NEW YORK (AP) _ Life is still a cabaret for Liza Minnelli.

Minnelli, who starred in the 1972 film ``Cabaret'' and often attends the music clubs in New York, will sing for the first time at the upcoming MAC awards, which honor cabaret entertainers.

She will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs, as will singer Barbara Cook and Wally Harper, frequently her pianist. All three will perform.

Winners in 32 categories including vocal, jazz, pop, rhythm and blues, comedy and piano bar entertainers will be announced at the 13th annual awards show April 5.

Others to perform include Betty Buckley, Kathie Lee Gifford and guitarist-singer John Pizzarelli.