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WHILE admitting to never reading an Agatha Christie novel before landing a role in the Australian cast of Miss Marple mystery A Murder is Announced, James Beck does have a fond place for the stories in his heart. more »
WHILE growing up in Iraq, Ayad Alqaragholli would spend his childhood days collecting clay from the nearby riverbank to create small sculptures. more »
THEATRE veteran Jenny Davis, of Mount Hawthorn, has been presenting oral histories on stage with Agelink Theatre for the past 21 years, seeing the importance of not only preserving these stories but also affirming the value of seniors. more »
IT was the morning of September 11, 2001 when Fremantle-born actor Adam T Perkins switched on the television in his New York apartment to see footage of the World Trade Center burning. more »
AS A child growing up in Geraldton during the 50s and 60s, Jon Green used to shine a torch through his father’s film negatives to project the images onto the wall, baffled by how they could possibly be printed into photographs. more »
WHEN artistic director John Sheedy started at Subiaco-based Barking Gecko Theatre Company, he decided the answer to producing great theatre for young people was to get to know them better. more »
RICHARD O’Brien’s 40th anniversary Australian tour of The Rocky Horror Show should be renamed The Craig McLachlan Show, as the 48-year-old star totally steals the spotlight. more »
IN a very successful bid to attract younger audiences to the art of dance, the WA Ballet is playing Romeo and Juliet to sell-out crowds at the Quarry Amphitheatre as part of the Perth International Arts Festival. more »
AFTER weeks of performing in Perth for Fringe World, local pole artist Joanna Littlewood-Johnson will travel to Melbourne in March to compete in a star-studded industry event. more »
MOUNT Nasura teenager Callan Colley perches on a benchtop in a bare Sydney apartment, waiting for his sofa bed to arrive from the Gumtree seller he paid for it. more »
THE 2014 Ballet at the Quarry season will reunite three former Graduate College of Dance students. more »
THE eerily haunting music of sound design/composer Ben Collins introduces audiences to Black Swan State Theatre’s world premier production of Flood. more »
IN 2010, Australian Olympic gold medallist diver Matthew Mitcham was ordered to have three months' bed-rest to heal the stress fractures in his lower back. more »
IT was two years to the very day that Melbourne-born, 2010 WAAPA musical theatre graduate Gillian Cosgriff first returned to Perth with touring show Spontaneous Broadway. more »
TAKING a moment to sit and contemplate life can often spark moments of brilliance. more »
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Western Suburbs Weekly reporter Sarah Motherwell with this week's Cat Haven update.
Western Suburbs Weekly reporter Sarah Motherwell with this week's Dog Refuge update.