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Delve into our local queer history with ‘The Lion Never Sleeps’

Delve into our local queer history with ‘The Lion Never Sleeps’

A uniquely queer performance is taking audiences through the streets of Northbridge, taking a closer look at local LGBTIQ+ history. The Lion Never Sleeps is described as a walking performance by creator Noemie Huttner-Koros, tracing the spaces and places where Perth’s queer community have danced and gathered. We asked Huttner-Koros a little bit about the […]

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Review | Drag Diva Spectacular is loaded with energy and joy

Review | Drag Diva Spectacular is loaded with energy and joy

Drag Diva Spectacular | Connections | Until 1 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  What the *uc* (rhymes with truck) is in the water here in Perth! Maybe it doesn’t have anything to do what the water we drink; maybe the answers lies in the ability of Connections icon and resident Drill Sergeant, Ms BarbieQ’s, choices in […]

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Review | Little Death Club is anything but dead

Review | Little Death Club is anything but dead

Little Death Club | West Australian Spiegeltent | Until 16 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★   Imagine the new Nina Hagen takes a trip to the Weimar Republic, stops in a few sleazy alleyway bars on the way to pick up some weird and wonderful friends, hijacks a world-class gypsy punk/jazz band and throws a fetish cabaret […]

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Review | Briefs: The Second Coming has come again

Briefs: The Second Coming | The Rechabite | Until 16 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★   Celebrating eight years of bringing their festival favourite to the west coast, the boys of Briefs return to our shores for another sparkling spectacular at Fringe World. Most certainly, Briefs is an act we all immediately associate with our annual fringe-y […]

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Meet the queens of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ season 12

Meet the queens of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ season 12

It’s that time again. RuPaul’s Drag Race is back with the 12th season of the main series, after a jam-packed year of drag TV in 2019. Thirteen queens have been revealed as competitors in a surprise announcement today – with reigning champion Yvie Oddly introducing the new batch of gals in the running for her crown. […]

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LGBTIQ+ advocates welcome new Liberal Tasmanian Premier

LGBTIQ+ advocates welcome new Liberal Tasmanian Premier

LGBTIQ advocates have welcomed the election of Peter Gutwein as the new Tasmanian Premier earlier this week. Former Treasurer Gutwein was elected unopposed by members of his party, with Jeremy Rockliff as his Deputy, after Will Hodgman announced his surprise resignation earlier this year. “Whenever the Liberal Party has had a conscience vote on LGBTIQ […]

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Sam Smith joins Pabllo Vittar, Kesha & Dua Lipa at Mardi Gras

Sam Smith joins Pabllo Vittar, Kesha & Dua Lipa at Mardi Gras

Pop pioneer Sam Smith is headed to the world famous Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade and will later join the official Mardi Gras Party with an electrifying performance on Saturday 29 February, 2020. Sam Smith has established themselves as one of the world’s most soulful voices and has topped the charts worldwide with […]

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Review | ‘Casting Off’ inspires audiences to be over the top

Review | ‘Casting Off’ inspires audiences to be over the top

Casting Off | De Parel | Until 2 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  “You can either be happy, or right. I choose to be happy and I am most happy when doing handstands…” Three infectious, cheeky and heart warming women look right at us as if we’re the ones about to perform. They tinker with […]

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Review | Nath Valvo has everyone laughing in the Big Top

Review | Nath Valvo has everyone laughing in the Big Top

Nath Valvo – Chatty Cathy | Big Top | Until 26 Jan | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Nath Valvo has performed in amazing venues across Australia and abroad. On opening night inside the Big Top tent in the Pleasure Garden, Nath’s first joke was about performing in a tent and being blown away by a gust of wind […]

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Review | Head First Acrobats take us for a wild ride in ‘Railed’

Review | Head First Acrobats take us for a wild ride in ‘Railed’

Railed | The West Australian Spiegeltent & The Edith | Until 9 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  The boys of Head First Acrobats have ridden back into town for another Fringe World rodeo, with another unmissable addition to the festival lineup. The independent posse first came onto my Fringe radar a few years back with Elixir […]

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