Tag Archive: cabaret

Tim Draxl sings Chet Baker

As soon as I saw it advertised, I booked tickets straight away. It was an evening at one of my favourite cabaret bars in Sydney – Bar Me – featuring one of my… Continue reading

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Sat On My Lap

As Kate and I walked around the streets of Chippendale, we noticed posters featuring artwork by Luke Temby. I noticed another one tonight as I came home from dinner at Emad’s on Cleveland… Continue reading

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What will Tim Draxl do next?

About half way through tonight’s show by Tim Draxl at The Civic I found my mind wandering. “What’s he going to do next?”, I thought to myself, adding “He’s done music, cabaret, films.… Continue reading

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Science, Fires and Merri-May

“Have you seen Merri-May perform before?”, I was asked by the woman sitting near me at tonight’s show. “Yes”, I told her… “Many times. I think I could be a groupie”. I have… Continue reading

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Tim Draxl

“Thanks for coming out tonight when you could have gone to the Bledisloe Cup” Tim Draxl declared at the opening of his show tonight, adding, “I don’t even know what the Bledisloe Cup… Continue reading

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Retrogras

I’ve just arrived home from a terrific night out with my friend Colin. The night started off at the Roslyn Oxley 9 Gallery in Paddington where there’s a new exhibition by Callum Morton.… Continue reading

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Cumming at the Opera House

Every time I go to the Opera House I take a photograph of either the Opera House or the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Deep down, I know it’s provincial and parochial to photograph some… Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Diary

I had a look through the Mardi Gras website tonight, in an effort to find which events I would like to attend over the next month or so. I’m no longer into the… Continue reading

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Sunday Night

For the first time in a few years, I had an Ogalo burger for dinner tonight. I had actually forgotten how incredibly tasty they are, even if they are DRENCHED in fat. I’d… Continue reading

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We’re At The Wrong Show

I was really looking forward to seeing Robert Bertram play last night at “Bar Me”, that wonderfully unique cabaret venue in the basement of a Kings Cross restaurant. Previously known as the El… Continue reading

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Up Close and Musical

I realised last night what an anti-social creature I’ve become. To avoid conversation and contact with other human beings while on the bus to Circular Quay, I actually put my headphones on without… Continue reading

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Chloe Dallimore

I went to see singer, actress and dancer, Chloe Dallimore do her first “cabaret” show last night at Sydney’s Statement Bar, and I guess, in all honesty, I was a little disappointed. She’s… Continue reading

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Cabaret Life

In the last two days I’ve been to see two cabaret shows in which the focus has been on new arrangements of older pop and folk songs. The one I went to see… Continue reading

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Eddie Perfect

I’ve seen Eddie Perfect perform a couple times before, including once before in his show with Max Gillies, called The Big Con. I’d also seen Eddie in Hayden Tee’s late night cabaret at… Continue reading

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David Campbell

This was the first time I’ve ever seen David Campbell perform in cabaret before. The only other time I’ve seen him live was in the musical, “Only Heaven Knows” about 10 or so… Continue reading

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Tim Draxl

I’d first heard of Tim Draxl about four or five years ago when, under the tutelage of Les Solomon, he was proclaimed as “the next big thing” following in the footsteps of David… Continue reading

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Dot By Dot By Sondheim

I love Dorothy Parker and I love Stephen Sondheim, so presumably if both were combined in a cabaret production I’d be extremely happy. Colin and I found out about this production while attending… Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon

It’s Sunday afternoon and I’m at work, just doing a few things here and there: some of it work-related, some of it personal. Unfortunately, I’m still burping garlic from today’s lunch: those yummy… Continue reading

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Muftee Cabaret

Muf-Tee’s director, Les Solomon, has created a chat show with Hayden Tee as the host and the musical director, Nigel Ubrihien, as his sparring partner. By having a couple of cabaret-performing guests each… Continue reading

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