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Scott-Patrick Mitchell chats about their debut book ‘Clean’

Scott-Patrick Mitchell chats about their debut book ‘Clean’

Scott-Patrick Mitchell is no stranger to readers of OUTinPerth, for many years they have contributed interviews and reviews to our pages. They’ve coordinated fashion shoots, promoted local designers, and brought attention to street artists. They’ve also forged a career as an acclaimed performance poet, an art form that they cherish and have pushed the boundaries […]

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George Michael’s ‘I Want Your Sex’ is 35 years old today

George Michael’s ‘I Want Your Sex’ is 35 years old today

On this day back in 1987 George Michael released the song I Want Your Sex, marking a transition from his teeny-bopper career as the front-man of Wham to a move into adult contemporary music. Michael and bandmate Andrew Ridgely had announced the amicable break up of their band the previous year and finished on a crescendo […]

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Melbourne Int’l Comedy Festival Roadshow heads around the nation

Melbourne Int’l Comedy Festival Roadshow heads around the nation

Buckle up and jump on board the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow as it heads off on the ultimate road trip, home-delivering the freshest and funniest superstars from this year’s Festival to neighbourhoods across Australia. With over 70 stops scheduled across the nation, the Festival is eager as ever to cross state borders and break […]

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Lithuania’s Monika Lui covers Eurovision winning song ‘Stefania’

Lithuania’s Monika Lui covers Eurovision winning song ‘Stefania’

Monika Lui, who was Lithuania’s entrant in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, has shown her support for the winners Ukraine by releasing an English language cover of their song Stefania.  Lui teamed up with the azz and rap singer Daiva Starinskaitė and the musicians of the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre have presented their own version […]

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It’s a proven fact, you can never have too much sax

It’s a proven fact, you can never have too much sax

On 28 and 29 May, saxophonists and music lovers are invited to the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts for a weekend of music-making and concerts at the inaugural WAAPA Sax Festival. The instrument that features in the best jazz recordings, and any decent 80’s power ballad is going to be the centre of attention […]

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First pictures from Kevin Bacon’s gay conversion horror movie

First pictures from Kevin Bacon’s gay conversion horror movie

The first pictures from Kevin Bacon’s upcoming horror film They / Them have been released. The movie, which will hit US streaming service Peacock in August in from leading horror production company Blumhouse. The pronoun entitled film will see Bacon player Owen Whistler, the founder of a gay conversion therapy camp. Also in the cast is Veep star Anna […]

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Ghanaian-Australian sister duo Kinder drop debut EP ‘Yenko’

Ghanaian-Australian sister duo Kinder drop debut EP ‘Yenko’

Ghanaian-Australian singer, songwriter and producer sibling duo Kinder (aka Savannah and Briony Osei) have shared their hotly anticipated EP Yenko. The four-track EP is defined by generosity of spirit, one that’s imbued with some kind of sisterly magic. There’s a certain alchemical magic that arises when family makes music together and that magic is present […]

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Bibliophile | Robert Dessaix celebrates magic of reading in ‘Abracadabra’

Abracadabra by Robert Dessaix Brio Books Currently living in Hobart with Peter Timms, his partner of 40 years who is also a writer, Robert Dessaix is in demand as a guest speaker but sometimes the audiences for his words of wisdom are quite small. While podcasts can attract huge audiences around the globe, Dessaix’s talks […]

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Ukraine wins Eurovision 2022 with a record breaking public vote

Ukraine wins Eurovision 2022 with a record breaking public vote

Fans of Eurovision were up early this morning for the 3am broadcast from Turin, Italy. Ukraine has won the 2022 Eurovision Song Content with Kalush Orchestra taking out the top spot with their song Stefania. The band from the war-torn nation were tipped to be the winner, and the public vote for the band broke all the […]

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Indie pop duo Wet release new single ‘Tell Me Why’

Indie pop duo Wet release new single ‘Tell Me Why’

Pink Room is Wet’s upcoming EP as part of Secretly Canadian’s Friends Of campaign, guided by the New York three-piece’s magnetic singer-songwriter Kelly Zutrau. It will be released on July 8 digitally, with a physical release planned for August 12. Alongside the news of the EP, Wet have shared new single Tell Me Why. Pink […]

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