june, 2021

26jun3:00 pmWhy did Mardi Gras move to Summer?Salon78 Forum3:00 pm

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The Salon78 forum:
Why did Mardi Gras Move to Summer? Community vs Commercial Scene
will be held on Saturday 26 June 2021
– close to the anniversaries of the first three Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parades and the Stonewall riots in New York in 1969.
This year we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first summer Mardi Gras in 1981. At this Salon78 forum, we will hear from Susan Ardill and David Abello on the tumultuous community debates about the move to summer. Murray McLaughlin will then speak about the changes to Mardi Gras that grew out of this major shift.

Salon78: Why did Mardi Gras Move to Summer? Community vs Commercial Scene
When: 3pm, Saturday 26 June 2021
Where: Upstairs at the Colombian Hotel, corner Oxford and Crown Streets, lift available
RSVP: For in-person or Zoom attendence info@78ers.org.au.

Time

(Saturday) 3:00 pm

Location

COLOMBIAN HOTEL

117/125 Oxford St, Darlinghurst

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