Category: Arts In Review

GAMMA.CON @ AIS Arena, Sat–Sun August 5–6

GAMMA.CON @ AIS Arena, Sat–Sun August 5–6

I saw a Storm Trooper, Ash Ketchum, Crash Bandicoot, Heath Ledger’s The Joker, Rorschach of Watchmen, Spider-Man, an Ewok, Eleven ...
Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival @ Palace Electric, Tue Jul 18–Wed Aug 2

Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival @ Palace Electric, Tue Jul 18–Wed Aug 2

As I write, the final few films of the Scandinavian Film Festival are enjoying additional screenings by popular demand. If ...
Jazida Presents: Hi Brow at the LoBrow #2 @ LoBrow Galley & Bar, Saturday July 22

Jazida Presents: Hi Brow at the LoBrow #2 @ LoBrow Galley & Bar, Saturday July 22

The second of Jazida’s quarterly variety shows featured burlesque, belly dance, salsa, fan dancing and boylesque. 80 very happy patrons ...
Eclipse – An Illusion & Dance Spectacular @ Canberra Theatre Centre, Friday July 7

Eclipse – An Illusion & Dance Spectacular @ Canberra Theatre Centre, Friday July 7

Billed as ‘An Illusion & Dance Spectacular’, Eclipse was a bit like Mandrake the Magician meets Riverdance. It was a ...
Miss Kitka’s House of Burlesque: Grindhouse @ Canberra Irish Club, Saturday June 24

Miss Kitka’s House of Burlesque: Grindhouse @ Canberra Irish Club, Saturday June 24

This sold-out show by Miss Kitka’s House of Burlesque was themed on Grindhouse; the old-style American exploitation movies from the ...
Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow @ Canberra Theatre Centre, Saturday June 24

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow @ Canberra Theatre Centre, Saturday June 24

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow (MICFR) is not only a tongue twister, but it had my body contorted from ...
Power Pussies #3 Burlesque @ Polit Bar, Friday June 23

Power Pussies #3 Burlesque @ Polit Bar, Friday June 23

This edition of Power Pussies was a sell-out and Rebelle Velveteen started the night with a sassy feather fan dance, ...
Relax, It’s Just Burlesque! @ Canberra Irish Club, Saturday June 3

Relax, It’s Just Burlesque! @ Canberra Irish Club, Saturday June 3

Presented by Minty and Delicious, this sold-out show had 130 attendees seated comfortably in the club’s main room. Poppie Button ...
Orb, Sydney Dance Company @ Canberra Theatre Centre, Thu–Sat May 25–27

Orb, Sydney Dance Company @ Canberra Theatre Centre, Thu–Sat May 25–27

A long time ago I read a line in a book that I can’t recall. It referred to the “rhizome ...
Tubular Bells For Two: Aidan Roberts and Daniel Holdsworth @ The Street Theatre, Friday May 5

Tubular Bells For Two: Aidan Roberts and Daniel Holdsworth @ The Street Theatre, Friday May 5

I first heard about Tubular Bells For Two five years ago when my father-in-law saw the show. It seemed to ...