Carla Gorton

Scandal! A Radical Burlesque Performed by Lush Cabaret Produced by Zelda Da Political cabaret is alive and well in regional Queensland as audiences flocked to the latest production by Lush Cabaret ― Scandal! A Radical Burlesque ― which was performed in Cairns from November 27 to 30. The talented cast and crew presented a fantastical romp through Australia's political landscape with the thrills and spills of burlesque, along with the bite of incisive political satire.
Nabarlek is one of the bands synonymous with Indigenous rock in this country today. Rounding up their Queensland tour at the Cairns Civic Theatre on March 10, they brought the house down. The audience was dancing in the aisles in the second set when this nine-piece group from Manmoyi in Western Arnhemland got the place rocking.
Cannot Buy My Soul: The songs of Kev Carmody
Various artists
Virgin, $24.99
@9point non = CAIRNS — The Time’s Up campaign, seeking to throw out the Howard government and its anti-worker laws, held a rally and public meeting on March 5. More than 80 people protested at the office of federal Liberal MP Warren Entsch, while that evening 30 people heard from Andrew Dettmer, state secretary of the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union; Michael Ravbar, the state secretary of the construction division of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union; and Peter Simpson, assistant state secretary of the Electrical Trades Union.
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