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Saturday Magazine

12 Dec 2022

Saturday Magazine: 10th Dec 2022 Midsumma Festival 2023

Art, Current Affairs, Interview, Joy, News & Politics, Society & Culture, Uncategorized

Saturday Magazine: 10th Dec 2022 Midsumma Festival 2023

Macca and Misha are joined by Karen Bryant from Midsumma.

Midsumma Festival’s 2023 program has launched

The 2023 Midsumma Festival program is now live, bringing a kaleidoscope of preeminent queer arts and cultural festivities from 21 January – 12 February. Expect over 200 events showcasing queer culture, featuring local, interstate, and international artists in spectacular performances, talks and social events.

The 2023 Festival features a range of Festival Hubs across Melbourne, dedicated to providing a diverse showcase of events to enrich the Midsumma Festival experience. Festival Hubs and highlights include:

VICTORIAN PRIDE CENTRE (VPC):

A new hub for the Festival, VPC presents a fabulous program of Midsumma events that connect, support, and amplify LBGTIQ+ voices. VPC highlights include:

Cheers, Queers! – The very best comics from Melbourne’s Queer comedy scene come together to present a fabulous new night of comedy with a new line up each night. 27 – 29 January.

Piano Bar X Pride Centre – Join Andy Pobjoy and the team from Piano Bar for a night of drag fabulousness, singalongs with extra special guests performing audience song requests. 27 – 29 January & 2 – 4 February. (Pictured right)

Trans & Gender Diverse Clothes Swap – A fun and fabulous clothes swap and perfect timing to pick up a new outfit for summer. 11 February.

Exhibition – The Making of the Victorian Pride Centre – This free exhibition explores the last 100 years of LGBTIQ+ history in Victoria and the development of the iconic Victorian Pride Centre. Featuring architectural drawings and models, photos of construction and building artefacts. On display from 2 December to April 2023 in the Pride Gallery.

THEATRE WORKS:

This St Kilda institution is also a Festival hub and will be buzzing with seven ground-breaking shows across three performance spaces for a truly queer program that embraces and celebrates the whole rainbow community.

Midsumma full program available at midsumma.org.au

 

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