ME­GAN WASH­ING­TON

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DIXIE CHICKS The Dixie Chicks will re­turn to per­form head­line shows in Aus­tralia for the first time in more than 10 years as part of their MMXVII world tour DE­TAILS: Perth Arena, 7.30pm, Wed­nes­day, April 5. Tick­ets from $99.90 at www.tick­etek.com.au.

FRANK EN­STEIN Co3 con­tem­po­rary dance com­pany is col­lab­o­rat­ing with Gold Coast's The Farm for a work de­scribed as a hu­mor­ous fan­tasy of self-ac­cep­tance. Frank En­stein is a piece full of hu­mour, high-im­pact dance and the­atre magic, cre­at­ing a show for the child in all of us. DE­TAILS: Stu­dio Un­der­ground, State The­atre Cen­tre of WA, April 5 to 8. Tick­ets from $25 at www.tick­etek.com.au.

BACH VI­OLIN CON­CER­TOS The Aus­tralian Cham­ber Or­ches­tra will bring the en­dur­ing ta­lent of Jo­hann Se­bas­tian Bach to au­di­ences with a na­tional tour of Bach Vi­olin Con­cer­tos. DE­TAILS: Perth Con­cert Hall, 7.30pm, Wed­nes­day, April 5. Tick­ets from $49 at www.perth­con­certhall.com.au.

Two-time ARIA award-win­ner and multi-plat­inum al­bum sell­ing artist Me­gan Wash­ing­ton will per­form with WAAPA jazz stu­dents un­der the mu­si­cal di­rec­tion of Jamie Oehlers and Jeremy Greig. Wash­ing­ton will per­form her own inim­itable in­ter­pre­ta­tions of the jazz reper­toire and some of her orig­i­nal ma­te­rial. DE­TAILS: Ge­off Gibbs The­atre, WAAPA, Mt Law­ley, April 6, 7 (sold out) and 8. Tick­ets from $28 at www.waapa.ecu.edu.au. Me­gan Wash­ing­ton @ Ge­off Gibbs The­atre STA­TIONS OF THE CROSS Unit­ing Church in the City, Perth presents this an­nual art ex­hi­bi­tion cu­rated by Claire Bushby, which will fea­ture newly com­mis­sioned art­works by 15 West Aus­tralian con­tem­po­rary artists. Each work cor­re­sponds to the tra­di­tional Easter story and rit­ual of the 'Sta­tions of the Cross'. DE­TAILS: Wes­ley Church, cnr Wil­liam and Hay streets, Perth, April 7 to 17. Free en­try and open 9am-5pm daily. SAN­TANA WITH THE DOO­BIE BROTH­ERS Car­los San­tana and his band will bring their Trans­mo­grify tour to Perth, per­form­ing songs from more than four decades of his ca­reer. The Doo­bie Broth­ers will join San­tana as spe­cial guests. DE­TAILS: Perth Arena, 7pm, Fri­day, April 7. Tick­ets from $110 at www.tick­etek.com.au.

RE­VEALED EX­HI­BI­TION Re­vealed brings to­gether artists from the Kim­ber­ley, Pil­bara, Mid-West, Gold­fields, Western Desert, Great South­ern and metropoli­tan ar­eas to show­case the vi­brant di­ver­sity of WA Abo­rig­i­nal art. The Re­vealed WA Abo­rig­i­nal Art Mar­ket will be held April 8, 10am-5pm. DE­TAILS: Fre­man­tle Arts Cen­tre, 1 Fin­nerty St, April 7 to May 21.

JOHNNY CASH THE CON­CERT WALK THE LINE Johnny Cash: The Con­cert has been tour­ing Aus­tralia since 2009 as a trib­ute to the 'Man in Black'. Walk The Line will fea­ture all the Cash songs as per­formed in the 2006 award-win­ning film of the same name. DE­TAILS: As­tor The­atre, Mt Law­ley, April 8 and Man­durah Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, April 9. Tick­ets at www.as­torthe­atre perth.com and www.man­pac.com.au.

PEPPA PIG PLAY­DATE Fam­i­lies are in­vited to jour­ney into the world of Peppa Pig and her friends when they visit this fun and in­ter­ac­tive play ex­pe­ri­ence. Visit Peppa's house, sail on the pond, jump in bouncy muddy pud­dles and sit on a pic­nic rug to watch a mu­si­cal show star­ring Peppa Pig and Ge­orge live on stage. DE­TAILS: Perth Con­ven­tion and Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre, April 8 to 12. Tick­ets from $45.90 at www.tick­etek.com.au. Dara O'Bri­ain @ Riverside The­atre

DARA O'BRI­AIN The Ir­ish stand-up co­me­dian and tele­vi­sion pre­sen­ter, best known in the UK for host­ing BBC's Mock the Week and Ire­land's The Panel, will tour Aus­tralia with his show Dara O'Bri­ain Live. DE­TAILS: Riverside The­atre, Perth Con­ven­tion and Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre, 8pm, Satur­day, April 8. Tick­ets from $71.30 at www.tick­etek.com.au.

2017 BUD­DHA'S BIRTH­DAY + MUL­TI­CUL­TURAL FES­TI­VAL The two-day event will fea­ture live per­for­mances, bless­ing cer­e­monies, cal­lig­ra­phy, arts, crafts and food fair. DE­TAILS: El­iz­a­beth Quay, Perth, 11am-8.30pm, Satur­day, April 8 and 9am-5pm, Sun­day, April 9. Free en­try with more at www.bud­dhas­birth­dayperth.org. au.

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