Home' LOTL : JulAug14 Contents A DOLL’S HOUSE
Who is Nora Helmer - heroic
feminist, rabid neurotic, or just a
selfish runaway? With the brisk
pace and plotting of a thriller,
Ibsen’s classic tale of intrigue,
fraud and betrayal still has strong
contemporary resonances for
today’s audiences, exposing a
world where duty, power and
Hugely controversial when it was first performed in 1879,
A Doll’s House has lost none of its power as a bold vision
of feminist selfhood and rediscovery,” says Adam Cook,
director of this stage production.
WHERE: Seymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney
WHEN: 17th July – 2nd Aug 2014
PRICE: from $36
Four women take on the
world’s most famous
male musicians and
reinvent them as a
cabaret. With stellar female vocals, a knowing grin and
a whole lot of ridiculous dancing they skewer crazier
lyrics from male pop stars. With dry wit and tongues
planted firmly in cheek, the Ladies romp through
popular culture, inviting audiences to rediscover well-
known tunes and consider how a lyric can change
meaning when sung in a female voice.
WHERE: Hayes Theatre, 19 Greenknowe Ave,
Potts Point NSW
WHEN: 3 & 10 August 2014 PRICE: $30
ALMA CONFERENCE IN
The Australian Lesbian Medical
Association (ALMA)has been meeting
annually since 1999 and has gone
from strength to strength with increasing membership and
influence. Dr Wendy Pryor advised this week that the theme
for the 16thALMA Conference will be “Medicine Women
Head to the Heart”. ALMA has been meeting annually
since 1999 with increasing membership and influence.
Born out of the need of individual lesbian doctors to find a
supportive network within a medical environment which
was then, often hostile, the organisation has now matured
into one which supports research and contributes to
medical curriculum development.
WHERE: Alice Springs, NT WHEN: 7th – 10th Aug 2014
BGF 2014 BAKE OFF
With ‘Once Upon A... Bake Off’ as the
theme this year, contestants and guests are
asked to keep their favourite fairy tales in
mind when decorating that winning cake.
There’ll be fabulous prizes to be won and
yummy cakes to take home. This year’s
Head Judge is once again our treasured
reigning DIVA Hall of Fame winner, Claire de Lune,
joined by Chistina Batista who placed 5th in this year’s
Masterchef and Marty Boetz from Cooks Co-Op on the
Hawkesbury River, to select the best of the best from each
of the seven categories.
WHERE: Imperial Hotel in Erskineville
WHEN: Sun 3rd Aug from 2pm
Editor’s Pick of Festivals, Theatre, Musicals & Shows
DT’s Pub in Richmond will host
the annual Pride March Bake Off
fundraiser, where your skills in the
kitchen could see you crowned as the
baking king or queen of Melbourne.
There have been some glorious and
elaborate cakes in the past, so the bar
has been set high. So grab yourself an
apron, whip out the food colouring and beat those eggs!
The competition is sure to be fierce.
WHERE: DT’s Pub, 164 Church St, Richmond
WHEN: Saturday 9 August 2014
Marie Wilson returns to Sydney to
celebrate the release of her latest
album ‘Extraordinary’. The show
also doubles as a Gigs4Good
Fundraiser, raising money for the Ride to Conquer Cancer
Team DiCycles. Headed up by partners in life and on the
road, Di Wotherspoon and Di McPherson, both cancer
survivors themselves, know the tenacity it takes to beat the
life threatening disease.
Be among the first to hear songs from Marie’s new album
and be a part of an amazing fundraising project.
WHERE: Sportsmans Hotel, 81 Kildare Rd, Blacktown
WHEN: Saturday 9th August from 930pm
PRICE: from $20
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