MAKE A SCENE WEEKEND UPDATE 07/09/2018

It's the biggest, queerest round up of LGBTQIA pop culture news, reviews and views, you're not in Kansas any more it's the Make A Scene Weekend Update! 

Before we start this is your final week to make sure you bag tickets to our interactive screening of The Witches next Saturday 15th September. There's a matinee for families and a sweary adults only showing in the evening so get your tickets asap as we've had a huge upsurge this week. It's a big, new venue at Z-Arts but we can't help it if it sells out and you're left weeping...
 

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IN THE NEWS...


Dorothy's ruby slipper from The Wizard of Oz were stolen from some queen's collection 13 years ago and the FBI have just found them in a dramatic and very gay sting operation...

https://www.out.com/news-opinion/2018/9/04/fbi-uncovers-stolen-wizard-oz-ruby-slippers-after-13-years



Here's the 60 greatest capes in movie history! Hocus Pocus should be higher...

https://filmschoolrejects.com/greatest-movie-capes/



Pass the poppers... Manchester Camerata have just announced an orchestral event dedicated to the Queer As Folk soundtrack featuring Faye off of Steps!

https://www.stilldoinitlive.com



Lady Gaga is getting amazingly good reviews from Venice Film Festival about her version of A Star Is Born...is she going to be nominated for an Oscar?

https://www.intomore.com/culture/a-star-is-born-how-did-lady-gaga-succeed-where-other-pop-stars-failed




RuPaul is releasing a Christmas album...

https://www.gaytimes.co.uk/culture/112540/rupaul-is-releasing-a-brand-new-christmas-album/




You can now buy amazing official Roisin Murphy merch...

https://www.kontraband.shop/roisinmurphy/




Mrs Doubtfire musical is coming to Broadway, children!

https://www.out.com/popnography/2018/8/28/mrs-doubtfire-finally-gets-broadway-musical-treatment




A new exhibition dedicated to Victoria Wood is coming to Manchester!

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/whats-on/arts-culture-news/new-exhibition-dedicated-late-comedian-15107075




Here's the first visuals for that awful Mamma Mia themed ABBA dinner theatre party restaurant coming to London...

http://www.digitalspy.com/movies/mamma-mia/news/a865488/mamma-mia-restaurant-experience-london/




Doctor Who star Matt Smith is getting great reviews in new Robert Mapplethorpe biopic from the director of American Psycho but apparently the film is just so-so...

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/mapplethorpe-review-1105033




Wanna see Zachary Quinto get dragged up by Eureka O'Hara? Well here you go...

https://www.them.us/story/drag-me-eureka-ohara-zachary-quinto




This week Neighbours aired Australia's first ever on-screen gay marriage and it's officiated by a Kath & Kim favourite!

https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2018/sep/04/neighbours-first-same-sex-wedding-reflects-australias-glorious-new-reality




Post Hannah Gadsby's Nanette...does Netflix have a queer comedy problem?

https://www.intomore.com/culture/does-netflix-have-a-queer-comedy-problem




And here's this week's DEEP DIVE about the misogynist problems of online gay stan culture surround stars like Ariana Grande and Britney...

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/sep/04/they-just-wanted-to-silence-her-the-dark-side-of-gay-stan-culture

 

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FILM OF THE WEEK


This week's big queer film is the widely well reviewed gay conversion therapy drama The Miseducation of Cameron Post.

Appropriate Behaviour director Desiree Akhavan adapts Emily Danforth’s novel into a coming-of-age drama depicting the horrifying reality of conversion therapy, with Kick-Ass star Chloë Grace Moretz is outstanding in the central role.

The film is released on Friday at HOME with the 18:10 screening followed by a Q&A with director Desiree Akhavan and co-screenwriter and producer Cecilia Frugiuele.

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PARTY OF THE WEEK

Party monster and drag icon Christeene comes to Manchester as part of her new album tour and she's being greeted by the Cult of Body Horror at The White Hotel on Saturday with wide open legs ready for her to sniff their stinky place!

This not-to-be-missed riotous show and after-party is a full on alternative drag show from Christeene in a stinking pit created from the dirty minds of Joe Spencer and The Niallist. Are you ready for a full on assault on the senses?

Suck it, sniff it and see! If you've never seen or heard of Christeene before this is the perfect party to see her at and one of those events people will asking you if you were there. Smelling is believing!


Body Horror's Stanky Place w/ Christeene!
at The White Hotel 23.59 Saturday 8th September 

Gary Williams