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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

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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Icecream headache: Why selling gelati in Perth is harder than ever

Candice Barnes It's a phrase die hard sweet tooths are longing to hear - it's never too cold for icecream.


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!

Ethan Hawke -  Predestination

To celebrate the release of Predestination, Pinnacle Films is offering WAtoday readers the chance to win one of 20 double passes.

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.

Your Weekend

Sean Wilson and Tara Kenny Event listings for 16th August

Boys to men: Why Hanson are embracing their boy band past

Isaac and Taylor Hanson

Candice Barnes "Crank it up, roll the windows down, go fast." That was how Isaac Hanson described the first track, titled Fired Up, from the band’s new album Anthem.

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Ditch the diet: 'Healthy chef' Teresa Cutter on keeping it real

Candice Barnes Eating well has never seemed so hard. Paleo, organic, gluten-free, low-carb, calorie neutral - all complicated buzzwords favoured by the health food industry.


Natural competitors muscle-in on Perth bodybuilding scene

Steve Booth will compete in his first competition at this weekend’s Australian Fitness Show.

Candice Barnes Bodybuilding often conjures images of oversized meatheads and she-hulks grunting and hogging all of the good equipment at the gym - not anymore.

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Courtney Love at Metro City Perth

Courtney Love at Metro City Perth

Love delivered the songs the fans wanted to hear with gusto, singing a number of her earlier hits before lending her gravelly vocals to her more recent releases. All photos: Court McAllister.

Tom Gleisner on 'kicking' Australia’s rich and famous for laughs

Tom Gleisner

Candice Barnes Navigating the ebbs and flows of the entertainment industry is no mean feat, but it’s something Tom Gleisner has managed to do for the best part of two decades.

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