Billing itself as Sydney’s newest and campest hotel, Mr Mary’s is bringing a touch of glamour and fun to rapidly gaying Redfern.

Located at 106 George St (corner of Redfern St), Mr Mary’s is open every day from 10am until late, and features a bistro, cocktail happy hour from 5pm to 7pm and a function room.

On Friday nights the Piano Bar features the talents of Hugh Monroe, Sigourney and Miss 3-D and Saturday night comes with production shows and hot dancers. Entry is free.


The Former Ladies of The Supremes are coming to town for one night only at the Capitol Theatre on Saturday 23 September. Scherrie Payne, regularly referred to as The Supremes’ final lead singer, and Lynda Laurence, who joined the outfit in 1972, are teaming up with Freddi Poole to recreate the magic Motown sound.

Expect hits like Stop! In The Name Of Love, You Can’t Hurry Love and Back In My Arms Again. Tickets are available for $90/ $66.90 from Ticketmaster on 136 100.


OutSkirts is a new night of acoustic music highlighting the original talents of women singer-songwriters at the Sandringham Hotel, 387 King St, Newtown.

The first event on Friday 4 August will feature The Blush Foundation, who performed their electro rock creations at the sold-out Sheila Fest.

They will be unplugging for a night of folktronica. Other performers include Joanna Leigh and Mel O’Leary, and Lillirox who is coming down the hill from the Botany View Hotel.

An open mic session will give emerging talents a chance to be heard by a supportive audience. To participate, email

Tickets are available at the door from 7:30pm for $8. OutSkirts is set to become a regular night on the first Friday of every month. Visit the Outskirts events website for more information.


People Like Us is an Oxford Street night with a difference. Aimed at queers who sit outside the mainstream, and their cool straight friends, the event’s organisers are planning to gay up Ruby Rabbit with unreal music and interesting people.

DJs Slash, Annabelle Gaspar and Mark Murphy will provide the tunes, it’s free to get in and The Four O’Clock Dancers are planning something special. People Like Us kicks off from 7pm Sunday 6 August at Ruby Rabbit, 231 Oxford St, Darlinghurst.

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