Month: May 2014

Spring is in the air….

Well… for a few days it was spring, then summer and now it feels like it’s back to fall.  Here’s hoping by the time these events come around, it won’t just be the talent on the stage that has the air sizzling!

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“I built a boat”

Amazing write up from topoet.ca for Sunday’s Cabaret!

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A warm May night – patios overflowing with winter-whitened people happy to be in the sun. Who wants to spend time indoors listening to mumbly poets, whiney singers or watching comic burlesque? Well, let me tell you, Cabaret Noir reached out and filled the house with an eager crowd.

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First feature was Nik Beat who succeeds in evoking smoky basement jazz cafes in a time when no one smokes in doors. He started with some poetry about fallen idols – Janis Joplin with her ‘corn textured hair’; Marilyn Monroe: ‘dark angel food cake.’ Then he picked up his guitar, joined on bass by Mike Ratt, for some songs. In ‘I made a God out of my Girlfriend’ he tells us ‘I made a god out of the way she gave head.’ In another he warns us ‘love but don’t fall in love’ even though…

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