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THE NAKED CITY – TOPPLING THE TYRANTS

I have never been big on statues and even less big on really big statues, like the towering monoliths of the Kim dynasty in North Korea. Closer to home the statues of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, Captain Cook and the various colonial figures that dot our city strike me as the ghosts of the past, […]

Herstory: Leading Ladies

Australia’s Queen of Burlesque, Imogen Kelly, will be taking to the stage to represent some of history’s greatest women and lampoon the rumours that surround them. In Herstory, you can expect to see everything from a cake-sitting Queen Victoria, to a spoof of the famous burlesque martini glass routine featuring Margaret Thatcher and a giant […]

THE NAKED CITY – THE GRUMPY GUIDE TO AUSTRALIA DAY

If you are bursting with an intense inner jingoism and primal sense of patriotic pride, chances are you will unleash the goddamn lot on Australia Day – like some kind of enormous chunder ‘downunder’. Whether it’s a pair of ragged Southern Cross undies, a massive booze laden barbie in the backyard or a flag worn […]