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Nominees for WA Screen Culture Awards revealed

Nominees for WA Screen Culture Awards revealed

Comedian Joe White is set to host the WA Screen Culture Awards this week and the amazing work of a stack of local filmmakers and associated creatives is being highlighted. Celebrating the achievement, innovation and ambition of our local industry, the WA Screen Culture Awards (WASCAs) embrace all forms from new, established and emerging screen […]

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Luca Guadagnino shines a light on shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo

Luca Guadagnino shines a light on shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo

Luca Guadagnino, the director of Call Me by Your Name, A Bigger Splash and the upcoming Bones and All, has created a documentary about shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo. Growing up poor in Bonito, Italy, Salvatore Ferragamo began his career as a shoemaker before he was barely a teenager. Immigrating to America in 1915 at the age of 16, his work […]

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Academic Dr Joseph Brennan moves into the world of gay erotica

Academic Dr Joseph Brennan moves into the world of gay erotica

A new work of gay erotica is now available worldwide in hardback and -book formats. It marks the fiction debut of Australian Dr Joseph Brennan — an international academic authority on male sexuality, best known for his scholarship on male sex, gay pornography and queerbaiting. Instead of writing academic papers, Brennan has instead shared a […]

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Bibliophile | Scheming and intrigue abound in Philippa Gregory’s ‘Dawnlands’

Dawnlands by Philippa Gregory Simon & Schuster In 1685, London is still rebuilding after the Great fire of 1666. Livia Avery is summoned to be Lady in Waiting to her good friend Mary of Modena, whose husband is to be crowned King James II of England. The new king is Roman Catholic who prays in […]

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Review | The Rocky Horror Picture Show Immersive Spectacular

Review | The Rocky Horror Picture Show Immersive Spectacular

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Immersive Spectacular | til Dec 4 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Transport yourself into absolute pleasure into a time warp of non-stop exhilaration, with this current production presented by the ARTRAGE Projects. There is eye candy, drag candy, nerd candy; some hysterical audience participation; the two hours with a 20 min interval […]

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Eureka teams up with ‘The Voice’ stars on new single ‘Big Mawma’

Eureka teams up with ‘The Voice’ stars on new single ‘Big Mawma’

RuPaul’s Drag Race all-star, and HBO’s We’re Here star Eureka has shared a new body confident single, Big Mawma. Building on the message established by past self-described large-and-in-charge anthems like Stomp and The Big Girl, Eureka’s latest track “is an empowerment song for bigger women, first and foremost — but also it’s an empowering song for anyone […]

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Author T. H. Forest shares new novel ‘Twinkies and Beefcake’

UK author T. H. Forest has released a new queer coming-of-age story with their latest novel. Twinkies and Beefcake promises a jaw-dropping tale about bullying, sex, addiction, redemption, and the longing for true love at any cost. Robby, a sharp-witted and posh London teenager, spends his days with his best friend Dee, sharing secrets and yearning […]

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Author Cadance Bell is coming to PrideFEST this week

Author Cadance Bell is coming to PrideFEST this week

Author Cadance Bell is heading to PrideFEST this week, where she’ll be speaking about her autobiography The All Of It: A Bogan Rhapsody.  The book documents Bell’s journey from being a millennial with a death wish, to the woman she is today. While it’s a great ‘coming-of-gender’ story, it’s also a beautifully written memoir that […]

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‘Free & Equal Vol. 1’: Studio Richter Mahr announce EP for Human Rights Day

‘Free & Equal Vol. 1’: Studio Richter Mahr announce EP for Human Rights Day

Studio Richter Mahr have announced Free & Equal Vol. 1, an EP for Human Rights Day. The studio also announces a special event at KOKO, London, December 10th; a unique performance from the Free & Equal ensemble, lead by Robert Ames with a special performance by Max Richter. All profits from both the EP and event […]

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French musician Pomme shares her first English language release

French musician Pomme shares her first English language release

Pomme is the performance moniker of French artist Claire Pommet. Today’s she’s releasing her very first English language track.  Very Bad comes in two formats, an album version and a soft version. The new release comes ahead of the singer’s first ever performances in the USA which are due to take place this December. “Very Bad is […]

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