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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Burlesque n' Brass 4 year anniversary this Saturday, October 2

Join the Hot Pink Feathers and Blue Bone Express as they celebrate both their show's fourth anniversary and Head Feather Kellita's birthday on Saturday night at Oakland's Cafe Van Kleef!

The Hot Pink Feathers are one of the Bay Area's most popular dance troupes, and they have won numerous awards, including being voted the San Francisco Bay Guardian's Best Dance Company in the Best of the Bay poll in 2008. They are the world's premiere World Cabaret Showgirl troupe!

So head on over to the Uptown area of Oakland on Saturday night for an evening of burlesque, jazz, and good times!

Fruit, Flowers & Linen:

CAFE VAN KLEEF; 1621 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
(1/2 blk from 19th St. BART; 17th St exit)

Saturday 10/2 doors at 8:30pm, show at 9:30 sharp; $10, 21+

Come join the Feathers SATURDAY NIGHT 10/2, and our musical cohorts Blue Bone Express at the ever eclectic Cafe Van Kleef as we celebrate 4 years of bringing you Burlesque N Brass, AND the birth of our lovely Head Feather, Kellita! Join us for what promises to be a memorable and magical night that is sure to put a smile on your face!

Music starts at 9:30 sharp; first dancing set at 9:45. This one will fill up fast! Get there early for a seat!

**Sets and sets of booty-shakin' music and booty-shakin' dance!

**Both thrilling group and sizzling solo numbers by our bevy of burlesque beauties, including a very special solo by the birthday girl herself!

**Intimate venue! Gorgeous girls! Amazing grapefruit cocktails!

**Still only $10! Tips warmly encouraged; 21+

More About Burlesque N Brass:
Dubbed "the coolest jazz brass band in Northern California" by the San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland-based Blue Bone Express exposes the Bay Area to a type of jazz rarely heard beyond the Mississippi Delta. Combined with award-winning Hot Pink Feathers’ World Carnaval Cabaret dance, this explosive cabaret performance fuses music and dance traditions spanning the early-1900's New Orleans parades to the showgirl plumage of 1950's Rio de Janeiro Carnaval, the culture-clash hilarity of the '70s and '80s, and pushing through the present-day post-modern meltdown that is downtown Oakland.

“If you've never had the pleasure of seeing burlesque dancing performed to live jazz, then this is the place to start. It's like slugging down a pint of Uncle Peppy's moonshine after ten years of Nestea. It's sexy, spunky, sassy retro fun with all the heart and soul of Rio de Janeiro and the French Quarter, right there in downtown Oaktown. If you're looking for the perfect date, the perfect diversion, or just a chance to see an eminently sexy group of gifted hoofers grinding to hot jazz played by true enthusiasts, order a whiskey sour and settle into your seat for one of the best evenings the Bay Area has to offer.” --Thomas Roche for

Laissez les bon temps rouler!

See you there! ;)
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