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Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2017

Glitz and glamour at the Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2017 Opening Gala

What a joy to attend the fabulous opening gala of the Melbourne Cabaret Festival. Artistic Director Dolly Diamond lays out her vision for the eighth annual festival: Thirteen Australian acts, a balance of new talent with much-loved Aussie cabaret darlings….

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The Melbourne Cabaret Festival – guide to the best events

The Melbourne Cabaret Festival is returning this June for its eighth iteration (20 June-2 July 2017). After a stellar event last year, it has truly become one of the city’s major winter art events and a TPO favourite. It’s two…

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Top events in June 2017 in Melbourne: where to go, eat, and party

The mercury is still dropping, the days are getting shorter, but that doesn’t mean your social calendar needs to drop off too. We’ve brought together our top picks for what to do this June. Melbourne International Jazz Festival (2-11 June) For ten…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival: Dash and D’Bree

Get dashed and dirty, pretty and flirty, argumentative and assertive. Get ‘Fierce’! Expert storytellers-slash-rap artistes, Dash and D’Bree (the ‘bitches of Fiercealot’) romp up a storm in their high-heel runners, hip-hugging leggings and pink feather headdresses whilst musing on the…

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Melbourne Cabaret Festival: Anya Anastasia’s ‘Rouge Romantic’

It was hard to restrain my excitement since I heard Anya Anastasia back in Melbourne with a new show, ‘Rogue Romantic‘.  My girlfriend, quietly suspicious that there was some was serious crushing on Anya going on, grudgingly accepted my explanations…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival: Viking Mama

It seemed appropriate that as we took our seats for Jenny Wynter’s new show ‘Viking Mama‘, it was pouring rain outside. Having just left very Scandinavian-like weather, we were shown to our seats by one of three Valkyries, who for…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival: #FirstWorldWhiteGirls

While I’m very aware of my privileged life here in inner-city Melbourne, the daily struggle with FOMO (fear of missing out) experienced by Kendall and Tiffany from The Melbourne Cabaret Festival’s show #FirstWorldWhiteGirls hit a cord with me. I too…