Bollywood’s Best bring the Beat - Review of Shahrukh Khan


For Bollywood fans in Perth, the evening of Wednesday the 9th of October was all about three letters: S – R – K.

The King of Bollywood (that’s Shahrukh Khan for the uninitiated) and his trio of screen-queens – Jacqueline Fernandez, Rani Mukherjee and Madhuri Dixit, all held court for a three-hour-plus Bollywood extravaganza in our city.

Joined by Punjabi rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh and Indian Idol alumni Meiyang Chang who emceed, the three Bollywood icons and the debutante (Fernandez) lit up the stage, all accompanied by over a hundred dancers from India.

The show, choreographed by Geeta Kapor, was a big coup for Perth, having only been performed in Auckland and Sydney.

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First Come Loves - A Sweet and Sassy Bridal Fair


First Comes Love, Perth’s original alternative bridal fair celebrates its third year with a move to an historic new venue.

On Saturday 5th October 2013, the stunning St Georges College in Crawley plays host to this iconic event, featuring WA’s freshest and most  creative artisans and independent businesses, showcasing their wares and services for a discerning clientele.

First Comes Love is the perfect remedy to cookie-cutter, mass-produced wedding expos. Moving  away from stretch Hummers and teeth-whiteners, First Comes Love is for those looking to walk the ‘aisle’ less-travelled.

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Riverside Ramble at Swan Regional Riverside Park


Everyone is invited to explore the Swan Regional Riverside Park, where the Riverside Ramble is being held on Sunday the 13th of October 2013 from 10am to 4pm at the Reg Bond Reserve, Bernley Drive, Viveash.

The Riverside Ramble is a partnership project between the City of Swan and the Stratton Lions Club, and this is an excellent free community event with a huge range of activities all set in beautiful surrounds beside the Swan River.

There will be artists dotted throughout the park and as people explore the walk trails they will also discover a medieval fair, market stalls, free rides, face painters, circus activities and camel rides to name a few.

There is a Doggies Breakfast at the park, complete with on-site vet checks, a doggy walk and prizes. So our four legged friends can enjoy a day out as well.


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He Died with a Felafel in His Hand at The Flying Scotsman


Catch the hugely popular1990s cult novel He Died with a Felafel in His Hand on stage this month at The Flying Scotsman's Velvet Lounge in Mount Lawley.

It's a must see cult classic that explores the madness of sharing house with the good, the bad and the ugly.

Written by John Birmingham and adapted by Simon Bedak, Steve Le  Marquand and Michael Neaylon, Groovy Boots Theatre is bringing it to life and taking the show back to its pub origins at The Flying Scotsman.

Described as one of the funniest Australian novels ever written with sales of more than 300,000 copies and counting, He Died with a Felafel in His Hand also has the record of the longest-running stage play in Australian history.

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Zeitgeist by Just Improvise - Improv Theatre with a Cabaret Twist


Just Improvise, the specialist theatre improvisation company based in Perth, will titillate you with an intimate evening of creepy cabaret, in the spirit of 'The Times' with its latest show Zeitgeist.

Imagine a chance encounter between playwright Bertold Brecht and legendary musician Tom Waits, workshopped and performed as part of the 2012 Impro Melbourne Classic, Zeitgeist follows on from the unscripted success of "In a New York Minute" and "The Locker Room".

Just Improvise is using this notion as inspiration for its latest show Zeitgeist, an intimate evening of creepy cabaret using real newspaper headlines as the catalyst for each performance.


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