Richard Cornish The upcoming food festival is just a starter on the menu of Sorrento's pleasures.
Megan Backhouse An exhibition revisits the age when correspondents chose the Adelaide Botanic Garden to ornament their dashed-off messages.
Sean Wilson What's on this weekend.
From Vivid to the Sydney Writers'Festival and comedian Matt Okine, we have your weekend covered.
Elissa Blake, Sharne Wolff, Sarah Thomas and Louise Rugendyke From the lights of Vivid to Little Britain's David Walliams and a Back to the Future anniversary screening, we have your weekend covered.
ELISSA BLAKE This year's Vivid Sydney festival is the biggest and brightest yet. Whirling colours will be beamed onto Sydney Opera House from 6pm to midnight nightly from May 22 and can be seen from vantage points around Circular Quay. At the same time light installations and illuminated art works will dot the light trails along the harbour foreshore and stretch from Darling Harbour to Circular Quay via The Rocks and into Campbell's Cove.
Erin Munro From jazz to opera, markets to festivals, there's plenty to suit all tastes in Victoria.
Megan Backhouse What's on in things horticultural.
Richard Cornish Mansfield offers fine food and entertainment set against the backdrop of the great outdoors.
Rhys Muldoon Jack London had a taste for adventure, booze and morphine, and more importantly, nature. He spent much of his time in the wilderness, followed by much time writing about the wilderness.
Gail Williams When we walked into the now internationally-famous Stables Bar to get our heads into a nosebag of pub grub it was a little over a week since a royal bum was casually perched on a seat in the centre of the upstairs restaurant.
From comedian Lawrence Leung to hair metal veterans Motley Crue and a naked John Malkovich, we have your weekend covered.
Bronwyn Thompson Courtney Barnett
BRENDAN FOSTER There is only one rule when it comes to posting on the Lost Perth Bands 1977 to 1989 Facebook page: comments about V-Capri will be banned.
Sean Wilson and Erin Munro The Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir join the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and a line-up of internationally renowned soloists for a recreation of one of the greatest concerts of all time.
Gail Williams Well, The Standard is certainly setting the … ahem.. standard for exceptionally good bar food in Perth.
CANDICE BARNES They might be responsible for whipping up mouth-watering dishes on a nightly basis, but Perth's top chefs are also passionate diners too.
Rhys Muldoon God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
Fairfax Media Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd WAtoday.com.au The Aviary Mother's Day competition terms and conditions.
Treat mum to a special lunch with a view this Mother's Day with some delectable Asian-inspired delights whipped up at The Aviary.
CANDICE BARNES It's a bizarre sight – hundreds of hooked poles tower above a patch of perfectly manicured lawn in Singapore's Ang Mo Kio neighbourhood.
CANDICE BARNES His stardom is a product of the internet age, but for those in the audience less familiar with American pop culture, many of Pablo Francisco's gags didn't quite hit the mark.
Sean Wilson What's on around town this weekend.
Megan Backhouse Their flaming colours are beautiful but burning them is perhaps not the best use for autumn's fallen leaves.
Megan Backhouse What's happening in the Melbourne gardening scene.
Bronwyn Thompson From rapper 360 to Charli XCX, we have the week in live music covered.
Fairfax Media Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd WAtoday.com.au Backstreet Boys' competition terms and conditions.
They filled dance floors with hits like Everybody (Backstreet's Back) and made hearts melt with the likes of All I Have To Give – but next month the Backstreet Boys will be here in Perth to serenade their fans in person.
The champagne wasn't the only thing sparkling at a special high tea event at Smales in Subiaco on Sunday - the jewellery store brought in diamond artisan Brian McHardy to share his expertise about the precious stones. Mr McHardy answered questions about the "Hearts On Fire" cutting process as guests nibbled on a selection of classic high tea treats.
Gail Williams Westwinds. Tanqueray. Sipsmith. The Botanist.
Megan Backhouse Landscape designer Sam Cox will speak about the need for heavy mulching, additional watering and appropriate plant selection in the current climate.
From Disney graduate Demi Lovato to the NSW Swifts and Tim Freedman's take on Harry Nilsson, we have your weekend covered.
CANDICE BARNES If your idea of Singapore cuisine is limited to a bowl of curry-flavoured vermicelli from the Chinese shop down the road... read on.
Richard Cornish Walks, fine dining, rock'n'roll, and an evocative corroboree ground.
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.
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.
From a Marvel movie marathon to Hugo Weaving tackling Beckett and a beer festival, we have your weekend covered.
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.
Shaun Turner Perth parmi afficionado Shaun Turner takes us through the five best (and worst) sauce and cheese-topped schnitzels in Perth.
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.
From yoga with Michael Franti to a mini Jason Schwartzman film festival and an Easter egg hunt, we have your weekend covered.
Rhys Muldoon: 'We somehow forgot that my (then) girlfriend was to appear in court, first thing in the morning'
Rhys Muldoon Drink can get you into trouble, admits Rhys Muldoon, who became, for five seconds at least, a very unlikely defence counsel after a night on the town.
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.
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.
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.
Gail Williams It’s easy to become a pretentious tosser when describing food, especially very good food, writes Gail Williams.
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CANDICE BARNES We see them at events and can hear them a mile off, but why does WA Police have a pipe band?
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.
From a tribute to Lucille Ball to a Leonard Nimoy farewell and a Freedom Ride concert, we have your weekend covered.
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 on Wednesday night.
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 birthday.
From the comedian Dave Hughes to opera in the pub and a vintage screening of Friday the 13th, we have your weekend covered.
MICHAEL KOZIOL West Village singalong bar Marie's crisis is bringing its eccentric form of night-time entertainment Down Under.
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.
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.
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 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.
SARAH THOMAS She's back!
Sean Wilson What to do when out and about in Victoria.