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Five tracks to remember the amazing artistry of David Bowie

Five tracks to remember the amazing artistry of David Bowie

Today marks five years since the world reeled in shock at the death of iconic musician and actor David Bowie. Back in 2016 Bowie released his 25th album Blackstar on the 8th of January, his 69th birthday. Two days later the news broke that the singer had died from liver cancer having kept his condition private. His […]

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Duran Duran mark five years since the death of Bowie with ‘Five Years’ cover

Duran Duran mark five years since the death of Bowie with ‘Five Years’ cover

Duran Duran have marked the fifth anniversary of the death of David Bowie by releasing a cover of his tune Five Years.  The British band have always cited Bowie as a major influence and they’ve previously covered several of his tunes including Fame, Diamond Dogs and Boys Keep Swinging.       On Friday Duran Duran performed for at A […]

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Elixir: Head First Acrobats return to Fringe World with sexy science

Elixir: Head First Acrobats return to Fringe World with sexy science

  The boys of Head First Acrobats are heading back west with a reprise of their five-star narrative comedy circus show; Elixir. The team behind Railed are leaving the frontiers of the wild west behind for careers in (mad?) science with a show full of death-defying acrobatics, slapstick comedy and disposable labcoats. Elixir follows three hopeful, accident-prone […]

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Reports say RuPaul lands in NZ to film ‘Drag Race Down Under’

Reports say RuPaul lands in NZ to film ‘Drag Race Down Under’

After months of rumours and rumblings, it appears the much anticipated Australian spinoff of RuPaul’s Drag Race is coming very soon. An exclusive from Gayexpress.co.nz alleges that RuPaul has landed in New Zealand for quarantine ahead of filming, with Australian and Kiwi drag performers facing off for what appears to be Drag Race: Down Under. The ten […]

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New queer drama ‘It’s A Sin’ to premiere on Stan on January 23

New queer drama ‘It’s A Sin’ to premiere on Stan on January 23

It’s a Sin, the new drama from Queer as Folk writer Russell T Davies will screen on Stan from Saturday 23rd January. The program features Years & Years singer Olly Alexander alongside Stephen Fry, Neil Patrick Harris, Keeley Hawes, Shaun Dooley, Tracey Ann Oberman and a stack of fresh talent. It’s set in London in […]

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Gay and Lesbian Singers of WA rebrand as Perth Pride Choir

Gay and Lesbian Singers of WA rebrand as Perth Pride Choir

One of Perth’s most beloved LGBTQIA+ community groups has announced an all-new name to ensure they are more inclusive of their members and our communities. The Gay and Lesbian Singers of WA (GALSWA) has officially become Perth Pride Choir as of the first day of 2021, after 27 years of bringing LGBTQIA+ voices and stories […]

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Review | ‘Girls Can’t Surf’ expertly highlights fight for equality in sport

Review | ‘Girls Can’t Surf’ expertly highlights fight for equality in sport

Girls Can’t Surf | Dir: Christopher Nelius | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Well, girls and women can surf but that wasn’t the generally held belief in the early 1980s when a group of women decided to take on the male-dominated professional surfing world after being allowed to compete since 1976. Theirs was a fight for inclusion, recognition and […]

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Check out the first trailer for ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race UK’ season 2

Check out the first trailer for ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race UK’ season 2

The thirteenth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race made its game-changing debut this week, but January is set for a double dose of international drag in 2021. RuPaul’s Drag Race UK‘s second season is coming, and BBC Three has just dropped the first teaser trailer showing off this year’s competitors. The bizarre trailer features 12 queens from […]

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Penny Shaw and Robert Hofmann are ‘Mismatched’ at Fringe World 2021

Penny Shaw and Robert Hofmann are ‘Mismatched’ at Fringe World 2021

At Fringe World 2021 cabaret veterans Penny “Divalicious” Shaw and award-winning baritone Robert Hofmann will be combing their creative forces to explore the rich repertoire of songs inspired by love in its less than romantic forms. With music from some of the greatest songwriters for the stage including Sondheim, Bernstein, Lloyd-Webber and more accompanied by […]

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Amyl and the Sniffers deliver their take on ‘Born To Be Alive’

Amyl and the Sniffers deliver their take on ‘Born To Be Alive’

Melbourne band Amyl and the Sniffers – who potentially have the best band name ever – have released a version of the disco classic Born to Be Alive.  The tune was a massive hit for French artist Patrick Hernandez at the height of disco fever. When he headed off on a worldwide tour in 1980 he went […]

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