About Town


Child prodigies: Perth kids rewrite the rule books

Candice Barnes They might be still in school, but two Perth boys are making waves with their astounding talents - which have made the professionals sit up and take notice.

Hissy Fit reinvent headbanging as a female art performance piece

Whip it: Natalie Randall, Emily O'Connor and Jade Muratore of Hissy Fit will be asking woman to rock out in front of a camera at the Tiny Stadiums festival.

Eryk Bagshaw Sydney performance troupe Hissy Fit want women to take back the mosh pit.

Listings: What to do when out and about in Victoria

 Dreamers - Yomal Rajasinghe and Helen Morse.

Sean Wilson and Tara Kenny What's on in Melbourne and surrounds this weekend.

Top five: critics' picks

Beautiful: Marion Cotillard shines in the Belgian drama <i>Two Days, One Night</i>.

From masterful art-house drama Two Days, One Night to the Rolling Stones, we have your week covered.

My Perfect Weekend: Leo Sayer

Feels like dancing: When Leo Sayer isn't busy in the studio he likes to support his fellow musicians.

Louise Rugendyke When he is not locked in the studio, music icon Leo Sayer keeps busy supporting the environment and fellow musicians.

Dave O'Neil: Radiohead on the brain, Beethoven on the stage

Dave O'Neil A fan will sit through anything to see his favourite band – even music.

What's on in Melbourne and its surrounds

 Gin Masterclass at Gin Palace.

Sean Wilson and Tara Kenny Lots to do and see throughout the city and suburbs over the next week and into the future. Sean Wilson and Tara Kenny have compiled the action spots.

Time out

Beetlejuice out in time for Halloween

Sarah Thomas Check out what's on in town this weekend.

Your Weekend

When the mountain changed its clothing.

Sean Wilson and Tara Kenny Rock, jazz, theatre, circus and much more ... Melbourne to buzz with many and varied activities.

My Perfect Weekend: Rhys Nicholson

Sarah Thomas From quizzes to gossip and crafting bow ties, this comedian has an interesting take on his weekends.

My perfect weekend: Kate Jinx

Louise Rugendyke A morning run followed by a spin on the flying saucer at Luna Park and an evening at the theatre, makes for a perfect weekend for this film buff.

Top five critics' picks

From Australian thriller Son of a Gun to Bell Shakespeare's Henry V and the Marrickville Festival, we have the week covered.

My Perfect Weekend: Juliette Barton

Louise Rugendyke Finding sunny spots in Darlinghurst and a sneaky gelato at night make for the perfect weekend for this dancer.

Youth-run record label showcases artists at Darebin Music Feast

Annabel Ross Three girls who began to make music in Grade Two, are still in shock about hearing their sound played on the radio twice.

Dave O'Neil: When a real-life venue turns out to be a TV set

Dave O'Neil You think something wonderful is happening in your neighbourhood but it all turns out to be nothing more than a set for a TV show.

Young Perth artist Tristan Goldsmith makes monster debut

Tristan's Monsters

Candice Barnes Many artists strive for decades to secure an exhibition at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, but local youngster Tristan Goldsmith has already achieved his goal – and he’s just nine...

Your Weekend

Elsweher: Bryan Smith for National Geographic.

Sean Wilson and Tara Kenny Action or contemplation, culinary or aural feasts - it's all covered this week.