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Eat & Drink

Crafting a good time this September?

The return of WA’s largest beer event, Perth Craft Beer Festival, is making the move back to where it all began, at Claremont Showgrounds for a gigantic weekend from September 4 – 6.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

July 1, 2020

Things to do
People About Perth

What’s on this WA Day Long Weekend

Get the party started this WA Day long-weekend with a host of hot options from spectacular waterfalls and cruisy BBQs to a live-streamed festival!

By

David Charlesworth

on

May 29, 2020

Entertainment
Music

Thelma Plum's 'Homecoming Queen' rescheduled tour dates announced

The Gamilaraay singer songwriter and ARIA Award winner Thelma Plum has recently announced the rescheduled dates for her upcoming Australia wide 'Homecoming Queen' tour, originally scheduled for May-July. This is the light at the end of the tunnel, for many loving fans, in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic.

By

Sophia White

on

June 2, 2020

Eats
Eat & Drink

The ultimate food guide: WA’s go to dining down south

Whether you're looking for a fancy 5 star meal, or a casual eatery on the way to your final destination, here is the ultimate food guide when travelling through regional Western Australia and the southwest.

By

Sophia White

on

May 26, 2020

Shop
Shop Local

Hey There Poppy: A hidden gem in Perth's floral community

Everything you need to know about the hidden gem that is Hey There Poppy. Creators, Mel and Jess, have mastered the perfect bouquet with elegant and simple, yet affordable arrangements to share the love and add a bit of colour to your day.

By

Sophia White

on

May 4, 2020

Health and Fitness
Health

These Perth small businesses aren't slowing down during COVID-19

Are you struggling to find the motivation to stay active? Perth-based health and fitness businesses have moved online to help you with your fitness journey during self-isolation. Improve your health and wellbeing while supporting local WA businesses. 

By

Jessica Westbrook

on

April 28, 2020

At Home
Health

Why you should download the new COVIDSafe app

Whilst the Australian Government has had a questionable record in developing technology for the nation, times are certainly different and we certainly require a new weapon in fighting the spread of the deadly Coronavirus.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

April 27, 2020

Event
People About Perth

Say thank you to Veterans this Anzac Day with Cardly

One of the most heartbreaking event cancellations of the COVID-19 crisis has been the forced cancellation of Anzac Day services, marches and events. In the absence of these important events, Aussie startup Cardly has stepped in to give Australians a way to directly honour and thank our veterans and their families by allowing them to send a card to them.

By

Sophia White

on

April 25, 2020

At Home
Eat & Drink

Bring the party from home with cocktail masterclasses!

Hosting catchup drinks over Zoom while isolating? Bring it to a whole new level with the launch of a series of cocktail masterclasses hosted by some of Perth’s top bartenders!

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

April 27, 2020

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6 of Perth’s prettiest flower services ready for delivery this Mother’s Day

Whether you’re looking for a simple bouquet, or a more extravagant everlasting arrangement, we’ve got you covered this Mother’s Day! Support Perth's local florists, who are now all ready for delivery straight to your door.

By

Sophia White

on

April 22, 2020

At Home
Opinion

The ultimate guide to streaming services in Australia

Fed up with looking back and forth between eighteen different streaming services and almost thirty different price points, and losing track of what shows were where; the ‘Ultimate Guide to Streaming’ in Australia now exists so that we can finally have all the information on one page.

By

Alex Green

on

April 23, 2020

Health
Health

The local solution to dry "sanitiser hands" has come from Perth

Easygrab combines both hygiene and environmentally friendly practices to create their 100% recyclable and reusable gloves. What was primarily made for delis, cafes, bakeries and street food vendors has found a new use during COVID-19.

By

Sophia White

on

April 22, 2020

Music
Music

Faith No More reschedule Perth dates

Frontier Touring and Faith No More wish to advise the rescheduling of the band’s upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand to February/March 2021, in light of the current COVID-19 crisis and subsequent Government directives and travel bans.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

April 5, 2020

Brewery
People About Perth

Trio of Perth small businesses combine to fill sanitiser need

Ferngrove Wine Group, Whipper Snapper Distillery and LabWest have banded together to fill an urgent need for medical grade hand sanitiser which is in critically short supply.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

April 3, 2020

Music
Music

Four ways to help out WA music during the Coronavirus pandemic

WA’s music industry is in a tailspin with hundreds of local artists and music industry professionals losing months of gigs, following efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 or coronavirus.

By

David Charlesworth

on

March 28, 2020

Health
Health

Research charities join forces during COVID-19

Spinnaker Health Research Foundation and Charlie’s Foundation have agreed to join forces to appeal to the business and philanthropic community to assist at this time of unprecedented need.

By

Jordy Cook

on

March 27, 2020

Lifestyle
Discover Other

How to celebrate an anniversary in Perth

Perth has a relaxed approach to life, with great weather and beautiful beaches, but also has great museums, theatres and nightlife despite being the most geographically isolated capital city in the world. This makes Perth a gem of a place that blends nature with the cosmopolitan. Here are some of the places you can celebrate your anniversary in Perth that are slightly off the beaten track.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

March 27, 2020

At Home
Opinion

Top tips to choosing the best at home internet

Has the Corona Virus caused a major lifestyle shift where you are at home more often than not, relying on your internet to get the job done? We have the top tips to get you through this transition.

By

Jordy Cook

on

March 25, 2020

Health
Health

Do you need to wear a mask throughout the Covid 19 pandemic?

Are you confused about what you can do to protect yourself from Covid 19. Have you seen the mass media coverage of individuals wearing medical face masks? Are you wearing one right now? Or worried that because you aren’t you are in danger? 

By

Jordy Cook

on

March 22, 2020

At Home
Opinion

How you can protect yourself and your loved ones from Covid 19

Is the Coronavirus stressing you out? Are you overwhelmed with the amount of information that is out there? Do you trust where you are getting this important info? Look no further, we have you covered.

By

Jordy Cook

on

March 18, 2020

Eats
Eat & Drink

Local restaurant chain to provide discounts to vegans

Mad Mex, Australia’s much-loved Mexican restaurant chain, have begun a Mad Mex MeatFree Monday initiative, launching a $2 reduction on ALL plant-based meals* under its newly launched Manifesto.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

March 9, 2020

Event
Arts & Events

This event will be the pick of the bunch this March

What better way to sample so many aspects of the Swan Valley, from fresh produce to quality wines

By

Jordy Cook

on

February 25, 2020

Review
Movies

Poignant Moroccan drama among Perth Festival’s first offerings

An emotionally stirring, thoughtful and passionate film, Moroccan drama Adam features as the Perth Festival opens tells the story of two mothers bonded by an act of compassion.

By

David Charlesworth

on

February 18, 2020

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Love is in the Air - Your Ultimate Valentine’s Day Guide

The one day that gives everyone with a significant other butterflies in their stomach is on the way...that’s right, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! We get it, planning the perfect Valentine’s treat can lead to agonising over how to make your s/o happy by tearing your hair out with a million tabs open on your internet browser.

By

Elizabeth Tan

on

February 9, 2020

Entertainment
Arts & Events

Fringe World 2020 review: Best of British

Short, sharp and sweet, the hour of comedy power brings together four top-class international comedians.

By

Emily Ace

on

February 9, 2020

Event
Arts & Events

World's finest sparklings come to East Perth's Hadiqa

One of Perth's favourite East Perth bars, Hadiqa, is celebrating the world’s finest selection of sparkling wines from Australia, France, Italy and Spain on Saturday 22nd February for their Sparkling on the Rooftop event.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

February 6, 2020

Entertainment
Arts & Events

Fisher Beach Party Tour to rock Fremantle this March

Australia’s longest-standing beach festival - Sets On The Beach have joined forces with Kicks Entertainment and Triple J to deliver the country’s hottest act, FISHER, for his first ever Australian Beach Party headline tour.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

January 30, 2020

Music
Arts & Events

Perth musicians unite for Bushfire Appeal

In the face of the tragic bushfires that have plagued Australia across 2019 and 2020, Perth musicians ShockOne, Twerl and Loston have combined forces in the studio with Los Angeles based ex-pats home-for-the-holidays Slumberjack and HWLS to create a song to raise much-needed funds for the national Bushfire Appeal.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

January 29, 2020

Things to do
Discover Other

Perth Underground dives into the world of iFly

"We have had some phone calls where people ask ‘how tall is the building’ and as you can see it’s not quite 14,000 foot"

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Emily Ace

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January 25, 2020

Event
Arts & Events

The Pear-fect Weekend Filled With Cider & Pork

Perth we have the pearfect festival for those who love cider and love a bit of pork on their fork. The team who brought you WA Beer & Beef Festival are thrilled to welcome back WA Cider & Pork Festival for a gastronomic weekend.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

January 22, 2020

Entertainment
Arts & Events

Kick off the new decade in style at Fringe World 2020

International acts abound as Fringe World returns featuring exhilarating, unique entertainment to light up the city this January and February!

By

David Charlesworth

on

December 22, 2019

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Shop Local

This seaside market has your last minute Christmas shopping sorted!

Sit back and relax with an icy cold coconut and listen to the sound of live acoustic tunes, to enjoy your Sunday the way it should be!

By

Emily Ace

on

December 20, 2019

Film
Film

Yagan Square celebrates Star Wars under the stars

An unmissable Perth event for Star Wars fans

By

Emily Ace

on

December 13, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

The ultimate guide to New Year’s Eve in Perth City

From casual family dinners to all out ragers, there is something on this list to please every crew.

By

Emily Ace

on

December 10, 2019

Music
Music

Perth's biggest music festival reaches new heights (literally!)

The Jungle Giants, Confidence Man... oh and a ZIPLINE OVER THE CROWD

By

Jordy Cook

on

December 6, 2019

Review
Film

Film review: Knives Out

"Ugly truths and hidden secrets come tumbling into the light... providing plenty of twists and turns to keep viewers guessing which Thrombey held the knife."

By

Ashwini Saseedaran

on

December 6, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Seasonal celebrations kick off across Perth

Santa and summer have arrived in Perth with a whole range of events, whether you want a chill night in the park or a party on the beach to ring in the Christmas holidays!

By

David Charlesworth

on

December 3, 2019

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Shop Local

Support Aussie small businesses this Christmas with our local gift guide

It’s official. The calendar has ticked over to December and we are in full festive season mode. 

By

Emily Ace

on

December 2, 2019

Shop
Shop Local

Savour the sea breeze while shopping at the Summer x Salt Markets

Shop with a picture-perfect view of the ocean while treating yourself to irresistible food and cooling drinks to beat the summer heat at the Summer x Salt markets! 

By

Elizabeth Tan

on

December 2, 2019

Film
Film

Perth seaside festival to jump out of the gate

The CottFilmFest will leap to a galloping start, with award-winning Australian drama Ride Like a Girl lighting up the silver screen on January 31.

By

Emily Ace

on

December 1, 2019

Restaurant
Eat & Drink

Waterfront precinct awarded Perth's Best Venue

It's the second win in just three years for this bustling seaside district

By

Jordy Cook

on

November 26, 2019

Bar
Music

Last chance to dance at Capitol

One of Perth's most iconic nightclubs is closing its doors at the end of the year.

By

Jordy Cook

on

November 26, 2019

Film
Arts & Events

19 weeks of cinematic bliss to launch in Perth tonight

A summer of cinema set to delight at UWA Somerville

By

Emily Ace

on

November 25, 2019

Things to do
Discover Other

We put the new slides at Outback Splash to the test!

If you are looking for an exciting adventure to cool down this hot summer, look no further than Perth’s Outback Splash. With four new water slides perfect for thrill-seekers, pure excitement is waiting.

By

Jordy Cook

on

November 22, 2019

Event
Eat & Drink

A match made in heaven: The WA Beer and Beef Festival

Could there be a more perfect pairing?

By

Emily Ace

on

November 19, 2019

Shop
Shop Local

Sephora has landed in Perth just in time for Christmas!

Tis the season to treat yo self.

By

Emily Ace

on

November 18, 2019

Music
Arts & Events

Top young jazz talent under the stars

From the dirty blues of Chicago, the shining sets of Hollywood and the sunny sounds of Cuba, WA Youth Jazz Orchestra are set to entertain with their favourites from 2019!

By

David Charlesworth

on

November 19, 2019

People
People About Perth

Perth Underground Take 5 with Perth Undiscovered

In our relentless search to uncover the best of Perth for our readers, we sat down with Jess Fuimaono from Perth Undiscovered who gave us the inside scoop on the best places to explore in our great city.

By

Emily Ace

on

November 19, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Perth just got a FREE retro arcade!

Get ready to bask in a blast from the past

By

Emily Ace

on

November 15, 2019

Health
Health

Fighting against dementia with ‘Recipes to Remember”

“For those living with dementia, life can be confusing, frustrating and sometimes frightening...yet just the smell of a roast meal can conjure up warm, reassuring memories"

By

Emily Ace

on

November 8, 2019

Film
Film

Review: Terminator Dark Fate

When Arnie said ‘I’ll be back!’, he meant it!

By

Ashwini Saseedaran

on

November 9, 2019

Brewery
Eat & Drink

Beerfest returns with new flavours to Freo!

WA brewers bring their creativity and craft to the 7th annual Fremantle Beerfest this weekend!

By

David Charlesworth

on

November 6, 2019

Event
Eat & Drink

Last chance to catch the Pink Gin High Tea

Savoury bites and sweet delights in a springtime wonderland!

By

Emily Ace

on

November 4, 2019

People
People About Perth

Perthonalities: Michelle Escobar

Since flying the coop from her hometown in Perth, sports-mad journalist Michelle Escobar has been making waves across the East Coast.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

November 13, 2019

Music
Music

International artists jazzing up Perth

Sultry sounds and silver tones coming to the city for the Perth International Jazz Festival

By

David Charlesworth

on

November 3, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Where to find ghoulishly good Halloween events in Perth

Halloween isn't the only thing just around the corner... but don’t fret! We have the go-to list of where to find a night of spooks, scares and treats. 

By

Jordy Cook

on

October 28, 2019

Cafes
Eat & Drink

Lupo Lab: Authentic Italian, sustainably sourced and honestly created

Are you looking for coffee that gives back to the community and helps promote an environment where sustainability thrives? Look no further Perthians, Lupo Lab is here to save the day.

By

Jordy Cook

on

October 28, 2019

People
People About Perth

Perth Underground take 5 with the Dames Who Dine

In our relentless search to uncover the best of Perth for our readers, we talked to local foodies Tess and Christabelle from Dames Who Dine Perth for their take on our great city.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

October 22, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Fashion and festivities for Melbourne Cup Day

All eyes in Perth are on the turf as Melbourne Cup Day returns with a slew of events!

By

David Charlesworth

on

October 21, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Spice up your spring at the Basant Festival

What better way to bring the good old weekend to a close than to immerse yourself in festival fun?

By

Elizabeth Tan

on

October 21, 2019

Film
Film

Review: After the Wedding

After the drama of the wedding comes even more drama.

By

David Charlesworth

on

October 14, 2019

Theatre
Arts & Events

The Bard’s best on stage in Perth

The Pop-Up Globe brings Shakespeare’s best to Perth in standout opening night performances

By

David Charlesworth

on

October 14, 2019

Film
Film

The outdoor cinema of your dreams is touching down in Perth

Balmy nights, cinema under the stars, queen sized beds, bottomless popcorn and food delivered directly to you under the covers. Is this love?

By

Emily Ace

on

October 8, 2019

Restaurant
Eat & Drink

Michelin star quality meats Perth

The sophisticated grill getting Perth diners hot under the collar

By

Ashwini Saseedaran

on

October 7, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Prost! Where to celebrate Oktoberfest 2019 in Perth

Ready your lederhosen and polish your steins, Oktoberfest returns!

By

David Charlesworth

on

September 26, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Love is in the air: Perth Wedding Expos 2019

Good news for all you love birds out there: the season of Wedding Expos is here!

By

Jordy Cook

on

September 26, 2019

Film
Film

Perth to celebrate two decades of Italian film

The 20th Lavazza Italian Film Festival is slated to be the best yet, with a program bursting at the seams with cinematic gems from the past year.

By

Emily Ace

on

September 24, 2019

Arts and Crafts
Arts & Events

Perth snappers called to capture a moment in time

Share the view from your corner of the State as Propel Youth Arts WA’s Mosaic Capture Day returns this Saturday.

By

David Charlesworth

on

September 24, 2019

Health and Fitness
Health

The Perth Running Festival 2019

Here is your chance to make your debut on Optus Stadium's hallowed turf while helping to defeat cancer

By

Jordy Cook

on

September 17, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Follow the Yello brick road

Witness the State Buildings explode into a fiesta of food, wine, beer, cocktails, live art and supreme sounds.

By

Jordy Cook

on

September 17, 2019

Fashion
Arts & Events

A kaleidoscope of colour to hit the Perth Fashion Festival

"The collection of pieces that will be on the runway are things that may not have been seen in Perth before"

By

Emily Ace

on

September 10, 2019

Music
Music

Art pop auteur Montaigne takes on Perth

“Having to figure this album and my life out in simultaneity was the best possible collision of events I could have endured"

By

Emily Ace

on

September 10, 2019

Event
Discover Other

Disney fun tees off at RAC Arena

Disney heads, hold on to your mickey ears and brace yourself for some of the most exciting news to bless us this spring!

By

Emily Ace

on

September 10, 2019

Film
Arts & Events

Last chance to catch a flick at Girls School Cinema

Get ready for throw-back movie favourites, a double romance screening with free unlimited Tim Tams and an 80s dress-up competition.

By

Jordy Cook

on

September 7, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Five unmissable activities to enjoy in Perth this Spring 

Emerge from your winter hibernation and hop into spring, as Perth heralds in the change of season with vibrant celebrations.

By

Candice Schwager

on

September 4, 2019

Film
Film

Perth filmmakers to get their hands on $15,000 grant pool

If you are a budding film creative overflowing with ideas and ready to make your dreams a reality, then look no further!

By

Ashwini Saseedaran

on

September 2, 2019

Event
Shop Local

The best places to spoil dad in Perth this Father's Day

With only a week to go until the big day, we have compiled a comprehensive list of all of the best ways to show your appreciation to your father figure this year! 

By

Candice Schwager

on

August 24, 2019

Bar
Eat & Drink

Innate Brewers: Perth’s most mysterious champion brewery

“We are so small that people who aren’t beer nerds probably don’t know about us just yet”

By

Emily Ace

on

August 15, 2019

Music
Arts & Events

Christine Anu's powerful tribute to Aretha Franklin

Illustrious Australian pop singer Christine Anu talks music and heritage ahead of tribute performance for Aretha Franklin.

By

Bruna Aguiar

on

August 12, 2019

Bar
Arts & Events

Perth Craft Beer Festival

You'd be hopping mad to miss this.

By

Emily Ace

on

August 7, 2019

Music
Arts & Events

Falls Festival reveals the line-up we never knew we needed

Falls Festival dropped their 2019/20 announcement like it was hot this morning - probably because it is FIRE

By

Bruna Aguiar

on

August 7, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

The inaugural Perth Fashion Film Festival lights up Palace Cinemas

The inaugural Raine Square Fashion Film Festival has sashayed into Palace Cinemas, with red-carpet events each Thursday night until September 5.

By

Jordy Cook

on

August 3, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

CinefestOZ unveils its stellar 2019 line-up

Set against the backdrop of Western Australia’s iconic South West region, the freshly unveiled CinefestOZ 2019 program is for film lovers, filmmakers and stars to share in five days of immersive film experiences.

By

Emily Ace

on

August 1, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Disrupted Festival of Ideas

Can truth be subjective? Manipulated? Changed by opinion? And will it really set you free?

By

Ashwini Saseedaran

on

July 25, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Downstairs at the Maj

Perth’s premier cabaret venue, Downstairs at The Maj has launched into its 2019 programme, boasting some of Australian cabaret’s most extraordinary vocal talent, musical tributes and plenty of laughs.

By

Jordy Cook

on

July 20, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Scandinavian Film Festival 2019

Nordic noir, stunning dramas and quirky comedies are just the tip of the iceberg at the 2019 Scandinavian Film Festival.

By

Emily Ace

on

July 16, 2019

Review
Movies

PJ Harvey takes hard working approach to her new film

Indie music legend PJ Harvey's film 'A Dog Called Money' debuts at the Revelation Film Fest this month.

By

Dennis Bertoldo

on

July 16, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Fremantle embraces winter for 10 Nights in Port 2019

Fremantle Festival: 10 Nights in Port is a celebration of Fremantle's unique culture, presenting a raft of contemporary music, theatre, visual arts, film and live performance this week.

By

Emily Ace

on

July 15, 2019

Review
Arts & Events

Locusts brings new wave to Australian cinema

This Aussie made genre film draws inspiration from a stack of films from the Australian New Wave of cinema and that's a good thing as films like Mad Max and Wake in Fright have an enviable pedigree.

By

Dennis Bertoldo

on

July 15, 2019

Review
Arts & Events

Black '47 brings the western style out of Ireland

Black ’47 is like no western I’ve ever seen before. Sure it’s got morally ambiguous characters, a flinty-eyed antihero, horses, lots of guns and blood and it is set in the west.But this time it isn’t on the western plains of the good ole US of A, instead, we find our “cowboys and Indians” duking it out in the west of Ireland.

By

Dennis Bertoldo

on

July 9, 2019

Review
Arts & Events

Rudeboy : The Story of Trojan Records

To kick off the Revelation Film Fest, Dennis Bertoldo was on hand to view Rudeboy, which explores the historic stories of the iconic record label Trojan Records.

By

Dennis Bertoldo

on

July 7, 2019

Event
Eat & Drink

Stranger Things are happening at Baskin-Robbins

To celebrate the launch of Stranger Things Season 3, iconic ice-cream parlour Baskin-Robbins has teamed up with Netflix to flip your world upside down.

By

Emily Ace

on

July 1, 2019

Music
Arts & Events

The Perth winter gigs you won't want to miss

Winter is here, and we've got what you need to make it through the frosty season! We have gathered a list of the best music events to feed your soul in the coming months.

By

Jordy Cook

on

June 26, 2019

Restaurant
Eat & Drink

Where to celebrate the truffle season in Perth

The Perth restaurants bringing to life all of your truffle fantasies in celebration of the black diamond season

By

Emily Ace

on

June 24, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Bring Your Dog to Work day!

Are you ready for the most pawsome day of the year?

By

Ashwini Saseedaran

on

June 20, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Film festival a Revelation for Perth

One of our favourite events is back for its 22nd year and we’re convinced it’s just the pick-me-up Perth needs during this dreary season.

By

Ashwini Saseedaran

on

June 16, 2019

At Home
Discover Other

Stay storm safe

The advice you need to know to keep your home safe this winter

By

Emily Ace

on

June 12, 2019

Restaurant
Eat & Drink

Mad Mex to dish up a contentious burrito

In an Australian first, a popular Mexican restaurant chain will add a limited-edition sweet and savoury creation to their menu and let Australia decide: Pineapple - hell yes or hell no?

By

Emily Ace

on

June 11, 2019

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