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Sunday, February 1, 2009

SF Bay Area burlesque for the week of February 2, 2009

Oh my! This week features two shows that I'm really, really excited about! Those being the opening night of Pin It Up, Babycakes, and the Zombie Prom!

In addition, there are the weekly Uptown Hubba Hubba and Red Hots Burlesque shows. Toss in the monthly First Friday Follies and Burlesque n' Brass shows for you East Bay folks, and you've got yourself lots o'shows this week!

  • Monday, February 2, 2009: Uptown Hubba Hubba at the Uptown in Oakland, 1928 Telegraph Avenue. The Hubbas welcome back Evil Sarah as she continues her California tour, and also welcome Fancy Chance from the UK. Also see the exotic stylings of Delilah! Penny Lux! Jenny Cidal! Kiss Me Kate! Miss Balla Fire! And enjoy the musical talents of Riff Ditties! Doors at 9pm, show at 10ish. $5, 21+ w/ID.
  • Thursday, February 5: Pin It Up, Babycakes! at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco. 111 Minna Street. Opening night for the Pin It Up, Babycakes art show! Featuring performances by Bombshell Betty, Sparkly Devil, sASSy Hotbuns (added!), Dottie Lux, Sweet M'Alice, and Tinky Sparkle. Also featuring the art of Jessica Whiteside, Alice Stribling, Emma Mount, Molly Crabapple, Bombshell Betty, and more! Vintage film from Stephen Parr! All hosted by your hostess with the mostest, Kitten on the Keys! Burlesque show at 9pm. 6pm to late. Free before 9pm. $5 after, 21+ w/ID.
  • Friday, February 6: Red Hots Burlesque at El Rio in San Francisco, 3158 Mission Street. Dottie Lux brings you the best in burlesque along with some great BBQ at SF's best happy hour! Show at 7:30pm. $5-10 sliding scale, 21+ w/ID.
  • Also Friday: Zombie Prom! at DNA Lounge in SF, 375 11th Street. Join your chaperones Principal Kingfish and Dean of Discipline Madam Chartreuse as things go Terribly, Brain-Eatingly Wrong at this year's Hubba Hubba High-School Senior Prom! Featuring performaces by Bunny Pistol, Calamity Lulu, Sparkly Devil, Dottie Lux, Miss Balla Fire, the Diamond Daggers, and more! Also featuring the music of Victoria and the Vaudevillains! With special guest apperance by The Living Dead Girlz! Dancing to the tunes of DJ Sage! Plus costume contest! Photos! 9pm. $6 if dressed in Zombie, Formalwear, or Zombie-Formalwear, $10 in street clothes, 21+ w/ID.
  • Also Friday: First Friday Follies at The Stork Club in Oakland, 2330 Telegraph Avenue. The fabulous First Friday Follies features Kemo Sabe, Evil Sarah, Mugg Muggles, Ms. Cherry Gallete, Fella-Fem, Margaret France, Hoopsie Daisy, Cupcake & Little Eyeful, and BB Dahl! Show at 9:30pm. Free, but donations encouraged, 21+ w/ID.
  • Saturday, February 7: Burlesque n' Brass at Cafe Van Kleef in Oakland, 1621 Telegraph Avenue. Hot Pink Feathers and Blue Bone Express with guest host Simone de la Getto! Doors at 8:30pm, show at 9:30 sharp. $10, 21+ w/ID.

As always, for more information, please check the calendar above. And if you have a burlesque show or information about a show you would like to add to the calendar, please email me at sfbr AT gmx DOT com. That should spoil the spammers!
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Alice Stribling said...

Hi Max- thanks for posting about Pin it up Babycakes!! I sent you an email as well, Bunny Pistol is not performing. sASSy Hotbuns IS performing!!

If you could update it, that would be great.


Maxwell Wood said...

Thanks for the update, Alice! I've posted the update in the week in preview and will also post about Pin It Up, Babycakes tomorrow. Yay for sASSy! Everyone I've talked to is so excited! See ya on Thursday! :-)

~Max of the SFBR