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CABARET FESTIVAL – TOM WAITS For No Man – 5K

While I could taste the whiskey and smell cigar smoke I detected just a hint of Brecht in the air. This is making it real. Bravo!!

CABARET FESTIVAL – WINE BLUFFS – Damien Callinan & Paul Calleja – 4.K

Wine Bluffs is one enormous piss-take where the audience are invited to participate…

CABARET FESTIVAL . Ali Mcgregor: YMA SUMAC 4.5k

If like me, you are a fan of Yma Sumac you will not be disappointed. If this music is a recent discovery or totally new to you then you are in for a treat.

Protected: EL HABLADOR – Ross Noble – 4.5K

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FUEGO CARNAL – Gluttony – 5K

EMPYREAN  – 7pm March 2nd 2018 Review by GARY CLARKE   –  5K Reviewed by GARY CLARKE    5K Fuego Carnal is Spanish for Fire-Flesh  and the title of the show is brilliantly descriptive of this amazing performance.   When I first saw the flyer I  was impressed at the visual impact it made.  So as I was …

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360 ALL STARS – Grand Auditorium

By combining huge screen scenes, fabulous feats and funky beats we were in for a treat. This circus brings the big tent to the street. 360 Crew got down and they pushed our red button. The crowd were up and the tent erupted. It was 60 mins of relentless high energy grooves and high power moves..

LORD OF THE STRINGS – The Clubroom @ GC

Mathew - Gretsch White Falcon

Perched comfortably amidst a cache of beautiful guitars including a unique 10 string Richard Howell featuring 4 extra bass strings Mathew demonstrated his extraordinary musical prowess interspersing the set with clever witticisms and easy banter.

PICK OF THE FRINGE (part one)

A series of 10 minute preview tasters of shows from The Adelaide Fringe 2018

FRINGE 2018 – Music, Jazz KIND OF BLUE : The Miles Davis Show – GC Club – 4.5K

The timing of the interchanges and the nuances of the performances had me closing my eyes and imagining I was in a smoke filled basement in New York with Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk and Dizzy Gillespie.

Nosferatu, Dunstan Playhouse, 2K

The classic tale of Nosferatu was reimagined for modern audiences by Polish writer/director Grzegorz Jarzyna. This minimalist reworking brings Bram Stoker’s classic gothic novel into the 21st century. The set at the Dunstan Playhouse was marvellously designed, a large, malleable performing space allowed for a series of environments to come to life. The lighting worked …

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