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Transgender Day of Remembrance with LaNCE TV on Channel 31

LaNCE TV hosts Lance DeBoyle and Gabriella Labucci are honoured to present a very special episode to commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance on 20 November.

Always a variety show with a difference, LaNCE TV will shed its standard jaunty and boisterous format to host this special day by featuring an expert panel of notable trans* voices from across urban and regional Victoria.

Please join them in welcoming Michelle C Sheppard (JOYfm), Sally T Conning (regional Trans Elder), Dee Chryssomallos (Mr. Trans* Leather 2014/15) and Alexander Bravo (Peer Navigator – Ballarat TGD Clinic) – and more TBA.

Being part of the broader rainbow family, means we must hold space for all voices to share their stories.

Transgender Day of Remembrance is the annual observance, on 20 November, to honour the memory of those who have lost their lives due to acts of anti-transgender violence.

Now in its third year, LaNCE TV streams live from Ballarat in Western Victoria and shares the love directly from C31 in Geelong and Melbourne and also to Facebook every Friday night from at 9pm AEST.

Lance DeBoyle and Gabriella Labucci look forward to bringing you this thought-provoking and heartfelt episode in remembrance.

Tune in to C31 or log in to Facebook at:

For interviews/photos/media queries please email or ring Karen at Karen@karenconradpublicity.com or on 0400 527 365

Cam Giles pens an open letter to Leonard Cohen on the occasion of his birthday

Dear Leonard,

Happy birthday!

We all miss you here on this spinning rock, so I thought I’d record a few of your most celebrated songs. Just a little birthday tribute to you and all of us who love your touching heartfelt words and music.

I hope you like my interpretations of your works and enjoy listening to them as much as I have enjoyed recording them. I’d like to thank you, Leonard, for writing some of the greatest songs of all time. Your words and are so truthful and have given me the drive and reason to keep making musical art. Even during global Pandemic, your words shine like diamonds in the dark.

Due to the pandemic the band and I are unable do a proper live performance of these works until March 2021. So in light of this, here is a YouTube link to the album.

You can also stream it on Spotify later this month, in case you have streaming devices in The Great Beyond.

You were so right, Leonard, there is a crack in everything and that’s how the light gets in.

Much Respect and Many Thanks to you on your birthday.

Cam Giles

Cam Giles—D A R K E R The Songs Of Leonard Cohen is out through Ambition Entertainment / Sony.
camgiles.com

Lake Minnetonka launch double single High Fashion/Dancin’ at the Bains Douches

Dearly Beloved,
Lake Minnetonka have embraced the iso-video trend and, during this gigless
stretch, produced two cover songs with accompanying film clips. Both feature
special guests Tom Munn on vocals and Kathleen Halloran (Kate Ceberano) on bass. The videos were produced, filmed, directed, and edited by bandleader Adam Rudegeair at Funk Noir HQ in Hawthorn, Melbourne.

“Funklords Lake Minnetonka have been bringing infectious jazz riffs and bouncing funk beats to Melbourne since 2013, jetting between hometown Melbourne and the soulful Minneapolis that has been influencing their sound.”—Speaker TV

Read on for more info and show details…

HIP HOP COLLECTIVE’S SONG ABOUT SELF HARM AIMS TO HIGHLIGHT WHAT YOUNG MELBURNIANS ARE GOING THRU

At a time when the second lockdown in Melbourne is hitting the mental health of young people particularly hard, a Melbourne hip hop group has released a song about coming back from the brink of suicide in the hope that young people, like them, will realise there is another way. Read on for more info and show details…