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Angel Olsen shares her take on ‘The Safety Dance’

Angel Olsen shares her take on ‘The Safety Dance’

Singer Angel Olsen has shared another tune from her upcoming covers EP Aisles. This time she takes on Men Without Hats 80s classic The Safety Dance. Just like with her take on Gloria, Olsen has slowed down the tune to give it a whole new sound. Men Without Hats were a one-hit-wonder with tune in 1983. The new-wave band […]

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Jodie Whittaker and Chris Chibnall to leave ‘Doctor Who’

Jodie Whittaker and Chris Chibnall to leave ‘Doctor Who’

Actor Jodie Whittaker will leave the iconic sci-fi program Doctor Who next year, and showrunner Chris Chibnall will also be departing from the long running series. Whittaker took over the lead role of the thousand year old Time Lord in 2017. Since the show made it’s debut in 1963 multiple actors have played the role as […]

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Pop perfectionists Saint Etienne return with 10th studio album

Pop perfectionists Saint Etienne return with 10th studio album

Thirty years on from their groundbreaking debut Foxbase Alpha, the much-loved London trio Saint Etienne announce their 10th studio album I’ve Been Trying To Tell You slated for release on September 10th via Heavenly Recordings. The band’s most recent album was the 2017 release Home Counties.  While they’ve never found mainstream success is Australia, the band […]

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Rapper DaBaby launches into homophobic rant during live show

Rapper DaBaby launches into homophobic rant during live show

US rapper DaBaby is under fire after he launched in a homophobic rant during a live show over the weekend. Performing at Miami’s Rolling Loud festival the musician called on audience members to hold their mobile phones with the light turned on, but his invitation came with a huge serving of homophobia. “If you didn’t […]

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On This Gay Day: ‘Beautiful Thing’ made its theatrical debut

In 1993 Jonathan Harvey’s ‘Beautiful Thing’ was performed for the first time In 1993 Jonathan Harvey’s play Beautiful Thing was performed for the first time. Telling the story of two teenage boys, living on a council estate, who fall in love. The original production opened at the Bush Theatre in London and was directed by Hettie MacDonald. […]

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Cool Change Contemporary hosts four interesting artists in August

Cool Change Contemporary hosts four interesting artists in August

Art gallery Cool Change Contemporary is displaying the work of four intriguing artists in August. The gallery will present work from Ben Bannan, Mossy Jade Johnson, Fiona Gavino and Linda Loh. Each artist has distinctively different work that covers a wide variety of themes and influences. For Bannon, who previously presented work inspired by gay […]

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Ballet dancer Melissa McCabe announces her retirement

Ballet dancer Melissa McCabe announces her retirement

After an esteemed 20-year professional dance career, including 13 years at West Australian Ballet, Demi-Soloist Melissa McCabe (nee Boniface) will retire from the stage after one final season performing as Lucy in Dracula this August, a role created on her in 2018. “Mel has brought her trademark expressiveness and passion to every role she danced […]

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Paul Selwyn Norton announces his departure from STRUT Dance

Paul Selwyn Norton is stepping away from his role as the Artistic Director of STRUT Dance after eight years leading the company. Chairperson Franklin Gaffney said Norton had been transformational during his tenure as Director. “Paul is a visionary who has expertly steered STRUT Dance from a small fledging dance organisation when he arrived, to […]

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Plans for Perth Pride Hub feature in new City of Perth proposal

Plans for Perth Pride Hub feature in new City of Perth proposal

The City of Perth has adopted a new LGBTQIA+ inclusion plan and one of the proposals is to establish a Pride Hub within the City of Perth. Melbourne’s recently opened Pride Centre was an Australian first, backed by a $25 million investment from the state government, it brought together a wide array of LGBTIQ+ focussed […]

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City of Perth unanimously votes in favour of LGBTQIA+ inclusion plan

City of Perth unanimously votes in favour of LGBTQIA+ inclusion plan

The City of Perth Council has unanimously voted in favour of adopting an LGBTQIA+ inclusion plan put forward by their community advisory group. The group was formed in the wake of newly elected Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas making disparaging remarks about people who are transgender. Now the group has presented the council with a 34 […]

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