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Kylie Minogue to headline Splendour in the Grass 2024

Splendour in the Grass revealed on Tuesday that the LGBTQIA+ icon Kylie Minogue will be headlining this year’s festival. Padam Padam! In a surprise drop, Splendour released this year’s headliners a day early, revealing Kylie will headline along with popular Indie artist Girl in Red and rap legend Future. With Kylie yet to announce an …

Jennifer Coolidge and Mike White are headlining Vivid Sydney

Jennifer Coolidge and Mike White headlining Aussie festival

Jennifer Coolidge and The White Lotus mastermind Mike White are coming to Australia for Vivid Sydney in June. The actress is headlining the arts and culture festival alongside the series’ creator-writer-director and giving a special talk. Jennifer took to social media on Friday morning in a fierce white coat and perfect lighting to share the …

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Tom Oliver talks Wynnum Fringe 2022 – bigger and bolder than ever

Wynnum Fringe, Brisbane’s bayside festival, is returning this year for its biggest and boldest showcasing yet. Organiser Tom Oliver (above) sat down with QNews to chat about the opportunities (and challenges) of hosting the first Wynnum Fringe since the borders have opened. Up until 2020, Tom Oliver was touring Australia and New Zealand with legend, icon …

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Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious: the Mary Poppins Festival

Mary Poppins is pure camp. The prim nanny tidies a nursery with a snap of her fingers and only has to open her umbrella to fly above London’s rooftops. The only thing camper than Poppins herself is Maryborough’s supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Mary Poppins Festival, celebrating the town’s status as the birthplace of Mary Poppins author, P L …

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Rainbow Chess at Rainbow Beach, home of the Rainbow Stairway

Rainbow Chess comes to Rainbow Beach this May when Team Rainbow Inc presents the inaugural Rainbow Chess Competition. Besides the chess, visitors can view the famous coloured sands, grab a selfie at the Rainbow Stairway or take a vehicular ferry to World Heritage K’Gari (Fraser Island). The day-long event on 29 May offers an opportunity …

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First Eurovision, now Testicle Festival not dropping in 2020

In a kick in the balls for testicle lovers all over the American midwest, the organisers of the Deerfield Testicle Festival reluctantly cancelled this year’s event because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now in its ninth year, the Deerfield Testicle Festival previously beat off stiff competition from other gonad galas. A number of American towns hold …

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Japan festivals: naked done, penis coming soon

The 2020 Japanese festival calendar sees the most famous of the annual naked festivals over for another year. However, there’s still lots of fun with the Festival of the Steel Phallus, or penis, coming soon. Japan’s Naked Festival 10,000 plus men braved cold weather last Saturday to strip almost naked for the annual Naked Festival …

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Tenterfield’s amazing Peter Allen Festival in September

The Peter Allen Festival  in the historic town of Tenterfield NSW returns in early September. It celebrates the local icon’s contribution to Arts and Culture not only in Australia but internationally. As always, the 2019 Peter Allen Festival incorporates a range of activities including arts, culture, singing, songwriting, theatre, dance and entertainment. Of course, Tenterfield, …

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