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Brodie McCulloch is running to be the next Lord Mayor of Perth

Brodie McCulloch is running to be the next Lord Mayor of Perth

Brodie McCulloch, the founder of Spacecubed is running to be the next Lord Mayor of Perth. If he wins he’d become the city’s first LGBTIQ+ Lord Mayor. The businessman has spent the last decade focusing on community building and creating start up businesses and he’s got some ideas on what needs to happen to make […]

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The Mace Francis Orchestra celebrate 15 years with two big band shows

The Mace Francis Orchestra celebrate 15 years with two big band shows

Fourteen of Perth’s finest musicians are celebrating 15 years of original Australian jazz music and togetherness as a big band with two birthday shows on Thursday 20th August and 22nd October at The Goodwill Club – downstairs at The Rechabite, Northbridge at 7:30pm. From modern swing through to raucous rock, the joint is always jumpin’ […]

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POP and Drag Factory are going digital with your favourite local drag artists

POP and Drag Factory are going digital with your favourite local drag artists

Perth regular weekly drag nights POP! and Drag Factory have announced they’ll be streaming live into your living rooms with all your favourite local performers. Connections’ weekly drag showdown POP is returning tonight as POP at home, hosted by by the only BarbieQ live on her Facebook page. The Court’s Drag Factory is set to […]

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Philip La Rosa returns with romantic new tune ‘Paradise’

Philip La Rosa returns with romantic new tune ‘Paradise’

Perth based musician Philip La Rosa has a brand new track and it’s one filled with romance. Paradise builds on the success his viral single Pride which was released in 2016. After collaborating the Banton Brothers, La Rosa released the single Drowning, which was produced by ARIA winning Taka Perry, to coincide with Mental Health Day 2018, […]

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Exploring photography with community group Shutterpups

Exploring photography with community group Shutterpups

One of the newer community groups here in Perth is the Shutterpups, a photography group set up by Gary Davies. The group meet up regularly for photo walks where they pick a particular subject and go off to take pictures, they then share the images on their Facebook group. I joined Gary Davies for a […]

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Tap into local queer history with ‘The Lion Never Sleeps’

Tap into local queer history with ‘The Lion Never Sleeps’

A uniquely queer performance is coming town as party of the Blue Room’s Winter Nights program – taking audiences on a historical walk through Northbridge. The Lion Never Sleeps is described as a walking performance by creator Noemie Huttner-Koros, tracing the spaces and places where Perth’s queer community have danced and gathered. Noemie spoke to the team at […]

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The Manhattan Transfer return with new tunes and a new member

Singer Janis Siegel from The Manhattan Transfer chats to us about the groups longevity and their latest work. This year The Manhattan Transfer will have been in the music business for five decades, the jazz vocal group first formed in 1969. The first incarnation of the group only lasted a few years, and in 1972 […]

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Teenagers appear in court over alleged Grindr assault and robberies

Eight teenagers have appeared in Perth Children’s Court in relation to a series of alleged assaults and robberies that occurred in Perth’s northern suburbs in July. It has previously been outlined that the high school students allegedly led men to parks using dating apps before committing the assault and robberies. Two of the teenagers pleaded […]

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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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Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, posts vile homophobic video

Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, posts vile homophobic video

Perth based electronic musician Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, has posted a video to Facebook outlining his hatred of gay people. Betke has amassed more than 110 million views on YouTube with his compositions that sample sounds from film and television programs, but his latest video has very different content. As a teenager when he first […]

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