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Iconic Aussie character Snugglepot and Cuddlepie come to ballet

Iconic Aussie character Snugglepot and Cuddlepie come to ballet

As the Spanish Flu pandemic gripped the world 102 years ago, Western Australian children’s author and cartoonist May Gibbs brought joy to Australia with her tales of two Gumnut babies. Now, with COVID-19 dominating the news, West Australian Ballet prepare to premiere a new adaption Gibbs’ iconic story, The Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. Commissioned […]

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Shamir releases ‘I Wonder’ ahead of his new album dropping

Shamir releases ‘I Wonder’ ahead of his new album dropping

Shamir has another new tune, I Wonder, is the second single from their forthcoming seventh album which is going to be self-titled. The new record is out in October. Since releasing their debut record just a few years ago the prolific artists has released a succession of independent albums and embraced a lo-fi fizzy rock sound. In […]

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Soak teams up with Gemma Doherty for ‘I’m Alive’

Soak teams up with Gemma Doherty for ‘I’m Alive’

SOAK – aka Ireland’s Bridie Monds-Watson – has released a new collaboration track and film called I’m Alive. Conceptualised by Ellius Grace during the height of lockdown, I’m Alive is based around a poem written and performed by SOAK with instrumental music created by Gemma Doherty of Saint Sister. It brings together a team of collaborators […]

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Bibliophile | Bram Connolly teaches us ‘The Commando Way’

The Commando Way by Bram Connolly Allen & Unwin Bram Connolly spent 20 years in the armed forces from the age of 17. After rigorous training, he was deployed to Somalia at the age of 19 and also served several tours of duty in East Timor and Afghanistan. As a commander for the Australian Special […]

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Australian premiere for Tennessee Williams’ lost play

Australian premiere for Tennessee Williams’ lost play

A Tennessee Williams play lost for 60 years will make its Australian premiere at the Last Drop Canning Vale. Presented by Life on Hold Productions and directed by Sarah Christiner, Not About Nightingales is based on the true story of a prison scandal that shocked the US in the mid-1930s. Inmates went on a hunger […]

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Sasha Velour’s ‘Nightgowns’ renewed for second season on Quibi

Sasha Velour’s ‘Nightgowns’ renewed for second season on Quibi

An extraordinary queer performance showcase is heading to the small screen once again, as Sasha Velour’s Nightgowns scores a second season on Quibi. Quibi, the mobile-first streaming service that focused on short-form content, has just launched in Australia and New Zealand, and today announced the RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 winner and friends will be bringing a […]

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Bright Light Bright Light steals our attention with 90s inspired dance tunes

Bright Light Bright Light steals our attention with 90s inspired dance tunes

Rod Thomas who performs as Bright Light Bright Light has been flying under the radar for the last few years, occasionally he’s caught our attention for his collaborations with Elton John, or covers of classic 80s favourites, but his own music is about to burst into the spotlight. Earlier this year, he began releasing tunes […]

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TV show ‘Love, Victor’ might be heading to a second series

TV show ‘Love, Victor’ might be heading to a second series

TV show Love Victor might be heading to a second series according to website TV Line. The series which is set in the same world as the film Love Simon follows teen Victor as he deals with his sexuality and finding love, alongside all the other challenges of being a teenager.  The first series saw Victor, played by actor […]

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KISS club returns to PICA to showcase new works in development

KISS club returns to PICA to showcase new works in development

KISS club, the annual showcase of interactive theatrical works in development returns to PICA this September. Celebrating its 10th year in 2020, KISS club is a performance event for ideas in development. This year it features 7 works from an exciting selection of Perth artists working across live and experimental performance. Co-curated by PICA and pvi collective, […]

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New Disney documentary celebrates the life of Howard Ashman

New Disney documentary celebrates the life of Howard Ashman

Howard | Disney+ | Available Now | ★ ★ ★ ★   A new documentary from Disney celebrates the life and work of writer and lyricist Howard Ashman. Ashman and his collaborator, composer Alan Menkin, are credited with bringing about a renaissance of Disney’s animated films in the 1980’s and early 1990’s when they worked on The Little Mermaid, Beauty […]

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