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Trivia pursuit: Shortlist's ultimate pub quiz

Andrew P. Street Trivia nights are a popular staple of the Sydney pub scene, combing brain teasers with beer, often, an enormous schnitzel. In honour of the long weekend, Shortlist asked quizmaster Andrew P.

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

George Palathingal, Garry Maddox, Elissa Blake, Sharne Wolff, Sarah Thomas and Louise Rugendyke From Kate Winslet in the gardens of Versailles to the pumping Jurassic 5 and a No Lights No Lycra celebration of Earth House, we have your weekend covered.

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

Kate Winslet in <i>A Little Chaos</i>.

From Kate Winslet in the gardens of Versailles to the pumping Jurassic 5 and a No Lights No Lycra celebration of Earth Hour, we have your weekend covered.

Propeller: Driving foodie highs in down-to-earth North Fremantle

Gail Williams It’s easy to become a pretentious tosser when describing food, especially very good food, writes Gail Williams.

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WA Police Band's new album more than a pipe dream

WA Police Pipe Band at the national championships in Ballarat.

Candice Barnes We see them at events and can hear them a mile off, but why does WA Police have a pipe band?

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

Elise McCann as Lucy. Photo credit: Kurt Smeddon

From a tribute to Lucille Ball to a Leonard Nimoy farewell and a Freedom Ride concert, we have your weekend covered.

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

Garry Maddox, George Palathingal, Elissa Blake, Sharne Wolff, Sarah Thomas and Louise Rugendyke From the musical, foodie and cultural delights of Spectrum Now to a farewell tribute to Leonard Nimoy and a tribute to the Freedom Ride, we have your weekend covered.

Night Noodle Markets: foodies flock to first Perth event

Candice Barnes It might be a celebration of Asian-inspired hawker food, but dishes were selling like hot cakes on the first night of the inaugural Night Noodle Markets in the Perth Cultural Centre.

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Night Noodle Markets: Masak Masak moves in from Melbourne

Masak Masak will dish up its popular beef rendang at the Night Noodle Markets.

It's normally based on the other side of the nation, but Melbourne restaurant Masak Masak will set up a temporary home in the Perth Cultural Centre when the WAtoday Night Noodle Markets get underway...

Nobu arrives in Perth for birthday, with cake but no message from Tony Abbott

Nobu doles out some advice at his Crown eatery.

Gail Williams Nobu Matsuhisa, the globetrotting celebrity chef with 30 restaurants around the world bearing his name, had two confessions to make after flying into Perth to party at Crown tonight for his 66th...

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

Comedian Dave Hughes is touring with his new show <em>Pumped</em>. He plays the Comedy Store Friday through to Sunday.

From the comedian Dave Hughes to opera in the pub and a vintage screening of Friday the 13th, we have your weekend covered.

New York bar Marie's Crisis brings singalong to Spectrum Now festival in Sydney

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Michael Koziol West Village singalong bar Marie's crisis is bringing its eccentric form of night-time entertainment Down Under.

Women are tougher than men, and other life lessons learnt by tattooist Leslie Rice

Colourful story: Tattooist and fine artist Leslie Rice.

Sarah Thomas Leslie Rice and his team of tattooists will be imparting their wisdom and showing off their skills at the Australian Tattoo & Body Art Expo this weekend.

Perth weather: weekend events brace for WA rain

Wakeboard athlete Bec Gange will be among the competitors at the Action Sports Games.

Candice Barnes A number of popular events are scheduled to be held in Perth over the next few days, but with forecasters predicting up to 50mm of rainfall on Saturday, a few shindigs may turn soggy.

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Mandurah prepares to go crustacean crazy for annual Crab Fest

24 food vendors will dish up seafood treats at Crab Fest.

Candice Barnes It's the 16th time the Crab Fest has been held and along with the fancy dining experiences, there is plenty of free family fun worth checking out.

Gail Williams rates the top five lunch venues in the Perth CBD

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Gail Williams There’s a reason why office workers in the Perth have a certain spring in their step. And it’s all to do with food.

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Retail therapy... Mim found Ena

Justine Costigan This Northcote store is a haven for all things hand-made.

In the galleries in Melbourne this week

Work from Brent Harris' <i>Dreamer</i>.

Dan Rule Melbourne artist Brent Harris lets loose with large oils.

What's on this weekend

Sinead O'Connor headlines the Port Fairy Folk Music Festival.

Sean Wilson What to do when out and about in Victoria.