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Young Creatives Blog

Monday 14 March 12.00am

Spear and Apocrifu

As I made my way to watch Spear, and then later that day Apocrifu, I couldn’t help but feel scared. I was so excited for these two shows and I had high expectations for them, so I was very scared that they wouldn’t be as good as I hoped. Luckily for me they both delivered.

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Young Creatives Blog

Monday 14 March 12.00am

Final Blog from John Crofts

John Crofts reviews his 2016 Young Creatives experience

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Young Creatives Blog

Monday 14 March 12.00am

The Big Picture – 'A Hard Day's Night'

I’m very much a Beatles novice. I know the classics, the photos and some of the band’s effect on popular culture, yet I still haven’t fully grasped the reason for their place in history. Author James Bradley’s choice of screening the band’s first feature film, A Hard Day’s Night, for PIAF’s ‘The Big Picture’ during Perth Writers Festival, gave me more of an idea as to why they’re so beloved.

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Monday 14 March 12.00am

I Know You're Wearing the Duck's Shoes: The Impact of Audience Boundaries

The last week of PIAF – the last shows, the last breath of life in the Perth theatre scene before it has a little nap.

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Monday 14 March 12.00am

My Ride with the Lotterywest Festival Films

I’ve seen fifteen of the PIAF Lotterywest films (five more to go), at the stunning Somerville or Joondalup Pines venues, on my ride so far.

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Wednesday 9 March 12.00am

The Wild Duck

The Wild Duck was everything I want in a theatre experience ever – ducks, violins, fast paced witty dialogue and a healthy challenge to classic theatrical conventions.

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Wednesday 9 March 12.00am

John Croft reflects on week two and three of PIAF

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Wednesday 9 March 12.00am

Goodbye, 2016 PIAF

As the 2016 Perth International Arts Festival comes to an end, a feeling of sadness looms over me. I still remember getting the phone call saying that I have been selected as the Young Creative for Visual Arts, a few months ago and I didn’t expect time to go by so fast! 

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Young Creatives Blog

Wednesday 9 March 12.00am

Ariane Beyer on I Know You're There and Give Me a Reason to Live

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Tuesday 8 March 12.00am

Plug into Power Up your Tea Cups and Fighting Spirit

Young Creative Rhiannon writes about the theme of empowerment in this year's Festival shows. 

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