This week the Australian leg of Leonard Cohen’s 'Old Ideas World Tour' arrived in Western Australia with a packed show at the Perth Arena. At 79 years old, Cohen doesn’t look to be slowing down any, treating his Perth fans to a three-hour set, that featured, a good twenty songs and not one, but two encores – and you got the impression he probably could have kept going.
Leonard Cohen and his remarkable band gave their all as he opened his Australian tour at Perth Arena in Perth. Stuart Sevastos was on the ground to capture the action.
The Hardest Way To Make An Omelette by Jessica Harlond-Kenny is a cooking demonstration like no other. Presented as part of this years Fremantle Festival, it is an at times bizarre, yet thoroughly enjoying feast of puppetry, physicality and downright messiness (I’d by lying if I said no eggs were harmed in the making of this production).
Currently presented, as part of the Fremantle Festival, by Blue Moose Theatre Productions The Warrior and The Princess is a poignant and captivating tale, inspired by true events, told through a beguiling mix of puppetry, live action and shadow play.
Sunday night saw LA based Australian singer-songwriter Jordie Lane drop in to Perth’s Ellington Jazz Club for a headlining show supporting his new EP Not Built To Last. With support from Canada’s Old Man Luedecke and Perth’s own Ruby Boots, in solo mode.
Sensory Amusia unleashed their brutal sound at the Amplifier Bar as they launched their debut album Disrepair. They were joined by local bands Advent Sorrow and Darkenium and Victorian metal outfit The Hazard Circular. Stuart Sevastos brings us these photos from the night.
Thursday night saw Canadian singer-songwriter Tim Chaisson, who is currently touring the country with Diesel in support of their joint EP Last Shower, stop in at Perth’s Ellington Jazz Club for an intimate solo performance.
The Tribe, the latest production from Perth’s Renegade Theatre, is the brainchild of writer and director Joe Lui. The production is split into two halves, with one half taking place in the main theatre space, the other in one of the theatre’s rehearsal spaces.
Tom and Alex threw a farewell party to be jealous of in Perth at the Capitol! With the likes of Abbe May, The Jungle Giants and Drapht involved in the shindig, punters got a bit wild. Emma Reeves was down there for the AU.
'Boy meets girl…' - On the face of it, Trampoline is about just that – a boy (Matt) meeting a girl (Kelly) and falling in love. If only it was as simple as that. Matt is a compulsive dreamer, the lines between reality and his dreams are blurred, meaning most of his attempts to have meaningful relationships with those around him are sabotaged either by his over willingness to share, or fighting monkeys.
A packed Villa Nightclub was on hand to witness an amazing performance by indie dance sensation RÜFÜS on their 'Atlas' tour. Supporting them were Motez and Crooked Colours. Stuart Sevastos brings us the highlights of the night.
Following their four WAM nominations, Perth’s Rainy Day Women returned home from a national tour to launch their latest single "Ain’t It Time?" at Perth’s Amplifier Bar. Completing the bill were fellow locals PUMBA, Our Man In Berlin and 44th Sunset.
The Astor Theatre was the next stop for Jinja Safari's 'The Bay of Fires' tour. They were supported by Club Scouts and Okenyo.
Illy returned to Perth and put on massive show at Villa with support from the impressive Tuka and Allday. Stuart Sevastos brings us photos from the night.
Broken Colour, the latest production on offer at The Blue Room Theatre in Perth, is a re-staging of the award winning play from Adelaide playwright Nina Pearce and director Michael McCall. The play’s run, aptly given its thematic emphasis on madness and creativity, coincides with the build-up to Mental Health Week, with nightly performances until The 5th October.