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Art of cir­cus in fo­cus

From Old Cus­toms House to the Freo Big Top — an aeri­al­ist view by artist Ian De Souza. Cel­e­brat­ing Cir­cus of­fers the pub­lic an op­por­tu­nity to ob­serve the phys­i­cal art of cir­cus and to ex­pe­ri­ence the work­ings and beauty in­side a tra­di­tional Big Top through the eyes of De Souza. It’s on un­til Novem­ber 18 at DADAA – Old Boys School, Fre­man­tle, and is open daily from 10am-4pm (ex­cept Satur­days). See cir­cuswa.com.

Marathon play gen­er­a­tor

In this fast-paced drama in­cu­ba­tor 24-hour Play Gen­er­a­tor, WA Youth The­atre Co cre­ates new works from con­cept, to script, to stage, in an event. Six writ­ers work all night, each writ­ing a brand-new short play which will be handed to six di­rec­tors to work with a cast of

per­form­ers for 12 hours to bring the work to life. At the 24th hour — 7.30pm, Novem­ber 17 — the au­di­ence ar­rives to en­joy six

pre­mieres in one evening at Su­bi­aco Arts Cen­tre. Book­ings at waytco.com.

Christ­mas gift ideas at mar­ket

Now in their 10th year, Perth’s big­gest hand­made ar­ti­san mar­kets will present a smorgasbord of gift ideas at its Christ­mas Mar­ket, on Novem­ber 17 and 18 at Princess May Park, Fre­man­tle. More than 60 de­signer and ar­ti­san stalls will show­case in­de­pen­dently made art, de­sign, fash­ion and home­wares from lo­cal artists.

Mu­sic and ma­chines mix

Pre­sented by Tura, WA en­sem­ble GreyWing present six works where the ma­chine is front and cen­tre. Ex Machina ex­plores mu­sic made from, and in­spired by, ma­chines and the me­chan­i­cal. It’s on at 7.30pm on Novem­ber 14 at Old Cus­toms House, Fre­man­tle. Book­ings can be made at eventbrite.com.au.

GreyWing present six works where the ma­chine is front and cen­tre.

Cel­e­brat­ing Cir­cus

Christ­mas mar­ket wares.

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