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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 […]

Cabaret de Paris

The spectacle, extravagance and glamour of the showgirl has been appropriated by Hollywood, pop music and the fashion industry, in most cases reducing it to little more than soft porn with big feathers.  However, the true showgirl represents a pinnacle of skill, beauty, and artistry, faithful to the traditions of revue which originated in the legendary […]