Sitting in a warm, dark room with a bunch of strangers, I watched a man clad in black, weave stories of trauma and discomfort into melancholy tapestry. Welcome to Night Sweats, a show built around the internal monologue of an insomniac with a deep seated fear on inadequacy.
A woman stands infront of the microphone about to tell a joke. She doesn’t remember the punchline. What follows is both strange and poignant.
I am a fan of old Americana, particularly the fashion and music of the late 50s and early 60s. Big hair, cute dresses and big voices- what’s not to love? And if you, like myself, are a fan of all of the above you are going to have a ball at Rhapsody in Red!
Every now and then I have the opportunity to experience art that serves the dual purpose of education and entertainment. Baby Got Back is one of these shows. After 2 sold out seasons, the girls are back with a vengeance and nothing is off limit!. In this very special interview I chat to Miss Jane Doe about feminism, art as protest and all things butts!
Once upon a time in 2011 when I still went by the stage name Iskra Valentine, the burlesque beauty with the Bollywood booty, I had the privilege of being invited to judge Miss Burlesque WA. It was then that I first laid my eyes on her: Her name was Lola. She was a showgirl.Continue reading “Fringe Binge: Lola’s showgirl smear campaign”