8:08pm Local gastronomes will be able to rub shoulders and sample delicacies prepared by some of the nation’s best chefs at a number of special events, including WAtoday's Night Noodle Market, later this month.
CANDICE BARNES 4:30pm They’re often used to feed parking meters, vending machines and arcade games, but there are those among us who hoard coins... just because.
CANDICE BARNES 1:31pm The Fly By Night Musicians’ Club might have lost its home, but the live music venue has confirmed it will stay in Fremantle – providing it can raise enough cash.
CANDICE BARNES It might be known for its roller coasters and water slides, but all the action at Adventure World was centred around the paddle boats on Monday, where one visitor received a romantic surprise.
From the Mardi Gras parade to '90s music queen Neneh Cherry and the French Film festival, we have your week covered.
Richard Cornish From a family-friendly bar to a ''ghost tour'' of the old Pentridge prison to drive-in movies, the choices at Coburg are plentiful.
CANDICE BARNES Close to 1,000 people are expected to lift their eyes to the skies on Saturday night in a bid to set a world record.
CANDICE BARNES If you head along to this year’s Sculpture By the Sea exhibition, you might want to watch your tongue – you never know who could be sitting nearby.
From the return of the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel to the Man of La Mancha and the Cricket World Cup, we have your weekend covered.
ROSE POWELL Time spent in the garden with husband and dog is just the start of a very relaxing weekend for this musical theatre star.
CANDICE BARNES EXCLUSIVE: Crowds forked out a record amount of money at this year's Fringe World Festival, but despite the enthusiasm, many entertainers didn't make a single cent from their performances.
NICOLE COX Victoria Park's own 'BMX bandits' will take to pedal power to screen a free outdoor film at a people-powered pop-up cinema in March.
CANDICE BARNES Damon Gameau's experiment on his own body makes for powerful viewing, but how realistic are the impacts he reported?
CANDICE BARNES It wouldn't be an arts festival without the odd quirky, thought-provoking piece - and that’s exactly what was delivered to the audience at I Wish I Was Lonely.
CANDICE BARNES The champagne will be flowing in Perth over the next few weeks with a number of fancy functions hoping to draw a crowd of movers and shakers.
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CANDICE BARNES A group of lucky kids from the South West scored the coolest ride to school anyone could hope for – a swanky seat in a stretch Hummer.
CANDICE BARNES It starts with a man standing to address his fellow passengers on a Perth train, but what happens next is incredible.
CANDICE BARNES They might be close friends, but the stars of reality series Bondi Rescue have shown their competitive streak as they prepare to go head-to-head at this weekend’s Rottnest Channel Swim.
CANDICE BARNES Fans of One Direction are pulling out all the stops to give their idols a warm welcome to Perth ahead of Friday night’s concert. But there’s a problem - there have been no confirmed sightings of them.
While Saturday brunch is at the top of her list, mezzo soprano Hannah Fraser also likes to splash out at hidden harbour beaches or share red wine with friends.
From Oscar homework to the Foo Fighters and the Mardi Gras and more, we have your weekend covered.
CANDICE BARNES The Giants have been and gone, but for those who want even more culture, there are plenty of other events which won't cost you a thing.
CANDICE BARNES When it came to flawless harmonies and true-to-the-record renditions of The Eagles’ greatest hits, it was no holds barred.
CANDICE BARNES It’s Western Australia unlike you’ve ever seen it before. 14 artists - some local, some international – spent up to six months in some of the state’s most isolated communities to capture ancient landscapes through fresh eyes.
CANDICE BARNES Many of the shows at this year’s Fringe World Festival featured performers in various states of undress. After seeing Empire of Desire... let’s just say I never realised nipple pasties came in so many colours.
CANDICE BARNES Forget shaking or stirring, Perth bartender Simon Hough has shown he has the juggling skills to rival any circus performer.
Gail Williams Here, marital spark plugs were reignited over shared plates and... a perfect peeping Tom's vantage point.
CANDICE BARNES Many might remember it from a boozy buck’s night, or perhaps from that time it crashed into Canning Bridge, but the owners of the Paddle Steamer Decoy are looking to create new memories when they relaunch later this year.
Claire Bowen Thank goodness for the meteoric sales of Fifty Shades of Grey, a book that effectively thrust our limited sexual practice right into the public spotlight.
CANDICE BARNES Art exhibitions often conjure images of latte-sipping, beret-wearing creative types loudly philosophising over abstract works. Of course, that’s not really the case – especially so when it comes to James Anfuso’s collection in Subiaco.
CANDICE BARNES A cheer erupted from the crowd as The Giants awoke on their final morning in Perth, but Colin Barnett did not receive such a warm welcome when he paid tribute to Australia’s Aboriginal and Anzac heritage.
CANDICE BARNES American actor Adam Baldwin will be appearing at this year’s Supanova Pop Culture Expos in Perth and Sydney after all, but don’t even think to ask about the controversy which threatened his visit.
CANDICE BARNES For most people, evacuating your bladder in public will earn you a hefty fine or even a night in the watch house, but not so for the Little Girl Giant.
Finlay Boyle Breakfast with the Veronicas, a good pie and a night out at the Beresford add up to the perfect weekend for this drag queen.
From Chet Faker's beardy electronica to playwright Nakkiah Lui and Chinese New Year celebrations, we have your week covered.
CANDICE BARNES Table service, meals on trendy wooden boards, brioche buns – it might sound like an overpriced burger bar in Claremont, but it’s actually McDonalds... in Thornlie.
CANDICE BARNES The first preview screenings of Fifty Shades of Grey were held in Perth on Wednesday night and local stars turned out to see whether the film adaptation lived up to the hype.
CANDICE BARNES A few of us might admit to the odd cheeky skinny dip, but up to 1000 people are planning to bare all on a Perth beach next month as part of a world record attempt.
They’ve been through the desert on A Horse With No Name, but now classic rockers America are travelling in style ahead of a five city tour of Australia.
CANDICE BARNES They sprung a leak early on in the piece, but professional mermaid Miss Gail Force said she and her posse of storybook sirens are back up and swimming at this year’s Fringe World Festival.
ALEISHA ORR The good news about Bad News is that the performers of the Fringe World show have four more shows to improve on their opening night.
Here's your chance to follow in the footsteps of Greg Norman and John Daly by playing a round at Perth's renowned The Vines Resort golf course.
PIP DOYLE Paris has been trying to get rid of them for years... Perth is falling over itself to get it happening.
Spy spoof, modern music grandes dames, cool dudes, pop art and separated siblings.
Finlay Boyle Brooke McClymont likes to spend time with her daughter Tiggy.
Rhys Muldoon "My people, we stay indoors. We have keyboards. We have darkness. It's quiet."
CANDICE BARNES The recent humid and stormy weather brought a taste of the tropics to Perth this week, but diners had a more literal taste of Bali at two special foodie events this week.
ALEISHA ORR The laidback vibe of Kings Park was the perfect venue for brother and sister folk duo Angus and Julia Stone to kick off their latest tour, simply called Summer Tour 2015.
CANDICE BARNES It’s proved a success in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, and now Perth is in line to host its own Asian-inspired foodie festival next month.
CANDICE BARNES He's a regular face at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, but this year, Stephen K Amos will broaden his horizons with shows in Sydney and Perth.
CANDICE BARNES Reviewing a theatrical take on what is, without question, my favourite film could well have proved disappointing, but the crew behind Puppet Fiction well and truly surpassed my expectations to deliver a performance which was both fresh and funny.
CANDICE BARNES He might be known as the acid-tongued prince, but Joel Creasey has also proved himself to be a liar, liar, pants on fire.
CANDICE BARNES It's only been a few months since they last toured the nation, but when it comes to Angus and Julia Stone, can you have too much of a good thing?
CANDICE BARNES It’s a hobby most often associated with Sunday swapmeets and grandma’s house, but homemade sauces and preserves will be well and truly on the menu at Eamon Sullivan’s new venture.
Ray Sparvell A night in a prison cell is now shaping up as an exciting hostel option with the coming reopening of the old Fremantle Women's Prison as an affordable short-stay option for backpackers, families and school groups.
CANDICE BARNES Full frontal nudity, erotic fiction and a handkerchief kept in a very uncomfortable place – these were just some of the surprises at the opening night of La Soiree.
CANDICE BARNES First it was Zara, then it was Topshop, and now clothing giant H&M is planning an assault on our shores.
Bronwyn Thompson From Belle & Sebastian to Laneway Festival, we've got the week in music covered.