Posted 9 months ago by Nicole Clarke
FREE Perth Festival Events
Celebrate our free family fun day with The Sound of Picture Books - featuring Dumazi and the Big Yellow Lion and experience a picture come to life before your eyes - and ears!
Illustrator and composer Matt Ottley and author and musician Valanga Khoza join West Australian Symphony Orchestra's string quintet and Yamaha's Alf Demasi for an event that is always a Festival highlight. This unique and engaging family performance brings narration, music, imagery, drama and demonstrations of composition together to create a little magic. Ottley and Khoza co-present the captivating story of Dumazi and the Big Yellow Lion while the musicians perform music synched to the illustrations from the book on a large screen.
Time and Location
10.45am & 12pm
Octagon Theatre - 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009
No bookings required. Just attend on the day, all ages welcome.
SAVE THE DATES!
FREE Evenings at The Literature Centre 17-20 February 2020. 6pm for 6.30pm start.
The Literature Centre, corner Knutsford St and Hampton Rd, Fremantle. Ph: 08 9430 6869.
Check out this amazing line-up of authors on the Perth Festival website!
Registrations via the PERTH FESTIVAL WEBSITE LINKS BELOW open soon.
Note: Free events but registrations will be essential for venue seating purposes.
Monday 17 February - Sisonke Msimang - Insights into Memoir and Biography
Tuesday 18 February - Barry Jonsberg - H is for Happiness
Wednesday 19 February - Dervla McTiernan - Encore! Crime Between the Pages
Thursday 20 February - Alan Carter - Crime Close to Home