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The Supper Club | Claire’s Kitchen at le Salon
August 6, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST$150
A new way to meet people, grow your professional network & support a good cause at the same time.
About the Supper Club
Supper Club is set to be a regular event for the SGLBA Education Fund, bringing together a group of people for an intimate dinner, entertainment, networking and socialising.
A small amount from each ticket sold will go to support the Education Fund in its objective of providing grants to LGBTIQ+ Individuals, aged over 30, to undertake a course of study which meaningfully, substantially and demonstrably benefits their life or, through them, the lives of other people within the Australian Community.
About tickets, possible refunds & COVID-19
Tickets are strictly limited so we encourage you to book as soon as you can.
If the event is cancelled due to COVID restrictions, refunds will be issued, and individuals will be offered tickets first for the next Supper Club.
Following the Claire’s event, we will be announcing the date and location of the next Supper Club.
Claire’s Kitchen at le Salon
The first iteration of Supper Club is scheduled for Thursday 6th August from 6.30pm in the private dining room at Claire’s Kitchen at Le Salon.
The evening will commence with a drink on arrival, followed by a 3-course dinner. Guests will be able to choose each course and dietary requirements will be catered for. Tables and seating will be arranged in line with social distancing requirements.
Your entertainment during the evening
Ben Palumbo is Ben Noir
Ben’s foray into all things French began as a flamboyant flash of colour as he backflipped his way across the screen in the opening scenes of the hit film by Baz Lhurmann “Moulin Rouge” . Following this, two years living in French speaking Switzerland resulted in lingual fluency.
He performed in the Fete de la Musique in Lausanne, and he was invited to perform in Jazz clubs in and around Paris in 2011. His vocal performance at the Paris Burlesque Festival left the audience begging for more as well as the Montreal Burlesque Festival in 2016.
His penchant for all things French culminated in creating his own semi-autobiographical show “Ben Noir; A French Cabaret” about a young Aussie boy who travels to Paris to fulfil his dream and discovers much mayhem in the process.
‘Ben dazzled our embassy guests with his fabulously flamboyant show, capturing the best of Australia’s humour, colour and talent. Ben was inspired by France and the French love him back.’ Brendan Berne Australia’s Ambassador to France
Shauna Jensen, a great friend of the SGLBA
Shauna Jensen is an Australian singer. She has been a member of multiple bands including Purple Vision and Flake. She was a cast member of Australia’s Jesus Christ Superstar and appeared on the Original Australian Cast Recording album in 1972 and she toured nationally with the Long Way to the Top concert tour.
She has performed backup vocals for many acts such as INXS, Jimmy Barnes, Billy Thorpe, Powderfinger and Hugh Jackman and she provides the vocals for many advertising campaigns.
She sings on a number of tracks on the 1985 Rebel: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. In 2004 she became a judge for the fourth season of Australia’s Popstars, titled Popstars Live.
The Sydney Gay & Lesbian Business Association Incorporated (SGLBA) ABN 30 660 775 528 is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.
- Kat Conner