Arts & Culture

Sosei – Revival - of Planet Earth

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What is happening to our planet Earth?

Natural disasters including drought, bushfires, floods, cyclones, earthquakes in Australia and around the world are on the rise.

The Japanese film “Sosei – Revival” has arrived in Perth!

In this fascinating documentary, director Shiratori takes us on a scientific journey to reveal how the power of beneficial microorganisms which are the oldest organisms known on Earth, could help restore the environment which has long been polluted by human activities. 

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Equity at Luna

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Equity – the Official Selection from the Sundance Film Festival 2016 and Tribeca Film Festival 2016 is now showing at Luna Palace Cinemas in Perth.

The movie offers a window into the world of IPOs, investment bankers and venture capitalists – a fast paced glimpse into the lives of individuals driven by the quest for money.

What makes this story unique compared to other movies about Wall Street, is its focus on the women of Wall Street.  Written, filmed and financed by an all female team, the women unbare their stories.

 

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Clinton: the Musical by Black Swan State Theatre Company

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Anyone for a musical centered on the theme of politics?

An interesting topic choice for a night of songs, my partner and I thought, as we headed into the State Theatre Centre of WA to watch Black Swan State Theatre Company’s latest extravaganza -  “Clinton – the Musical”.

Fresh off the New York Times Critics Pick and nominations for Best New Musical, Clinton is a clever night of music and song crafted by Australian playwriters, Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge.

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High Rise at Luna

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High Rise has hit the screens at Luna Leederville.

The story revolves the main character surgeon Dr Laing (Tom Hiddleston), who moves into his new state of the art apartment in the outskirts of London to leave his past behind and to make a new start. As he gets acquainted with his neighbours within the apartment complex, more than meets the eye, as he gets drawn into their intricate lives.

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Arcadia Australia Lands in Perth

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Arcadia are landing in Australia this November for the first time ever, with three shows and two community open days exclusive to Perth.

Transforming recycled military machinery and industrial components into spellbinding new worlds, the Arcadia Spectacular shows are the ultimate
immersive experience.

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A Perfect Specimen by Black Swan State Theatre Company

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Haunting squeals and whistles echoed around the room as the audience descended into the theatre for the opening night of A Perfect Specimen.

On a dimly lit, two-tiered circular stage stood three A-frames, featuring provocative headlines like Behold! The Monkey Woman.

Then Theodore Lent (played by Luke Hewitt) emerged from the curtains, tapped his cane sharply on the ground and – in an ominous, booming voice – invited us to the show.

A Perfect Specimen, by Perth-born award-winning playwright Nathaniel Moncrieff, is inspired by the true story of Julia Pastrana.

 

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