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Sunday, May 31, 2009

San Francisco area burlesque for the week of June 1, 2009

It may be the week of the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, but there will still be San Francisco burlesque! Yes, not everyone packs up to go to Vegas. So like last year, there will be a selection of several shows from which to choose. From a zombie invasion of the beach to a BHOF send-off party, and from your Red Hots Burlesque to your Burlesque n'Brass, there's burly-fun to be had in the Bay Area this week! :-)

  • Monday, June 1, 2009: Uptown Hubba Hubba at the Uptown in Oakland, 1928 Telegraph Avenue. Kingfish and Eddie are hosting a send-off party for Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend! And you're invited! Come see The Devil-Ettes, Bunny Pistol, Elektrikat, Lida Fire, Cupcake, The Flying Fox, Kitty von Quimm, Kiki the Cat, Virginia Slim, and Lola Vauntz! Doors at 9pm, show at 10:15ish. $5, 21+ w/ID.

  • Friday, June 5: 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. $5-10 sliding scale, 21+ w/ID.

  • Also Friday: Hubba Hubba Revue presents The Living Dead Girlz in... Zombie Beach Party! at DNA Lounge in SF, 375 11th Street. Nobody crashes a Wild, Wild Surf Party like a pack of brain-eating zombies! Join The Living Dead Girlz and their kookie cast of beach-bums and beach-bunnies for a summertime send-up of sand and surf guaranteed to put the laughter in "slaughter!" Haunted Surf Dance Party
    with DJ Sage! Undead Beach-Wear Costume Contest (with Fabulous Prizes!). Zombie Photo Booth by Johnny Electro! Performances by The Living Dead Girlz, Sparkly Devil, Honey Lawless, Dottie Lux, Lee Presson & Leslie Presley, Calamity Lulu, and Honeysuckle Moses. With Kingfish & Eddie plus Kliff Jerk! 9pm til late. $10, or $7 before 10pm and for zombie and/or surfers. 21+ w/ID.

  • Also Friday: First Friday Follies at The Stork Club in Oakland, 2330 Telegraph Avenue. Cupcake and Little Eyeful bring you this free monthly show featuring some of the best in burlesque! And singing, yodeling Japanese cowboys! This month's show features Ruby Vixen, Madam Chartreuse, Miss Balla Fire, the musical stylings of Toshio Hirano, the amazing Bronkar, Count Dante & The Black Dragon Fighting Society, and Cupcake and Little Eyeful, Pint-sized Princesses! Plus BB Dahl, hot-ass pick-up artist! So join your emcee Margaret France for this amazing free show! Doors at 8pm, show at 9. Free, but donations welcome! 21+ w/ID.

  • Saturday, June 6: Burlesque n' Brass at Cafe Van Kleef in Oakland, 1621 Telegraph Avenue. Hot Pink Feathers and Blue Bone Express with special guest emcee, Simone de la Getto! Doors at 8:30, 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.
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