IN THE WEST
It’s Heaven time again and they’ve moved to the Rosehill Bowling Club in Parramatta on the corner of Hassall St and James Ruse Drive. Entry is $10 and doors open at 8.30pm. DJ Joal will be rocking the room. Details: www.heavensocialgroup.zoomshare.com.
Newtown RSL is the new gay hang in the inner west with every Thursday night being a special queer night. Entertainment includes live bands, trivia, drag queen comedy and burlesque. There will also be a special talent contest. Details: www.myspace.com/hotlipsnewtown.
The Aurora Group is getting together for a special dinner called Fat Tuesday at Slide on 5 February. There’ll be a three-course feast designed by Marc Kuzma and an array of performances. Bookings: [email protected]
BEST IN SHOW
The Bad Dog tribe is getting together at the Jets Sports Club in Tempe on Sunday 13 January. The party runs 3pm-11pm and will celebrate the evolution of Bad Dog. Tickets start at $40 and can be bought at SO music, Spank Records and Barberia.
WET AT ARQ
Friday 18 January is Fomo party time at Arq. In the Arena are DJs Jayson Forbes and Luke Leal; in the Vortex, Justin Scott, Rob Davis and Sandi Hotrod. Doors open at 9pm and tickets are $20.
A reminder that tickets are on sale now for The Hatpin at the Seymour Centre. The Hatpin, which opens 23 February, is the true story of a single mother who advertised her baby in a newspaper column in the hope of saving his life. Bookings: 9351 7940.
Melbourne-based brothers and musicians Richard and Johnny Tedesco are joining forces with performer Manolo Jaen and flamenco artists from Seville in a production called Chapel by the Sea. The group will perform at the Uniting Church, Bondi Beach, on Friday 11 January and Saturday 12 January. Tickets start at $30. Bookings: 0416 348 583.
The Darlinghurst Theatre Company and Gaiety Theatre are putting on a show called Hello Again. The musical production is a satire of Viennese society and stars gay performer Matt Young. The season runs from Thursday 31 January to Saturday 23 February. Tickets are $35. Bookings at www.darlinghursttheatre.com or 8356 9987.