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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

San Francisco area burlesque for August 11 to August 17, 2010

There's a nice, full schedule of shows this week, with something happening almost every day of the week. And on some days, there are more than one show from which to choose! From Red Hots Burlesque's show at El Rio's award-winning happy hour, to Les Follies Champagne at the swanky Bubble Lounge, there's something to fit everyone's taste.

So take a look at the schedule of shows, find out which ones grab you, and then head out and support your local burlesque shows and performers!

  • Thursday, August 12: Little Minsky's Burlesque/Variety Show at Club Deluxe in San Francisco, 1511 Haight Street. Join MC Veronica Klaus for an evening of burlesque, music, and comedy. Featuring burlesque by SF Boylesque, Vienna la Rouge, Sailor St. Claire (Seattle), Flame Cynders, Dottie Lux, and Chi Chis DelFuego. Plus belly dancing by Sister Kate, daredevil Molotov, songs from Katya Smirnoff-Skyy, and piano music from Michael McIntosh. Doors at 9pm, show at 10. $5, 21+ w/ID.

  • Friday, August 13: Red Hots Burlesque at El Rio in San Francisco, 3158 Mission Street. Red Hots is San Francisco's only weekly burlesque show! Every week, Dottie Lux brings you quality entertainment featuring the best in burlesque. This week's show includes erformances from Dottie Lux, Kentucky Grilled Man, Flame Cynders, La Rena Rose, Kiss Me Kate, AJ Molecular, Tally Tart (making her stage debut!) and our sexy stage kitten--Francine Dead. Show at 7:30pm. $5-10, sliding scale. 21+ w/ID.

  • Also Friday: The Mischievous Maidens at The Skylark Bar in San Francisco, 3089 16th Street. Join the Mischievous Maidens burlesque troupe every second Friday of the month for a fun start to your weekend at the Skylark Bar with live burlesque and stand-up comedy! 7pm to 10pm. No cover, 21 and older.

  • Also Friday: sASSy's Seaside Burlesque at Winters Tavern in Pacifica, 1522 Francisco Boulevard. It's time to be seduced by the sexy sirens of sASSy's Seaside Burlesque! Join your friendly ship director, Kingfish of the Hubba Hubba Revue, for a show full of seafaring magic with Miss Mae Western, Lady Satan, sASSy Hotbuns, Bunny Pistol, and Josie Starre! Plus, deck-cleaner Ava Lanche! Doors at 8pm, show at 9. Free, but donations warmly encouraged. 21 and older.

  • Saturday, August 14: Le Boy at White Horse Inn in Oakland, 6551 Telegraph Avenue. Queer, gender-bending boylesque with Fella Fem and special guests. Every second Saturday of the month. Doors at 7pm, show at 8. $10 sliding scale, 21 and older.

  • Also Saturday: Bohemian Carnival at CELLspace in San Francisco, 2050 Bryant Street. Hosted by Vau de Vire Society and Gooferman, enjoy a variety show filled with circus and cabaret acts, and music. Your emcee will be Kingfish of the Hubba Hubba Revue. Starring Fou Fou HA!, the Burley Sisters, Sister Kate, Sisters of Honk, Cowboy Girl, Eric Sharp, Planet Booty, and Boenobo! 9pm. $20, advance tickets at 21 and older.

  • Sunday, August 15: Debauchery at White Horse Inn in Oakland, 6555 Telegraph Avenue. This August show is sure to make you wanna remove some layers of your own. Not only do they have three brand new kittens to share the stage with your favorite Debauchery dancers... they also have a very special surprise performer! Where else can you experience so much hotness on a Sunday evening? This month's show will benefit the local non-profit Causa Justa :: Just Cause, a multi-racial, queer-run grassroots organization building community leadership to achieve justice for low-income San Francisco and Oakland residents. Doors at 7pm, show at 8. $5-15 sliding scale, 21 and older.

  • Monday, August 16: Uptown Hubba Hubba at the Uptown in Oakland, 1928 Telegraph Avenue. Heat up your cool summer with some red hot burlesque at the Uptown on Monday night! With Rosalyn LaRoux, Wendy Marlatt, Bunny Von Tail, Desiree DuBois, Miss Lida Fire, Jinx the Minx, The Empress, and special guests Miss Bella Trixx and the Shadow Circus Creature Theater! Doors at 9pm, show at 10:15. $5, 21+ w/ID.

  • Tuesday, August 17: Dr. Sketchy's San Francisco presents Lady Monster at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco, 111 Minna Street. Burlesque dancer, fire tassel twirler, naked muse to Leonard Nimoy in his book, The Full Body Project. Lady Monster has worked with countless well known rabble-rousers such as the Revolting Cocks, Margaret Cho, Annie Sprinkle and Nina Hartley. Fire up your Microns and get ready to draw the fabulous Lady Monster! 7pm to 10pm. $10 general admission, $7 students and teachers with valid identification. 21+ w/ID.

  • Also Tuesday: Les Follies Champagne at The Bubble Lounge in San Francisco, 714 Montgomery Street. This month's theme will be "Sideshow Soiree," so dress to impress! Featuring contortion by Alan Cormack, sword-swallowing by Tobias Weinberger, peepshow by Bunny Pistol, and comedy by Lee Sanger Goldin! Plus French-Gypsy-Circus-DJ Blaise and more surprises! 8pm to midnight. No cover, 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 any late additions to the schedule. And if you have a burlesque show or information about a show that you would like to add to the calendar, please email me at sfbr AT gmx DOT com.
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