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MELT Festival Performer Gavin Roach Opens Up About Sex, Body Image And Shame

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CAMP

On the opening night of the annual MELT Festival at Brisbane Powerhouse, QC President Peter Black delivered a speech on the 50th anniversary of CAMP on Queensland. The Campaign Against Moral Persecution was the first local organisation dedicated to homosexual law reform in the state.  Peter Black Peter Black is the Associate Dean of Learning …

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A portrait of local drag star Candy Surprise by Brisbane artist Pat Hall has won the MELT Festival’s queer Portrait Prize at Brisbane Powerhouse. The queer arts festival MELT has officially launched at Brisbane Powerhouse for 2021. The festival runs for 11 days of performing arts and cultural events at the venue. The annual MELT …

reuben kaye melt festival the butch is back

Kicking 2020 to the kerb, MELT Festival returns with the obscenely intelligent, beautifully filthy, and rib-crackingly funny Reuben Kaye. Reuben returns after 10 years touring abroad. Yes indeed. The Butch is Back! The multi-award-winning comedian, singer, and self-proclaimed part-time hood ornament returns with a new show, a new band, and new looks to die for. …

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Michael James visits the last video store in Australia on its final night of trading. Yes. It’s Two Man Tarantino by Christopher Wayne, creator of The Naked Magicians. Filing into Brisbane Powerhouse’s Visy Theatre, we discover the stage transformed. It’s littered with clearance racks, stacks of long-forgotten discs and harsh branding reminiscent of old-time video …

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Brisbane Powerhouse’s MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture has raised the curtain on its 2021 program ahead of the festival in May. The festival is returning for its sixth year from Thursday, May 20 to Sunday, May 30. MELT’s 2021 program, unveiled today, features more than 15 events over 11 days. The lineup spans …

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Brisbane’s fifth Same Same Weddings Expo will be held on Sunday 28th March 2021 at Brisbane Powerhouse from 10am to 2pm. This FREE Expo will take over several levels of Brisbane Powerhouse and showcase the best of South-East Queensland’s wedding industry. Couples can chat with more than 50 vendors about their wedding plans in a …

the producers altitude theatre

Undoubtedly one of the greatest musicals of all time, The Producers, presented by Altitude Theatre, comes to Brisbane Powerhouse this March. Written by comedic genius Mel Brooks, this big brassy show then went on to win a record twelve Tony Awards. Scroll down for video Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan adapted The Producers from Brooks’ …

melt festival brisbane powerhouse

The team behind Queensland LGBTIQ+ arts and culture extravanganza, the MELT Festival, have announced the date the event will return in 2021. The annual 12-day festival was sadly cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, during a bruising year for Australia’s entire arts industry. But the Brisbane Powerhouse’s extravaganza of queer theatre, cabaret, music, art, storytelling …

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