The Perth International Arts Festival does more than entertain us for the summer months. It gives Perthites a reason to be proud of their home. A reminder of what’s so ...
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When Joan Rivers calls a show terrific you pay attention, and that’s what’s happened to Drags Aloud, who make their Perth Fringe Festival debut with their hilarious show The Priscilla Experience. The Priscilla of the show’s title is a reference to the now ubiquitous connection between drag queens and the famous movie, rather than the […]
Fresh from a “Best Circus Show” win at last year’s Adelaide Fringe Festival, Tumble Circus brings to Perth its lauded show, This is What We Do for a Living”. Celebrating the seventeen-year pairing of musings acrobatic wunderkinds Ken and Tina, the show is set to a nostalgic narrative peppered with laughs, and anecdotes. If you’ve […]
What do you get when you combine a food blogging/interior designer wife, a culinarily inclined husband and a dream to beautify and caffeinate Albany Highway? A delicious and photogenic cafe by the name of Harvest Espresso. Throw in 5 Senses coffee, homemade goodies, wooden accents, all-day breakfast on Sundays and bottles of dried flowers and […]
They’ve neglected their law degrees, upped sticks from Perth and made a name for themselves in the world of arts and entertainment in Melbourne and Sydney. And now Lords of Luxury, one of the more established acts taking part in Fringe World, is back with a show that’s not only a WA premier, but a […]
It’s cabaret, but not as you know it – unless when Sally sang, “what good is sitting alone in your room?” you thought to immediately enter someone else’s. Self-proclaimed deviant diva Bernadette Byrne and her gender-bending musical playmate, half-moustached Victor Victoria, romp through a catalogue of original songs in their Fringe Festival show, EastEnd Cabaret: […]
If you keep hearing about burlesque but don’t feel comfortable diving straight in, then your time has come. Comic Strip, Perth Fringe Festival’s celebration of both buxom burlesque beauties and stand-up comics, mixes performance with comedy. And it’s brilliant. Making its debut at the festival, Comic Strip triumphantly revives the glory days of the 60s, […]
Love macarons, but hate the damage they do to waistlines? Stop eating them. Wear them instead! Local artist and macaron lover Lucy Duckham of Clay & Clasp has made it easy. She creates one-off handcrafted jewelry and home wares that are just as sweet as the French pastry itself. Our favourite is her statement macaron necklace pendants, though […]
Living in Perth, we’ve all experienced the pangs of cultural cringe from time to time. But never, NEVER in summer. Especially not with Perth’s glorious, two-month-long arts season spanning January and February. The Fringe World Festival and the Perth International Arts Festival make Perth feel like the centre of the universe. That’s how we feel, […]
Surely I’m not the only one whose appreciation for Spanish cured meat began while watching the cult classic Jamón Jamón? Hm, the silence tells me I might just be. Xarcuteria, the newly arrived Spanish deli in Claremont Quarter, has something even more gorgeous than a Javier Bardem look-alike behind the counter: a selection of meats, […]
Tucked next to quirky Freo favourite Moore & Moore Café in Fremantle’s west end, the Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery showcases unique contemporary art from up-and-coming and established local artists, and its current exhibition is no exception. Exploring the ideas of the cell, sense of perception and the individual’s environment, the 260 exhibit showcases a […]