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My (and your) Leonard Cohen

Stewart D'Arrietta in My Leonard Cohen

Canadian Leonard Cohen started his creative output as a poet in the 1950s, has written books and has achieved particular fame and longevity as a singer and songwriter. This is the kind of vague description I could write for many artists displaced by time to the outer limits of pop…

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Don’ts for Dancers 2.0

Dont's For Dancers

Does anyone still follow the “rules” of etiquette? Be it in the milieu of dance or romance, no matter how many blog posts we might browse exhorting the modern single to adhere to a prescribed course of action in order to secure the affections of the opposite sex, the cold…

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Little Orphan TrAshley

Little Orphan TrAshley

When seriously adult-only panto Little Orphan TrAshley opened at the Powerhouse this week, Trevor Ashley and co-writer Phil Scott showed the world at large why only creative Queens can get away with the kind of vulgar, disrespectful and politically incorrect humour that other public figures are banished from society for…

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Melbourne Cabaret Festival: Another Day

Josh Levy

Aside from running the Globe Cafe in Prahran, Josh Levy’s talents run to playing piano and writing songs. Using these skills in his show with singer and sometime violinist Fem Belling, Another Day: The Songs of Josh Levy suggests that Levy might soon make a contribution to the world of musical…

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Michael Griffiths: A man, A Piano and Annie Lennox

Michael Griffiths: A man, A Piano and Annie Lennox

With the heavy Sydney rain over, what do you do on a mild July night? Go to the Slide Cabaret Festival, and check out Michael Griffiths’ show based on the influential singer, Annie Lennox. There are some remarkable comparisons between Miss Lennox and Mr Griffiths which show their artistic similarities. Annie…

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