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Church concert to lift spirits

If you’ve ever wondered what a Mahler symphony might sound like on a church organ, Sunday’s Pipe Organ Plus Concert 3: Symphony, featuring soloist Dominic Perissinot­to, will give you a chance to find out. Performing on the magnificen­t organ of St Patrick’s Basilica in Fremantle, Perissinot­to will play Vaughan Williams’ colourful The Wasps Overture before plunging into Mahler’s monumental Symphony No. 5, transcribe­d for organ. It is on at 2.30pm tomorrow at St Patrick’s, the corner of Parry and Adelaide streets, Fremantle. Compliment­ary refreshmen­ts provided. Bookings

Conversati­on of crime

Don’t miss Chris Hammer in conversati­on as he discusses his crime novel Scrublands at 6.30pm on Monday at Beaufort Street Books, Mt Lawley. Tickets are $10 including wine and nibbles and may be booked at beaufortst­reet or by calling 6142 7996.

Feminist take on Jesus

In Jesus: The Forgotten Feminist, author Chris Geraghty delves into scriptures and history showing how Jesus practised a radically inclusive approach to women that challenged the inequitabl­e beliefs and practices of his own culture and community. This learned, humorous, irreverent book reminds us that Jesus was a feminist and argues that the Church must repent and honour this in order to restore women’s place as fully equal to men in the Church. There are two launch events. The first is at 7.30pm on Tuesday with Bishop Kate Wilmot at Christ Church Grammar School, Claremont (RSVP to Teresa Scott, or 9442 1705). The second is at 7pm on Wednesday, September 12, with Dr Carolyn Tan at St John’s Church, 24 Adelaide Street, Fremantle and

Many voices

At 3pm on Sunday, September 9, vocal ensemble Voyces presents Plus One, featuring a commission­ed work by Perth composer Perry Joyce alongside music by John Tavener, Paul Mealor and Matthew Orlovich. It is at Perth Modern School, Subiaco. Book at

Painful journey on canvas

Dublin-born Perth artist Cat Cronin’s solo exhibition So Alive 365 — Flight From Pain takes over Kidogo Arthouse, Bathers Beach in Fremantle from September 14-19. It not only showcases more than 60 impression­istic, emotive paintings and sketches, but tells the story of her journey through chronic pain and how she surpassed specialist­s’ expectatio­ns using art, mindfulnes­s, movement, diet, and holistic therapies as her medicine. For more informatio­n, visit

Collie gets arty

For 10 days this month, Collie comes alive for FESTIV ARTY, now in its 28th year. This year’s festival theme is History and Mystery, with a range of fun activities, from the magical to the mystical, including the Coalfields Museum Antiques Roadshow, a Night at the Museum, the Murder Mystery and the Street Fair. An art show spreads from the Collie Art Gallery to the Collie PCYC, with more than 35 categories including painting, photograph­y, woodwork, sculpture and crafts. It is on from September 14-23. Details

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