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Review: Two Mothers Words: Sarah Tynan Based on the experiences of real lesbian couples, the film follows a couple in their late thirties, Katja and Isabella (played by Sabine Wolf and Karina Plachetka), as they struggle with the legal, financial and emotional issues regarding insemination and sperm donation as a queer couple. The couple decides early on that they do not want a

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Review: They Say She's Different Words: Max Cooper Cecilia Low's They Say She's Different is a funky exploration of the life of Betty Davis, rocker and electric lady. Even before the show, Betty's friend Devon Wilson, known for being the groupie to Jimi Hendrix, was wandering around the crowd dancing and stumbling drunkenly, and it's really the friendship between the

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Review: I Love Lucy Words: Max Cooper Elise McCann's I Love Lucy is a lovely revival of the classic work of Lucille Ball, as well as a unique perspective on her life. McCann shows off talents ranging from the comic to the dramatic, and her Lucille Ball is absolutely on-point. The show manages to move from the spectacle of I Love Lucy's golden years in the studio to incredibly sub

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Review: Australian Burlesque Festival Words: Max Cooper The Australian Burlesque Festival's June 19th showcase was a stellar performance. From the kickoff with Aurora Knuth's Master of Ceremonies quickly introducing the Adelaide-based Gin House Floozies, right up until headliner Bella de Jac closed the show with her 1930s-style fan dance.   In fact, all of the headliner ac

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Review: Lift Up Your Skirt Words: Max Cooper Kathy Najimy's Lift Up Your Skirt was, honestly, a little underwhelming. Najimy has years of experience as an actress and a comedienne, and she's very good, don't get me wrong. But Lift Up Your Skirt opened with a reel of film and television highlights from her career, and the performance felt like... more of the same. Two of the m

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Interview: Luna and Sapphire Snow Words: Max Cooper Luna and Sapphire Snow are the owners of Adelaide-based burlesque company Peaches 'n' Gin Burlesque. They're also two of the performers in the upcoming Adelaide Burlesque Festival. Distinct from the Cabaret Festival (though coincidentally on at the same time) this show will tour around Australia and highlight some amazing lo

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