Latest Cabaret Stories

2008-08-27 12:01:00

By MAUREEN COLEMAN THE Ulster Bank Festival at Queen's is going for gold this year with a marathon arts and entertainment package of Olympian stature.

2008-08-15 06:00:27

Camille has her audiences purring THE KITTENISH Camille has clearly conquered new hearts in her move from the rowdy Spiegeltent, to the Georgian pews at the Queen's Hall, home to a more classical crowd with double the audience.

2008-08-14 00:00:29

By Julian Hall Comedian Shazia Mirza was booked as a guest on MacAulay and Co this week. As the radio show is recorded early in the morning, Mirza (right) assumed it would be herself and Fred MacAulay in the studio.

2008-08-07 00:00:20

A film director is seeking extras to appear in a scene that will be shot at Heinz Field and in the Strip District this weekend. The short film -- "Tommy and Me," directed by Ray Werner -- is part of a collection of small Pittsburgh-set stories that will be released as a feature film in the fall.

2008-08-06 18:00:21

By TAMARA McCLARAN The people who made magic come to life on stage last season at Players by the Sea gathered Saturday for the community theater's annual Volunteer Celebration and Pelican Awards.

2008-08-02 00:00:19

Seventy-plus bands, 30 or more cabaret acts and a plethora of side shows, stalls and workshops - all we need is a ray or two of sun to illuminate the Maker Sunshine Festival and we'll be sorted for another stonking weekend.

2008-07-23 12:00:54

By Misha Berson, Seattle Times Jul. 23--I was new in town when I first roamed around Rainier Square looking for the Crepe de Paris, back in 1991. When I found it, a gracious Frenchwoman warmly greeted and seated me, and took my drink order. Then the fun began.

2008-07-08 09:00:42

A Broadway musical based on the British film Kinky Boots is in the works, the show's producers said.

2008-06-30 21:02:28

By Terry Rindfleisch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jun. 30--Natalie Wikstrom has been the leading lady of La Crosse theater in 2008.

2008-06-14 00:00:19

By CLARE ROBINSON Music Writer SUMMER wouldn't be summer in these parts without the chance to let down our hair and go relatively wild for a few days at that stunning cliff top location on the Rame Head peninsular.

Word of the Day
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.