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Ex­pe­ri­ence great Amer­i­can string play­ing when the Paci­fica Quar­tet tours na­tion­ally for Mu­sica Viva. The Grammy-win­ning en­sem­ble is a must-see for lovers of cham­ber mu­sic with a pro­gram including Haydn, Men­delssohn, Beethoven and Shostakovich, as well as Aus­tralian com­poser Nigel West­lake.

DE­TAILS: Perth Con­cert Hall, 7.30pm, Sun­day, June 11. Tick­ets from $30 at www.perth­con­certhall.com.au


The Ir­re­sistible is an un­re­lent­ing ex­plo­ration of un­con­scious bias and the of­ten in­vis­i­ble as­sump­tions we make about one an­other. Told through a se­ries of in­ter­twin­ing sto­ries, this new pro­duc­tion is lay­ered and com­plex, re­veal­ing a darkly comic re­flec­tion of our world. DE­TAILS: PICA Per­for­mance Space, Perth Cul­tural Cen­tre, June 14 to 24. Tick­ets from $22 at www.pica.org.au.


This is about the breakup of a young mar­riage and the last ditch ef­fort the cou­ple make to keep things to­gether through play­ing a video game. Part of Su­bi­aco Theatre Fes­ti­val, the script from Jes­sica Mes­sen­ger and Nick Ma­claine ex­plores the ten­sion be­tween gam­ing, dis­trac­tion and grow­ing up that is a fea­ture of con­tem­po­rary adult­hood.

DE­TAILS: Su­bi­aco Arts Cen­tre, Hamer­s­ley Rd, June 14 to 17. Tick­ets $26 at www.tick­etek.com.au.


evening as WA Opera cel­e­brates 50 years. The free event pro­vides an in­tro­duc­tion to opera with spo­ken word per­for­mances and live singing to pro­vide an in­ti­mate in­sight into the oper­atic world. Light re­fresh­ments will be served.

DE­TAILS: Ned­lands Li­brary, 6.458.30pm, Wed­nes­day, June 14. Book­ings es­sen­tial at ned­lands.evanced.info/signup.


Bell Shake­speare founder John Bell and in­ter­na­tion­ally-ac­claimed pi­anist Si­mon Tedeschi join forces for a rare per­for­mance of Enoch Ar­den; a melo­drama com­posed by Richard Strauss to the words of Al­fred, Lord Ten­nyson’s 1864 poem of the same name.

DE­TAILS: His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth, Wed­nes­day, June 14. Tick­ets from $38 at www.tick­etek.com.au.


A pop-up play and dis­cov­ery ex­pe­ri­ence for tod­dlers is com­ing to Perth this month. Chil­dren aged six years and younger will get to take part in a range of ex­pe­ri­ences including sport, dance, gym­nas­tics, ob­sta­cle cour­ses, paint­ing and live shows fea­tur­ing Spiderman and Iron­man, Anna and Elsa, Free­dom Fairies and Happy Feet Fit­ness. DE­TAILS: HBF Sta­dium, Mt Clare­mont, June 15 to 17. Tick­ets from $28.50 at www.tick­et­mas­ter.com.au.


Michael Fal­zon, Luke Kennedy, Rob Mills and Ben Min­gay will join WASO to de­liver a mod­ern and au­da­cious take on all­time swing clas­sics from Si­na­tra to Bublé and fea­tur­ing well­swung in­ter­pre­ta­tions of hits by Oa­sis, John Farn­ham and The Pro­claimers. DE­TAILS: Perth Con­cert Hall, June 16 and 17. Tick­ets from

$49 at www.waso.com.au.


Chil­dren are in­vited to re­lease their in­ner aqua­naut and ex­plore the mys­ter­ies of the deep in Voy­age to the Deep: Un­der­wa­ter Ad­ven­tures. The ex­hi­bi­tion is from the Aus­tralian Na­tional Mar­itime Mu­seum and based on French au­thor Jules Verne’s 1870 clas­sic 20,000 Leagues Un­der the Sea. DE­TAILS: WA Mar­itime Mu­seum, Fremantle un­til Au­gust 20. En­try fee to the ex­hi­bi­tion in­cludes mu­seum en­try.


Learn about the dif­fer­ent kinds of fungi oc­cur­ring in lo­cal bush­land with lo­cal en­thu­si­ast Roz Hart at this Friends of Shen­ton Bush­land event. The two-hour event will go ahead re­gard­less of weather. Bring a cam­era, dress ap­pro­pri­ately and brunch will be pro­vided at 11.30am. DE­TAILS: Meet at the car park on the north side of Grace Vaughn House, 227 Stubbs Ter­race, Shen­ton Park, 10am, Sun­day June 18. Con­tact Dani on 0420 334 601.

10,000 @ Su­bi­aco Arts Cen­tre

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