When I was a young girl living in Pakistan, I remember uttering the phrase “Australia mein kangaroos key ilawa aur kuch bhi nahin hai!” (There’s nothing in Australia but Kangaroos and desert). 15 years later, here is what Djuki Mala has reminded me about white Australia’s Black history
Sitting in a warm, dark room with a bunch of strangers, I watched a man clad in black, weave stories of trauma and discomfort into melancholy tapestry. Welcome to Night Sweats, a show built around the internal monologue of an insomniac with a deep seated fear on inadequacy.
A woman stands infront of the microphone about to tell a joke. She doesn’t remember the punchline. What follows is both strange and poignant.
I am a fan of old Americana, particularly the fashion and music of the late 50s and early 60s. Big hair, cute dresses and big voices- what’s not to love? And if you, like myself, are a fan of all of the above you are going to have a ball at Rhapsody in Red!
Every now and then I have the opportunity to experience art that serves the dual purpose of education and entertainment. Baby Got Back is one of these shows. After 2 sold out seasons, the girls are back with a vengeance and nothing is off limit!. In this very special interview I chat to Miss Jane Doe about feminism, art as protest and all things butts!