And speaking of feeling good, you'll have a several chances to do so at burlesque shows this week. The Hubba Hubba Revue "Big Show" is this Friday, Lily Burana will be appearing with some local burlesque stars on Thursday, plus you've got the monthly Barbary Coast Burlesque and Little Minsky's shows on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. And look below for more!
- Monday, May 11, 2009: Uptown Hubba Hubba at the Uptown in Oakland, 1928 Telegraph Avenue. Hey! It's Juicy D. Light's birthday celebration, and you're invited! Join Rubenesque Burlesque, Sid Scenic, Vixen Noir, Room For Cream, Wiggy Darlington & Vima Burlesque, Ariyana La Fey, Monifa, Dangerous Curves (with Dangerous Dan!), Kingfish and Eddie, and Zip the What-Is-It?! Doors at 9pm, show at 10:15ish. $5, 21+ w/ID.
- Wednesday, May 13: Barbary Coast Burlesque at Annie's Social Club in San Francisco, 917 Folsom Street. Join Red Hot Burlesque's Dottie Lux as she hosts this month's show, "Springtime Beauties." Featuring performances by Lady Borgia, Miss Mae Western, Lily Le Rouge, Bella Trixx, Kiss Me Kate, Sparkly Devil, and the producer of BCB herself, Bunny Pistol! Show at 8pm. $5, 21+ w/ID.
- Thursday, May 14: Lily Burana and Sugar Shack at Hypnodrome Theatre in SF, 575 10th Street. Please join Green Apple Books and Music for a book signing unlike any other! Lily Burana will be signing and performing with the local superstars of burlesque in a benefit show. Door prizes and a charity raffle (not to mention beer and wine). 7pm to 9pm. Free!
- Also Thursday: Little Minsky's at Club Deluxe in SF, 1511 Haight Street. Little Minsky's is brought to you by Douglas Good (of Cabaret Verdalet), The Flying Fox (burlesque glamour girl) and a few shady characters (we dare not name). Doors at 9pm, show at 10. $5, 21+ w/ID.
- Friday, May 15: Red Hots Burlesque at El Rio in San Francisco, 3158 Mission Street. Dottie Lux is calling this show "The Monster." Join host Lady Monster and see the talented performers Vixen Noir, Lady Fantastique, The Cock Ts, Monifa, Dottie Lux, and all the way from NYC, BB Heart! Show at 7:30pm. $5-10 sliding scale, 21+ w/ID.
- Also Friday: Hubba Hubba Revue: Asylum! at DNA Lounge in SF, 375 11th Street. Step inside the Rustbucket County Asylum for the Criminally Insane! Evil Old Dr. Kingfish, & Man-Monster, Brocious Cuzzin, invite you to an INSANELY fun night of MADHOUSE BURLESQUE and CRAZY COMEDY brought to you by the Psexiest Psychos in Psan Francisco! See The Living Dead Girlz, Lady Borgia, Bunny Pistol, Lee Presson, Alotta Boutte, Delilah, The Flying Fox, Citty Rich, Tricksie Treat, Deva Darling, Ginger O'Shea, Calamity Lulu, Madam Chartreuse, Lilly Soleil, Honey Lawless, Gretl von BoomBoom, Miss Balla Fire, Tit4Tat and more! Doors at 9pm, show at 10. NURSE RATCHED DISCOUNT between 9:00-9:30PM, tickets are just $10! $12 advance tickets at http://www.dnalounge.com, otherwise tickets are $10, 21+ w/ID.
- Sunday, May 17: Debauchery at White Horse Inn in Oakland. A strip club for queers of all genders, featuring DJ Ryan and a selection of salaciously smoldering strippers! All proceeds benefit Femina Potens! Doors at 7pm, show at 8. $5-15, sliding scale, 21+ w/ID.