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Easter Bilby hops into town

By Melissa Sheil MOVE over Easter bunny, there’s a new fluffy friend in town delivering your chocolate eggs with an Australian twist. The Easter bilby will be visiting Lesmurdie native animal not-for-profit Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre this weekend on April ...

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Class clowns

By Melissa Sheil IF you’re funny and you know it clap your hands – and sign up to join Australia’s best budding young comics in the 25th year of Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Class Clowns competition. The Perth heat will ...

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Rainbow serpent in the park

By Melissa Sheil VISITORS to Stirk Park shouldn’t be alarmed when they see a giant serpent slithering across the grass this Friday night – it is only the Wagyl, a 35 metre rainbow serpent, courtesy of Go Cultural Aboriginal Tours ...

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Kalamunda show officially axed for 2021

By Melissa Sheil PLEAS for community assistance by the Kalamunda show committee have fallen on deaf ears, with a lack of volunteer sign-ups resulting in the cancellation of the 2021 event. The decision was made unanimously at the committee’s January ...

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Bellevue playwright takes the stage

By Claire Ottaviano BELLEVUE resident Luke Heath will make his debut as writer and co-director at Perth Fringe World Festival 2021 with his play Dream Girl. The play premieres this Saturday at the Don Russell Performing Arts Center and continues ...

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Musical suite inspired by 1879 disaster

Musical inspired by disaster

By Sally McGlew WRITING public disasters to music is no easy feat but for Lesmurdie composer and folk musician Iris Jones it’s a gift that just keeps giving and something that comes easily to her creative spirit. Originally hailing from ...

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On the world stage

Fringe Festival Swan Valley

By Claire Ottaviano WHILE many Swan Christian College Year 12 graduates are enjoying a well-deserved break on Leavers, it won’t be long until they are back in the College’s Maali Mia Theatre as professional performers rehearsing for their Fringe Festival ...

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Kalamunda crowds up for fun

Cameron the Magician

By Melissa Sheil FRINGE World Festival performer Cameron the Magician is bringing his energetic comedic magic shows back to the Kalamunda Hotel for another round of laughs. Luckily for West Australians, Fringe World Festival 2021 is going ahead with a ...

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The Xrossing makes Swan View the star

A MIXTURE of “stubbornness, tenacity and stupidity” has seen a movie shot and produced in Swan View take home a raft of international film awards. The Xrossing, written and directed by Swan View’s Steven Mihaljevic,  had its world premiere at ...

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