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Janet Jackson drops hot new single ‘Made for Now’

Janet Jackson drops hot new single ‘Made for Now’

Janet Jackson has dropped the first single from her forthcoming eleventh album. The first track Made for Now is a collaboration with Daddy Yankee. The video for the song takes us a journey through the multicultural streets of Brooklyn and features some amazing fashion, dance moves and mountains of style. It’s a classic Janet Jackson song […]

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Getting Deep with local musician Rabbit Island

Getting Deep with local musician Rabbit Island

A brand new album from Rabbit Island, the musical project of Amber Fresh, is about to be released and it’s a rich, dense and beautiful collection of songs, it traverses the genres of dream pop, lo-fi ambient and psychedelic folk. Amber meets me for a coffee at Mr Fox on William, the cafe is packed […]

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Here’s an unmissable event, WASO plays ‘Star Wars’

Here’s an unmissable event, WASO plays ‘Star Wars’

Under the guidance of conductor Benjamin Northey, The West Australian Symphony Orchestra are going to once again be playing the soundtrack to Star Wars while the film plays on a giant screen. This is your chance to Experience John Williams’ epic score played live. When the original Star Wars film was first released in 1977, no-one […]

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Review | Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes is something else… and more

Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes | Blue Room Theatre | til Aug 25 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ Oh my, this show is certainly something else… and then some. Unveiling: Gay Sex For Endtimes is a heady, visceral romp through personal and biblical Revelations. It’s filled with locust queens, bodily fluids and so much queerness you […]

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Bibliophile | Inappropriation rejects boundaries of humanity and gender

Inappropriation by Lexi Freiman Allen & Unwin   Celebrities send their daughters to Leger Girls’ School. It’s the one with the Sydney Harbour views and Olympic swimming pool – “pavlova white against the dirty eucalyptus green”. Australian author Lexi Freiman went to a similar school and thought it would be an excellent setting to explore […]

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Powerful voices on screen at the cinema this August

Powerful voices on screen at the cinema this August

BlacKkKlansman (★★★★½) is an ambitious docu-drama by visionary social commentator Spike Lee (Do the Right Thing and Malcolm X). Using Ron Stallworth’s memoir, Lee tells the unbelievable story of the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. In the early 1970s Stallworth decided to join the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan […]

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Lit Live at the Centre for Stories is even bigger in September

Lit Live at the Centre for Stories is even bigger in September

The next edition of Lit Live at the Centre for Stories in Northbridge is even bigger than previous outings. If you’re looking for something different to do – this is a great event to go along to. On Wednesday, September 5 stories read live on stage by professional actors include a classic tale by Elizabeth Jolley, […]

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‘Neighbours’ tease upcoming gay wedding episode

‘Neighbours’ tease upcoming gay wedding episode

Neighbours have released a short teaser for the long-running soap opera’s first gay wedding, set to air next month. Characters Aaron Brennan (Matt Wilson) and David Tanaka (Takaya Honda) will exchange vows after their engagement earlier this year. Honda says it’s an absolute privilege to be a part of the moment in Australian television history. […]

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‘The Season’ tackles issues of tradition and family dynamics

‘The Season’ tackles issues of tradition and family dynamics

Actor Della Rae Morrison returns home to Western Australia as part of the touring production of a play that has won many coveted awards since it first premiered in Tasmania. The Season tells the stories of the Duncans, a family that returns to Big Dog Island off the northern coast of Tasmania for six weeks […]

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Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes – The second coming

After having its debut season sadly cut short, one of last year’s most exciting local works has risen and will come again… for a limited season. My colleague Graeme Watson noted in his review of the show’s original season that a “naked man, on a bed, on his hands and knees, repetitively screaming ‘fuck me’ […]

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