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Writers encouraged to apply for the Kat Muscat Fellowship

Writers encouraged to apply for the Kat Muscat Fellowship

The Kat Muscat Fellowship which offers support and development for a young writer or editor is now accepting applications for it’s 2020 fellowship. The annual fellowship offers professional development up to the value of $5,000 for an editorial project or work of writing by a young person of an underrepresented gender. The fellowship aims to […]

Hip-hop duo dead prez will play Capitol in December

Hip-hop duo dead prez will play Capitol in December

Hip-hop duo dead prez will perform at Perth’s own Capitol on December 12 as part of their national Australian tour, which includes a performance at Victoria’s Meredith Music Festival. dead prez’s signature combination of artistry and activism has earned them legendary status. Inspired by the Black Panther and Uhuru movements, dead prez match hard-hitting activism […]

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ author Margaret Atwood to tour Australia

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ author Margaret Atwood to tour Australia

Acclaimed author Margaret Atwood will tour Australia in February 2020 getting up close and personal with her many fans. The tour coincides with the publication of The Testaments, Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to her seminal work, The Handmaid’s Tale. The evening will also feature Atwood’s remarkable career, her diverse range of works and why she […]

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Can you sing like Freddie Mercury? – of course you can’t.

Can you sing like Freddie Mercury? – of course you can’t.

Freddie Mercury is undoubtedly one of the great pop singers of all time, so when an email asks if you can sing as well as the late Queen front man, the answer seems obvious. No you cannot, and I definitely cannot. But is there a chance I could take over in front of one of […]

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Moses Sumney announces he’ll be releasing a double album in 2020

Moses Sumney announces he’ll be releasing a double album in 2020

Moses Sumney has announced he’ll be bringing out græ, a new double album in 2020. The lead single virile was released today alongside a visually intriguing video. The new album, which is a conceptual patchwork about greyness, will be released in two parts — the first part due digitally in February of 2020, with the second […]

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Review | Carlotta revisits her past in ‘Queen of the Cross’

Review | Carlotta revisits her past in ‘Queen of the Cross’

Carlotta: Queen of the Cross | Downstairs at the Maj | til Nov 16 | ★ ★ ½  Australian icon and LGBTQ+ legend Carlotta reflects back on life, love and Les Girls in her new cabaret show currently appearing Downstairs at the Maj. The original cast member of the illustrious Les Girls drag showcase in Sydney’s King’s Cross, Carlotta […]

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Pet Shop Boys new album will be out in January and it’s called ‘Hotspot’

Pet Shop Boys new album will be out in January and it’s called ‘Hotspot’

The cover of the Pet Shop Boys new album has been revealed and it’s two shadowy figures that are presumably Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe. The duo’s fourteenth album will be titled Hotspot and fans will be able to get their hands on it on 24th January 2020. The album completes a trilogy of records made with […]

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Bibliophile | Sara Pascoe on what matters: ‘Sex Power Money’

Sex Power Money by Sara Pascoe Allen & Unwin Highly acclaimed comedian, writer and actor Sara Pascoe has turned her attention to all things that matter to us human animals – sex, power and money – concentrating mainly on how evolution has molded human sexuality. Noticing that the male/female dichotomy is imposed from birth, she […]

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Four finalists announced for ‘QuitFlicks’ short film competition

Four finalists announced for ‘QuitFlicks’ short film competition

Four talented filmmakers have been selected to bring to life their short film concept challenging smoking among LGBTIQ communities as part of this year’s QuitFlicks competition, launched by Quit Victoria, Melbourne Queer Film Festival and Thorne Harbour Health. Smoking rates in the LGBTIQ community are more than double the national average. Recent qualitative research with […]

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Urzila Carlson announces ‘Token African’ Australian tour

Urzila Carlson announces ‘Token African’ Australian tour

South African-New Zealander Urzila Carlson is a Token African. She’s also a multi award-winning comedian, the 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s highest ticket-seller, and a household name across two continents. And she’s not finished yet. Carlson is hitting the road again in 2020 with her brand new stand up show, Token African. Heading to 11 […]

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