Arts & Culture

One Fell Swoop Circus Hang By a Thread to reach New Heights


What can a small, dedicated group of aerial acrobats do with only 30 metres of rope suspended in the air?

…A whole lot, and more - as we discovered while watching a stunning performance of By a Thread by the One Fell Swoop Circus group at the Fringe World Festival in Perth.

Making their debut in Perth, the circus artists packed their bags and took a road trip to get here from Melbourne. It has also turned out to be quite an adventure for audiences in Perth who have been lucky enough to watch these amazing aerialists.

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Dr Felicity Rickshaw's Celebrity Sex Party


Having thoroughly enjoyed Holland St Productions Gutenberg! The Musical in late 2016, my partner and I were looking forward to their Fringe World performance of Dr. Felicity Rickshaw's Celebrity Sex Party, at the Flaming Locomotive in the State Theatre Centre.

Upon entering the room, we were greeted by the sight of Dr Felicity Rickshaw hard at work on her laptop, no doubt in the midst of composing another erotic epic.

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Get your Skates on Fast to La Soirée!


Inside the Edith Spiegeltent at Cathedral Square, magic, mystery and mayhem awaits – none other than the mesmerising members of La Soirée.

La Soirée has amazed audiences around the world, bringing their show from the West End in London to Perth for the 3rd year running at Fringe World Perth.

They are back by popular demand – and very popular indeed judging by the sold out crowd eagerly waiting with drinks in hand for the show to begin.

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La Soiree have arrived in Perth for the Fringe World Festival!



La Soirée have arrived back in Perth for their biggest show yet!

The Fringe World atmosphere is in the air around Perth as tents are being set up to host one of the largest fringe events in the world.

The much anticipated La Soirée will kick off festivities this Friday with their opening night – they are back by popular demand for the third year running.

This year La Soirée presents a hot line up of our favourite acts, along with the debut of some stunning and amazing new performers.

Walk by the Cathedral Square precinct on the corner of Hay Street and Barrack Street in the Perth CBD and you’ll see the distinctive Edith Spiegeltent set up.

Look out for the dare devil act of skating duo Leo and Ursula.

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Up for Love at Luna


Up for Love the French romantic comedy has opened at Luna Palace cinemas. It’s a boy meets girl love story with a rather unique twist!

The story unfolds with the main character Diane (Virginie Efira) a successful lawyer and partner at her own firm with business partner Bruno, who she also happens to be separated from in her failed marriage.

By chance encounter, she meets Alexandre (Jean Dujardin) – who is charming, rich and successful, however, there is only one slight catch.


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I, Daniel Blake at Luna


Winner of the prestigious Palme d’Or, the much awaited movie “I Daniel Blake” opens today at Luna Palace cinemas in Perth.

Acclaimed British film director Ken Loach (of Jimmy’s Hall, The Angels’ Share, The Wind That Shakes the Barley) and writer Paul Laverty have struck a chord as audiences around the world have resonated strongly with the movie in its fight for the underdog.

The story revolves around the main character Daniel Blake, a carpenter forced to stop work due to a heart condition, who finds himself thrown into the world of the social services system to seek assistance.

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Chasing Asylum


Last week, I was fortunate to watch the documentary Chasing Asylum at a special screening by the Jewish community in Perth.

Chasing Asylum by academy award winning film director Eva Orner has been chosen as an Official Selection by the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival 2016 and has been described as “Outspoken. Outstanding.” as an Official Selection by Hot Docs 2016.

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