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Sparkles & Spirit

By Rita Bratovich It’s the queer highlight of the year and an internationally recognised event that attracts thousands of tourists, and it will wind through the centre of Sydney like a glowing serpent for the 41st time this Saturday. The 2019 Sydney Gay And Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade will feature almost 200 floats, involve 12,500 […]

Strictly Ballroom: The Musical

Baz Luhrmann’s latest creation is bursting at the sequined seams of the Lyric Theatre. Strictly Ballroom: The Musical has finally arrived. In an explosion of colour and feathers, the classic tale about overcoming repression flamboyantly enthrals audiences as much as the 1992 film did (and still does). Luhrmann’s holistic creative approach and boundless imagination means […]

The Strictly Ballroom Exhibition

Sparkles, spangles, feathers, glitter and bright colours are on display at the Powerhouse Museum's Strictly Ballroom exhibition. The show features over 40 costumes by Catherine Martin, original sketches, set photos and clips which chronicle the development of the story. The Oscar-winning designer says her life is about researching social history and her creations reflect an […]