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Bibliophile | Fleur McDonald’s ‘The Shearer’s Wife’

The Shearer’s Wife by Fleur McDonald Allen & Unwin In 1980, Rose Kelly felt as big as an elephant as she was heavily pregnant with twins and desperate to get out of the confines of the Holden Kingswood Wagon. Accompanying her husband Ian to his next shearing shed, she aches to stop in the small […]

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‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ final season coming this December

‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ final season coming this December

The final chapter of Netflix’s breakout hit, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, is coming to our screens this December. Fans were shocked when Netflix announced the show’s cancellation back in July, which has crammed four action-packed seasons (or “parts”) into just two years. “Working on Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has been incredible honour from day one,” showrunner […]

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George Michael’s signature tune ‘Freedom ’90’ is 30 years old

The song that highlighted George Michael’s quest to be taken seriously as an artist, and free of the burdens and shackles of fame, was released as a single 30 years ago today. Fans first heard Freedom ’90 in September 1990 when the singer released his second solo album Listen Without Prejudice Vol 1, but when it was released […]

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Art Gallery of WA are ready to celebrate NAIDOC week

Art Gallery of WA are ready to celebrate NAIDOC week

The Art Gallery of Western Australia is ready to celebrate NAICOC week this December with a several special events. NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each year to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all […]

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CLYPSO’s new single ‘Storm’ is just so damn catchy

CLYPSO’s new single ‘Storm’ is just so damn catchy

“I hope this song brings some light and groove back into the hearts of everyone who’s doing it tough, but more importantly I hope everyone has at least one badass storm-weather friend in their life.” – CLYPSO Off the back of collaborating with a string of high calibre home-grown and international talent, from The Avalanches, […]

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A radical new take on Ibsen’s ‘A Doll’s House’ opens this weekend

A radical new take on Ibsen’s ‘A Doll’s House’ opens this weekend

Western Australia’s Feminist Theatre Company, Tempest, will be presenting a production of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House at the Subiaco Theatre Centre this week. Ibsen’s iconic play is reimagined as a bold one woman show. Nora Helmer is often considered one of modern drama’s first feminist characters. A Doll’s House deals with women, their traditional roles […]

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Need some new music in your life, check out the new releases

Need some new music in your life, check out the new releases

Fresh Tracks   Each week OUTinPerth is sent a mountain of media releases about new tunes. We went through most of the ones that arrived in the last week and wrote a one line review for each. If you’re after some new music, maybe some of these will satisfy your desires. There all in a Spotify […]

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Melville Theatre’s next production is ‘Old Love’ by Norm Foster

Melville Theatre’s next production is ‘Old Love’ by Norm Foster

Are you never too old to fall in love? It’s a question explored in a romantic comedy at Melville Theatre, aptly-titled Old Love, written by Norm Foster and directed by Vanessa Jensen. Divorced man Bud meets the recently-widowed Molly – the wife of his former boss – again after many years, when he comes to […]

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The much loved LGBTI+ charity event Club West set to return in 2021

The much loved LGBTI+ charity event Club West set to return in 2021

Perth’s long running and much loved charity event Club West is set to return in 2021 after a seven and half a year hiatus. The long running event was a staple of Perth’s LGBTI nightlife for 24 years before the final curtain came down in 2013. At the time Club West matriarch and part-time go-go […]

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Author Alice Coffin says she never consumes anything created by men

Author Alice Coffin says she never consumes anything created by men

French feminist author Alice Coffin has created a storm of controversy with her latest book Lesbian Genius. The academic and Paris city councilor urges women to banish men from their lives and not consume anything that is created by the opposite sex. In her book Coffin says women need to “eliminate men from their minds” and declares […]

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