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A Knight in Waiting

A Knight in Waiting

The Theatre Royal Haymarket Company’s production of Waiting for Godot took Perth by storm recently, featuring some of the UK’s most loved and respected actors… all of whom just happen to be gay. Certain critics have even speculated that the relationship between the play’s two main characters has subtle homoerotic undertones. Sir Ian McKellen however, […]

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Feature Book: Women Who Kill

Feature Book: Women Who Kill

Women Who Kill By Lindy Cameron and Ruth Wykes Five Mile Press We may be tempted to think of murder purely as the domain of men; however women do kill, sometimes in brutal and shocking ways. This book explores some of Australia’s most chilling female killers in a frank and engaging manner. It is separated […]

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Lyons Pride

Lyons Pride

It’s a long way to the top. And on the way up most actors, musicians and comedians will tell you that they have had to hold down some less than glamorous jobs to make ends meet. Comedian Zoe Lyons is no exception and endured waiting tables, telesales, banana picking in Queensland as a young backpacker- […]

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Ruby Goes Back to School

Ruby Goes Back to School

Ah, the good old high school musical. Cardboard cut-out scenery with papier maché accents, drunken performing arts teachers weeping in the corner, singing voices only a mother could love… not if Ruby Rose has anything to do with it! Rose’s latest project, hosting the new FOX8 program Ultimate School Musical, sees one lucky high school’s […]

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Mum’s The Word

Mum’s The Word

Mothers come in all shapes and sizes and so do families. Jenny, Sally, Trudi and Lennon are just another family that will be celebrating Mother’s Day with lunch together on Sunday, May 9. But they’re no ordinary family – in fact they are quite extra-ordinary when it comes to their cross-generational, all -inclusive, loved-up clan. […]

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VALE Victor Francis

VALE Victor Francis

Perth’s gay community mourned the loss last month of one of its iconic figures, Victor Francis, who passed away on March 6 after a short battle with illness. During his funeral service on March 12, Francis was remembered for his ardent involvement in the gay community, his devotion to his family and sharp humour. In […]

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Local News Briefs – March

BEAR FEST A WINNER The inaugural Bears Perth, Bearwest festival has been hailed a fantastic success with organisers already saying they can’t wait to do it all again next year. A number of overseas and interstate guests attended the festival, which kicked off on Thursday, March 25 with a ‘meet and greet’ launch at The […]

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Artist Aiming For The Archibald

Artist Aiming For The Archibald

Local artist, Carl Gopal has entered a portrait of Perth MLA John Hyde into this year’s Archibald Prize. The Archibald is seen as Australia’s most prestigious award for portraiture and entries need to depict a person distinguished in art, letters, science or politics. According to Gopal, John Hyde was the ideal subject for his portrait […]

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Going Down… Under! Julian Clary returns to OZ!

Going Down… Under! Julian Clary returns to OZ!

Julian Clary has certainly kept himself busy since he was last in Australia six years ago. e’s had three books published, performed in London’s West End and tried his hand at ballroom dancing but is finally returning to his roots… stand-up comedy. Clary’s latest one man show, Lord Of The Mince, has been playing to […]

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Downe And Out In WA

Downe And Out In WA

Fresh from the festivities of Mardi Gras, Bob Downe is grooving his way over to WA for this month’s Club West cabaret show. After attending 25 parades and eight stints hosting the television coverage Downe has become an integral part of the annual Mardi Gras. ‘Well, it’s certainly a wild and crazy gig, that’s for […]

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