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Going round the twist

Wes Snelling, undoubtedly one of Melbourne's most awesome cabaret performers is back, and in fine form, bringing his larger than life, booze infused, neurotic and slightly terrifying character Tina Del Twist along for the ride. Tina was the cherub and comrade to the likes of Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Marilyn Monroe... But she never quite made it to be a household name. Or did...

Not Another Indie Cabaret

The delightfully disenchanted cabaret songstress Jessamae St James, is looking to stand out from the pack with her new performance Not Another Indie Cabaret. A work that is self described as "Soaked in satire, part self-deprecating reflection and part love letter to making excellent life choices whilst drunk on eBay." and directed by Steven Gates one third of Australian comedy powerhouse Tripod, should indeed prove...

Circus, the ultimate contemporary art?

Circus is an art form that has continued over the past decade to captivate audiences and grow in popularity. Having reached critical mass, a fixed feature in festivals around the world built upon a long and colorful history, those childhood memories under the big top most of us share, and more simply the way it responds to the here and now. In Melbourne...

Baritones Belting Bond

Fringe is almost here, and among the plethora of shows about to take over our city, is a performance about the world’s greatest spy, a man who is suave, patriotic, sporting a devil may care attitude, of course his name is Bond, James Bond. Perfect for newbies and know-it-alls alike,  Shaken  plunges head first into over 50 years of James Bond iconography. Pitting the...

Melbourne Fringe Festival THE POWER OF 20

Rare group exhibition from diverse local artists The Power of 20 is a rare group exhibition showcasing new works from the diverse talents of both emerging and established artists, from of one of St Kilda’s longest standing artist collectives – the little gem that is ‘Artist’s Studio 106’, on Barkly Street in the heart of St Kilda. Artist’s Studio 106 is...