec 3
Perth Concert Hall            Dec 7-8
Churchlands Concert Hall   Dec 8
Crown Perth                 Dec 14-15
Kings Park                         Dec 15
RAC Arena            Dec 29 - Jan 5
Lilac Hill Park                  Dec 29
Events by Region
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