Tag: The Butterfly Club

Monthly wrap: October’s silent gigs, art openings, and KitKats

We were super-duper excited about October, and it didn’t disappoint. We headed to a gig that was entirely silent (yes, really), viewed portraits at Lisa Wilkinson’s first gallery opening, designed custom creations at the world’s first KitKat Chocolatory, and got…

A ‘Trickster’ At The Butterfly Club

Fall down the rabbit hole of The Butterfly Club and into the world of weird and wonderful.  This colourfully eclectic venue captures your attention with an array of tiny trinkets. I carefully admired the wall to wall exhibit of bits…

Melbourne Fringe: Arcade Arcade in ‘Next Level’

Having grown up in East Germany, my childhood in the 80s was mainly dominated by Russian fairytales rather than Transformers and arcade games. Luckily I have enough nerdy friends here in Melbourne and NZ to have received a delayed education…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Pink Flappy Bits’ presented by The Renegades

Meet Tara Dowler and Louise Mapleston. For one hour these girls are going to tell you about their Pink Flappy Bits. They are your typical white, heterosexual, cisgender, privileged middle-class feminists. So you could say they are the experts on…

Seen & Heard at The Butterfly Club

In their own words, strippers speak, carnies chat, and dancers dare to share. The group show Seen & Heard aims to share intimate stories from performers who have spent their careers entertaining under the cover of their on stage persona. Playing…

‘Nigella – Love Bites’ at The Butterfly Club

Well ladies, gentlemen, and all those in between, The Butterfly Club, that grand dame of Melbourne venues supporting emerging masterpieces, has yet again given a stage to the maestro Shanon Whitelock and his new cabaret collaboration. ‘Nigella – Love Bites‘ is absolutely…

Gillian Cosgriff in ‘This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things’

Gillian Cosgriff is hilarious. Her show ‘This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things’ is Cosgriff’s exploration of her feelings and review of her decisions as she careens towards her 30s, or in her words, ‘adulthood’. We didn’t stop laughing the whole…

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…