Perth festival 2014

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Eleanor Catton: 'Creation is a completely divine concept'
It’s been a year since the author finished her Booker prize-winning novel, but she hasn’t started on her third book yet. One promise: it won’t be as long as The Luminaries

Vicky Frost

28, Feb, 2014 @3:42 AM

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Public Enemy chuck the reality TV to bring back the flavour of the 80s
Flavor Flav has checked his clock and the time is right to return to Australia at Perth festival

Andrew P Street

27, Feb, 2014 @4:01 AM

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Onefivezeroseven – review
This dance theatre piece celebrates the joys and struggles of Australian youth, but is lacking in insight and emotional punch

Jane Howard

24, Feb, 2014 @4:52 AM

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Pond – review
Pond headlined a blissed-out showcase of WA psychedelia boasting a surprise appearance by Tame Impala’s frontman, writes Alex Needham

Alex Needham

24, Feb, 2014 @1:41 AM

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Krapp’s Last Tape – review
As director and performer of Beckett’s play, Robert Wilson shows his mastery of multiple theatrical disciplines, writes Van Badham

Van Badham

24, Feb, 2014 @12:34 AM

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Perth festival 2014: Saturday 22 February – as it happened
We’re back for a final day at Perth festival, with interviews with Martin Amis and the legendary theatre director Robert Wilson. Plus we’ve got Hannah Kent’s books festival diary, pictures of circus performance Bianco and a chat with Pond

Alex Needham, Vicky Frost, Katharine Viner, Jane Howard, Miles Martignoni, Tanya Voltchanskaya, Hannah Kent, Van Badham and Stuart Edgeworth

22, Feb, 2014 @10:15 AM

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Bali: Return Economy – review
It’s closer to Perth than Sydney: and the complicated relationship between Australia and Bali is explored in an intriguing exhibition

Van Badham

22, Feb, 2014 @9:32 AM

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La Curva – review
As technically dazzling as it is frustrating, Israel Galván’s La Curva is a work of great artistry and ferocious provocation, writes Van Badham

Van Badham

22, Feb, 2014 @9:03 AM

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Robert Wilson: 'There are schools teaching stage decoration. Burn those schools!'
The legendary avant garde theatre director, in Perth performing Krapp’s Last Tape, says that too much of what we see on stage merely illustrates what we already know

Van Badham

22, Feb, 2014 @8:43 AM

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Hannah Kent: Perth writers’ festival journal – Saturday
Hannah Kent: Literary festivals encourage the discovery of new authors. They also draw your attention to the greats you have neglected

Hannah Kent

22, Feb, 2014 @8:05 AM

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Martin Amis credits stepmother and Jane Austen for literary success

Novelist says Elizabeth Jane Howard 'got him going on literature' while father Kingsley Amis was mixed blessing in his career

Maev Kennedy

22, Feb, 2014 @8:00 AM

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The Academy of St Martin in the Fields – review
A night featuring a solo by the young violinist Michael Barenboim underlined the Academy’s worldwide reputation for musical excellence, writes Alex Needham

Alex Needham

22, Feb, 2014 @7:39 AM

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