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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

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August 12, 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

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August 12, 2019

Bar
Arts & Events

Perth Craft Beer Festival

You'd be hopping mad to miss this.

By

Emily Ace

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August 8, 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

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February 27, 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

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August 8, 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

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May 23, 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

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February 27, 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

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August 8, 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

August 8, 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

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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

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July 15, 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

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July 15, 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

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February 27, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Bring Your Dog to Work day!

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

By

Ashwini Saseedaran

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May 23, 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

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May 23, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Winter events to warm up your social life

Winter’s chill does not have to spell the end of your social life! With the cold comes the beginning of the truffle season, prime celestial sightseeing and the chance to carve shapes on the ice. Here are some of the best events Perth has to offer in 2019 to wick away the winter blues.

By

Emily Ace

on

August 8, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

WA Day: All the best places to celebrate the long weekend!

Here is our round-up of all the fun and frivolity happening across our city this WA Day

By

Candice Schwager

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May 29, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

Preview: German Film Festival 2019

"Festivals create spaces to meet up and build communities. One can meet people with the same cultural background or others who share similar interests."

By

Jordy Cook

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February 27, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

The French Film Festival returns to Perth

Prepare the cheese platters, pour yourself a glass of wine, and get ready for a whirlwind of cries and laughter - the French Film Festival is back in town.

By

Meg Caswell

on

December 7, 2016

Event
Arts & Events

Perth leg of American Idiot kicks off this weekend

Green Day fans listen up, it’s American Idiot - the musical

By

Tessa Dempster

on

December 7, 2016

Review
Arts & Events

Review: In love with Loving Vincent

Reminding us that cinema is an artform.

By

Tessa Dempster

on

December 7, 2016

Review
Arts & Events

If all actors were so Lucky

A homage to legendary actor Harry Dean Stanton

By

Tessa Dempster

on

December 7, 2016

Review
Arts & Events

Review: Only The Brave

Another doco-drama to pull at your heartstrings

By

Tessa Dempster

on

December 7, 2016

Opinion
Arts & Events

How to Kick-Start the Festive Season in Perth

December is upon us, and the Christmas festivities are in full swing.

By

Carina Mancinone

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December 1, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

Where to spend Christmas Eve in Perth

Party the day away, try some yoga or peruse the local farmers’ market - it’s up to you.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

6 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Perth

Everything from music festivals to quirky pop-ups, this year we’re spoilt for choice for New Year’s Eve in Perth.

By

Carina Mancinone

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December 1, 2017

Travel
Arts & Events

5 South West festivals to check out in 2018

If you’re thinking of slipping down Margaret River way in the next six months, check out some of these South West fests.

By

Carina Mancinone

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December 1, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

Attention: It’s T-Minus one week until V-Day

No plans? We’ve got a hot date for you.

By

Tessa Dempster

on

December 7, 2016

Event
Arts & Events

Looking for some mischief? This Fringe show is a must-see

Prepare to be teased and entertained at Tease Mania - Wild Burlesque!.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Arts & Events

It’s not all glitz and glamour at this Fringe burlesque show

A Showgirl: Deconstructed is burlesque like you’ve never seen it.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

A day at St Jerome's Laneway 2018

What you missed at this year's Laneway Festival

By

Tessa Dempster

on

December 7, 2016

Music
Arts & Events

From Albany to Utah: The Waifs’ Vikki Thorn on her debut solo tour

After 25 years in The Waifs and a five-year stint in Utah, Vikki Thorn is stepping out solo.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Arts and Crafts
Arts & Events

What to see at Sculpture by the Sea

Summer may officially be over but our beloved Sculpture by the Sea has returned to our western shores.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

The Jungle Giants on their upcoming tour, the Hottest 100 and aux cords

What do The Jungle Giants and Kendrick Lamar have in common?

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

Fremantle International Street Arts Festival

From marionettes and acrobats, to nudists and even talking lamp posts, these acts are taking things to the streets.

By

Carina Mancinone

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December 1, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

GoldLink kept the energy high at Villa Nightclub

This rap and hip-hop favourite is no stranger at working a room.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Comedy
Arts & Events

Our top picks for the Perth Comedy Festival 2018

Take your pick from the world's funniest folk.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

This Busselton event has got your June long weekend plans sorted

Cocktails, gourmet grazing and world-class jazz. What more could you want?

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

British India announce national Midnight Homie Tour and a secret Scarborough show

The triple j favourites will treat Perth to their explosive tunes not once, not twice, but three times.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

The 21st Spanish Film Festival brings the fiesta back to Perth

This year's festival promises to deliver tears, laughter and the wonderfully weird!

By

Meg Caswell

on

December 7, 2016

Review
Arts & Events

The Jungle Giants threw the dance party of the year at The Astor Theatre

The Brisbane four-piece sure know how to make a crowd dance.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

A day at Groovin the Moo 2018

Here's what you missed at #GTM2018.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

5 events to make the most out of winter

Winter in Perth is far from a snoozefest.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

Our new Princess Jasmine is a homegrown Perth girl

Shubshri Kandiah is currently living every Disney lover’s dream.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Review
Arts & Events

It’s a standing-O for Aladdin

Aladdin The Musical is an irresistibly fun interpretation of the beloved Disney classic.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

5 events for a good cause

Good times don’t always have to result in a slight hangover and money spent.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

Rooftop Movies are finally back!

And they're showing everything from blockbuster new releases to your favourite throwbacks.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Comedy
Arts & Events

The Perth Comedy Festival is back for 2019

‍‍The month-long Perth Comedy Festival brings a line-up of the world’s biggest comedy stars and next-big-things to WA and 2019 sees the return of Englishman Stephen K Amos and Scottish lad Daniel Sloss who are set to perform alongside Aussie’s Nazeem Hussain and Tahir.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

December 23, 2016

Arts and Crafts
Arts & Events

Fringe World returns to Perth with 700 new shows

Fringe World is often seen as the highlight of summer in Western Australia and the 2019 Festival program has been revealed today with tickets for 700 shows on sale offering four spectacular weeks of amazing entertainment and summer good times for all.

By

Dylan Urquhart

on

December 23, 2016

Shop
Arts & Events

5 Christmas markets to celebrate the festive season

It's never too early to let out your inner elf.

By

Carina Mancinone

on

December 1, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

What to expect from The Cine Latino Film Festival 2018

From Argentinian comedies to Spanish classics.

By

Ryan O'Connell

on

October 12, 2018

Review
Arts & Events

Here's what you missed at Falls Festival 2019

The beloved weekend-long festival outdid itself for its third year in Freo.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

Catch up with Eves Karydas

This triple j favourite is about to bring her brand of bouncy, off-kilter pop to Perth.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

The highlights of St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2019

This laidback summer favourite delivered with its local and international line-up.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

Meet the new mini-festival on the block

At First Sight is on a mission to ensure you make the most of your June long weekend.

By

Jordy Cook

on

February 27, 2019

Music
Arts & Events

Every gig worth going to this autumn

It’s going to be a good season.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

What to do for the Easter long weekend

No douth trip planned? No worries!

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

Girls School Cinema is back!

And its program features a 10-hour chick flick movie marathon!

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

2040: Documentary Review

Our resident reviewer Ashwini was lucky enough to preview the thought-provoking and empowering documentary "2040" - which hit cinemas across Australia today.

By

Ashwini Saseedaran

on

May 23, 2019

Event
Arts & Events

The top spots to treat mum this Mother's Day

If you haven’t gotten around to making Mother's Day plans yet, never fear! We have rounded up the hot spots offering mum a day to remember.

By

Jordy Cook

on

February 27, 2019

At Home
Arts & Events

The Pool, Spa and Outdoor living expo to warm up Perth's winter

The Pool, Spa and Outdoor Living expo is on this weekend (September 8 & 9) and is set to get the homeowners of Perth ready for summer, which is why we have put together the top reasons for looking for a pool at the end of winter.

By

Dylan Urquhart

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December 23, 2016

Event
Arts & Events

This Perth Expo Unveils The Ultimate Backyard

Enjoy a weekend of deals, demos and prizes at the SPASA WA Pool Spa & Outdoor Living Expo. 

By

Meg Caswell

on

December 7, 2016

Review
Arts & Events

A quick review of John Wick 2

If you are a fan of all things action, then grab some popcorn and settle in.

By

Tessa Dempster

on

December 7, 2016

Comedy
Arts & Events

Troll Academy comes to Perth

Milo Yiannopoulos brings his polarising humour to WA.

By

Simon Fogliani

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

Cirque du Soleil - TORUK

It's Pandora on Earth when AVATAR meets Cirque.

By

Tessa Dempster

on

December 7, 2016

Travel
Arts & Events

A seafood festival first for WA

Love seafood? Love music? Keep your eyes peeled for our Music and Marron festival giveaway!

By

Tessa Dempster

on

December 7, 2016

Music
Arts & Events

Perth’s banjo touting, saxophone hooting all-girl group

With influences ranging from folk to punk to rock, The Tommyhawks aren’t your average all-girl group.

By

Callum Synnott

on

August 2, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

Where To Spend Melbourne Cup Day in Perth

Prepare your fascinators, floral crowns and cocktail dresses - the Melbourne Cup is just around the corner.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Review
Arts & Events

“Everything leads back to home” – Once We Lived Here

Review: A story about family, love and manipulation.

By

Jessica Gizzarelli

on

October 10, 2017

Arts & Events

Review: Kim Churchill at Fremantle Arts Centre

Kim Churchill’s live show illuminated his freakish talent with multiple instruments.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

Spring into these Perth events

Forget about that spring clean! Explore Perth at these upcoming events.

By

Jessica Gizzarelli

on

October 10, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

What To Expect From the Cunard British Film Festival 2017

We’ve had the Scandinavian, Italian, and French Film Festivals - now, prepare yourself for the Cunard British Film Festival

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

Kim Churchill - Why he wrote his new album in one week

Kim Churchill on his Weight_Falls tour, the most enlightened week of his life, and the best pancakes he’s ever had.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

Home Grown Talent – Once We Lived Here

WAAPA graduates give you family, lies and the harsh reality of the Australian Outback.

By

Jessica Gizzarelli

on

October 10, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

An award winning Kaleidoscope for all ages

A free festival of light, art, music and food sure to spark your imagination.

By

Josh Giamboi

on

July 22, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

Five food festivals not to miss this Spring

And the diet starts... NEVER! Sorry Summer bod.

By

Hermes Leung

on

July 26, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

5 things you need to know about this year's BeauVine

Grab your partner in crime, it’s time for BeauVine

By

Hermes Leung

on

July 26, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

Live & Local – Where to Find Some of Perth’s Best Bands & Musicians

The perfect weekend is spent with a glass of wine, friends and live music at the bar. Who wouldn’t agree?

By

Jessica Gizzarelli

on

October 10, 2017

Travel
Arts & Events

Want to go on a Dolphin Island Adventure?

It might not be Venice, but it's Perth version of it. Oh, and they've got dolphins!

By

Tessa Dempster

on

December 7, 2016

Event
Arts & Events

What To Expect from the 18th Lavazza Italian Film Festival

National Festival Director Elysia Zeccola tells us about her top festival picks and the story behind Palace Cinemas.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Fashion
Arts & Events

Blurred Boundaries: 3D Printed Fashion becomes a reality

The blurred boundaries across art, fashion and technology

By

Hermes Leung

on

July 26, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

Alternatives to Southbound this Year

Southbound is out, but here are a few alternatives to satisfy your festival cravings.

By

Jessica Gizzarelli

on

October 10, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

Rituals Overtake The Ferguson Foundry

Exhibition featuring Marijke Loosjes, Circus Carnis, Matthew Pope, and Frater Sorath.

By

Simon Fogliani

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

The Kaleidoscope Festival Returns For 2017!

A dazzling display of light, art, music and food in Joondalup from November 9th - 12th.

By

Simon Fogliani

on

July 20, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

Cloud Control Back in the Zone with Third Album

Cloud Control’s Alister Wright on the making of Zone, returning to the stage, and crowd surfing.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Review
Arts & Events

Indivisible: a broken Italian dream

Showing the darker side of the Italian dream

By

Ilaria Colasanti

on

May 2, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

Good Doogs: From non-existent to sold out shows in 2 months

The Perth band making a name for themselves at an impressive pace 

By

Callum Synnott

on

August 2, 2017

Music
Arts & Events

How to Survive Hot Dub Wine Machine

Heading to Hot Dub Wine Machine this Saturday? Don’t cook it early! Read our tips on how to get through the day.

By

Tom Doherty

on

November 14, 2017

Comedy
Arts & Events

Get a dose of hometown humour with a Flying Camel

Join Perth’s comedians for a night of sidesplitting standup

By

Meg Caswell

on

December 7, 2016

Arts and Crafts
Arts & Events

What to expect from the Spanish Film Festival 2017

It’s that time of year again - for three weeks Perth will be able to view some of the best films to come out of Spain. That’s right, the Spanish Film Festival will run from April 27 until May 17, and will showcase 39 films. Check some of the highlights here.

By

Tessa Dempster

on

December 7, 2016

Music
Arts & Events

Review: Banks at The Astor

Banks kicked off the first leg of her Australian tour at Mount Lawley’s Astor Theatre with no shortage of drama and theatrics.

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

Event
Arts & Events

If You Missed Out On Splendour, There’s Still Hope

Splendour In the Grass may have come and gone, but don't miss these upcoming performances

By

Julianne de Souza

on

July 20, 2017

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