Stephanie Marks Queen Victoria Market will be transformed into an amplified hub of live music to showcase an all-Melbourne line-up for opening night of Melbourne Music Week on Friday, November 14.
Mik Grigg If the shoe fits on Father's Day
CANDICE BARNES It’s one of the most ambiguous job titles in the entertainment industry, but for the right price, you could land yourself an executive producer credit on an upcoming Australian film.
ANDREW TAYLOR Its scenes of human defecation, anal penetration and animal disembowelment have divided and disgusted critics. Its six-hour length has tested the patience of fans.
From Joel Edgerton's new film, Felony, to Salmon Rushdie and Pussy Riot at the Opera House, we have the week covered.
LOUISE RUGENDYKE For this former So You Think You Can Dance Australia judge and choreographer, an egg and bacon roll on a Saturday morning can't be beat.
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.
Rhys Muldoon Your faithful correspondent is writing this column in Venice, an almost unforgivable crime, I know.
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, Uggboots, the winged keel.
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 Wednesday night.
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.
CANDICE BARNES It's an internet phenomenon sweeping the world and now the ‘ice bucket challenge’ has landed on our shores.
Fairfax Media Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd WAtoday.com.au ‘Predestination - Movie Tickets’ competition terms and conditions.
To celebrate the release of Predestination, Pinnacle Films is offering WAtoday readers the chance to win one of 20 double passes.
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.
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.
CANDICE BARNES A host of Australian bands will take to the stage alongside international acts at next year’s Southbound festival.
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 arrived in Perth on Sunday ahead of the first show of her Australian tour at Perth Arena on Wednesday. She wowed fans by stopping to sign autographs and have photos with them outside Perth's Crown Metropol Hotel.
Sean Wilson and Tara Kenny Event listings for 16th August
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CANDICE BARNES The future of Fremantle’s Fly By Night Musicians’ Club is hanging in the balance after it failed to secure a renewed lease of its historic premises.
CANDICE BARNES The state’s best hotels were recognised at a New Orleans-themed gala event at Crown Perth on Monday night.
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Gym junkies, fitness freaks and wellness warriors will find themselves in healthy living heaven this weekend when the Fitness Show WA returns to the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.
CANDICE BARNES It’s been eight years in the making, but finally the Northbridge Brewing Company is open for business.
CANDICE BARNES Dozens of Perth restaurants have committed to exclusively use produce from humane sources, as part of an Australian-first program launched in the Swan Valley.
ELISSA GRIESSER My friend Diane has a special place in her heart for the Miracle Babies Foundation.
GEORGE PALATHINGAL You join The Shortlist in unfamiliar territory. We are used to holding it together to talk to musicians who impress us – indeed, we’ve managed it on the several occasions we’ve spoken to one here with us, Tim “Urthboy” Levinson, also of the Herd.
CANDICE BARNES Walking into His Majesty's Theatre to see this much-anticipated production was an experience in itself. Incense wafted through the air, choral music played softly in the background and the audience took their seats in front of an impressive and imposing set.
PATRICK BEGLEY The people behind the museum's Jurassic Lounge parties have now set their sights on the aquarium.
CANDICE BARNES While some stars ignore the west coast on their ‘national’ tours (I’m looking at you, Rick Astley), Perth is preparing for an onslaught of international acts in the coming months.
CANDICE BARNES People working in television news are often asked two things - whether the presenters wear pants under the news desk (most of the time, they do) and how thick the makeup has to be.
Fairfax Media Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd WAtoday.com.au ‘Tivoli Club of WA - Happy days’ competition terms and conditions.
Get your bobby socks on, find your thrill On Blueberry Hill, get those hips swaying to Lambada and fall in love with Doris Day all over again...
Fairfax Media Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd WAtoday.com.au ‘Postman Pat: The Movie - Movie Tickets’ competition terms and conditions.
To celebrate the release of Postman Pat: the Movie on 16 August, Pinnacle Films is offering WAtoday readers the chance to win one of 20 family passes!
PERTH FASHION FESTIVAL 2014
CANDICE BARNES Those enjoying a trip into town next month may want to check the mirror before heading out the door, lest they be accosted by a team of fashionistas hired to restyle the public during the Perth Fashion Festival.
DAVID PRESTIPINO Australian singer Michael Johns moved America with his soulful voice, cheeky charisma and Aussie larrikinism that left everyone in his wake smiling.
CANDICE BARNES It’s a risky concept - asking people to buy tickets to an intimate performance by a secret musician at a secret location.
CANDICE BARNES Those heading to the Wheatbelt town of Northam for the start of the Avon Descent might want to pack a thermos and an extra jumper - the mercury is set to dip to just two degrees.
LIZ SHEEHAN I have a rule.. if toothpaste taste is gone, then it's not too early to drink. Welcome to breakfast at The Merrywell.
CANDICE BARNES For many of us, a hot bowl of soup is a pleasure reserved for the chilly winter months, but for thousands of homeless people, a single serve can provide temporary relief from the challenges of life on the streets.
THE BACHELOR 2014
CANDICE BARNES He’s surrounded by 24 gorgeous women, each competing for the chance to date him, but The Bachelor’s Blake Garvey said he’s prepared to make a few sacrifices of his own in the quest for true love.
CANDICE BARNES With wine bars now firmly established in Perth’s entertainment districts, the movers and shakers of the hospitality industry are branching out a little further with specialised small bar ‘concepts’.
JOEL MEARES When the organisers of Art & About decided to change the parameters of the festival’s photography competition to include online entries from Instagram, they expected a bit of a bump in the number of entries. What they did not expect was to be faced with a mammoth 15,000 works pouring in, with months' worth of entries to come before the competition closes on September 18.
ALLEN NEWTON Who was the bright spark that decided it would be a good idea to celebrate winter with lunch outdoors on a bridge over the Blackwood River at the end of July?
Terms and conditions for the And So It Goes movie tickets competition
Want to spend a romantic night out with your special someone, without taking a hit to the hip pocket?
Chloe Smethurst DANCE
CANDICE BARNES Pictures of war and waste may spring to mind when the average Australian thinks of Afghanistan, but that’s an impression the Western Australian Museum hopes to challenge through its new exhibition.
CANDICE BARNES Forget the big gates and ‘lickable wallpaper’ – a real life chocolate factory is much more sedate.
CANDICE BARNES Bell Shakespeare’s take on the classic play is a case of art imitating life, imitating art, imitating life. If it sounds a bit confusing, that’s because it is.
SIMON WHITE This isn't a lecture for all those whose musical tastes I might disagree with.