Monthly Archives: April 2008

Toronto Strippers Can’t Compete With Internet?

From United Press International:
TORONTO, April 28 (UPI) — The number of strippers and strip clubs in Toronto is declining, with former dancers blaming the Internet for putting them out of work.
A 23-year-old ex-dancer identified only as Madeline told the Toronto Star she could make as … Read More

CBS segment on NY School of Burlesque and the Revival

A segment on New York School of Burlesque and the neo-burlesque scene, on CBS Sunday Morning News.
A well done piece. I especially liked that they included the bits about liberation for the performer and audience alike, and most of all, the importance of giving good … Read More

Roundup: Fairytales, Bellydance vs. Burlesque and Other Feminine Cointreau-versies

1) “Burlesque Fairytales“, an independent feature film from Double Barrel Productions, is slated to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.
BURLESQUE FAIRYTALES is set one evening in a 1930’s theatre where all is not as it seems. During the show, five fairytales are performed on the … Read More

Video: Sugar Blue Burlesque

Australian troupe Sugar Blue Burlesque in rehearsal:
I LOVE the song they used! Perfect for balboa dancing. Wish I could see the final product live!

Miss Exotic World Tickets and Benefits

Tickets are officially ON SALE for weekend passes to Burlesque Hall of Fame/Miss Exotic World weekend (June 5-8, 2008).
June 5 – 8
Palms Casino Weekend Pass! featuring the Stars of Burlesque Reunion and 2008 Miss Exotic World Pageant
Each Weekend Pass is good for general admission access … Read More

Video: Comedy and Burlesque to Beethoven’s 5th

This is what live entertainment’s all about!
First the comedy (link via Lee Presson):
No cue cards, no teleprompters, and no second takes–legendary funnyman Sid Caesar pioneered live television sketch comedy with his 1950s sitcoms Your Show of Shows and Caesar’s Hour. This classic sketch is “Argument … Read More

Dr. Sketchy’s SD: “From Hell” Photos

From yesterday’s modeling gig:
(Photos c/o our wonderful Dr. Sketchy’s San Diego hosts, Miss Lily and Matt. Read the write-up on their blog.)
You may notice a little Chloraseptic bottle in the background of some of the photos. I was quite ill all week (after VLV … Read More

Roundup: Sue Tilley, Hazel Court, Dita Von Teese, Gypsy Charms, Madonna

1) “Her Pounds Could Make Millions” – Lucian Freud’s 1995 painting of “Big Sue” Tilley could fetch between $25 to $35 million at Christie’s auction on May 13th.

According to Reuters. Tilley was paid just 20 pounds (UK sterling) per sitting for this painting more than … Read More

Video: Ned the Magnificent

Hello, Dolly!
Ned The Magnificent from projectNemo :: on Vimeo.
Ned The Magnificent from projectNemo :: on Vimeo

Saturday, April 19th: Dr. Sketchy’s San Diego

This Saturday at Dr. Sketchy’s San Diego!
JACK THE RIPPER is finally captured…
…on your sketchpad.
[Dr. Sketchy's San Diego: Jack the Ripper]
Burlesque performer Mynx d’Meanor and Indiana Jake act out the last night in the life of a Victorian working girl in a series of poses. Come … Read More