Arts & Culture

Arcadia Australia Lands in Perth

arcadia-australia-213-142

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.

Read more ...

A Perfect Specimen by Black Swan State Theatre Company

black-swan-a-perfect-specimen-210-140

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.

 

Read more ...

Goldstone at Luna

goldstone-ivan-sen-luna-220-120

On a raining Saturday morning in Perth, I stepped into the cinema in Leederville looking forward to watch the Australian movie Goldstone.

Goldstone is Ivan Sen’s latest Australian thriller, a spin off from his movie Mystery Road.

The movie revolves around the goings on in a mining town – behind the seemingly quiet life of a remote town in outback Australia, what you see is not necessarily what you get behind the scenes.

 

Read more ...

God Willing at Luna

God-Willing-Luna-210-140

What does an atheist father do when his son announces to the family that he wants to be a priest?

That is the dilemma posed in the movie God Willing or “Se Dio Vuole”, where it was the number 1 smash hit comedy success of the 2015 Lavazza Italian Film Festival.

God Willing has hit the screens in Perth and is now showing at Cinema Paradiso in Northbridge and Luna SX in Fremantle.

Read more ...

Angels in America by Black Swan State Theatre Company

Black-Swan-Angels-in-America-1-151-210 

 The Winter Arts Festival is on again in Perth, and as part of the festival program, Black Swan State Theatre Company brings to life the all time classic Angels in America.  So forget about staying home during our cold winter nights and head out for a great night's entertainment instead.

The play is set in New York City circa 1985, and follows the lives of two couples dealing with difficult times: gay lovers Louis Ironson and Prior Walter; and Mormon lawyer Joe Pitt and his wife Harper.

Read more ...

A Month of Sundays at Luna

a-month-of-sundays-luna-255-140

Well known Australian writer director Matthew Saville (Please Like Me, The Slap, The Secret Life of Us) brings to audiences his latest movie “A Month of Sundays”.

The Aussie movie is based around the main character Frank Mollard (Anthony LaPaglia), who encounters a funny incidence of receiving a phone call from his “Mum”, even though his Mum past away last year.

From there, the movie unfolds introducing Frank’s somewhat mundane, ordinary life working as a real estate agent.

 

Read more ...

An at Luna Leederville

an-naomi-kawase-movie-review-luna-leederville-5-210

Feeling hungry for a dorayaki?!

“An” - the movie by Naomi Kawase is showing at Luna Leederville, and the story revolves around a baker selling dorayaki – a Japanese pancake filled with a sweet red bean paste “an”.

Life for Sentaro the baker is so-so and as he goes about his daily life, he appears sad and lonely to his customers with little to laugh about.

The story takes an interesting turn when an elderly lady by the name of Tokue applies to help him out in his bakery.

Read more ...

facebook twitter  youtube 32x32  

GET THE PERTH WALKABOUT NEWSLETTER

Subscribe to get your Guide to the "Top 5 Must Sees in Perth"!