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Review: Mamma Mia – here we go again, we know the start, we know the end

Review: Mamma Mia – here we go again, we know the start, we know the end

Mamma Mia | Crown Theatre | Until July 1 | ★ ★ ★ ★   The fun, energetic musical Mamma Mia is back with a new cast, new staging, fresh choreography and all those ABBA songs that we love forever. I’ve seen this musical on Broadway, I’ve saw it the last time it was in Perth, and would […]

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Review | All hail the queen of Grime, Lady Leshurr

Review | All hail the queen of Grime, Lady Leshurr

Lady Leshurr | Jack Rabbit Slims | ★ ★ ★ ★  The words Hurricane and Lady are often tied together when it comes to forces of nature; in the case of Lady Leshurr, a force of nature is the only appropriate term that comes to mind. Beginning her career in 2009 with the release of Unleshurr she […]

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Review | Flight Facilities intimate party delights fans

Review | Flight Facilities intimate party delights fans

Flight Facilities ‘The Return Flight’  | Villa | 11 May 2018 | ★ ★ ★ ★   When you manage to sell out a gig almost immediately, the weight of expectation can sometimes be overbearing. The hype had been building ever since Flight Facilities announced a series of intimate Australian shows to kick off their ‘Return Flight’ world […]

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Review: Belle and Sebastian deliver a perfect show

Review: Belle and Sebastian deliver a perfect show

Belle and Sebastian | The Astor Theatre | 2nd May 2018 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★   This is how every concert should be. On the back of their recently released set of EPs How To Solve Our Human Problems, Belle and Sebastian made a triumphant return to Perth, their first stop in a series of four dates […]

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Kylie Minogue’s ‘Golden’ reviewed track by track

Kylie Minogue’s new album Golden is out today. The OUTinPerth team were up early to grab a copy of the singer’s latest offering and the album lives up to it’s promise of being infused with a country sound, only one or two tracks are not filled with banjos plucks and yeah-haws. While some fans might not like […]

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Bibliophile | A Certain Light: A Memoir of Family, Loss and Hope

A Certain Light: A Memoir of Family, Loss and Hope by Cynthia Banham Allen & Unwin   Cynthia Banham is an interesting person who grew up in Sydney and became a solicitor before moving to Canberra, where she met her husband Michael, as the Foreign Affairs and Defence Correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald.   […]

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Need some new sounds? We check out some new music releases

Space Invadas Wild World ★ ★ ★ From the onset this album from Australian duo Katalyst and Steve Spacek delivers pop-synth and RnB lyrics that make you move. All songs have the ability to give you different flavours but are never overwhelming or stray from the thread that started with opening track Welcome. The title […]

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Thievery Corporation mix musical styles for maximum success

Thievery Corporation mix musical styles for maximum success

Thievery Corporation | Metro City | 8th March 2018 | ★ ★ ★ ★  Thievery Corporation’s musical style is hard to pin down, the constant factor in their output is a mash up of many different styles, an intricate melting pot of dub, reggae, hip hop, Brazilian Bossa Nova beats and down-tempo chill out. The most impressive […]

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The enthralling ‘White Spirit’ is a highlight of the Perth Festival

The enthralling ‘White Spirit’ is a highlight of the Perth Festival

White Spirit | His Majesty’s Theatre | 2nd March  The mark of any great show is how it folds time in around itself. A great show should, in effect, act like a temporal displacement field. It should hold you, condensing minutes around itself, so that when you walk out of the theatre and check your […]

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Review: The Avalanches at the Chevron Festival Gardens

Review: The Avalanches at the Chevron Festival Gardens

The Avalanches | Chevron Festival Gardens | 25th February 2018 | ★ ★ ★ ★  When The Avalanches were announced as one of the bands to be performing at the Perth Arts Festival tickets were quickly snapped up. The last time the band played in Perth was 15 years ago, and given that the band are famous […]

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