The countdown for Cirque du Soleil’s return to Sydney has begun. Dralion will extend its season with another three weeks of shows under the blue-and-yellow Grand Chapiteau (Big Top) at The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park, from Wednesday 16 July 2008. Cirque du Soleil will release an additional three weeks of performances for Dralion in Sydney (27 August to 14 September). Tickets for Dralion can be purchased online at www.cirquedusoleil.com or by phone on 1300 130 300.
Moist returns to Arq on Friday 30 May from 9pm. The sexy girls’ night will feature resident DJs Sandi Hotrod and Miss Gee as well as a live set by Shalyn Gray. And if that’s not enough, Annabelle Gaspar will be the night’s special guest. Tickets are $10 at the door. Details: www.arqsydney.com.au.
Don’t forget entries are open for the annual BGF Bake-Off. Now in its 21st year, this major fundraiser will be held at the Midnight Shift on Sunday 15 June. For entry details visit www.bgf.org.au.
El Mojito has launched a new Saturday night of killer cocktails, delicious tapas and chilled music from 10pm. It is held at Morgans Hotel, 304 Victoria St, Darlinghurst, and features DJ Chip. For more information phone 9360 7930 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lorna Luft returns to the City Recital Hall, Angel Place, on Saturday 31 May with a special encore presentation of her show Songs My Mother Taught Me. Tickets from www.showtune.com.au or 8256 2222.
The next Polly’s Social Club dance on 5 July will be inspired by the Julie Andrews musical Victor Victoria. The dance will be held at the University of NSW Roundhouse from 7.30pm. Advance tickets are $25 or $35 at the door. Bookings on 9557 6739 or www.thepollysclub.com.au.
Fag Tag and Bitch are getting together once again -“ this time at the Oxford Art Factory on Saturday 7 June from 10pm. The party will feature a performance by Inaya Day. Tickets start at $49 from Hum Records and www.moshtix.com.au.
The smash hit Altar Boyz is playing at the Seymour Centre from Saturday 7 June.Details: www.altarboyz.com.au or 9351 7940.
Don’t forget Drag for Dollars is held at Arq every Thursday night, hosted by Chelsea Bun. DJs Justin Scott, Alex Taylor and Mark Alsop help Sydney’s wannabe drag talent battle it out for a cash prize. Details: www.arqsydney.com.au.