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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

San Francisco Bay Area burlesque for March 3 - March 9, 2011

This upcoming week is filled with shows celebrating Mardi Gras! There's even a couple of show on Fat Tuesday for your enjoyment!

Plus, Dottie Lux will be celebrating her (over) 25 birthday this week! She'll be celebrating at her own show, Red Hots Burlesque, on Friday. Plus there will probably be more celebrations at Kentucky Fried Woman's new show on Sunday and at Séduction Féroce on Tuesday.

There's a lot of shows from which to choose from this week. So find some that appeal to you and laissez les bons temps roulez!

  • Friday, March 4: Red Hots Burlesque at El Rio in San Francisco, 3158 Mission Street (map). Help celebrate Dottie Lux's pre-(over) 25 birthday! She'll be performing twice during the show, and there will be performances from Nicki Sparxx and Ava Lanche, Kentucky Fried Woman, and Ginger Murray will be on hand, too. Guest host Soctty the Blue Bunny will ensure the show will be hopping! 7:30pm. $5-$10 sliding scale. 21+.

  • Also Friday: Risk-A Cabaret Mardi Gras Party at Aubergine After Dark in Sebastopol, 755 Petaluma Avenue (map). Risk-A Cabaret returns after a hiatus of several months with their Mardi Gras show! So don your masquerade finery and gather your beads, cause this is a party that you don't want to miss! The show will be led off by Santa Rosa's own 4th Street New Orleans Jazz Band! Plus performances by belly dancer Paige Lawrence, burlesque vixen Violet Streak, Milk Shake of the Hot Pink Feathers, comedian Brandon Wilson, and accordionist J.D. Limelight, and belly dance troupe Joweh! With your MC, Oleeander Moon. 9pm. $10 general, $7 if you bring beads and dress in your masquerade finery. 21+.

  • Also Friday: First Friday Follies at the Stork Club in Oakland, 2330 Telegraph Avenue (map). First Friday Follies presents Sin Sisters Burlesque of Santa Cruz with special guests Alotta Boutté and Cherry Galette! Featuring performances by Madam Chartreuse, Balla Fire, Rizzo Rogue, Dorian Faust, Cyanide Cyn, Babraham Lincoln, and Patty Cakes Delicious. Special musical guest Matt Holdaway's Army! 9:30. No cover. 21+.

  • Saturday, March 5: Burlesque n' Brass at Cafe Van Kleef in Oakland, 1621 Telegraph Avenue (map). Catch Burlesque n' Brass this month on the first Saturday! Next month, the show moves to the second Saturday of every month! Come join the Hot Pink Feathers and their musical cohorts Blue Bone Express at Cafe Van Kleef for their Mardi Gras Extravaganza with sets and sets of not only live, but exceedingly lively music and dance! Featuring three full sets of booty-shakin' music and three sets of booty-shakin' dance. Plus chanteuse Kellita! Doors at 8:30pm, show at 9:30. $10. 21+.

  • Also Saturday: Blazing Burlesque at Vega's Night Club in Sacramento, 910 2nd Street (map). It's Blazing Burlesque's Mardi Gras celebration in conjunction with Audrey Deluxe's Burlesque Bingo! Come celebrate the festivities that Mardi Gras has to offer. Compete for the $100 costume contest prize! Join the masses in the carnival-like, masquerade madness as we celebrate two birthdays. Help us celebrate our blazing burlesque resident- Mizz Nikki & Blazing Burlesque's great friend and supporter Ms. Brandi Bianchinni. Enjoy great live music, drinks, good company and live burlesque! And enjoy Burlesque Bingo! Performances by Miss Lizzy D. Vine, Audrey Deluxe, Mizz Nikki, BlackRose, and Vincenza Vixen! 9pm. $5 basic entry. VIP packages $15 to $35. All VIP Packages are for pre-sale available via PayPal or at venue location. To request reservation/invoice please email or call (916) 660-6211. 21+.

  • Sunday, March 6: Kentucky Fried Woman's All You Can Eat Buffet: A Smorgasbord of Queer Performance at the Bench and Bar in Oakland, 510 17th Street (map). Kentucky Fried Woman returns with an all-new show, which will happen on the first Sunday of every month at the Bench and Bar! This month will feature performances by Titland, Dottie Lux, Lyric Styles, Alotta Boutté, Brock Cocker, Cherry Galette, Cherry Poppins, Jukie Sunshine, Delicio del Toro & Jay Walker, and Charleston Chu & Sugarbush Lane! With very special guest from Bynum, North Carolina, dd cummings! With Billy "the Poof" Elliot as our handsome Stage Daddy. Stay after the show to dance to the tunes of DJ Dandy G. Doors at 7pm, show at 7:30. $10. 21+.

  • Monday, March 7: Uptown Hubba Hubba at the Uptown Club in Oakland, 1928 Telegraph Avenue (map). The Scarlet Ladders will be making their debut at Uptown Hubba Hubba! Don't let the cold weather get you down. Let the show warm you up! Also performing will be Isabella Minx, Rasa Vitalia, Bunny Von Tail, Aletha L. Weapon, Laika Fox, Lisa Hyde, and Mercy Beaucoup (Phoenix, AZ)! Plus guest stars Dicky Luv & Friends from Fella Fem! The show will be hosted by hosted by Kingfish & Zip the What-Is-It?! Doors 9:00pm, show 10:15. $5. 21+.

  • Tuesday, March 8: Séduction Féroce at Era Art Bar in Oakland, 19 Grand Avenue (map). Celebrate Mardi Gras in Oakland! This month is Fat Tuesday and as usual there's a great line-up of performers to tantalize your taste buds. Séduction Féroce will have drag, burlesque, a stage kitten that will make you lick your bowl of milk clean and the evening with be hosted by Red Hots Burlesque producer Dottie Lux! Performances by Josie Starre, Bunny Von Tail, Delilah, Sheba, Ava Lanche, Athena van Doren, Libby Doe, Fagatron, Billie Boudoir, and a special musical act by Jimbo Trout! Plus a surprise edition of our show, a sexy pole dancing performance by Sunny Sin and Pixie Daye! Doors at 8pm, show at 9. $5. 21+.

  • Also Tuesday: Fat Tuesday with the Hot Pink Feathers and Blue Bone Express at Yoshi's in San Francisco, 1330 Fillmore Street (map). The Hot Pink Feathers and Blue Bone Express are taking their award-winning custom Carnaval Jazz Cabaret collaboration with Blue Bone Express to Yoshi's in San Francisco on the very day of Fat Tuesday! Three sizzling HPF sets and music from BBX until 12:30! Doors at 8pm, show at 9:30. $10. 21+.

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 on the blog. 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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