Perth

A pop-up bar made from over one million pieces of lego will tour Australia this year

January 17, 2018

Australia is getting the world’s very first adults-only pop-up bar made of over one million blocks of Lego. Come Autumn 2018, The Bricks Bar will be built and deconstructed numerous times, travelling around to four major cities including Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth. The organisers are a bit hush-hush on details at the moment, including […]

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Fringe World reveals an epic 2018 line up (Perth)

December 11, 2017

Fringe World Festival has shared its full 2018 program, rolling out the awesome summer vibes from 26 January through to 25 February in Perth. This year is meant to be the biggest yet, with a variety of new and classic showcases kicking off during the Australia Dy Long weekend. We can expect 750 events across 130 venues […]

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Hotel Review: Aloft Perth stands tall; creates a unique experience for local and international visitors

November 27, 2017

Perth is fast becoming one of Australia’s most beloved travel destinations as it boasts clean air, wide open spaces and a warm sizzle to the skin. As tourism begins to boost it means accommodation options must meet the expectations of visitors and provide them with a sanctuary of calm and orderliness, whether they’re in town […]

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Treat yourself to a perfect weekend getaway in Perth

November 27, 2017

As the seasons change and we transition into summer, a weekend getaway to the West Coast should definitely be on your radar. Coming in at a tied fifth place with Adelaide in this year’s “World’s Most Liveable Cities” list is Perth, naturally making it one of Australia’s much-loved cities. Having grown up there, I do […]

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Hotel Review: Tribe Perth reflects the modern traveller with smart, tech-savvy design

July 3, 2017

Described as an “edited hotel experience”, Tribe is an interesting entry into the ever-growing scene of boutique, pared accommodation which seems to view the traditional weight of hospitality as excessive and unnecessary. The curation for Australia’s newest hotel brand has tapped into various design influences to maintain a unique sense of style in a city […]

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The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses concerts return to Australia in August

May 23, 2017

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses is returning to Australia and New Zealand in late August for a run of dates. The show, which performs music from the ever-popular series of Nintendo video games backed by a full orchestra, now in its fourth season, is returning with an expanded program.

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Review: Zeus Street Greek justifies their recent growth with high quality casual eats

May 8, 2017

A few years ago Zeus Street Greek didn’t seem like it’d reach the level of growth it enjoys today. Their first store was out in Drummoyne, quietly building an empire as a fresh take on Greek street food, that offered more than just souvlakis and gyros, rightfully earned the business a loyal following. Fast forward […]

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Legendary composer Hans Zimmer is touring his classic soundtracks in Australia in less than three weeks

April 13, 2017

Legendary composer Hans Zimmer has won just about every award in the book – but he’s never performed in Australia. In less than three weeks, however, he’ll be changing that, with a massive arena show called Hand Zimmer Revealed, set to hit the capital cities, shortly after performing in California at the iconic Coachella Music […]

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Stranger Things stars Millie Bobby Brown and David Harbour are coming to Sydney and Perth

March 7, 2017

Grab a box of eggos (or your nearest waffle substitute) and crack out the Dungeons And Dragons kids, coz Supanova Pop Culture Expo has us going to the Upside Down! In massive guest announcement news for their Sydney and Perth tour in June this year, Millie Bobby Brown and David Harbour, stars from the hugely […]

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Win yourself tickets to attend Oz Comic-Con in Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth!

March 4, 2017

Oz Comic-Con returns with five exciting shows in 2017. Join in the quest to ‘Unleash Our Inner Geeks’ and celebrate all that is cool, awesome and nerdy at Oz Comic-Con Perth March 25-26, Adelaide April 1-2, and Melbourne July 1-2. Come and meet your favourite celebrity guests, shop the expansive show floors full of the […]

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Live Review: The Front Bottoms + The Hard Aches + Alex The Kid – Amplifier Bar, Perth (20.01.17)

January 24, 2017

I never feel more surrounded by familial like elation than in the throes of an indie punk rock crowd and Friday night was no exception. Starting off their headline tour in Perth, their first Australian show in two years, The Front Bottoms brought in a horde of dedicated fans, ready to jump around to that […]

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Two other Australian airports that could service non-stop flights to London

December 13, 2016

It was confirmed earlier this week that Qantas would be launching the first ever direct service between Australia and London in March 2018, disembarking from an upgraded Perth Airport. This serves as great news for Australian travellers, who – even if they have to transit through Perth – could save hours on their travel to […]

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Direct flights between Australia and London to arrive in 2018

December 11, 2016

In what is game changing news for the Australian travel industry, Qantas has revealed its plans to provide Australian passengers with the first ever direct service to the United Kingdom. The non-stop service will take place exclusively on Qantas’ 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, which will travel 14,498 kilometres from Perth on the West Coast of Australia, […]

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Live Review: E^ST + The Money War + Elli Schoen – The Aviary, Perth (27.11.16)

November 30, 2016

It was impossible to escape the experience of live music last weekend in Perth, most notably with Flume and Arcadia taking over the city centre, but it was a cheeky little Sunday Session at The Aviary that really gave something memorable. Nearing the end of her Get Money EP tour, E^ST took over the secluded […]

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Review: Birds of Tokyo kick off national tour with phenomenal hometown show in Perth

November 21, 2016

Keeping busy fresh off the release of their new and widely well received, album Brace, Perth’s Birds of Tokyo kicked off the album tour in their hometown, taking over Metro City with help from Pat Chow and Sydneysider’s Strangers. Heralding a return to those deeper reverberating rock themes, the crowd were not left disappointed and welcomed […]

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Live Review: Big Scary + Dreller – The Rosemount Hotel, Perth (14.10.16)

October 16, 2016

Their first headline tour to reach the West Coast since 2013, Big Scary returned to Perth to play at The Rosemount Hotel on Friday night for the release of their latest album Animal. Bringing along Dreller featuring former Papa Vs Pretty frontman Thomas Rawle, it was a night of seriously loose heartfelt vibes with plenty […]

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Festival Review: Listen Out – Western Parklands, Perth (25.09.16)

September 30, 2016

It seemed the skies were on our side for the Perth leg of the DANCE worshipping festival that is Listen Out arrived at the new venue of the Western Parklands for its 2016 instalment.  It appeared that storms of any variations, both weather and artists, would not be seen over the weekend.  Boasting the likes […]

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New space for city based artists opens in Perth

August 22, 2016

A former café in Perth’s Northbridge has been reopened as City Arts Space, a multi-purpose space for artists to create, develop, and exhibit their work. Located at the Northbridge Piazza, the venue is designed as an affordable and flexible location for creatives to come and showcase their talent. Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffaldi said that the government […]

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Perth to play host to designer cows for CowParade Perth 2016

July 29, 2016

Following success in cities across the world, a herd of 40 life size fibreglass cows, decorated by emerging and established artists and fashion designers, will be grazing in Perth from November. The CowParade has been featured in nearly 80 cities across more than 30 countries, making it one of the largest and most successful public art […]

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FRINGE WORLD Festival releases 2016 Festival Impact Report – and the future looks bright!

July 12, 2016

Perth’s FRINGE WORLD Festival has released it’s annual Festival Impact Report, which covers the significant and positive social, cultural, and business impacts the yearly event has on both the city and the state as a whole. 713 events were spread across 159 venues, featuring 3,381 artists, both local and international. It is recognised as the third […]

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Greens Senator Scott Ludlam to curate night of theatre in suburban Perth

June 14, 2016

As part of a joint venture between the Australian Greens party and Perth theatre group The Cutting Room Floor, WA Senator Scott Ludlam is taking over a home in suburbia, for a night of theatre from some of the city’s best and brightest upcoming artists. In Home Open: An Evening of Green, The Cutting Room […]

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Hotel Review: Twin Room at Ibis Perth (Western Australia)

May 24, 2016

Smack dab in the middle of Perth’s busy West End – sitting just 300m from the Murray and Hay Street shopping malls – is the Ibis Perth‘s 192 room hotel. Though only listed as a three star establishment, it seems unfair to throw it in the same category that many seedy motels around the country […]

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Our top picks for Taste of Perth 2016

April 28, 2016

One of Perth’s unmissable food events is back as Taste of Perth will take place from April 29th to May 1st. Over these short three days, some of Perth’s greatest restauranteurs, of such places as Bib and Tucker, Bistro Guillaume and Manuke Woodfire Kitchen, will create 3-4 signature dishes in ‘taste’ sized portions starting from […]

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Theatre Review: The Cockatoos – Blue Room Theatre, Perth (Performances through November 7th)

November 2, 2015

Photo by Jon Green The Cockatoos is the latest work from writer and director Andrew Hale of Happy Dagger Theatre. Adapted from Nobel Prize winning author Patrick White’s short story The Cockatoos follows the goings on a suburban street in Australia; where under the surface of respectability there are plenty of secrets and dark goings […]

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Theatre Review: Benjamin & Me – Blue Room Theatre, Perth (Performances through October 24th)

October 21, 2015

Benjamin & Me is the latest work from writer, director, performer and purveyor of the ukulele, Mark Storen. It’s also the debut show for his new production company Whiskey + Boots. Benjamin & Me is quite simply a feat of storytelling and imagination. A show that is quirky, a little bit silly, but packed full […]

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Arts Review: SDS1 – Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), Perth (On Tour through October)

September 27, 2015

‘The Beautiful Game’ is a well worn cliché that is off trotted out when talking about football. It seems to be the best you need to not only have tactical know how; but also have some fleet and fancy footwork and an array of tricks to outwit the opposing team’s defenders – I’m thinking your […]

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Live Review: The Rubens + Saskwatch + Winterbourne – The Astor Theatre, Perth (18.09.15)

September 21, 2015

After a couple of regional shows down in Western Australia’s South West, The Rubens national tour, in support of their new record Hoops, hit Perth over the weekend for a sold out show at the Astor Theatre. Joining the group on tour and kicking off the evening’s proceedings were Central Coast folk duo Winterbourne. I’ve […]

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Live Review: The Waifs – Perth Concert Hall (15.09.15)

September 20, 2015

Perth Concert Hall, normally home to the likes of Schubert and Beethoven, was transformed into Perth’s largest and grandest folk club on Tuesday night for the return of hometown favourites The Waifs as they continued the West Coast leg of their national tour in support of new record Beautiful You. There was wolf whistling, mass […]

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Theatre Review: Between Solar Systems – Blue Room Theatre, Perth (Performances through to 26th September)

September 17, 2015

Between Solar Systems is the latest work from emerging Perth theatre group Second Chance Theatre. Written and directed by Scott McArdle the play centres on the actions of Vincent, the sole survivor of Earth’s cataclysmic sea level rise, or is he? I’m going to try and get through this review without giving away too many […]

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Interview: Scott McArdle (Perth) talks about his latest play “Between Solar Systems” and favourite Sci-Fi

September 11, 2015

Ahead of the launch of his latest play Between Solar Systems, we caught up with writer and director Scott McArdle to find out a little bit more about the new play from his company Second Chance Theatre; and we couldn’t resist asking Scott for his favourite Science Fiction films or shows whilst we were at […]

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