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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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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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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