Tag: LGBT

Gaytimes festival

Gaytimes: the Queer Festival of your Dreams

Gaytimes is toted as the festival of your big gay dreams — a utopia of queer people dancing to music on top of a mountain, next to a giant inflatable rainbow. Gaytimes aimed to be a beautiful community minded space,…

Gays of our Lives Midsumma Melbourne

‘Gays of our Lives’ improvised soap opera at Midsumma 2017

Four of the best gay improvisers are in town for Midsumma Festival to showcase their comedy skills in Gays Of Our Lives. There are hysterical breakdowns, face slaps, and meaningful/-less backward glances. Clenched fists, jutting jawlines and open-mouthed sighs. Confessions,…

Ursula Martinez – Free Admission at Midsumma 2017

As Midsumma draws to a close, Ursula Martinez’s ‘Free Admission’ makes sure the annual queer festival doesn’t end quietly. I must admit I was guilty in the past of seeing Midsumma as a one-day carnival and pride event, but with…

Midsumma Festival – Finucane & Smith’s Glory Box: Lucky 13

Finucane & Smith’s Glory Box: Lucky 13 held at Arts Centre Melbourne as part of Midsumma was a dazzling variety show of acrobatics, dance, circus and performance art rolled into one highly-sexual and fascinating package. The Melbourne-based, internationally-awarded vaudeville group…

Melbourne’s best November events: fill your diary with these

We’ve got it all for you in November. Craft markets. Outdoor films. An espresso martini festival. There’s also a party called ‘Choose Your Own Queer Adventure’, alongside the annual harvest of the first French grapes for a special wine. Mark these…

‘Blood on the Dance Floor’ by ILBIJERRI Theatre Company

Director Isaac Drandic opens the program by saying, ‘Anyone who has ever been in love can access this work’. I can’t think of a better way to introduce ‘Blood on the Dance Floor‘ by ILBIJERRI Theatre Company. I am a…