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Cirque du Soleil's Totem, and a human mirror ball, shine in Perth

Candice Barnes The opening night of a Cirque du Soleil show is usually the hottest ticket in town and judging by the throng of sports stars, models, radio hosts and reality TV stars on Friday night, nobody turned...

Keeping an eye on the kids: how social media is reshaping the family home

A double-sided fireplace transforms kitchen and garden in Local House by Make Architecture.

Ray Edgar Parental anxiety is feeding a new approach to domestic architecture.

Blur at Perth Arena: Reliving the soundtrack to the 1990s

Britpop pioneers Blur returned to Australian shores for the first time in 18 years - performing at Perth Arena on Thursday night

David Baker Taking to a Perth stage for the first time in 18 years, Blur frontman Damon Albarn said 'it's been awhile. Just a generation or so.'

What's on in Sydney this weekend: 20 things to hear, see and do

Judith Lucy.

From comedy with Judith Lucy and Steen Raskopoulos, to Ginger Meggs and music with Kitty, Daisy and Lewis, we have your weekend covered.

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Reclink Cup in Sydney puts Anthony Albanese in the AFL game

Triple J morning DJ Alex Dyson, left,  original AC/DC bassist Mark Evans and Tim Levinson -

Nick Galvin Former deputy prime minister Anthony Albanese is pulling on his footy boots and joining Adam Spencer and hip-hop star Urthboy this weekend to play in a charity AFL match that raises money for arts...

What's on: your Sunday-to-Sunday guide to Sydney events from July 26

An original illustration in <i>Ginger Meggs: Australia's Favourite Boy</i> at the Museum of Sydney.

Nicole Elphick EIGHT DAYS: YOUR SUNDAY-TO-SUNDAY PLANNER

Your guide to the weekend

What's on in Sydney this weekend: 20 things to see, hear and do

Jaz Flowers and Lucy Maunder in Heathers the Musical. Photo supplied.

From Heathers the Musical to Brit pop favourites Blur and comedian Alice Fraser, we have your weekend covered.

Gail Williams: Budburst Small Bar still a wee gem in Mount Hawthorn

Budburst Small Bar

Gail Williams One can only begin to imagine the garage sale that Rachael Niall had when she took over the old Wee Bar from former owner, a self-confessed human jackdaw.

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'Don't drink and pluck': Eyebrow queen Sharon-Lee reveals top mistakes

Sharon-Lee has found fame taming the eyebrows of the rich and famous.

Candice Barnes There aren't too many people who can say they 'have done two Prime Ministers on [their] dining table]', but it's a statement Sharon-Lee Hamilton Clarke made with great pride.

What's on in Sydney this weekend: 20 things to see, hear and do

Comedian Dylan Moran is playing at the State Theatre until July 21.

From Australian films Ruben Guthrie and Women He's Undressed to comedy with Dylan Moran and the Royal Samoa Police Band, we have your weekend covered.

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May meet and greet Perth fans

The presenters posed with eager fans.

Candice Barnes In true Top Gear style, former hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May perched themselves on sleek sports cars valued at more than a million dollars during a brief public appearance on...

Canberra's arts diary

Janet DeBoos. Teaset After Kanazawa, 1999/2015, porcelain.

What's on in Canberra's art scene

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Former Top Gear hosts bound for Australia ahead of live shows

Jeremy Clarkson posted this snap of co-host James May to his Twitter account.

Candice Barnes Cricket fans might be all about The Ashes, but fans of popular TV show Top Gear are champing at the bit for "The CrAshes" – with former hosts Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond to...

Busselton's Southbound Festival to become three-day event

From 2016, Southbound will become a three-day event.

Candice Barnes There'll be more time for greasy kebabs, boozy hook-ups and a sweaty jaunt into the moshpit at next year's Southbound Festival, after organisers announced the event would become a three-day affair.

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Win a copy of Manny Lewis on DVD!

Carl Barron made his acting debut in the Aussie film.

Fans of Aussie comedian Carl Barron will love Manny Lewis, his feature film debut.

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Eight days: The best entertainment in Sydney from July 12 to July 19

Nicole Elphick What's on in Sydney this week?