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Monday, June 22, 2009

San Francisco area burlesque for the week of June 22, 2009

SF Pride 2009 is here! Many of this weeks shows are part of the celebration, and most of them are happening on the weekend. There are a variety of shows to check out, though. Many of your favorite acts will be performing this week! So check out these events, some of which are free!

  • Monday, June 22, 2009: Hot Pink Feathers in The Cat's Pajamas at the Makeout Room in San Francisco, 3223 22nd Street. See excerpts from the HPF's Bollywood number & see them parade through the room to the live music of Eggplant Casino! 8pm-10. Free, 21+ w/ID.

  • Also Monday: Uptown Hubba Hubba at the Uptown in Oakland, 1928 Telegraph Avenue. Uptown Hubba Hubba kicks off the official start of summer with a sizzling show! See Sparkly Devil, Flame Cynders, sASSy Hotbuns, Ariyana La Fey, Calamity Lulu, Miss Balla Fire, Josie Starre, and Vicar Vixen heat up the stage. Doors at 9pm, show at 10:15ish. $5, 21+ w/ID.

  • Friday, June 26: 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: Kitten on the Keys and Joshua Ellingson Exhibit at Coco-luxe Confections in SF, 1673 Haight Street. As part of the Upper-Haight Art Stroll, Joshua Ellingson will be exhibiting some of his artwork featuring burlesque performer Kitten on the Keys, who will also perform live. Chocolate treats will be available. Sounds yummy! 5pm to 9pm. Free.

  • Also Friday: Trans March and Afterparty at Dolores Park, 19th Street, Valencia Street, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco. The 2009 SF Trans March kicks off at Dolores Park from 3 to 7pm with "See and Be Seen". The March itself starts at 7pm, and proceeds from Dolores Park down 19th Street, makes a right on Valencia, then ends at 26th Street ( The After Party will take place at El Rio, 3158 Mission Street. Entertainers will include Charleston Chu & Thisway/Thatway, King TuffNStuff, and many others! After Party is $5-50 sliding scale (no one turned away for lack of funds), 21+ w/ID.

  • Also Friday: The Bearded Lady's Trans March Freakshow at The Elbo Room in SF, 647 Valencia Street. See amazing feats of transgression! Death Defying Drag from Sir Loin Strip (Diamond Daggers), Glammamore, Rusty Hips, Lil Miss Hot Mess, Jupiter, Fella Fem. Unbelievable Burlesque from Amelia Mae Paradise (Diamond Daggers), Kentucky Fried Woman & Savory Sweet, Vera DeVille, Lola Peacock. Doors at 9pm, show at 9:30. $12-20 sliding scale, 21+ w/ID.

  • Saturday, June 27: Dykes on Bikes Pink Saturday Party w/Twilight Vixen Revue at Eagle Tavern in SF, 398 12th Street. Celebrate Pride early and in style with Dykes on Bikes. Live music, food, beer, soda, raffles, auctions, and of course, your very own Twilight Vixens and Fella-Fem Drag Kings. After the show, follow the Vixens in procession to the festivities at Dolores Park! 1pm to 5pm. $10 (food, soda/beer) or $5 (food only), 21+ w/ID.

  • Also Saturday: Dyke March and Dyke March After Affair at Paradise Lounge in SF, 1501 Folsom Street. The 2009 Dyke March will begin with a rally in Dolores Park at 3pm, and starts at 7pm. Afterwards, Join Amelia Mae Paradise for the After Affair at Paradise Lounge. A live-music dance party featuring Mighty Slim Pickins: All-female Vintage Country, Rockabilly, Punk Band. And Wood!: Classic Rock Drag King Hair Band. Plus see the Diamond Daggers: The Bay's Favorite Queer Burlesque! DJ Ryan will spin sexy dance tunes in the upstairs lair all night long! Doors at 8:30pm, show at 9:30. $15, 21+ w/ID.

  • Sunday, June 28: SF Pride Parade and Celebration at various venues in Downtown San Francisco. Parade kicks off at 10:30 a.m. at Market St. & Beale and ends at Market & 8th St. in Downtown San Francisco. Afterwards, catch some of the hottest acts in burlesque at the Women's Dance & Performance Pavilion, at the intersection of Turk and Larkin Streets. See Amy Adams, Beth Elliott, ButchTap, Carrie Gerendasy, Diamond Daggers, Fella-Fem, Jay Walker, Jen Cross, Jukie Sunshine, Kentucky Fried Woman, King McQueen Royal Revue, Lady Gravity, Lady Monster, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, MOMMA'S BOYZ, Simone de la Getto, and Twilight Vixen Revue. Performances from 1pm to 3pm, dance party from 3pm to 6pm.

As always, for more information, please check the calendar above. Also, you may want to check back during the week to see if there are and late additions to this schedule. 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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