Tag: LGBT

Gone at Gasworks Arts Park: Midsumma Premier Event

The Midsumma Festival is almost over for another year but they’ve saved one of the best for last. ‘Gone’ premiered in Melbourne on Wednesday night, and is here for a short time before moving to Brisbane for the Melt Festival….

Midsumma: ‘The Measure of a Man’ review

How DO you measure a man? My plus one and I pondered this as we made our way to the Gasworks Arts Park to see ‘The Measure of a Man’, a play by critically acclaimed queer artist Gavin Roach. We…

Midsumma: Rhonda Butchmore’s Fabulous Guided CouTours

Get your sequins on for ‘Rhonda Butchmore’s Fabulous Guided CouTours’ and learn the inside story on the biggest old dame of the local theatre scene, the Melbourne Arts Centre. It’s led by movie-star redheaded trivia expert, Rhonda Butchmore, and her affable tuxedo-clad 2IC,…

Midsumma Festival: Gender Spanner

‘Gender Spanner’ is all about labels that don’t stick. Jessica McKerlie takes you on a journey of labels that have been adorned on her over her life, how she found who she is and the experiences that led her there. Prior to…

Briefs – an All-Male Burlesque Show

‘Briefs’ isn’t for the faint of heart. The seven-piece male cabaret show is a burlesque circus fusion with everything from body shots on nearly naked hotties to a trannie monkey flinging bananas at the audience to drag queens in six-inch…

Someone Like Thomas Banks: a journey to selfhood

‘Someone like Thomas Banks’ is a warm, personal show that takes you on ride into the travails of becoming your own self despite the challenge of physical disability and sexual difference. Prepare to be welcomed into a very lively personal…

Never Date a Songwriter

Exposing the humor in heartbreak and falling in love, ‘Never Date A Songwriter‘ is an evening well spent. Avoiding the cliché, Shanon Whitelock managed to find and share the obscure moments of dating and relationships that we all seem to…

Melbourne’s Best Gay Nights

I’m a transplant from São Paulo and arrived in Melbourne several months ago to study medicine at Monash. In reality, I spend most of my time ravenously discovering Melbourne’s vibrant gay scene. There are two gay venues that I frequent and…

Madame Brussels Lane European Night Market

July recap: our favourite events

A pop-up night market in a hidden laneway. A band named ‘Sex on Toast’. And a theatre performance that will leave you needing an entire packet of tissues. These are a few of the best events we went to in…