Theatre: A Powerful Take on Medea

      While Euripides’ Medea isn’t the cheeriest play in the ancient Greek canon, it is an enduring classic because it touches on human issues that have resonated...
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Perth’s Architectural Gems – Yes, We Still Have A Few!

    What do St George’s Cathedral, Fremantle Prison, and Cottesloe’s controversial Indiana Teahouse have in common? Answer: They’re among 50 Perth architectural icons...
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Marjorie Coleman: Life Through Beautiful Threads

    Marjorie Coleman has spent much of her life stitching and weaving beautiful things. For decades the Western Australian master quilt maker and doyenne of thread has...
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Recipe: Orzo & Feta Stuffed Peppers

Here is a wonderful recipe from John Gregory-Smith’s colourful new book featuring the most-loved recipes from Lebanon, Saffron in the Souks (Kyle Books). For thousands of...
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Crime: “The Pretty Girl Killer” Christopher Wilder

      Handsome and charming, surfer Christopher Wilder had the world at his fingertips. But the Sydney-born son of a naval hero became a serial killer. He ended up...
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Tommaso’s Olympic Reflections

Tommaso’s Olympic Reflections

    With the Games over for another four years, WA superfish Tommaso D’Orsogna is still coming down from the greatest experience of his life. Finally back home, he shares his Olympic diary with The Starfish. Imagine walking into a town where every... read more
Film: Bully

Film: Bully

  Bully, directed by Emmy-award winning filmmaker Lee Hirsch, is an insightful, at times confronting, documentary that provides a window into how bullying has affected five children and their families. A heart-broken father talking about his love for his bullied... read more
Terry Serio: Going Great Guns

Terry Serio: Going Great Guns

  The other night, we saw Perth-born actor Terry Serio get slaughtered then sawed into pieces on Nine’s crim-fest, Underbelly. A night later, he’d resurrected, to launch his new CD, Terry Serio’s Ministry Of Truth: Who’s To Cry, Terry Serio’s at Sydney’s Camelot... read more
John Gould’s Prized Prints on Show

John Gould’s Prized Prints on Show

    Those interested in Australian fauna, flora, art and history are in for a treat with the Trowbridge Gallery in Claremont hosting a unique exhibition and sale of John Gould hand-coloured lithographs. Gould is well known for his meticulous lithographs, a... read more
Club Nectar: The Long & Wining Road

Club Nectar: The Long & Wining Road

    Wine appreciation groups take many forms, but the most popular embodiment is of a haughty, patronizing collective dripping in sham formality and suspect expertise. Rightly or wrongly, such cliques have become zesty fodder for parody. They are seen as a... read more
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