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My Perfect Weekend: Aljin Abella

Louise Rugendyke For the man behind Monkey, nothing beats time by the water and an afternoon at the movies.

Queen Victoria Market to rock for Melbourne Music Week

Architecture in Helsinki's Kellie Sutherland and Cameron Bird get ready for Music Week.

Stephanie Marks Queen Victoria Market will be transformed into an amplified hub of live music to showcase an all-Melbourne line-up for opening night of Melbourne Music Week on Friday, November 14.


Gatecrasher - mik grigg dink

Mik Grigg If the shoe fits on Father's Day


Perth filmmakers offer a chance to pay your way into showbusiness

A scene from the Perth film <em>Jugular</em>, which is looking for crowdfunding to get on the big screen.

Candice Barnes It’s one of the most ambiguous job titles in the entertainment industry, but for the right price, you could land yourself an executive producer credit on an upcoming Australian film.


Disgusting movie River of Fundament gets Sydney outing

Fundamentally revolting: A scene from Barney's film.

Andrew Taylor Its scenes of human defecation, anal penetration and animal disembowelment have divided and disgusted critics. Its six-hour length has tested the patience of fans.

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Top five: Critics' picks

From Joel Edgerton's new film, Felony, to Salmon Rushdie and Pussy Riot at the Opera House, we have the week covered.

My Perfect Weekend: Jason Coleman

Louise Rugendyke For this former So You Think You Can Dance Australia judge and choreographer, an egg and bacon roll on a Saturday morning can't be beat.

My son plays #likeaboy and I love it

Open your minds and let our children play #likeakid.

Elissa Griesser I wanted to share something awesome I found online recently that relates perfectly to my youngest son, who's just about to turn four.

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Man About Town: Rhys Muldoon

Rhys Muldoon Your faithful correspondent is writing this column in Venice, an almost unforgivable crime, I know.

Yeah, we went there: road testing five Australian cask red wines

Various examples of share house food. Cask wine. 

David Prestipino When you think of great Australian inventions, the usual suspects come to mind - Vegemite, sheep shearers, Stubbies, the bionic ear, sheep shearers, dual-flush dunnies, budgie smugglers, zinc cream,...

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Bachelorette Alana Wilkie on love, life and social media strife


Candice Barnes It looks like Perth-based bachelor Blake Garvey could well be packing his bags in pursuit of love, after Western Australia’s final contestant on The Bachelor Australia was shown the door on...

'Killer' lineup revealed for Soundwave... but not for Perth

Marilyn Manson is headed Down Under for Soundwave. But not to Perth.

Candice Barnes The lineup for next year’s Soundwave festival has been unveiled, though it seems Perth rock music fans will have to fork out for an airfare to see their favourite artists live.

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Perth radio hosts take on 'ice bucket challenge' for charity

Perth Radio splashed by the Ice Bucket Challenge (Thumbnail)

Candice Barnes It's an internet phenomenon sweeping the world and now the ‘ice bucket challenge’ has landed on our shores.

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Win a double pass to see Predestination at the movies!

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More Perth films set to shine on the international stage

A still from the film <em>Kill Me Three Times</em>, starring Simon Pegg.

Candice Barnes Another local film is making waves overseas, with black comedy Kill Me Three Times slated to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month.

The Bachelor

Perth footballer scores Bachelorette Alana Wilkie's heart

Alana Wilkie and Chris Billings on Instagram.

Candice Barnes She may have inadvertently revealed her reality television fate through an Instagram post, but it seems Alana Wilkie’s beau has also been flaunting their new relationship online.


Lineup for 2015 Southbound festival in Busselton revealed

Salt N Pepa will return to WA for Southbound in 2015.

Candice Barnes A host of Australian bands will take to the stage alongside international acts at next year’s Southbound festival.

Tour news

Lady Gaga's monster arrival in Australia has Perth fans all a twitter

Lady Gaga meets and greets fans inside Crown Metropol in Perth.

Candice Barnes They waited for several hours, but Lady Gaga fans were rewarded with plenty of face time when the star landed in Perth on Sunday.

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Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga meets Perth fans

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga arrived in Perth on Sunday ahead of the first show of her Australian tour at Perth Arena on Wednesday.