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Want to catch a good movie? Or listen to a renowned string quartet at Perth Concert Hall? Perhaps Shakespeare is more your style – or a good old belly laugh at a bawdy stage play? Whatever takes your fancy, AMA (WA) is offering members the chance to win FREE tickets to a range of movies, concerts, plays, shows or events currently on in Perth.


Entries must be received by 4pm, Tuesday 24 April, 2018.



In cinemas 10 May


A new comedy from Academy Award nominated director Jason Reitman (UP IN THE AIR, JUNO) and Academy Award winning screenwriter Diablo Cody (JUNO, YOUNG ADULT), TULLY follows Marlo (Charlize Theron), a mother of three including a newborn, who is gifted a night nanny by her brother (Mark Duplass).


Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully.

I Feel Pretty

In cinemas 19 April


Starring Amy Schumer, I Feel Pretty centres on Renee, who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy on a daily basis. Then one day, she wakes from a fall believing she is suddenly the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. With this newfound confidence,
Renee is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly.


But what will happen when she realises her appearance never changed?

2018 Spanish Film Festival

In cinemas 26 April – 16 May 2018


The 2018 Spanish Film Festival will screen exclusively at Cinema Paradiso from 26 April to 16 May, celebrating the culture, life and cinema of Spain. A few of the programs highlights include; THE TRIBE (La Tribu) which will take centre stage as the Opening Night Gala.


The female-driven story of family reconciliation is a sure-fire crowd-pleaser packed with music and laughs. MIST & THE MAIDEN (La niebla y la doncella). Adapted from Lorenzo Silva’s best-selling novel, this gripping mystery follows a cold case investigation on the Spanish Canary Islands.


DYING (Morir) from breakout director Fernando Franco – a follow-up to his Goya Award winning debut Wounded. This evocative drama stars Marian Álvarez as Marta, a vivacious woman understandably pushed to the edge of her emotional limits when her partner is diagnosed with a brain tumour. 

Ravel’s Bolero & Two Pianos

Friday 11 May, 7.30pm, Perth Concert Hall


A double concerto premiere and Boléro’s unstoppable energy!


Three colourful works frame Carl Vine’s Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, given its world premiere in Perth by luminaries Piers Lane and Kathryn Stott.
First, Stravinsky’s witty and elegant Dumbarton Oaks, a neo-classical jewel of the repertoire inspired by Bach’s Brandenburg concertos. Then the jaunty satire of Prokofiev’s suite from the 1934 film Lieutenant Kijé. And finally, the hypnotic Boléro, building inexorably to a finale that’s nothing short of ecstatic!


STRAVINSKY Dumbarton Oaks
CARL VINE Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra WORLD PREMIERE
PROKOFIEV Lieutenant Kijé: Suite
RAVEL Boléro


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