The organised artistic chaos that descends on the city each year always leaves its mark. Simon Collins details what makes Perth Fringe — the world’s third largest — such an immersive rite of passage.
Mark McGowan has taken to the stage at the Perth Fringe to show off his dancing chops — twirling his hips to the tune of Nelly’s Hot In Here to a delighted audience.
Anthony Tran — the acrobat who suffered a frightening fall in front of a horrified Fringe World audience 12 months ago — hopes he will be in the spotlight for all the right reasons this year.
Whether it be dealing with terrible dating experiences, or navigating life in Australia as part of a migrant family, Samia Mohsin has always been able to see the humour in life’s challenges.
Women’s rights are top of the bill at this year’s festival, here’s why men should be buying a ticket.
Stephanie McKenna, Pierra Willix & Lily Hoffmann
Simone Craddock returns to the Fringe with a tribute to jazz legends Ella FitzGerald and Louis Armstrong
Cygnus Arioso plays Grieg and Schoenberg with Summer Camp string orchestra at Government House Perth
Divas Daniella Sicari, Leah Guelfi and Caitlin Cassidy join forces for Let’s Misbehave! — jazz standards and other favourites at Lyric’s Underground, Maylands, for the Fringe.
Penny Shaw, Robert Hofmann & Tommaso Pollio present songs of star-crossed love in Mismatched! at Perth Fringe
We have poured over the program of this year’s Fringe World Festival to bring you a snapshot of the top picks and help plan your diary.
The Orchestra Collective launches at Government House Perth, teaming students and professional musicians
Vienna Pops Orchestra, Rachelle Durkin and Mark Coughlan rock in New Year at Perth Concert Hall
Hard work has paid off for Attadale dancer Zane Smith-Taylor after claiming a win at one of the most prestigious dance competitions in the world.
Soprano Rachelle Durkin, Mark Coughlan and the Vienna Pops Orchestra ring in 2021 at New Year's Eve Gala in Perth Concert Hall
Freeze Frame Opera’s annual outing to the Quarry Amphitheatre brings established stars, new talent, a late addition and the odd joke
Like thousands of other school leavers across WA, Arad Rad was anxiously awaiting Year 12 exam results yesterday — but he has had a harder journey than most to get to this point.
Eight local arts projects will get a multi-million funding boost in a move that will support up to 1000 jobs, as part of the first round of a new Federal Government’s program.
Perth Symphonic Chorus maintains tradition of Handel’s Messiah in face of COVID restrictions
This summer, New Zealanders can enjoy the largest exhibition of contemporary Maori art in two decades at the Auckland Art Gallery.
Couch Opera Live winds up 2020 with Christmas Special on YouTube at 6pm on Saturday
Freeze Frame Opera returns to Christmas at the Quarry Amphitheatre with a new focus on youth
Voyces celebrates Christmas with a world premiere, mixing modern and traditional carols
Music on the Terrace returns in 2021 with indoor, outdoor and intimate soiree events at Government House, Perth
Breaksea Singing Festival brings Albany’s Bonnie Staude and Jarrad Inman to a metro audience at Kidogo Art House
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