Madman Anime Festival – Perth

Madman Anime Festival, or MadFest as it is colloquially known, had it’s second run in Perth last weekend and hit all kind of records as the Japanese centric pop culture exhibition filled the event hole left by the withdrawal of OzComicCon from Western Australia. The lines to open the event were startlingly long and considerably…

KOOZA – Cirque Du Soleil

Kooza is another feather in the cap of the prolific Cirque Du Soleil, the Canadian based theatrical performance company whose past performances have wowed audiences world wide. Kooza tells the story of a young loner, “the Innocent”, who appears to be lost and in search of direction and adventure. The Innocent is drawn into a…

Monster Jam World Tour – Perth

The Monster Jam World Tour arrived at Perth’s Domain Stadium on the weekend to the cheers and smiles of local fans. The five tonne, 200 horse power machines took on a life of their own as they flew, crashed, raced and tricked their way around the specially created dirt course. The carnage which followed did not disappoint. The afternoon session began with…

The Brick Man Experience

The Brick Man Experience is billed as Australia’s biggest exhibition of Lego works and there is indeed an array of impressive constructions on show. Held under a big top tent at Perth’s new Elizabeth Quay development it is an event that kids of all ages were clambering to get a ticket to. Primary builder Ryan…

Walking With Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular

In an era of computerized special effects and digital image over exposure it is a welcome relief to come across a show which entertains, instructs and amazes based on a beautifully designed and manually manufactured life-size 3D journey into our planets history. Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular delivers on it’s promise to “captivate…

The Perth Royal Show

Everyone loves an agricultural show and Western Australia’s local fair is the Perth Royal Show. I love the Perth Royal Show so much I spend everyday of the week long event dragging the family around the suburban venue, rain, hail or shine, every single year. It’s not just the free yoghurt, choc milk and iced…