Entertainment

Feb27

Moonlight actor wins Academy Award

POSTED ON // Monday, 27 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Moonlight actor wins Academy Award

It’s a great day for actor Mahershala Ali whose performance in director Barry Jenkins’ gay-themed coming of age flick, Moonlight, has earned him a best supporting actor gong.

Feb24

Review: The Trouble With Harry

POSTED ON // Friday, 24 February 2017 Written by // Veronica Hannon

Review: The Trouble With Harry

After premiering in Belfast in 2013 and enjoying a season in Melbourne last year, Lachlan Philpott’s The Trouble with Harry, based on a real Sydney story, finally gets its Sydney production.

Feb22

Gay bush dance brings country to the city

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 22 February 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

Gay bush dance brings country to the city

Get out your Akubras, dust off your chaps and bale that hay – the Southern Cross Outdoors Group’s Mardi Gras Bushdance is here.

Feb21

Oxtravaganza! A new day-to-night festival showcasing Oxford St is happening this Saturday

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 21 February 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

Oxtravaganza! A new day-to-night festival showcasing Oxford St is happening this Saturday

A new day-long event, part of the Mardi Gras Festival, will showcase Australia’s beating gay heart. Come down to Oxford Street for Oxtravaganza. Reg Domingo reports.

Feb19

Eight questions for four LGBTIQ comics

POSTED ON // Sunday, 19 February 2017 Written by // Rachel Cook

Eight questions for four LGBTIQ comics

The cream of Australia’s comedy scene will converge upon The Garden of Unearthly Delights and Adelaide Fringe in 2017. We fired eight questions at four queer comics who are performing at the festivals and this is what we got.

Feb18

Review: The Little Dog Laughed

POSTED ON // Saturday, 18 February 2017 Written by // Veronica Hannon

Review: The Little Dog Laughed

Alice Livingstone’s production of out and proud American writer Douglas Carter Beane’s 2006 comedy of manners is the Newie’s classy offering for this year's Mardi Gras Festival.

Feb18

Dolly Diamond's back and she's mad as hell!

POSTED ON // Saturday, 18 February 2017 Written by // Rachel Cook

Dolly Diamond's back and she's mad as hell!

Dolly Diamond has been wowing them in the aisles for years, but now Adelaide Fringe is about to see a new side of Dolly, in her show The Lady is a Tramp.

Feb17

Kick off your Mardi Gras weekend in style at Café del Mar

POSTED ON // Friday, 17 February 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

Kick off your Mardi Gras weekend in style at Café del Mar

Fresh from a sell-out gay dance party on New Year’s Day, Darling Harbour hotspot Café del Mar is once again rolling out the rainbow carpet in celebration of Mardi Gras.

Feb17

Diving for Pearls

POSTED ON // Friday, 17 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Diving for Pearls

Director and cinematographer Jessica Dimmock’s acclaimed documentary, The Pearl, follows the journey of four middle aged trans women as they step bravely out of the closet and begin their transition.

Feb17

Under the Rainbow - Sunshine Coast Pride Festival 2017

POSTED ON // Friday, 17 February 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Under the Rainbow - Sunshine Coast Pride Festival 2017

Sunshine Coast Pride Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and Pride Network co-chair Marj Blowers let QP’s Andrew Shaw know what we can look forward to in 2017.