Torte e Mort: Songs of Cake and Death

Torte e Mort: Songs of Cake and Death

In a little circus salon tent named ‘The Omnitorium’ tucked away behind George Square Theatre, Anya Anastasia proves that she is a force to be reckoned with. Packing her show full of music, UV lights, skeletons, shadow puppetry and even some naked ukulele playing, Torte e Morte: Songs of Cake and Death pushes the boundaries of cabaret, music, theatre and burlesque (even though she doesn’t do burlesque)... 

Lady Rizo: Multiplied

Lady Rizo: Multiplied

“Sleep deprivation is the new LSD” says Lady Rizo, after explaining how she’s gone from “smoky eye” make up to “sleepy eye” in a short 18 months. She’s here tonight, in front of a star-spangled backdrop, to prove that you can continue being a world-class cabaret rockstar whilst having a nine month old baby... 

Starman

Starman

The Assembly Gardens Palais Du Variété is a big Spiegeltent to fill, and the high heeled silver spangly boots of David Bowie are big boots to fill. Starman – judging by the lightning-bolted, red-haired posters – seems very much like it could fill both, but unfortunately falls short... 

Everybody Hates The Lounge Kittens

Everybody Hates The Lounge Kittens

Not everybody hates The Lounge Kittens. In fact, they have a loyal following who have turned up this evening to see and support these three colourful haired, sparkly dressed chanteuses... 

Hot Brown Honey

Hot Brown Honey

To Edinburghians “welcome to The Hive” could mean a questionable night out in a seedy, sticky floored club. Not to worry, this Hive located at Assembly Roxy is a safe space inhabited by six empowered women to teach us about society, culture and smashing the patriarchy...