Up Jumped the Devil!

Here’s “Odontophilia” — a snippet from Ghostboy’s “Up Jumped the Devil!” Halloween show at Brisbane Square Library, where he is Reader in Residence. Wayne Jennings and I performed about 20 minutes of brand new and newish material. Great fun!

Alchemy @ Brisbane Square Library 17.5.13

A lovely review from Tash D at Factory Diaries.

Factory Diaries

On the third Friday of every month the Brisbane Square Library is host to a myriad of music, poetry and performance. Alchemy is the name of this monthly event and it is MCd by the lovely Frankie Vandellous.


Unfortunately, I was a tad tardy in arriving to this month’s event so I missed the wonderful musical stylings of Wayne Jennings of The Ragtag Band fame.

I did make it in time to catch the two beautiful dancers from Evoke Dance and Theatre Company performing along to the latin grooves of Tari Hujan, however. The dancers were graceful and strong pulling off fantastic lifts and spins with the greatest of ease. Their routine showed their diversity changing paces several times.

Then the audience was treated to the poetic genius that is Zenobia Frost. This performance featured her ukulele debut in a poem/song that illustrated the contrast between her…

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The Ruby Fizz Society for Superior People

Do you drink your tea with your pinky stuck out?
Do you speak in a British accent regardless of your nationality?
Do you have strong opinions about wine?
Do you feast on the written word, slurp down oil paintings and experience cravings for the performance arts?
Do you like dressing up? In marvelous costumes?
Are you, when it comes down to it, really silly – and proud of it?

Then it’s very likely that you’re a superior person!

Our future events will include: fine dining, fancy dress, live music, live poets, dead poets, burlesque and cabaret, and high-class frivolity.

FIRST: The Ruby Fizz Society presents…
A champagne brunch at Café Checocho

Where: 69 Hardgrave Road, West End
When: Sunday the 29th of June, 11am until 1pm
Dress code: Formal, vintage or costume

Feature readings from Rob Morris and Pam Schindler, live music from Timothy Tate and Wayne Jennings, open-mic poetry, raffles, and high-class frivolity!

Tickets are $15 and include drinks and your meal. Please book by the 25th of June; places are limited.

Please contact your hostess at rubyfizz@gmail.com