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 Review: Legacy Project
Posted in: Performance, Features  11th February 2015
The opening night of this year's Legacy Project short play programme brought us glbti experiences that were satisfyingly heartwarming, challenging and farcical.


 Nathan Joe on writing for Legacy Project
Posted in: Performance, Pride News  10th February 2015
Writer Nathan Joe hopes audiences bring an open mind to his short play Act Of Submission, which has the brief synopsis “Blindfolds, bondage and ball gags. What could possibly go wrong?”


 Pride Review: Live Orgy
Posted in: Performance  10th February 2015
The one-woman show about the ridiculousness of the current sex ed system is very funny, and very thought-provoking, and you should go see it.


 Review: Auckland Pride Gala 2015
Posted in: Performance  7th February 2015
Tonight's Gala sampler of the attractions of the Auckland Pride Festival reflected the heart, soul and pizzazz of our glbti communities.


 Pride Q&A: Freya Desmarais
Posted in: Performance  27th January 2015
The self-declared ‘best non-South African lesbian comedian this side of the Bombay Hills’ is bringing “the sex education you never got but should have” to Auckland Pride Festival.


 Taane's Pride
Posted in: Performance  22nd January 2015
A breath-taking fusion of the work of three of our community’s most loved and revered artists will open this year’s Pride Gala.


 Kita Mean hits the mall
Posted in: Performance  14th January 2015
An Auckland queen of drag drama Kita Mean has launched a new video series. Her first stop? The mall - for a bit of ‘leave Britney alone’!


 The boundless Jay Chasland
Posted in: Performance  13th January 2015
In the cast for Rotorua’s Blue Baths Comedy Cabaret is Jay Chasland, a former rugby rep who has a four octave range, can do more than 60 impressions and the splits while singing!


 Review: Hauraki Horror
Posted in: Performance  7th December 2014
This rollicking murder mystery follows a paparazzi photographer and his inept gossip columnist sidekick as they try to solve a death aboard a yacht packed with New Zealand celebrities.


 "Your Body is a Battleground"
Posted in: Performance, Features  6th December 2014
Sexuality, desire, gender and stereotypes are explored in a Wellington dance theatre work which director John Butterfield says raises more questions than it's even been able to touch on.


 Watch: Heaven's Gate
Posted in: Performance  5th December 2014
Check out Coco Solid's music video documentary about The Fafswag Ball, a South Auckland event that celebrates fa'afafine culture through fashion, vogue and dance battles.


 The new queen on the block
Posted in: Performance  2nd December 2014
Princess to Queen 2014 winner Carmen Dioxide is an inflight service manager, gym junkie, skateboarder and pianist, who makes her outfits.


 Roy and Chargn's double act
Posted in: Books, Performance  25th November 2014
Auckland couple Roy Ward and Chargn Keenan are a busy pair: they're both working on Victor Rodger play At The Wake and have also opened a new bookstore in K’ Rd’s St Kevin's Arcade.


 Review: GALS' A Night Out
Posted in: Performance  25th November 2014
GALS changed concert format generally missed the mark but there were some standout performances and moments of musical excellence.


 Preview: SEP ARATE
Posted in: Performance  12th November 2014
It was hair suits and a shared passion for delving into issues of gender and sexuality that brought choreographers Lydia Zanetti and Val Smith together.