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DeAnne Smith

DeAnne Smith

Canadian comedian DeAnne Smith is heading to Perth next year for the Perth International Comedy Festival. OUTinPerth’s Scott-Patrick Mitchell put some tough questions to DeAnne. Talk us through the DeAnne Do: is your hair quintessentially you or are you quintessentially your hair? I love this question. Without exaggeration, my hair comprises at least 26% of […]

Scissor Sisters for Summadayze

Scissor Sisters for Summadayze

This summer is abuzz, especially with the news that Scissor Sisters will be appearing at Summadayze. They promise to be the must see act of an already action packed line-up, particularly if front man Jake Shears is to be believed that Scissor Sisters have a new album all set to be released. ‘I can’t believe […]

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Home Sweet Homo

Home Sweet Homo

To many, the dream of owning a first home can be just that: a dream. There seems to be so much involved with the entire process that to call it daunting is an understatement. There are, by no means, easy or certain rules to follow. But that said, here are a few points to bear […]

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Best in Show

Best in Show

The student runway grad shows make for a heady onslaught of fashion fun come the last few weeks of November. This year delivered a bevy of brave, bold and beautiful designs, a handful of student designers rising to the surface. The season kicked off at Curtin University’s The Factory, set in the magnificent surrounds of […]

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It’s Genderqueer, Dear!

It’s Genderqueer, Dear!

More and more, gender is becoming a fluid form of expression. Andre Pejic is walking in Gaultier couture. Kayne West has been spotted sporting French womenswear label Celine on stage while performing. Trans* supermodel Leah T is modelling for Givenchy. And Lady Gaga makes out with herself dressed as a boy in her latest music […]

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Understanding Opera

Understanding Opera

‘It’s an ultimate art form,’ exclaimed General Manager of the West Australian Opera Carolyn Chard when asked to describe opera in the simplest manner possible. ‘It’s got everything,’ Chard went on to explain. ‘It’s got the orchestra, it’s got the singers as principal artists, it’s got a chorus, it’s got great acting, and there are […]

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Mini Cooper

Mini Cooper

When my sister got a Mini Cooper, she said it revolutionised inner city living. Gone were the days of guzzling the fuel and freaking out about driving a car as a big as a steam liner down the tight city streets. Parking became a breeze too. Yes, like Madonna, she was feeling super-duper in her […]

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Sharp Suits and Cutting Remarks

Sharp Suits and Cutting Remarks

This year Project Runway Australia achieved a queer first, not only for the show, but for Australian television too. It was the first time on a reality TV game show that all three of the final contestants were openly gay. Craig Braybrook, Johnny Schembri and Season 3 winner Dylan Cooper were all presented with $10,000 […]

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Example

Example

In the space of two years London dance act Example, aka Elliot Greave, has gone from being Calvin Harris’ support act to a headliner himself. His music is a fierce mash of dance, dub-step, grime and rap. Hell, there’s even a little grunge in there. On the phone from Sydney, Example is more than impressed […]

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Kings Die Like Other Men

Kings Die  Like Other Men

Perth breeds unique vision. There’s something in the water here. Time and again, our young creatives deliver work that is raw, unique, unsettling or just gobsmackingly beautiful. Jeromy Lim produces menswear that has all of these qualities. At the recent Perth Fashion Festival (PFF) as part of Student Runway, Lim delivered a six look capsule […]

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