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Drag star BarbieQ on 20 years in heels and her fiery new show

Drag star BarbieQ on 20 years in heels and her fiery new show

BarbieQ is celebrating two decades of divahood, marking the local icon’s 20th year in drag. The Connections Nightclub entertainment manager and woman about town has been a fixture of drag and LGBTI+ events around Perth for years, long before drag came to the forefront of pop culture through reality TV. The queen has made a […]

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Rami Malek will rock you in first trailer for Freddie Mercury biopic

The first peek at the upcoming biopic charting the rise of music legends Freddie Mercury and Queen has arrived. Bohemian Rhapsody follows the four artists over fifteen years from the formation of the iconic band, to their unforgettable performance at musical fundraiser Live Aid in 1985. Mr Robot star Rami Malek takes front and centre as […]

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Review | Local champions shine in We Will Rock You

Review | Local champions shine in We Will Rock You

We Will Rock You | His Majesty’s Theatre | til April 7 | ★ ★ ★ ★  Ben Elton’s theatrical ode to the music of Queen has returned to Western Australia with a killer showcase of Perth talent at His Majesty’s Theatre. Set in a dystopian future where music and free thought are forbidden under the Globalsoft […]

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The Essential RuPaul: A RuPaul’s Drag Race compendium

RuPaul’s Drag Race is over for another year (yay Sasha!). It’s been a fabulous season, bringing us some truly unique talent. More than that though, it adds to a legacy and history of fabulous drag queens, a lexicon of lip syncs for your life and runway looks. It’s a vast history, one that only continues […]

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Queen and Adam Lambert set to return to Australia

Queen and Adam Lambert are heading back to Australia and will embark on a five-city arena tour in February and March 2018. The tour will showcase a spectacular new stage production and a set list which the band hints will provide some surprises. The band will kick things off in Sydney on 21st February before […]

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Queen of Ireland’s Panti Bliss flagged for TV comedy-drama

Queen of Ireland’s Panti Bliss flagged for TV comedy-drama

Irish drag superstar Panti Bliss is set to have her own TV show, working in collaboration with international production company Playground. The Queen of Ireland star’s memoir has been flagged by Playground for the subject matter of the program, which is expected to be set in Bliss’ Dublin club Pantibar. The book documents Panti’s rise from […]

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HIV researcher, music and sporting stars in New Year’s honours

HIV researcher, music and sporting stars in New Year’s honours

A leading HIV researcher, well known celebrities and British Olympians are among the many people acknowledged in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours. Professor Amanda Fisher, the director of the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre at Imperial College in London will become a dame. Fisher’s discoveries helped pinpoint HIV as the virus that leads to AIDS. The […]

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Rami Malek star of ‘Mr Robot’ to play Freddie Mercury

Rami Malek star of ‘Mr Robot’ to play Freddie Mercury

Actor Rami Malek, best known for his starring role in the TV series Mr Robot, will take on the role of Freddie Mercury in a film about the late Queen singers life. Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen was originally set to play the iconic singer but left the project over creative differences. Now Malik looks like […]

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Adam Lambert joins X Factor

Adam Lambert joins X Factor

Adam Lambert will be the third and final judge on the Australian version of ‘X Factor’ in 2016. Lambert joins Guy Sebastian and Iggy Azalea on the judging panel this year. The show has dropped the usual fourth judge, meaning there will be less contestants and categories in the series. Lambert has said that he’s […]

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Feminem is still Mad As Hell

Feminem is still Mad As Hell

Local drag star Feminem took a big leap this year and created her own show for the Fringe Festival. ‘Mad as Hell’ was so popular it sold out before opening night. Now Feminem is bringing the show back for an extra performance at Connections for everyone who didn’t get a chance to see it. While […]

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