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TAKUTO: BALLET AT THE QUARRY
Settle under the stars at Quarry Amphitheatre for this year's Ballet at the Quarry season. WA Ballet will present a series of four short works: In Transit, Ballet 101, The Clearest Light and Takuto. DETAILS: Quarry Amphitheatre, City Beach, February 3 to 25. Tickets from $48 at www.ticketmaster.com.au.
GRAEME OF THRONES
Created by a team of UK comedy writers, Graeme of Thrones is an original and unauthorised parody of the international phenomenon that is Game of Thrones, where avid Thrones fan Graeme just wants to recreate his favourite fantasy saga on stage. DETAILS: Circus Theatre, Perth Cultural Centre until February 5. Tickets from $19 at www.fringeworld. com.au.
Dutch/German performer Sven Ratzke presents this show inspired by the music of David Bowie. The starburst of cabaret and rock show experience will take audiences on a crazy, intimate and funny ride. DETAILS: De Parel Spiegeltent, Perth Cultural Centre, February 6 to 12. Tickets from $31 at www.fringeworld.com.au.
MATT HALE: SERVING SUGGESTION
Comedy hypnotist Hale returns to Fringe World Festival to serve up a new stack of laugh-out-loud, feelgood hypnotic suggestions. DETAILS: Noodle Palace, Northbridge, until February 19. Tickets from $21 at www.fringeworld.com.au.
Scitech will transform into an exclusive playground for toddlers in February. Toddlerfest is designed for children aged two to five years and their families and lets them imagine, discover and explore together. See a special planetarium show, meet the farm animals and play in the Toddler's Wonderland. DETAILS: Scitech, City West, West Perth, February 4 to 19. Normal Scitech admission prices apply.
This cabaret tale is about French singer Edith Piaf. Created and performed by Michaela Burger and Greg Wain, it showcases Piaf favourites La Vie en Rose and Non, je ne Regrette Rien alongside lesser known gems and links each with touching stories about the singer's life. DETAILS: Burt Memorial Hall, Cathedral Square, Perth, February 6 to 11. Tickets from $30 at www.fringeworld.com.au.
This one-woman show written by Liz Newell and performed by Jo Morris is for anyone who's ever hated being homesick. DETAILS: The Blue Room Theatre Studio, February 7 to 11. Tickets from $21 at www.fringeworld. com.au.
OH WHAT A NIGHT!
This musical tribute is a scripted, choreographed production and a wonderful way to re-live the magic of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, or enjoy it for the first time. DETAILS: Crown Theatre Perth, 8pm, Thursday, February 9. Tickets from $49.50 at www.ticketmaster.com.au.
Fresh from filming the final series of UK television drama Broadchurch, comedian and actor Brunning is bringing her first solo stand-up show Beaming to Australia. DETAILS: Burt Memorial Hall, Cathedral Square, Perth, February 10 to 18. Tickets from $21 at www.fringeworld.com.au.
BOORNA WAANGINY: THE TREES SPEAK
Kings Park will transform over three nights into a cathedral of light, sound and imagery to explore the biodiversity and beauty of the six seasons of southwestern Australia. The opening event for Perth International Arts Festival 2017 is a free walk-through experience starting along Fraser Avenue with 3D projections on its well-known eucalyptus trees. DETAILS: Fraser Ave at Kings Park to Pioneer Women's Memorial, promenade pedestrian only event, February 10 to 12, any time 810.30pm.
Music lovers can enjoy 21 nights of international headliners, local heroes and guest DJs as PIAF's Festival Gardens returns to Elizabeth Quay. DETAILS: Elizabeth Quay, February 10 to March 5. Program and tickets at www.perthfestival.com.au
PARMELIA HILTON'S WEDDING OPEN DAY
Parmelia Hilton is holding a wedding open day where prospective brides and grooms can begin to plan their special day. DETAILS: Parmelia Hilton, Perth, 9.30am to 2.30pm, Sunday, February 12.
Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak @ Kings Park
Takuto: Ballet at the Quarry @ Quarry Amphitheatre