“REAL WITCHES dress in ordinary clothes and look very much like ordinary women. They live in ordinary houses and they work in ORDINARY JOBS. That is why they are so hard to catch.” – Roald Dahl, The Witches
One might assume the subject of witches on a mission to rid the world of children might be one best avoided by children, lest it keeps them awake at night, wondering if their own mother could be one of those ‘ordinary women’.
But it seems no matter how dastardly and devilish the themes of Roald Dahl’s stories, audiences can’t get enough of snot goblins and muggle-wumps. Read more
As Australians, we take great pride in the story of our ANZACs. Sadly, as there are no longer any WWI veterans to march on our most sacred national day, it is more important than ever to keep their stories alive and accessible for younger generations, Lest We Forget.
The Lighthouse Girl is one such story, regaling the true to life tale of lighthouse keeper’s daughter Fay Howe. Read more
In 36 degree heat, the inaugural City Limits Festival hit Badlands Bar on Sunday 5 March. Since Badlands’ inception they have been committed to creating a live music venue that champions the local, and if the success of this weekend’s event is anything to go by, City Limits is set to be a popular fixture on the calendar. Read more
It has only been about 20 years since letter writing began its swift and irrevocable decline, but it is, unquestionably, a relic of the past, albeit the not-too-distant past.
Enter Women of Letters, an event founded by Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire in 2010 to celebrate “the lost art of letter writing”. Each Women of Letters salon sees five Australian women compose a letter on a set theme and then read it to an audience. Read more
Vietnamese production A O Lang Pho is now showing at the Regal Theatre as part of the 2017 Perth International Arts Festival. In performing sublime movement on stage, the Nouveau Cirque du Vietnam are powerful storytellers – the 70 minute circus event presents an evolution from village to city. A story of progress with its gains and losses. Read more
It’s my first Friday night back in Perth and I have three options – a Law Society Dinner, family dinner or Stuart Watkins’ Activate the Flow at Raw Kitchen. Read more