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Monday, June 29, 2009

San Francisco area burlesque for the week of June 29, 2009

It's post-Pride, post-heat wave week here in the Bay Area. Does that mean that things are cooling off. Not at all! From catching the Cheesecake Burlesque Revue at Uptown Hubba Hubba on Monday, to supporting some SF Bay Area performers at the Stimulus Package Benefit Show on Thursday, to catching A Wink and a Smile's the Shanghai Pearl and Fabuluxe at Baxtalo Drom on Friday, there are lots of shows to fill your hunger for burlesque this week. Before you fulfill your hunger for hot dogs on July 4th! ;-)

  • Monday, June 29, 2009: Uptown Hubba Hubba at the Uptown in Oakland, 1928 Telegraph Avenue. It's a celebration of Canadian goodness at Uptown Hubba Hubba with Cheesecake Burlesque Revue of Victoria, British Columbia. You hosers better catch these white-hot snowbirds before they flock back to the Great White North, eh?! Doors at 9pm, show at 10:15ish. $5, 21+ w/ID.

  • Thursday, July 2: Stimulus Package Benefit Show at Annie Social Club in San Francisco, 917 Folsom Street. 100% of the door money, tips for catering, raffle money, and donations will be donated to local SF Bay Area performers that are having trouble making ends meet. Starring Bombshell Betty, Mynx d'Meanor, Red Velvet, Lil Eyeful, Milkshake, Foxy Chartreuse, Bottoms Up, Fina Fatale, Holly Highbeams, Tiger Von Claus, Dia Bolique, Pearl Anne Corset Shop, Cheeky Sweets, Ultra Violet, Fromagettes and Burlesqueteers. Burlesque performed to live music from Fromagique. The first 100 guests will get a gift bag from Whole Foods who has also generously agreed to match a % of the funds raised in Whole Foods gift cards so come out and help us get every penny we can for out-of-work, recently-laid-off, under-employed actors/dancers/comedians/musicians/variety performers! Show at 9pm. $10 (larger donations gladly accepted), 21+ w/ID.

  • Friday, July 3: 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: First Friday Follies at The Stork Club in Oakland, 2330 Telegraph Avenue. Join emcee Margaret France for this post-Art Murmur free show. This month featuring Bunny Pistol, Little Eyeful, Mable Sugar, Miss Bella Trixx, Sparkly Devil, Monifa, Ruby White, Cupcake, and Lady Satan! With music by Mugg Muggles! Doors 8:30, show at 9:30. Free, but donations welcome and encouraged. 21+ w/ID.

  • Also Friday: Baxtalo Drom, The Lucky Road: Special Edition at DNA Lounge in SF, 375 11th Street. SF's premiere Gypsy Punk Dance Party brings you Fabuluxe, a spectacular show featuring some of Seattle’s most prominent burlesque & cabaret stars! Fuchsia Foxxx, Sassy Delure, Ben DeLaCreme and The Shanghai Pearl have created a mind-blowing show featuring belly dance, burlesque, drag and comedy! Also featuring DJ Global Ruckus, Mira Betz, and Rose Harden. Check out the gypsy bazaar! 9pm to 2am. $10, 21+ w/ID.

  • Saturday, July 4: Burlesque n' Brass at Cafe Van Kleef in Oakland, 1621 Telegraph Avenue. The Hot Pink Feathers & Blue Bone Express with Guest MC 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. 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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