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SALTBUSH Saltbush is an in­ter­ac­tive jour­ney through the cul­ture and land­scape of Abo­rig­i­nal Aus­tralia, cel­e­brated through live dance, music, song and sto­ries. Pre­sented by Bark­ing Gecko Theatre Com­pany, the show uses dig­i­tal tech­nol­ogy as kids ex­plore, play and dance with the per­form­ers as the land­scape un­folds around them. Ages four years and older. DE­TAILS: Stu­dio Un­der­ground, State Theatre Cen­tre of WA, July 12 to 14. Tick­ets from $25 at www.tick­etek.com.au.

BAY CITY ROLLERS The Bay City Rollers fea­tur­ing Les Mckeown will play all the pop band’s hits from the 1970s. DE­TAILS: As­tor Theatre, Mt Law­ley, July 14 and 16. Tick­ets $69.90 at www.as­torthe­atreperth.com.

ST GE­ORGE’S ART 2017 Held in the gothic set­ting of St Ge­orge’s Cathe­dral, St Ge­orge’s Art 2017 is an an­nual ex­hi­bi­tion of works by se­nior art stu­dents from WA schools. DE­TAILS: St Ge­orge’s Cathe­dral, 10am-4pm, July 15 to 23. En­try by gold coin do­na­tion.

JANE AUSTEN AND THE PRO­MO­TION OF VIRTUE This pub­lic lec­ture will fol­low UWA Cul­tural Stud­ies lec­turer Ned Curthoys as he ex­plores the strengths and weak­nesses of in-depth in­ter­pre­ta­tions of Jane Austen’s nov­els.

DE­TAILS: Fox Lec­ture Theatre, Arts Build­ing, UWA, 6pm, Tues­day, July 18. Free reg­is­tra­tion at www.eventbrite.com.au.

BEETHOVEN, BRUCH AND

MENDELSSOHN Fre­man­tle Cham­ber Orches­tra, con­ducted by Christo­pher van Tuinen, will open this con­cert with Beethoven’s up­lift­ing Over­ture Leonora 1 and con­clude with Mendelssohn’s

Sym­phony 3. DE­TAILS: Perth Town Hall, 3pm, Satur­day, July 22, and Fre­man­tle Town Hall, 3pm, Sun­day, July 23. Tick­ets at www.tick­etek.com.au.

MUSIC FOR PLEA­SURE Music for Plea­sure win­ter con­cert se­ries con­tin­ues this year with an eclec­tic music pro­gram. This con­cert will fea­ture the Rush Hour Big Band per­form­ing swing hits from Ella, Elling­ton and Miller.

DE­TAILS: War Me­mo­rial Town Hall, Cottes­loe Civic Cen­tre, Broome St, 3-5pm, Sun­day, July 16. Tick­ets from $10 on 0451 458 533 or clouseau22@iinet.net.au.

TRAVEL OP­POR­TU­NI­TIES FOR

SE­NIORS The Perth branch of the As­so­ci­a­tion of In­de­pen­dent Re­tirees meet­ing with guest speakers Katy Oxer and Dianne Garbin who will dis­cuss tours, trips and cruises plus travel in­sur­ance and other ad­vice.

DE­TAILS: Cam­bridge Bowl­ing Club, Howtree Place, Floreat, 10am, Fri­day, July 21. Short gen­eral meet­ing fol­lowed by morn­ing tea and pre­sen­ta­tion. More with Mar­garet on 0487 290 097 or Val 9381 3495.

MILINGIMBI EX­HI­BI­TION Stun­ning art from Milingimbi Is­land is cel­e­brated in this ex­hi­bi­tion, high­light­ing the largest of the Crocodile Is­lands off the coast of Arn­hem Land. DE­TAILS: Lawrence Wil­son Art Gallery, UWA, 11am-5pm, from July 22. Free en­try.

BUR­LESQUE AND CIR­CUS Aus­tralian artist Wendy Sharpe will ex­hibit her lat­est body of work in Bur­lesque and Cir­cus. The acrylic and oil paint­ings on can­vas re­flect on her fas­ci­na­tion with theatre, the world of imag­i­na­tion and es­cape. DE­TAILS: Lin­ton and Kay Gal­leries, Perth from July 22.

3 IN 1 MAR­KET The two-day mar­ket will in­clude more than 300 in­door stalls across hand­made crafts, an­tiques and col­lecta­bles and the Polka Dot Vin­tage Mar­ket. There will be gourmet good­ies, free an­tique eval­u­a­tions daily from 12pm to 3pm plus a Vinyl Record Fair.

DE­TAILS: Clare­mont Show­grounds, 9.30am-4.30pm, July 22 and 23. En­try $7.

GOOD LIT­TLE SOL­DIER Ochre Con­tem­po­rary Dance Com­pany presents Good Lit­tle Sol­dier, a ro­bust dance theatre work that ex­plores how PTSD in­fects the fam­i­lies of those af­flicted. Set in an Aus­tralian sub­ur­ban home, the show por­trays a re­turned sol­dier strug­gling to re­turn to nor­mal fam­ily life, bring­ing ghosts home from the war that only he sees.

DE­TAILS: Su­bi­aco Arts Cen­tre, Hamer­s­ley Rd, Su­bi­aco, un­til July 30. Tick­ets from $22 at www.tick­etek.com.au.

Saltbush per­form­ers in ac­tion.

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