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Jan27

Black Faggot heads to Midsumma Festival after sold out shows

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 27 January 2015 Written by // Rachel Cook

Black Faggot heads to Midsumma Festival after sold out shows

The controversially titled play Black Faggot is once again playing in Melbourne as part of the Midsumma Festival. Rachel Cook spoke to the play’s writer Victor Rodger.

Jan27

And that's a wrap: Sydney Festival 2015 concludes

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 27 January 2015 Written by // Garrett Bithell

And that's a wrap: Sydney Festival 2015 concludes

The 39th instalment of Sydney Festival, Australia’s leading summer arts festival, ended over the long weekend after showcasing 974 artists from 30 countries, who performed in 179 free and ticketed events across greater Sydney over two and a half weeks, captivating locals and visitors alike.

Jan27

Orange is the New Black picks up SAG Award

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 27 January 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Orange is the New Black picks up SAG Award

Orange is the New Black earned top honours at this year’s Screen Actors' Guild awards securing the gong for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a comedy series.

Jan27

Sam Smith to fork out royalties to Tom Petty for Stay With Me

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 27 January 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Sam Smith to fork out royalties to Tom Petty for Stay With Me

Sam Smith has agreed to pay royalties to Tom Petty and provide the singer with a writing credit on his track ‘Stay With Me’ after settling out of court with the singer on similarities between Smith’s hit ‘Stay With Me’ and Petty’s ‘I Wont Back Down’.

Jan25

Queer Thinking 2015 to feature Paul Mac, Pauline Pantsdown and more

POSTED ON // Sunday, 25 January 2015 Written by // Garrett Bithell

Queer Thinking 2015 to feature Paul Mac, Pauline Pantsdown and more

Political provocateur Simon Hunt, the man behind Pauline Pantsdown, and music mainstay Paul Mac have been added to the line-up for the annual Queer Thinking seminar at Seymour Centre on Saturday 21 February 2015.

Jan24

Review: After Dinner

POSTED ON // Saturday, 24 January 2015 Written by // Veronica Hannon

Review: After Dinner

Written in 1998, Andrew Bovell’s After Dinner still packs plenty of punch more than two decades later, writes Veronica Hannon.

Jan23

'Day For Night' is back at Performance Space for Mardi Gras

POSTED ON // Friday, 23 January 2015 Written by // Garrett Bithell

'Day For Night' is back at Performance Space for Mardi Gras

Performance Space is inviting us to immerse ourselves in a weekend of live art with the cream of the queer crop - a gathering of artists curated by Jeff Khan (Artistic Director, Performance Space) and Emma Price (The Kingpins), scored in collaboration with leading electronic musicians Stereogamous (Paul Mac and Jonny Seymour). That's right - Day For Night is back, running from 20 - 22 February at Carriageworks.

Jan23

Watch: Mardi Gras Film Festival trailer

POSTED ON // Friday, 23 January 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Watch: Mardi Gras Film Festival trailer

Earlier this year Queer Screen put a call out for members of the community to take part in the trailer for the annual Mardi Gras Film Festival, with the notion of bringing their favourite movie lines to life.