burlesque

17 Nov 2021

SF Chinatown Showgirl Cynthia ‘Empress’ Yee Is A Living Legend

“I think people come to Chinatown because they expect a Disneyland atmosphere,” Cynthia Yee says. “When they see it’s just a neighborhood, a community with restaurants and daily life, they wonder.” Yee is a tour guide with the award-winning Chinatown Magic Tours, but she was once herself at the center of

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24 May 2021

Chinatown Senior Burlesque Troupe Drops Their Anti-Asian Hate Video

We brought you the news two weeks ago that the Asian senior citizen burlesque troupe Grant Avenue Follies was working on a music video to protest hate crimes against Asian Americans. The video was inspired by 76-year-old Xiao Zhen Xie, the grandmother who beat her attacker senseless with a wooden

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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10 May 2021

Chinatown Senior Burlesque Troupe Bashing Back On AAPI Hate Crimes

Remember the 76 year-old Asian grandma who whacked her attacker with a wooden board in March? Get ready to multiply her fury times ten, as KPIX reports that the legacy, Chinatown senior citizen burlesque troupe Grant Avenue Follies is preparing a burlesque number that prepares Asian seniors to fight back

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28 Feb 2020

The 3rd Annual Burlesque Extravaganza is a Safe Space for Sex and Creativity

There may soon be a glitter and rhinestone shortage in San Francisco. Why? For the third year in a row, over 30 local burlesque performers will convene for the annual Burlesque Extravaganza at EXIT Theatre. It’s all going down March 18-21. As a frequent patron and performer at EXIT Theatre,

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05 Nov 2019

Hubba Hubba Revue’s “Video Games!” is Almost Here!

GRAB YOUR JOYSTICK & get ready to level-up, ‘cuz San Francisco’s *world-famous* BURLESQUE & variety show is bringing you a heart-stopping showcase of high-scoring TEASE! FRIDAY, November 8th — Hubba Hubba Revue’s VIDEO GAMES! TICKETS! https://www.dnalounge.com/calendar/2019/11-08.html COME SEE… Banbury Cross (Berlin) Anngela Burt (Portland) Jon Dutch (Portland) Marina Mars (Las

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01 Aug 2018

Burlesque as a Revolutionary Platform for Social Justice

When most people in the United States think of burlesque, they envision a bunch of bawdy strippers dancing before a lecherous crowd, wearing nothing but fishnets, feathers, glitter, rhinestones, and tasseled pasties. While these accessories are part of the ensemble, burlesque is more than a sparkling striptease.

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12 Jun 2018

SUPPORT GUN CONTROL AND PARTY AT THE SAME TIME!

By Neil Raymond How would you like to pledge your support for gun control AND be at a kick-ass concert at the same time?! I’m talking about Party to Protect Our Lives at Littlefield in Gowanus on June 16th (doors open at 7 PM). They’re going to donate 100% of

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27 Apr 2018

Red Hots Burlesque Wrecks Conventions With Body TABOO defiance

Red Hots Burlesque just had its 10th anniversary, but also spawned a new multimedia midnight cabaret incarnation that will make Union Square weird as hell this Saturday night. Body TABOO defiance defies normal description, but producer Dottie Lux tells BrokeAssStuart.com, “It’s a performance art showcase of different interdisciplinary performance artists

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