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Sunday, November 15, 2009

San Francisco area burlesque for the week of November 16, 2009

It's gonna be a Flabulous week! Indeed, the show Flabluous—presented by Kentucky Fried Woman & Jay Walker in conjunction with NOLOSE—will be coming up on Saturday at SomArts in San Francisco. Some of the most noted performers of size from the West Coast will be performing during two shows at 7 and 9pm.

Also this week is Hubba Hubba Revue's The Miss Hubba Hubba Pageant show. See many of your favorite burlesque performers vie for the title! Who will win Miss Congeniality? Will there be a swimsuit contest? The mind boggles...

Add in the weekly Uptown Hubba Hubba show on Monday and the Red Hots Burlesque show on Friday, and that's your week in San Francisco Bay Area burlesque!

  • Monday, November 16: Uptown Hubba Hubba at the Uptown in Oakland, 1928 Telegraph Avenue. It's Hubba Hubba Revue & Bombshell Betty® Burlesqueteer night at the Uptown Club! One could say it'll be a "Fromagique" evening. See Bombshell Betty and her past and present students perform! Hear real live jazz and burlesque music from Fromagique (with Fromagettes!). Thrill to Portland's Caribbean Burlesque Sweetheart Shara Dunes! She'll shimmy, twirl, and wink her way into your heart! Featuring Sneak-A-Peek Sally, Miss If-N-Whendy, Sure Thing Shirley, Fina Fatale, Loreley, Rosy Areola, Hot to Twat, Vadge of Infamy, and The Black Metal Pilgrims. Your MCs for the evening will be Randy Johnson and Patina DeCopper of Fromagique. Doors at 9pm, show at 10:15ish. $5, 21+ w/ID.

  • Friday, November 20: 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: The Miss Hubba Hubba Pageant! at DNA Lounge in SF, 375 11th Street. The elbow-length gloves are off! Hubba Hubba Revue presents a sensational, glamour-packed, talent-rich cavalcade of beauties, all intent on the coveted title of MISS HUBBA HUBBA! Doors at 9pm, show at 10. Your contestants will be The Twilight Vixen Revue, Bunny Pistol, Ruby White, Lady Satan, Delilah, Wiggy Darlington & Vima Burlesque, Your Little Chernobyl, Sparkly Devil, Twinkletoes McGee, sASSy Hotbuns, Miss Balla Fire, Pin Key Lee, Miss Mae Western, Alotta Boutte', Kitty von Quimm, Ariyana La Fey, The Flying Fox, Kiss Me Kate, and Virgina Suicide! Plus, dance your brass off to Fromagique featuring Bombshell Betty & Her Burlesqueteers! Doors at 9pm, show at 10. $15, $12 in advance at From 9:00 to 9:30, tickets are $10 at the door. 21+ w/valid ID.

  • Saturday, November 21: Flabulous: An Evening of Performance By and For People of Size & Their Allies at SomArts in SF, 934 Brannan Street. This history making cabaret will showcase the most influential and inspiring performers of size and their allies from the West Coast. Featuring Jukie Sunshine & Alotta Boutte, Malcolm Pecs & Tyrone Peaches, Drew Montana & Jake Danger, Leigh Crow & Ruby Vixen, Rubenesque Burlesque, Pidgeon von Tramp, Phat Fly Girls, Juicy Delight, Brock Cocker, Lady Monster, Holy McGrail, Phenix Love, Mz. Amy, OBEAST & CHUBB! Brought to you by Kentucky Fried Woman & Jay Walker in conjunction with NOLOSE and the Queer Cultural Center. Two shows, 7pm and 9pm. $15 general, $20 preferred. Advance tickets available at

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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