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Category: Reviews

YA Books That Are Actually Worth The Hype

As an avid book reader, I am constantly searching for new material to read, despite ignoring all the unread books collecting dust on my shelf. Often the books that come to my attention are the ones that are the most hyped. They’re the most recommended novels at bookstores and libraries, the ones that pop up onto my dashboard, the ones that friends try to shove down my throat.

Hear the Perth Hip-Hop Scene Heating Up!

Western Australia is home to a diverse range of musicians and artists. The hip-hop scene found in Perth is considered by the local talent to be largely influenced by the SBX crew that started up in the 1990’s. One Perth artist that is currently rising up through the ranks of “Aussie Hip-Hop” is Brad Cossington.

An Unexpected Love: A Review

Perth Festival opens its doors once again with Lotterywest Films, a highly anticipated selection of international cinema curated to make your heart ache or sing with joy. I was lucky enough to attend the opening night this past week with fellow Colosoul writer Michael Green, and it was definitely worth it!

Book Your Room to ‘Stay With Us’ Today!

Staying in a hotel is a funny thing. It’s just a bed in a room, with a bath and a shower, but something about it feels special. Until you’re in your room with flickering lights and haunting voices bouncing off the walls. This is what guests should expect from The Last Big Hunt’s latest performance Stay With Us, performed at the Riverview Hotel in Perth.

A Look into the Avant-Garde

‘Avant-Garde.’ A phrase derived from the French language meaning “fore-guard” or “vanguard,” it refers to people or works which challenge both the status quo of a certain time, and what is taught as the “norm” in society; the hope for deviation.

‘In the Next Room’ Hits the Spot!

No, you’re not reading wrong. It’s a play about vibrators. The Black Swan Theatre Company are putting on a fresh and new production of Sarah Ruhl’s masterful play about pleasure and the power of electricity and women, and more importantly, the invention of the vibrator.

Music Video Review: BTS “IDOL”

Heart-throb Kpop group BTS (also known as Bangtang Boys) recently released a brand-new music video for their song “IDOL” featured in their new album Love Yourself: Answer. The music video was released on YouTube on August 24th earning more than 45 million views in the first 24 hours of being released.

American Animals: Film Review

This is not your ordinary college-boy-gone-bad type of movie. The film focused on Spencer Reinhard, a very creative student who always wished for something to come along and change his life. Spencer joins forces with the mischievous Warren Lipka, a college athlete who seems frustrated with how mindless America can be.