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Can't think straight
Sydney artist Cynthia
Sciberras' collection of
portraits taken in Bali
from 2005 - 2009 is an
intimate, colourful and
exhibition, aiming to question
and challenge the boundaries
of culturally-defined gender, and
celebrate the essential beauty of the
For five years Cynthia observed the
world of drag queens, spending
time in the noisy and popular drag
district and cabaret bar in the back
streets of Kuta, Bali. The result is
this wonderful exhibition -- Take
a Drag - which will be on show at
Dayleford's Can't Think Straight
from July 1 -- Sept 30.
The ever popular Q Ball makes a return to Q Bar this month and Sydney's best underground
and alternative DJs will be jumping on the Q Train to help you get your booties shaking.
Manning the turntables are Dallas Dellaforce, Mandy Rollins, Sveta, ZooFi, Steve Sonius,
Apocalypstick, and the ever awesome Feisty with many more to be announced.
If getting down and dirty is your thing, then be sure to scoot over to Q Bar on July 31 as the
most outrageous and eclectic of Sydney's LGBTQ scene strut out to play.
Pre-purchase your ticket to ride from HUM Records Oxford St and King St and Spank Records
Darlinghurst. Shenanigans kick off at 10pm. More info: mandystribe.com.
Quench your thespian urges with Patricia Cornelius's (of Melbourne Worker's Theatre fame)
poetic insight into human behaviour -
-- on show at the Dog Theatre from Wed June 30 --
Saturday July 17. According to the press notes,forces the audience to interrogate views on
sexuality, equality, and the pressure to conform. Three women shift, merge and meld as they
represent unnamed characters on a journey of individuation. In turn, they each represent the only
named gure within the narrative -- Lolita. If you're in Melbourne, do yourself a favour and grab
a ticket to this production.
Butch writers wanted!
Do you identify as butch? Then the folk at Living Butch want to hear from you. They
are putting out an open call for all self-identi ed butches to share their biographical
experiences, the good, the bad and the ugly, of living butch in written or photo essay
form. The aim is to collect and collate the stories to make an anthology for publication.
The group would like stories from all generations of butch and hope that the project will
raise the awareness of this often at times invisible group to the broader community.
Stories are limited to 6000 words. Deadline is Aug 2010. For more info or to submit
your story, contact LivingButch@gmail.com Manuscripts submitted should have been
proofed for accuracy and be in Word format (2007 or lower).
Monsters, ghouls and melancholy mis ts
If you're a fan of director Tim Burton, then you will want to take a seat at one
the Australian Centre for the Moving Image's next series of free screenings --
Monsters, Ghouls and Melancholy Mis ts which kicks off on July 9 til July 18
and showcases many of the lms that have inspired Burton over the years. From
German Expressionism to Grand Guignol, through stop-motion classics, '50s sci-
, British Hammer and studio-era Hollywood horror lms, Vincent Price and Ray
Harryhausen -all the icks that have had an affect on this modern day auteur are
on display. It's 10 days of lm; 13 features and two short lms (both directed by
Burton). For program details and session times visit acmi.net.au
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