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Monday, May 25, 2009

San Francisco area burlesque for the week of May 25, 2009

Here comes summer! This weekend was the kickoff of the Summer 2009 season. And this one promises to be the hottest burlesque summer in memory! Well, at least in my memory! ;-)

And this is the week that "A Wink and a Smile" makes its San Francisco premiere. The director and the stars of the movie will be in town for screenings of the film, parties, and classes and Q&A sessions this coming weekend.

Add in the usual weekly shows and Dr. Sketchy's, and you've got the lineup of events for the week!

  • Monday, May 25, 2009: Uptown Hubba Hubba at the Uptown in Oakland, 1928 Telegraph Avenue. Celebrate Memorial Day with Hubba Hubba Revue! See Bunny Pistol, Twilight Vixen Revue, Bootsy LaRue, Sparkly Devil, McPuzo & Trotsky, Penny Lux, Rosanna McGuire, and Madam Chartreuse! Along with Zip The What-Is-It?! Doors at 9pm, show at 10:15ish. $5 (not much dough!), 21+ w/ID.

  • Tuesday, May 26: Dr. Sketchy's SF at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco, 111 Minna Street. Sketch Dottie Lux of Red Hots Burlesque and watch her perform! Or hang out at the bar for free and chat with artists and check out their art. $10 for artists, $7 for students and instructors with valid ID. Free to hang out at the bar. Happy hour drink specials, too. 21+ w/ID.

  • Friday, May 29: Red Hots Burlesque at El Rio in San Francisco, 3158 Mission Street. Dottie Lux brings you a different show every single week! Each event promises the seductive and spicy, absurd and amusing all from local and visiting talent. Show at 7:30pm. Free!!! 21+ w/ID.

  • Friday May 29 through Sunday, May 31: "A Wink and a Smile" events at various venues and times. Catch a screening of the burlesque documentary Friday through Tuesday at the Red Vic Movie House, 1727 Haight Street in SF. Following the 7pm screenings Friday through Sunday, see some of the stars of the film perform live! The director Deirdre Timmons will also be in attendance. See previous posting for performance details. On Friday night, there will be an official afterparty, "Minsky's Winks," at Club Deluxe, 1511 Haight Street, presented by Little Minsky's and Academy of Burlesque. See this posting for details. On Saturday and Sunday, the Academy of Burlesque will be conducting classes, a workshop, and a Q&A session at the Center for Sex and Culture, 1519 Mission Street in SF. See this previous posting for details. Times, prices, and age restrictions vary.
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.
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