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Some visual artists, celebrities and rock stars love to shock and carve up a side of beef in the process. That was certainly the case when Lady Gaga fronted the MTV Video Music Awards back in 2010 clad in her infamous ‘meat dress’. She later explained it was her way of protesting against the military’s […]


It may only seem like yesterday but it was in fact 15 years ago that Australia was first introduced to pop superstar Ricki-Lee via Australian Idol. To celebrate the milestone Ricki-Lee will be taking a lap around the country with her unique two-hour concert, which sees her fusing her own personal story with the music […]

Comedy Queens

An international cast of the world’s funniest drag queens is on its way to Sydney! The Comedy Queens 2019 tour will also hit Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane this August. Greats of the American drag scene, Coco Peru and Jackie Beat, will take to the stage with Aussie legends Trevor Ashley and Karen From Finance, as well […]

Velma Celli’s A Brief History Of Drag

The UK’s queen of live vocal drag brings her latest show down under with a special stop at Sydney’s Factory Theatre.  Serving up an evening of “true cabaret escapism”, Velma Celli’s A Brief History Of Drag takes its audience on a musical journey through the most iconic moments in drag history with plenty of heart […]

A Star Is Born

This is version 4.0 of the script in which a male superstar in decline has an ill-fated romance with his female protege who is on the threshold of stardom. A Star Is Born 2018 is both a directorial debut for Bradley Cooper (who also co-wrote and stars in the film) and acting debut for Lady […]

A Decade Of OAF

By Rita Bratovich. Since the NSW government introduced Lockout Laws in February 2014, dozens of businesses in the CBD, Darlinghurst and Kings Cross have experienced significant revenue loss, and venues that had been fixtures in Sydney’s nocturnal landscape for decades have boarded up their doors. Oxford Art Factory (OAF) is one of the few venues […]