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Gardening events around town

Megan Backhouse Landscape designer Sam Cox will speak about the need for heavy mulching, additional watering and appropriate plant selection in the current climate.

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

Demi Lovato plays the Hordern Pavilion on Friday, April 17.

From Disney graduate Demi Lovato to the NSW Swifts and Tim Freedman's take on Harry Nilsson, we have your weekend covered.

Six reasons to visit Richmond

Kicker: One of the many trackside murals in Richmond.

Richard Cornish Walks, fine dining, rock'n'roll, and an evocative corroboree ground.

Doctor Who's Billie Piper flies into Perth Oz Comic-Con minus TARDIS

Billie Piper is in Perth for OZ Comic-Con this weekend

Brendan Foster Former Doctor Who companion Rose Tyler – aka Billie Piper – doubts a woman will ever play the role of the TARDIS driving, sonic screwdriver carrying, Time Lord.

Perth to host the masters of magic as The Illusionists 2.0 comes to town

Tied up and on fire, will he escape?

James Mooney A word of advice It's better to just let your mind wonder, otherwise it's likely your sanity will disappear, trying to work out how a magician tricks you the way they do.

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

Marvel's Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) 

Ph: Jay Maidment

?Marvel 2015 Joss Whedon's Avengers: Age of Ultron stars Robert Downey Jr (Tony Stark/Iron Man), Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America), Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow), Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch) and Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Pietro Maximoff/Quicksilver).

From a Marvel movie marathon to Hugo Weaving tackling Beckett and a beer festival, we have your weekend covered.

Win a double pass to Comedy Virgins!

Randa Khamis will be one of the local musicians turning to comedy for one night only.

Do Perth musicians have a sense of humour? Well, we’re about to find out as seven local industry identities take to the stage for their first stand-up comedy set.

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

Michael Franti

George Palathingal, Garry Maddox, Elissa Blake, Sharne Wolff, Sarah Thomas and Louise Rugendyke From yoga with Michael Franti to lots of long-weekend parties, an easter egg hunt and the Sydney Swans, we have your weekend covered.

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

Jason Schwartzman in The Grand Budapest Hotel.

From yoga with Michael Franti to a mini Jason Schwartzman film festival and an Easter egg hunt, we have your weekend covered.

Trivia pursuit: Shortlist's ultimate pub quiz

What Australian sketch comedy show introduced the characters of Kath and Kim?

Andrew P. Street Do you know your Beatles history from your periodic table? Can you name the members of Monty Python or the Marvel movies? Take Shortlist's ultimate pub quiz and find out.

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.

DRUMMING UP SUPPORT

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.