Busselton Performing Arts Festival to finish up with premier Songfest

Breanna RedheadBusselton Dunsborough Times
Meredith Hunter, Jarrod Buttery and Rachel M tell the behind-the-scenes truths of your favourite masterpieces, in Arty Facts.
Camera IconMeredith Hunter, Jarrod Buttery and Rachel M tell the behind-the-scenes truths of your favourite masterpieces, in Arty Facts. Credit: supplied

After a successful opening weekend and even more to come this weekend, the Times is proud to round out the Busselton Performing Arts Festival with it’s guide to the final week of performances.

Songfest, Esplanade Hotel and Bay Life Uniting Church, June 10-12.

The celebration of song will feature workshops and concerts over the three days.
Camera IconThe celebration of song will feature workshops and concerts over the three days. Credit: Facebook

Do you love to sing? Well this is the event for you!

For the first time Songfest is bringing choirs and musical groups from all across WA to Busselton for their 2022 Busselton Songfest.

A series of workshops and performances, Songfest presents the opportunity for singers of all abilities to get involved in the action watching spectacular choral performances as well as participate in the highly regarded ‘Big Sing’.

With individual and weekend passes available, there is something available for everyone so come on down and get your song on!

More info is available at: songfest.com.au/

Arty Facts — Esplanade Hotel, June 10-11.

Meredith Hunter, Jarrod Buttery and Rachel M in Arty Facts.
Camera IconMeredith Hunter, Jarrod Buttery and Rachel M in Arty Facts. Credit: supplied

Have you ever wondered what the subjects in your favourite portraits are thinking?

Mona Lisa, The Laughing Cavalier, The Girl with the Pearl Earring, Michelangelo’s David, Whistler’s Mother, and more, come to life in this witty comedy to tell the behind-the-scenes truths of what really went into your favourite masterpieces.

Written by Perth writer Trevor Todd, and directed by Jane Sherwood — this fast-paced, one-hour comedy, suitable for (almost) all ages — ensures that you’ll never look at that masterpiece the same way again!

In its third instalment down south for BPAF, Arty Facts features Meredith Hunter, Jarrod Buttery, and Rachel M, portraying portraits spanning hundreds of years.

Tickets at: trybooking.com/events/landing/902649

Cumming of Age — Shelter Brewing Co., June 10-11.

Phoebe Deklerk stars in Cumming of Age.
Camera IconPhoebe Deklerk stars in Cumming of Age. Credit: Facebook

Orgasms are a beautiful thing, but why don’t we talk about masturbation? This oversight will be addressed.

Cumming of Age is a one-woman comedic, musical show starring Phoebe Deklerk: a quirkysinger who loves talking about the sheer facts of life.

Cry, laugh, and cringe as Phoebe sings her way through her discovery of masturbation, love,physical intimacy, and long, long . . . dry spells.

Tickets at: trybooking.com/events/landing/897114

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