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BREVIEW: The Gilded Merkin Burlesque & Cabaret @ The Glee Club (B’ham) 17.03.18

Words & illustrations by Emily Doyle It’s St Patrick’s Day, and rather than elbowing their way through Digbeth with a Guinness in hand, the patrons of The Glee Club tonight have opted for an altogether more opulent evening. Once again, Scarlett Daggers has assembled a not-too-motley crew for another edition of The Gilded Merkin. Since […]

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THE GALLERY: YONAKA @ The Castle & Falcon 15.03.19

Words by Lydia Fitzer / Pics by Callum Lees Welcome to an evening dominated by Badass Blondes, also featuring excellent hairy man-rockers. Why is it that 90% of male musicians have 90% of the hair in the world…? We may never know.  Enter the first Badass Blonde. Cassyette and her all-female live band take the […]

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BREVIEW: Kinky Boots the Musical @ Hippodrome 14-23.03.18

Words by Charlotte Heap / Production shots courtesy of the Hippodrome Before I begin my review of Kinky Boots the Musical, I need to confess: I love shoes and I love drag culture. And so this young musical, written by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper – launched in 2012, is (on paper) the perfect production […]

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THE GALLERY: Wood and Nails @ The Flapper 02.03.19

Words by Ed King / Pics by Aatish Ramchurn On Saturday 2nd March, Wood and Nails headlined at The Flapper – with support from Dearist, George Gadd, and Last Light. Promoted by Surprise You’re Dead, the gig was a raucous celebration of Wood and Nails’ latest single ‘Searching for an Exit’ – which you can […]

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BPREVIEW: Mutes @ Hare & Hounds 13.03.19

Words by Ed King On Wednesday 13th March, Mutes headline at the Hare & Hounds – with support from Robert Craig Oulton. Sofa King were originally scheduled to perform but had to pull out of the gig – so look out for someone possibly filling in. Doors open at 7:30pm, with tickets available for £6 […]

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