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Brisbane Pride Festival Comedy Gala

Brisbane Pride Festival Comedy Gala

Brisbane Pride Festival Comedy Gala

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to laugh your way to do-gooder status on a special Valentine’s Day perfect date night!

A dream team of stand-up comics, drag artists and comedy performers unite for this spectacular Comedy Gala to raise funds for Brisbane Pride Festival.

Leading the laughathon will be international comedy superstar CHARLIE HIDES, most celebrated for his hysterical parody based skit comedy CHARLIE HIDES TV.  He is famous for impersonating everyone from Cher to Madonna, Gaga and many more, his sometimes irreverent and over-the-top impersonations will have you laughing all the way to the bar.  Check out more here.

Also Staring:

  • the Host With the Most,  SONNY SPELLS (aka Blair Martin);
  • LEIGH BUCHANAN from The Devil Wears Leigh Buchanan & Project Runway;
  • SHANIQUA T-BONE, MISS SYNTHETIQUE, VOLLIE LA VONT, TINA BIKKI, TARA MOORE & SABLE BLAQUE in The Twisted Wizard of Briz-OZ.
  • JENNIFER BURKE, the Queensland Raw Comedy State Winner;
  • TRASEY CHAMBERS, the Queen of Country Parody; and the
  • UKULELE SISTERS, the Naughty Nuns of Wet Beaver Creek

More to be announced soon.

Bookings are essential.  Book online here.  There is Cabaret Table seating and stalls.

The Brisbane Pride Festival Comedy Gala is raising money for the Brisbane Pride Festival and the Kal Collins Memorial Fund, with the generous support of Melt Queer Festival and the Brisbane Powerhouse.

Polarised: Queering the Shot

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Remember that photo of Marilyn Monroe posing over the subway grate? Or Jack Nicholson’s crazed face peering through the splintered door in The Shining? What about Tank Man standing motionless before the tanks in Tiananmen Square?

All iconic images – all instantly recognisable.

LET’S MESS WITH THEM!!! Is that a Drag Queen in a white dress I see?

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Tickets on Sale for Brisbane Pride Fair Day

Brisbane Pride Fair Day returns to New Farm Park on 20 September 2014 and is shaping up to be even better than last year. The day will kick off with the traditional Rally and March down Brunswick Street to the rainbow flowering arches of New Farm Park, where gates will open from 10:30 am.

Once again there’ll be a main and community stage featuring incredible local and national talent, Mr and Ms Pride competitions, Brisbane’s best DJs and our traditional Pet Parade.  Brisbane Pride Festival is excited to announce that Ryan Amador will also be appearing at Pride Fair Day to perform his song “Define Me” the inspiration behind this year’s Pride Festival theme  “Define Me: More Than A Label”.

Our Queer Beer tent returns, there’ll be incredible food stalls and an array of market and community stalls to delight, entertain and inform you.  

When: Saturday, 20 September 2014
Time: 10:30am – 5:30pm
Where: New Farm Park, Corner of Brunswick Street and Sydney Streets, New Farm

Members will receive free and express entry – watch for an email telling you how to download your ticket.

Prices for this year’s Fair Day:

$ 25 + p & h – Adult Fair Day Ticket + Pride Membership  

Enjoy discounts to Brisbane Pride Events, free and express entry to Fair Day and exclusive member’s offers

$20 – Adult Fair Day Ticket (Non Member)  

$15 – Concession                                                                                                 

(Pensioner Card, Senior’s Card, DVA Repatriation Health Card (Gold), Student Photo ID)

$5 – Child (6-12 years)                                                                                     

Free – Child 5 Years and under

Free – Volunteers   (If interested in volunteering, please contact drewleighton@gmail.com

 For tickets, click here

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Media Partner Announced

Brisbane Pride Festival announces 2014 media partnership with Queensland Pride magazine

Brisbane Pride Festival is excited to announce that Queensland Pride is producing the ‘Pride Guide’ for the Brisbane Pride Festival 2014.

A long-time supporter of the Brisbane Pride Festival, Queensland Pride is published by Evo Media, a national media company focusing on the LGBTI market.

The new partnership will enable Brisbane Pride Festival to cement its position as the leading LGBTI cultural festival in Queensland, reaching the state’s diverse LGBTI communities with extensive and regular coverage of the 2014 festival in Queensland Pride.

Under the partnership, coverage of Brisbane Pride Festival news and events will also be featured on Queensland Pride’s digital platform, GayNewsNetwork.com.au.

Coverage of Brisbane Pride Festival will also be featured in other Evo Media state titles, including SX Magazine (Sydney), Melbourne Community Voice (Victoria) and Blaze (South Australia), further enabling Brisbane Pride Festival to reach LGBTI communities around the country.

Brisbane Pride Festival President, Peter Black, said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with Queensland Pride for the 2014 Brisbane Pride Festival. We look forward to delivering fantastic events this year and with Queensland Pride spreading the word, along with other Evo Media titles throughout Australia, it will help ensure the festival’s continued and growing success.”

Queensland Pride editor Andrew Shaw said the magazine was delighted to cement its ongoing and supportive role with the Brisbane Pride Festival.

“Brisbane Pride Festival, with its iconic Fair Day at New Farm Park, is building a reputation for excellence at home and interstate, and Queensland Pride is proud to be part of that progress.

“As principal media partner, we’ll be keeping our readership informed in print and online about how they can get the most out of Brisbane Pride Festival 2014.”

Brisbane Pride Festival runs throughout September, with Fair Day being held on Saturday 20 September.

For more information, contact Peter Black, President of the Brisbane Pride Festival on 0421 636 496.

 

To discuss advertising in Pride Guide, contact Adrian Poole, Queensland Account Manager on 421 807 541.