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Mardi Gras Disco Climb

Dance and sing like a diva to disco beats on the top of the Harbour Bridge - this iconic Sydney experience is not to be missed.

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Sunset Cruise

For a whole new take on cruising, climb aboard the spectacular MV Sydney Glass Island and let your host Summer Salt take you on a sexy, sunset trip around the world's most beautiful harbour.

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Parade Sideshow – Parade viewing area

Step right up for the greatest show on earth, the Mardi Gras Parade! From the Sideshow you can soak in the spectacular Parade with bars, food stalls, screens, celebrity hosts, bathrooms and seating if your feet need a rest. For first timers, it's a night you'll never forget, and for old hands, a chance to see the parade in a completely different light.

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Mardi Gras Party ’15

Spend the night with over 15,000 international and local partygoers at the largest gay and lesbian event in the Southern Hemisphere. Leading the incredible line-up of performers and DJs is Nick Jonas, Jake Shears, Jessica Mauboy, Betty Who, David Morales and Paul Mac, with more to be announced!

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SBS ONE CELEBRATES THE SPIRIT OF THE SYDNEY MARDI GRAS

The 2015 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is ready to make its entrance on SBS ONE at...

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HAPPY MARDI GRAS! Photographic exhibition

Featuring works from the City of Sydney Archive’s C.Moore Hardy collection this photographic exhibition documents two decades of Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras fabulousness – the fun, the fair, the protest, the party.

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COCK by Mike Bartlett

Red Line Productions present the Sydney premiere of Mike Bartlett’s critically acclaimed play.

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Gaybies

A funny and moving piece of real-life theatre written and directed by Helpmann Award winner Dean Bryant, Gaybies tells the story of children who've grown up with gay parents.

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Mother Clap’s Molly House

“Shit on those who call this sodomy / We call it fabulous!” A riotous musical play, bursting with outrageous characters, graphic sexuality, bawdy songs and handsome men!

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INSIDE / OUT

INSIDE / OUT is an installation that invites you to consider a personal perspective on life-defining illnesses – in this case, HIV. An appropriated image of HIV cells is applied to different mediums within a conceptualised domestic environment.

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Mardi Gras Film Festival

Join us in celebrating 22 years of the best in queer filmmaking.

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Blue Wizard

The Future, Earth: An intergalactic gay wizard gets stranded on the side of a mountain where he casts spells and dances magic dances in an attempt to return to his home comet, OK?

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Guy James Whitworth: Me/You/Them/Us

Guy James Whitworth’s new exhibition is almost a greatest hits, with the strongest pieces from his last three shows alongside selected new pieces. Me/You/Them/Us at Newtown Library.

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Drag-On Queen! Where Game of Thrones meets Carlotta and Courtney Act!

DRAGON power meets DRAG-ON and ON and ON! With non-litigious references to popular TV “CULTure” and artistic licence, we move, step-ball-chain-glide, into the Queendom of Mardi Gras.

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U Picky Poof

U Picky Poof art exhibition at the new LOSTSpace Gallery Darlinghurst. Art works created by Fuzz Fowler, from Tony Grace's first GLBTQ satirical book 'U Picky Poof' will be on display and available for purchase.

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Love On Two Wheels

You might be a novice, an experienced cyclist, someone resuming cycling or anywhere in between. We promise cycling with us will be a great experience.

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25 years and GLLO-ing

25 years and GLLO-ing. A colourful display of history featuring highlights of 25 years of the NSW Police GLLO Program and 100 years of women in the NSW Police Force.

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Wow Me! It’s Mardi Gras

Whether you just want to dip your toes or dive right in, Wow Me! It’s Mardi Gras is the go-to place for friends and families to get a taste of the Mardi Gras Festival.

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Christopher Lewis Survey Exhibition 1980-2015

A not to be missed mid-career survey exhibition of the acclaimed Sydney artist Christopher Lewis, spanning three decades.

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DRAG MAGIC With Vanity Faire & Minnie Cooper

Two amazing performers who have a combined drag life of almost 3 decades and individual careers that are regarded as “Australia’s best”. Minnie Cooper and Vanity Faire have teamed up to showcase their talents in this unique and fabulous 2 woman show.

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Pope Head

Pope Head - The Secret Life of Francis Bacon. An enigma, a maverick, a controversial and charismatic Force of Nature. The show looks at the life, art, psyche, sexuality, and philosophies of the great artist.

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Mardi Gras Disco Climb

Dance and sing like a diva to disco beats on the top of the Harbour Bridge - this iconic Sydney experience is not to be missed.

Read More

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National Treasures

National Treasures is a photographic exhibition celebrating age in the LGBTI community as a salute to those who have experienced vast social change through their lifetimes.

Read More

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Vampire Lesbians of Sodom by Charles Busch

Vampire Lesbians of Sodom tells the saga of two fatally seductive vampiresses whose paths first collide in ancient Sodom. This new production fuses vaudeville, cabaret and drag for a Mardi Gras show not to be missed.

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Queen Bette

“The Queen has no hour for love”. A true movie legend brought to life in the world premiere of this one-woman show, starring Jeanette Cronin as Bette Davis.

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An Anniversary: Ross Watson Gallery 15 Years

Following a record 2,520 viewing his recent Toronto WorldPride exhibition, Watson exhibits dynamic new paintings, photography and iconic editions, in his renowned style, which has earned him a global audience.

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Progressive Dining Walks

Join us for one of two nights and eat your way across Sydney’s Gay Miles accompanied by guide Maree Sheehan.

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Bear Bar

Sydney’s first Bear Bar arrives just in time for Mardi Gras. Presented by Bear World Magazine and located on Oxford Street, Bear Bar will operate as the woofiest watering hole, meet-up location and entertainment hub this festival.

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Show Stopper

Show Stopper created and performed by Agent Cleave. After completing a highly successful run in Melbourne Fringe Festival, Falls Festival and Midsumma Festival, Show Stopper is coming to Sydney.

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Panti’s ‘High Heels in Low Places’

THISISPOPBABY presents Ireland's High Queen, Performance Giant, Accidental Activist and National F*#&ing Treasure PANTI BLISS in her smash hit comedy show, High Heels in Low Places. “Wickedly Funny” **** The Guardian

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Blue Mountains & Jenolan Caves Day Tour: An all Aussie Adventure in the Wild!

Escape the city to the lush and beautiful Blue Mountains, enjoy lunch at Australia first cafe and explore the wonders of Jenolan Caves with the odd native wildlife encounter.

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Liam Benson, Noble Savage, a solo exhibition presented by Artereal Gallery

Artereal Gallery presents a solo exhibition by Liam Benson. The exhibition, Noble Savage, explores Australian masculine identity and the paradox of what it means to be Australian today.

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OUT

Told from an autobiographical point of view; this funny, relevant and thought-provoking study examines the changing role of what it means to be gay. Come out, wherever you are!

Read More

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HAPPY MARDI GRAS! Photographic exhibition

Featuring works from the City of Sydney Archive’s C.Moore Hardy collection this photographic exhibition documents two decades of Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras fabulousness – the fun, the fair, the protest, the party.

Read More

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COCK by Mike Bartlett

Red Line Productions present the Sydney premiere of Mike Bartlett’s critically acclaimed play.

Read More

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Gaybies

A funny and moving piece of real-life theatre written and directed by Helpmann Award winner Dean Bryant, Gaybies tells the story of children who've grown up with gay parents.

Read More

MOther Claps

Mother Clap’s Molly House

“Shit on those who call this sodomy / We call it fabulous!” A riotous musical play, bursting with outrageous characters, graphic sexuality, bawdy songs and handsome men!

Read More

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INSIDE / OUT

INSIDE / OUT is an installation that invites you to consider a personal perspective on life-defining illnesses – in this case, HIV. An appropriated image of HIV cells is applied to different mediums within a conceptualised domestic environment.

Read More

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Mardi Gras Film Festival

Join us in celebrating 22 years of the best in queer filmmaking.

Read More

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Blue Wizard

The Future, Earth: An intergalactic gay wizard gets stranded on the side of a mountain where he casts spells and dances magic dances in an attempt to return to his home comet, OK?

Read More

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Guy James Whitworth: Me/You/Them/Us

Guy James Whitworth’s new exhibition is almost a greatest hits, with the strongest pieces from his last three shows alongside selected new pieces. Me/You/Them/Us at Newtown Library.

Read More

Kerrielowe1

Drag-On Queen! Where Game of Thrones meets Carlotta and Courtney Act!

DRAGON power meets DRAG-ON and ON and ON! With non-litigious references to popular TV “CULTure” and artistic licence, we move, step-ball-chain-glide, into the Queendom of Mardi Gras.

Read More

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U Picky Poof

U Picky Poof art exhibition at the new LOSTSpace Gallery Darlinghurst. Art works created by Fuzz Fowler, from Tony Grace's first GLBTQ satirical book 'U Picky Poof' will be on display and available for purchase.

Read More

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Love On Two Wheels

You might be a novice, an experienced cyclist, someone resuming cycling or anywhere in between. We promise cycling with us will be a great experience.

Read More

25 years and GLLO-ing

25 years and GLLO-ing. A colourful display of history featuring highlights of 25 years of the NSW Police GLLO Program and 100 years of women in the NSW Police Force.

Read More

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Wow Me! It’s Mardi Gras

Whether you just want to dip your toes or dive right in, Wow Me! It’s Mardi Gras is the go-to place for friends and families to get a taste of the Mardi Gras Festival.

Read More

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Christopher Lewis Survey Exhibition 1980-2015

A not to be missed mid-career survey exhibition of the acclaimed Sydney artist Christopher Lewis, spanning three decades.

Read More

Drag-Magic

DRAG MAGIC With Vanity Faire & Minnie Cooper

Two amazing performers who have a combined drag life of almost 3 decades and individual careers that are regarded as “Australia’s best”. Minnie Cooper and Vanity Faire have teamed up to showcase their talents in this unique and fabulous 2 woman show.

Read More

PopeHead

Pope Head

Pope Head - The Secret Life of Francis Bacon. An enigma, a maverick, a controversial and charismatic Force of Nature. The show looks at the life, art, psyche, sexuality, and philosophies of the great artist.

Read More

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Mardi Gras Disco Climb

Dance and sing like a diva to disco beats on the top of the Harbour Bridge - this iconic Sydney experience is not to be missed.

Read More

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National Treasures

National Treasures is a photographic exhibition celebrating age in the LGBTI community as a salute to those who have experienced vast social change through their lifetimes.

Read More

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Vampire Lesbians of Sodom by Charles Busch

Vampire Lesbians of Sodom tells the saga of two fatally seductive vampiresses whose paths first collide in ancient Sodom. This new production fuses vaudeville, cabaret and drag for a Mardi Gras show not to be missed.

Read More

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Queen Bette

“The Queen has no hour for love”. A true movie legend brought to life in the world premiere of this one-woman show, starring Jeanette Cronin as Bette Davis.

Read More

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An Anniversary: Ross Watson Gallery 15 Years

Following a record 2,520 viewing his recent Toronto WorldPride exhibition, Watson exhibits dynamic new paintings, photography and iconic editions, in his renowned style, which has earned him a global audience.

Read More

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Progressive Dining Walks

Join us for one of two nights and eat your way across Sydney’s Gay Miles accompanied by guide Maree Sheehan.

Read More

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Bear Bar

Sydney’s first Bear Bar arrives just in time for Mardi Gras. Presented by Bear World Magazine and located on Oxford Street, Bear Bar will operate as the woofiest watering hole, meet-up location and entertainment hub this festival.

Read More

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Show Stopper

Show Stopper created and performed by Agent Cleave. After completing a highly successful run in Melbourne Fringe Festival, Falls Festival and Midsumma Festival, Show Stopper is coming to Sydney.

Read More

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Panti’s ‘High Heels in Low Places’

THISISPOPBABY presents Ireland's High Queen, Performance Giant, Accidental Activist and National F*#&ing Treasure PANTI BLISS in her smash hit comedy show, High Heels in Low Places. “Wickedly Funny” **** The Guardian

Read More

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Blue Mountains & Jenolan Caves Day Tour: An all Aussie Adventure in the Wild!

Escape the city to the lush and beautiful Blue Mountains, enjoy lunch at Australia first cafe and explore the wonders of Jenolan Caves with the odd native wildlife encounter.

Read More

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Liam Benson, Noble Savage, a solo exhibition presented by Artereal Gallery

Artereal Gallery presents a solo exhibition by Liam Benson. The exhibition, Noble Savage, explores Australian masculine identity and the paradox of what it means to be Australian today.

Read More

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OUT

Told from an autobiographical point of view; this funny, relevant and thought-provoking study examines the changing role of what it means to be gay. Come out, wherever you are!

Read More

Southern Cross Outdoors Group Burning Palms Bushwalk

A spectacular day walk for Mardi Gras time. Just one hour south of Sydney there...

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The Wildlife and Harbour Experience!

An exciting morning of hand feeding wallabies, patting koalas and visiting exotic birds and native wildlife culminates in lunch on the Parramatta River! Then, a leisurely cruise back to Circular Quay on the Rivercat, finishing with your cruise under the Harbour Bridge back into Circular Quay.

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Shears Unshorn – Jake Shears rocks Upstairs

For one night only, Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears will rock Upstairs at the Beresford with his very first solo show ever! Performing a rare mix of brand new songs, killer covers and deep cuts from his Scissor Sisters canon, this show is set to be one hell of a kiki!

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Mardi Gras South Coast Wonders Experience

Showcasing NSW’s stunning Southern jewel, from Waterfalls and Sea Geysers to lunch in Quaint Hamlets, Native wildlife, Rainforest trekking, Ocean and Mountain Vistas – it’s all here for you to explore!

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Sandra Bernhard: Sandyland

US actress, singer and comedian Sandra Bernhard will make a welcome return to Australia in 2015 when she brings her unique live show “Sandyland” to Australia in March 2015. Direct from a hit US tour of her one-of-a-kind live show, “Sandyland” is classic Bernhard – a unique, sharp blend of hysterical insight and outspoken views, with rock-n-roll, cabaret, stand-up and a little burlesque.

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Adore Delano Live In Concert

Australia it's time to lock up you sons and daughters (and lock up your husbands too) because the Punk Priestess of Party is coming and she will be DTF. Adore Delano star of Ru Paul's Drag Race Season 6, is coming back in March 2015.

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Sydney Frontrunners Mardi Gras Fun Run

A fun run of three or four kilometres to get you ready for the Parade on the night of Saturday 7 March.

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The Diamond Club

Members of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras can see the Parade in style at the Diamond Club. The Diamond Club is proudly presented in partnership with ANZ.

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Parade Sideshow – Parade viewing area

Step right up for the greatest show on earth, the Mardi Gras Parade! From the Sideshow you can soak in the spectacular Parade with bars, food stalls, screens, celebrity hosts, bathrooms and seating if your feet need a rest. For first timers, it's a night you'll never forget, and for old hands, a chance to see the parade in a completely different light.

Read More

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Parade

There is no more perfect combination of passion and people than The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade. Every year, hundreds of thousands of spectators from all over the world bring the city to a standstill as they cheer on a jaw dropping parade of 10,000 fabulous people.

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Mardi Gras Party ’15

Spend the night with over 15,000 international and local partygoers at the largest gay and lesbian event in the Southern Hemisphere. Leading the incredible line-up of performers and DJs is Nick Jonas, Jake Shears, Jessica Mauboy, Betty Who, David Morales and Paul Mac, with more to be announced!

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Sandy Bottoms “Family Disco On The Green” In The Verbs

Join Sandy Bottom with Her Show Girls and gather your family and friends for a day on the lawn at Marrickville Bowling Club. Recover Mardi Gras with all the family, with all day shows, International Dj’s and more.

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The Laneway

What began with a couple of milk crates and a portable stereo has now become a buzzing indoor/outdoor party, encompassing the original laneway plus the Beresford Hotel.

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SBS ONE CELEBRATES THE SPIRIT OF THE SYDNEY MARDI GRAS

The 2015 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is ready to make its entrance on SBS ONE at...

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Rufus Wainwright

The broad spectrum of Rufus Wainwright’s talents will be on full display when he returns to Australia in 2015 to perform his most revered and beloved songs.

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Charlie Hides TV Live

YouTube Sensation, Diva impersonator & queen of the wicked one liner, Charlie Hides returns to Sydney with a new show full of devilish send ups of your favourite divas. "My Favourite impersonator" – Cher.

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