You probably learned how to play bingo when you were a kid. But don’t worry if you still get a huge thrill from being the first one to yell “Bingo!”. It doesn’t mean you’re a total simpleton. The fact is, Bingo is one of the world’s most favourite pastimes. And with me as your host, you’ll soon see why.
The 19th Dublin Gay Film Festival takes place this weekend. These days, it goes by the name Gaze – see what they did there? – and it has a jam-packed cinematic programme for your visual delight. There seems to be no short supply of really inspiring, beautifully shot films that look at every imaginable aspect of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered lives. This wasn’t always the case of course… and if some people had there way, we’d still have deValera-era … →
The venue is a pub so all seating (apart from selected reserved areas) is on a First Come, First Served basis. It’s often standing room only from very early in the evening, so don’t dilly-dally over your outfit. If you can’t see me, then the odds are I can’t see you so all that worry over your fashion choices will have been for nothing. Of course, some of the best seating in the house can be reserved. If you would … →
Our Northern sisters are celebrating Gay Pride this weekend – and we’re going! Actually that’s not strictly true – there’s loads of stuff going on in Belfast all day – we’re just going to the After Party. Hell, we ARE the After Party. The “we” in question are Panti, Veda and Me. And it’s extra special as we haven’t performed together for ages. It’s gonna be “The Bomb” so it’s fitting we are going to be performing at the most … →
It’s a Bank Holiday weekend and, because most of us have Monday off, we’re all going to be pushing the boat out a little further this Sunday night. My gal pals (Veda Beaux Reves, Davina Devine, Dolly Grip, Victoria Secret) and I are very excited about what we have planned. Our mega Bank Holiday Bingo show “Friends Reunited” features a jackpot prize of €1600, a guaranteed cash payout of €200, other great prizes PLUS a show featuring many of your … →
It’s very hard to recreate a performance created for a larger stage on a smaller stage. That’s why, most of the time, performances we create for the Alternative Miss Ireland don’t get another outing. Considering the effort, that’s a bit of a drag. Here’s one attempt to do that. It’s Fan Tan Fannie from the musical The Flower Drum Song, which we originally performed at The Olympia in 2008, onstage at The George. Squishy Fanny, Fanny, Fanny! Click HERE to … →