Diva at Vogue Fabrics

 Monday is always a quiet night — nice to see Vogue livening things up with a one-off showcase featuring Lavinia Co-Op, A Man To Pet, MJ Woodbridge and NYC legend Joey Arias, all hosted by Jonny Woo. Excellent.

Cabaret at the Apple Cart Festival

Faces familiar and new at the Apple Cart Cabaret stage, presented by Lisa (Rude Grrl) Lee. Shame about the rain, but the performances (including Dickie Beau’s take on Kenneth Williams (above)) shone regardless.

BURN at the BFI

Time Out magazine’s cabaret editor Ben Walters’ showcase of recent moving-image-based works by UK cabaret stars at the BFI, followed by an afterparty hosted by the genteel folk from Gutterslut in the Blue Room. Dickie Beau (above), A Man to Pet and Miss Annabel Sings performed live, with videos by Scottee, Justin Bond, David Hoyle and Bourgeois & Maurice among others.


Lazlo Pearlman & Killpussy, A-Man-To-Pet, Helen Noir (with assistance from Nando Messias and Masumi Tipsy Saito (pictured)), Pia Arber, The German Ballet Group, Chris Dangerfield. Pix here.

Film Noir 21st August

Featuring Helen Noir and Ben Pistor downstairs, with A Man To Pet, Dickie Beau and Nando Messias upstairs, and a literally pop-up performance by Ms Noir. Pix here.

Film Noir at Dalston Superstore

The Film Noir crew took over both floors of the Superstore on the hottest Friday night of the year. Severino’s and Helen Noir’s back-to-back sets of take-no-prisoners, hands-in-the-air afterhours disco and electro set the basement on fire. Fabulous. Pix here.

Out Late at Various Voices, Southbank

Dickie Beau, Helen Noir, Nando Messias, Ingenue St. John & A Man Da Pet took over the Front Room at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on Friday night, for an evening of music, video and performance as part of the Various Voices 09 festival. Pix here…