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Thursday, October 6, 2011

San Francisco Bay Area burlesque for October 6 - October 12, 2011

Once again, there are a lot of shows happening this week!

Among the highlights are performances from New York's GiGi La Femme at the Go Deep show tonight, First Friday Follies will be having a Stanley Kubrick themed show on Friday, sASSy's Seaside Burlesque will once again be entertaining crowds in Pacifica, the Hot Pink Feathers will be celebrating five years of Burlesque n' Brass with Blue Bone Express at Cafe Van Kleef on Saturday, and there will be a wedding anniversary roast of Sparkly Devil and her hubby Bones at the Hubba Hubba Revue show on Monday in Oakland.

Also, burlesque legend Tiffany Carter will be conducting a "Supreme Art of Tease" workshop on Sunday in Oakland. For more information, please see the previous posting.

Enjoy the shows!

  • Thursday, October 6: Red Hots Burlesque and El Rio presents "Go Deep: Let's Wrestle!" at El Rio in San Francisco, 3158 Mission Street (map). The moment you've all been waiting for, Red Hots Burlesque SF's Best Bump and Grind have been conspiring with your friends at El Rio to bring you an all girl monthly lube wrestling party. No one can resist hot babes covered in glistening sex slick writhing and wriggling in attempts of pinning each other. You can come and watch or be a part of the action. Make a reservation and get ring side seats! Email Photos not permitted! Celebrity wrestlers from the Green Party, The Lusty Lady, and iSPY. Burlesque from Babraham Lincoln and New York City's GiGi La Femme. With DJ Ruby White. Burlesque and sign-ups begin at 8pm, wrestling starts at 9pm. $10 to $15, sliding scale. 21+.

  • Friday, October 7: Red Hots Burlesque at El Rio in San Francisco, 3158 Mission Street (map). Come with your sense of humor, get ready to enter the pink bubble. Red Hots Burlesque brings you the "city's best" bump and grind at the "happiest hour" in the bay and newly noted "#3 burlesque show in the country to take your girl to"! This Friday, see RHB's October Featured Performer La Chica Boom, Miss Rahni, Elliot Gittelsohn, Sid Scenic, Dottie Lux, and many more! 7:30pm. $5 to $10, sliding scale. 21+.

  • Also Friday: First Friday Follies' 2011: A BURLESQUE ODYSSEY! at the Stork Club in Oakland, 2330 Telegraph Avenue (map). A Stanley Kubrick themed burlesque show with performances by The Empress, Vera DeVille, Cherry Gallette, Dorian Faust, Jaded Fox, Paige Lawrence, Honey Penny, Twinkle Toes Magee, and Balla Fire! Some musical Strangelove from Matt Holdaway's Army! 9pm. Free. 21+.

  • Also Friday: sASSy's Seaside Burlesque at Winters Tavern in Pacifica, 1522 Francisco Boulevard (map). That's right y'all it's time for your favorite sexy sirens to come out and shake it at our favorite seaside bar! They have some Seaside favorites and some new gals that they know you will love! With your emcee, Kingfish of the Hubba Hubba Revue! Performances from Miss Mae Western, La Bamboo Vixen, Josie Starre, sASSy Hotbuns, Kitty Von Quim! With Ava Lanche. Show at 9:15pm. Free show and parking! 21+.

  • Saturday, October 8: Dr. Sketchy's East Bay at Disco Volante in Oakland, 347 14th Street (map). Red Hots Burlesque is bringing Dr. Sketchy's to Oakland. The monthly sessions will feature burlesque babes, roller derby girls , drag queens and fetish models, along with contests, prizes and drinks galore. This month, the model will be belly dancer Monifa! 4pm to 7pm. $12 at the door, $10 students and presales (at

  • Also Saturday: Neon Speakeasy at Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, 630 3rd Street (map). Electro Swing sensation [dunkelbunt]* headlines a night of Electro Swing, Balkan Beats, Urban Klezmer, and more! [dunkelbunt] will be performing with backing band The Secret Swing Society. Plus the show will include DJs Senor Oz (Afrolicious), Cyril Noir (Black Kat Kabaret), Fact 50 (Alt. Dance, Retro Electro), and JsinJ (Boomswing); and vaudeville/variety acts including: Red Velvet, Eve Von Gelica, Ella Menta, Belle Phénomène, and Ninja Hoops! 8pm to 2am (with dance lessons from 8:30-9:30). $12 at the door, $10 in advance at

  • Also Saturday: Burlesque n' Brass 5 Year Celebration at Cafe Van Kleef in Oakland, 1621 Telegraph Avenue (map). Celebrate five years of monthly jazz & burlesque, booty-shaking bliss! Plus the birthdays of 2 Feathers: Ada Lavender & Kellita! With three sets of music from Blue Bone Express, and three sets of dancing from the Hot Pink Feathers! Doors at 8:30pm, show at 9:30pm. $10. 21+.

  • Monday, October 10: Uptown Hubba Hubba at the Uptown Club in Oakland, 1928 Telegraph Avenue (map). Come and help celebrate one year of wedding bliss from The Diablos (Sparkly Devil and Bones) with the Sparkly and Bones Anniversary Roast! Roastmaster Kingfish presents an all-star panel of celebrity roasters, including Lady Satan, Gorilla X, Kevin Hancock, Scission, Steve Hamilton, Randy Johnson, and Patina! Plus burlesque performances by Twinkletoes McGee and other guests & surprises galore! Doors at 9pm, show at 10:15pm. $5. 21+.

  • Tuesday, October 11: Séduction Féroce at Era Art Bar in Oakland, 19 Grand Avenue (map). Séduction Féroce is a burlesque cabaret variety show that happens every second Tuesday of the month! This month they have an amazing line-up of performers to tantalize your taste buds. Belly dancing! Burlesque! Hula Hoopers! Sword Swallowers! Boylesque! Drag! A new stage kittens that will make you lick your bowl of milk clean, Simone Clamourous and the dj who keeps the show on the flow DJ gravedigger! The evening will be hosted by the fine fierce producer of Rubenesque Burlesque and First Friday Follies, Juicy D. Light! Performances by Francine Mean, T-Yuh & Tee-La, Randy Johnson, Mae Western, Rasa Vitalia, Tiana Zoumer, Lolly Gagger, Sheba, Rizzo Rogue, Ruby Vixen, Ava Lanche, Jack Dandy, and Mitchell Brothers & Dicky Luv! With special guest Molotov! Doors open at 8pm, and the show starts at 9pm. $5. 21+.

  • Wednesday, October 12: Red Hots Burlesque at El Rio in San Francisco, 3158 Mission Street (map). Join Dottie Lux for Red Hots Burlesque as it expands to its second day of the week! A new and different show twice a week, including bizarre beauties, senseless sideshow, drag, burlesque and comedy! 7:30pm. $5 to $10, sliding scale. 21+.

  • Also Wednesday: Cabaret Rouge at the Wild Idol Saloon in Byron, 3918 Main Street (map). Come out and enjoy a sultry burlesque show from the one and only Mischievous Maidens! It's a show you're guaranteed to not forget! 8:30pm. 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. Show times may be subject to change. 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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