Dikes On Mikes has become the hottest ticket in town, with this month’s heat already sold out and the 29 October and 26 November heats selling fast. Even Dicko from Australian Idol is said to be planning a visit to @Newtown to see what the fuss is about.

The overall winner of the Lesbian Idol competition will sing at the opening of the 2005 Mardi Gras festival, record a track on the Lesbian Idol CD and fly to the US on a promotional tour. Tickets are $10 (plus booking fee) at

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