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Arts and Cultural events
 September 2012
Friday 28
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Can science be successfully 'performed' or are we just kidding ourselves? : Public talk with Vivienne Glance Website | More Information
If theatre is conceit, can science really be performed or are playwrights and performance makers up to something else?

Vivienne Glance has recently returned from a writer's residency with The Arts Catalyst London and will share that experience with you as well as outline some of the writing techniques, provocations and dramaturgy behind successful science plays and performance works. She will also talk about her own works, Staring at the Sun, which had a reading in London in 2012, and The Cat in the Box, which performed to full houses at The Blue Room Theatre in WA this year.

Vivienne Glance is a writer and theatre practitioner with over 20 years experience. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree. Combining science and performance has been a focus of her theatre practice for many years, and she recently consolidated this through her PhD research.

20:00 - PERFORMANCE - Songs of the Southern Skies : Katie Noonan and Karin Schaupp in concert Website | More Information
Following their hugely successful tour last year, two of Australia's most loved female artists – songstress Katie Noonan and classical guitarist Karin Schaupp – are teaming up once again, this time exploring music close to home and very close to their hearts in an intimate performance in the stunning Winthrop Hall.

Songs of the Southern Skies features some of Australia and New Zealand's best classical, folk, jazz and pop songs. The songs are performed with the intimate combination of Noonan's angelic and versatile voice and Schaupp's lyrical and fiery guitar.

Noonan and Schaupp will perform songs by the Finn Brothers, Cold Chisel, Nick Cave, Icehouse, Bic Runga, Gurrumul, The Easybeats, Vince Jones and Gotye, through to traditional folk songs, a piece by Richard Charlton and a world premiere composition by Elena Kats-Chernin written especially for them.

A feast for lovers of all styles of music, this collaboration brings together two artists at the top of their game, true masters of their fields.

DISCOUNTED TICKET OFFER FOR UWA STAFF!

B reserve tickets $30 (save $19), C reserve tickets $25 (save $20)

Simply quote the code word “Music” when booking.

BOOK NOW: https://www.theatres.uwa.edu.au/events#noonan

 October 2012
Thursday 04
13:10 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents: Free Lunchtime Concert: UWA Guitar Ensemble Website | More Information
Be transported away from the everyday with our exciting line-up of Thursday 1.10pm, free lunchtime concerts. This year's revamped Lunchtime Concert series features the best of our students in solo and small ensemble performance.

18:00 - PERFORMANCE - Winthrop Singers Choral Evensong : Evensong at St George's College Chapel Website | More Information
Responses: Smith

Canticles: Gibbons Short Service

Anthem: The words to say I love you - Jacqui Ellison (UWA composition student)
Thursday 11
12:00 - EVENT - Arts Broadening Units Information Session : For students studying the Bachelors of Commerce, Design and Science Website | More Information
Come along and find out about the interesting and diverse range of Arts broadening units you can study as part of your degree.

You can learn a language (there are nine to choose from), gain an understanding of the politics of the Asian region, enhance your creative writing, revel in your favourite part of history or play in a musical ensemble. All this can be done as part of your degree!

Enhance your study and career prospects and study an Arts broadening unit.

13:10 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents: Free Lunchtime Concert: Highlights of Graduating Students Website | More Information
Be transported away from the everyday with our exciting line-up of Thursday 1.10pm, free lunchtime concerts. This year's revamped Lunchtime Concert series features the best of our students in solo and small ensemble performance.

18:00 - FESTIVAL - Spring Feast - 2012 UWA Multi Cultural Week : Spring Feast is one of the largest and most diverse events on campus. It celebrates multiculturalism through food, dance, and entertainment. Website | More Information
Spring Feast Thursday 11th October 6pm @ Guild Village

"Spring Feast" - two words that, over the years, have become synonymous with UWA's Multicultural Week Festival. This massive food festival is one of UWA's largest on-campus events attracting thousands of people from the university and the general public!! This year's Spring Feast will help bring to life cultural folk tales - the theme for MCW 2012!

So come down to the UWA GUILD VILLAGE on THURSDAY OCTOBER 11. A huge number of food stalls will be waiting for you to eat to your heart's content and an array of magical performances!! We hope that you can help us celebrate multiculturalism by being a part of this great festival of food, dance, art, culture and everything which makes UWA such a wonderfully diverse community!

18:30 - FREE LECTURE - School of Music & ARC Centre for the History of Emotions presents: 2012 Callaway Lecture: Richard Egarr Website | More Information
The Callaway Lecture is one of the most prestigious events on the School of Music calendar. Over the last two decades, a host of distinguished speakers have taken the podium to deliver their thoughts on subjects as broad ranging as the effects of music on the mind, and the place of music in the arts.

In 2012 the lecture will be presented by Artistic Director of The Academy of Ancient Music.

Richard Egarr

HIP: The Next Generation

After 60 years of the most recent movement in music scholarship and performance concerned with Historically Informed Performance (HIP), this talk explores where has such research brought us and where is it going? The continuing mission seems to be to seek out new sources, new information: 'to boldly go' where no HIP has gone before. In order to trace these achievements, an exploration of early sound recordings perhaps offers us some insights?

The evening is co-sponsored by ARC Centre for the History of Emotions.

To reserve your seat: Email: [email protected] Telephone: 08 6488 7836

20:00 - PERFORMANCE - Marney McQueen : Is a Rump Steak at a Vegan Barbeque Website | More Information
In this fresh and hilarious cabaret, the ever-surprising triple threat Marney McQueen spills the dirt from behind the theatrical curtain. As a leading lady in the big gay musicals Hairspray and Priscilla Queen of the Desert, this single girl felt like a juicy rump steak at a vegan BBQ. Trading men and mating for sequins and showboys, here is the musical story of a globe-trotting starlet who found no Sex in the Cities. Not a sausage.

Hot-on-the-heels of sell-out character cabaret shows in Melbourne, Sydney, London, Edinburgh and New York, Rump Steak showcases Marney's hilarious songwriting and character observations as she presents her first-ever Australian cabaret show as herself… with a little help from celebrity beautician Rosa Waxoffski and friends. This show was a sell out in its recent London season and is now heading to Perth for ONE NIGHT ONLY!

SPECIAL TICKET OFFER FOR UWA STAFF: $40 tickets (save $10!) Discounted tickets can only be purchased at the door. Box Office open from 7pm.

‘Marney McQueen is a force to be reckoned with.’ The Age.

‘There is something in the theatre called a triple threat, performers who can sing, dance and act. If there is something beyond that, it's Marney McQueen.’ The West Australian. ‘A sure fire hit’. Edinburgh Guide.

‘Marney McQueen is a true chameleon entertainer. She is also hilariously funny.’ Jacki Weaver.

‘She has the goods.’ Barry Humphries.
Thursday 18
6:30 - EVENT - UN Women UWA Presents: It's A Girl Website | More Information
Come along and join the UWA UN Women group at the UWA Tav to see the powerful and thought-provoking documentary "It's a Girl".

"It's a Girl" brings attention to the gendercide happening every day in China, India and other parts of Southeast Asia. This war against girls is revealed through the stories of the victims, families, global experts and grassroots activists. Shot on location in India and China, "It's a Girl" asks why this is happening and why so little is being done to save girls and women.

Tickets are $10 each, and there will be a raffle on the night with amazing prizes. You could buy your ticket online at https://www.trybooking.com/33621.

13:10 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents: Free Lunchtime Concert: Lachlan Skipworths Website | More Information
Be transported away from the everyday with our exciting line-up of Thursday 1.10pm, free lunchtime concerts. This year's revamped Lunchtime Concert series features the best of our students in solo and small ensemble performance.

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - 2012 Salek Minc Lecture : With Occasional Political Overtones: Art and Feminism 1966-1973 Website | More Information
As Curator of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Catherine Morris has organized several exhibitions that explored issues related to feminism and its impact as a social, political, and intellectual construct on the development of visual culture. In this lecture she will focus on her most recent project, 'Materializing Six Years: Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of the Conceptual Art Movement'.

This lecture is co-presented by the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery and the Institute of Advanced Studies.

18:00 - PERFORMANCE - Winthrop Singers Choral Evensong : Evensong at St George's College Chapel Website | More Information
Introit: arr. Singer Hine Matov

Responses: Smith

Canticles: Stanford in G

Anthem: Whitacre When David Heard
Friday 19
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Selling Sickness : Public talk with W/Prof Carmen Lawrence Website | More Information
In this talk W/Prof Carmen Lawrence will share insights into the hype, myths and fears surrounding the highly profitable pharmaceutical industry. How have these industries altered our perception of health and illness as they become more streamlined and attuned to marketing strategy?

After training as a research psychologist at the University of Western Australia and lecturing in a number of Australian universities, Dr Lawrence entered politics in 1986, serving at both State and Federal levels for 21 years. She was at various times W.A Minister for Education and Aboriginal affairs and was the first woman Premier and Treasurer of a State government. She shifted to Federal politics in 1994 when she was elected as the Member for Fremantle and was appointed Minister for Health and Human Services and Minister assisting the Prime Minister on the Status of Women. She has held various portfolios in Opposition, including Indigenous Affairs, Environment, Industry and Innovation and was elected national President of the Labor Party in 2004. She retired from politics in 2007. She is now Director of the Centre for the Study of Social Change in the School of Psychology at the University of Western Australia and Chair of the Australian Heritage Council.


18:30 - PUBLIC TALK - Craig Silvey and The Amber Amulet : Award-winning WA Author Craig Silvey speaks about his latest book. Website | More Information
Award-winning WA Author Craig Silvey speaks about his latest book The Amber Amulet at UWA Extension on Friday 19th October at 6.30pm. Craig's previous bestselling novel Jasper Jones is on the reading list for Year 12.

Meet twelve-year-old Liam McKenzie, who patrols his suburban neighbourhood as the Masked Avenger – a superhero with powers so potent not even he can fully comprehend their extent. Along with his sidekick, Richie the Power Beagle, he protects the people of Franklin Street from chaos, mayhem, evil and low tyre pressure. But . . . when it comes to Joan, the troubled woman at the end of the street, The Masked Avenger must find a way to combat the most sinister element of all – sadness

Join Craig as he takes us into the world of The Amber Amulet. There will be question time at the end of the session followed by book sales and signing. Ticket price $20.

19:00 - STUDENT EVENT - French Club Jazz Soirée : The Inaugural UWA French Club Jazz Soirée Website | More Information
Bonjour mesdames et messieurs! The UWA French Club is throwing its inaugural Jazz Soirée and you are invited to enjoy the elegance and romance of this affair. To be held in the stunning Sunken Garden at dusk, you will be serenaded by the Chris Toh Quintet and Guitarstrophe! whilst tasting a selection of French delicacies from La Galette de France, including (but not limited to) a macaron tower, quiches and petit fours. A classy selection of beverages, including Champagne, red and white wine, cider and bee r will also be on offer. While this magical evening will be inspired by French culture, it is completely inclusive and guests need not study or speak french to attend! Ticket price (includes all food and beverages): $20 for French Club members and Alliance Française members and $25 for non-members. We look forward to sharing with you some live music, petit fours and a lovely sociable evening!

Tickets will be available on Oak Lawn from Tuesday 2nd October, 1-2pm.

19:30 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents: Artistry! Four: Culmination Website | More Information
Every year, the outstanding ability and youthful passion of the emerging artists and their mentors combine to celebrate the culmination of a yearlong collaboration. In this special concert, three young artists perform a movement of their chosen concerto onstage with orchestra in the finals of the prestigious VOSE competition. In the interval, vote in the people’s choice award for your favourite performance before immersing in the magnificence of Rachmaninov.

Program includes: Vose Concerto Competition: Sibelius- Violin Concerto, Korngold - Violin Concerto and Elgar - Cello Concerto, Berlioz - Le Carnival Romaine, Rachmaninov - Second Symphony

As part of the School of Music Outreach Program, we are pleased to extend an invitation for you and a guest to join us at this culmination concert. To claim your complimentary tickets email: [email protected]
Saturday 20
9:00 - SYMPOSIUM - Cruthers Collection of Women's Art symposium : This two-day symposium accompanies the exhibition 'LOOK. LOOK AGAIN' at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, UWA Website | More Information
Full registration: $250 Concession: $150

SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR UWA STAFF AND STUDENTS ONLY – REGISTER FOR $30. NUMBERS ARE LIMITED. ENTER DISCOUNT CODE 'CSYMPUWASS' WHEN REGISTERING.
Sunday 21
14:30 - PUBLIC TALK - UWA Historical Society Event : Talk about the Campus landscape history and guided walk More Information
Gillian will speak about the Campus landscape history, then guide a walk to relevant parts of the Campus. Crawley Campus is notable as a place of exceptional cultural heritage significance, rich in the history of landscape development and buildings integrated in an exceptional manner. Gillian Lilleyman is a landscape historian of note and knowledge of this special place is extensive. Gillian is a co-author of 'A Landscape for Learning: A History of the Grounds of The University of Western Australia and a contributor to the forthcoming centennial history of the University.
Thursday 25
13:10 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents: Free Lunchtime Concert: UWA String Orchestra led by Paul Wright Website | More Information
Be transported away from the everyday with our exciting line-up of Thursday 1.10pm, free lunchtime concerts. This year's revamped Lunchtime Concert series features the best of our students in solo and small ensemble performance.

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