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Why are women attracted to burlesque?new

Burlesque performer Dita Von Teese draws a mostly female audience to her shows.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Megan Henshall  |  10-09-2013  |  Sex

Burlesque: Art of the teasenew

Burlesque is performance; it is elevating the mere mortal into something sequined and bejeweled and aware of the respect they always deserved.
NUVO  |  Paul F. P. Pogue  |  04-13-2012  |  Performance


In the wake of Moulin Rouge!, Chicago and Nine before it, Burlesque, the next sequin-clad jaunt to tempt the fates of the holiday box office, has a bit of a tightrope walk before it.
Dig Boston  |  Charlotte Shirley  |  11-24-2010  |  Reviews

A Bloody Good Timenew

Gorelesque performer Bloody Betty and her Deadly Sins bring a gory new meaning to the term fetish.
Monday Magazine  |  Danielle Pope  |  11-01-2010  |  Performance

The Return of 'The Slutcracker'new

The Boston-based burlesque troupe's Nutcracker send-up was more amazing than anybody expected. So they're back for more shows. (Video included.)
Boston Phoenix  |  Sara Faith Alterman  |  12-18-2008  |  Theater

The Nutcracker + Burlesque = The Slutcrackernew

"Later, Drosselmeyer returns with the vibrator. Lo and behold, it grows bigger and becomes the Slutcracker Prince. The Slutcracker courts Clara and convinces her with his wily ways to come to the land of sexual fantasy." Slideshow attached.
Boston Phoenix  |  Jim Sullivan  |  12-12-2008  |  Performance

Las Vegas Stripnew

Vintage vixens of yesteryear meet up with the neo-burlesque starlets of today at the 16th Annual Miss Exotic World Pageant, one big glittering bridge to the ecdysiastical generation gap.
Metro Times  |  Sarah Klein  |  06-07-2006  |  History

Aerial Eroticanew

Three St. Louis-area women take burlesque to new heights.
Riverfront Times  |  Ben Westhoff  |  01-23-2006  |  Performance

Paradise Regained: Detroit's Legends of Burlesque Reminiscenew

The most famous exotic dancer in the history of Motown, Lottie The Body, and fellow stripteaser Toni Elling recall the glamourous days of burlesque in the 1960s and the struggles they faced as African-American dancers.
Metro Times  |  Sarah Klein  |  08-03-2005  |  History

Vintage Va-Voomnew

The glamorous faux eyelashes, stiletto heels and good-humored antics of a bygone era are making a comeback. This time, burlesque is for everyone. Cecilia Bravo, founder of the Fluffgirl Burlesque Revue, shares with the Inlander what she's learned about the fine art of delivering good tease.
The Inlander  |  Leah Sottile  |  03-31-2005  |  Performance

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