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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Red Hots Burlesque this week, Homobiles fundraiser, School of Shimmy classes

This week at El Rio, catch the Red Hots Burlesque shows plus a fundraiser for Homobiles! Plus, there are upcoming classes offered by the RHB School of Shimmy happening at various locations!

This Wednesday and Friday evenings, see two different RHB shows! On Wednesday, see talents such as Lola Martinet, Rizzo Rogue, Rosalynn La Roux, Marga Gomez, and Dottie Lux perform. On Friday, see performances by Nomy Lamm, Ruby Rouge, Clavicle Cupcake, Miss Twin Peaks, Vixen Noir, and more!

El Rio is located at 3158 Mission Street in San Francisco (map). Both shows on Wednesday and Friday start at 7:30 p.m., and entry to the shows is on a sliding scale from $5.00 to $10.00.

And on Friday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at El Rio, there will be a fundraiser for Homobiles, a queer safe ride service in San Francisco. During that time, all bar proceeds will go to Homobiles. For more information about this fundraiser, please visit

Also, if you're interested in learning about burlesque, please visit for more information about RHB's School of Shimmy! On Sunday, February 26, there's a beginner's Burlesque 101 class at Tease Me Boutique in Berkeley. There are also "Finishing Touches" workshops at Viracocha and El Rio coming up. Classes are usually $30.00. For more information, please visit and click on "School of Shimmy".


Red Hots Burlesque

Visiting performers and our favorites are back this week at RHB. Don't miss the return of MARGA GOMEZ as she tickles your funny bone. We are also lucky to have RHB favorites returning to the stage after far too long: RIZZO ROGUE, LOLA MARTINET and VIXEN NOIR. Before RHB come drink at EL RIO to benefit our very favorite taxi service HOMOBILES! more details here:

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"!

Feb 22nd
3158 Mission St
San Francisco
7:30pm sliding scale $5-10 (21+)
reservations encouraged! (Email
Dottie Lux
Marga Gomez
Rizzo Rogue
Lola Martinet
Rosalynn La Roux

Feb 24th
3158 Mission St
San Francisco
7:30pm sliding scale $5-10 (21+)
Reservations STRONGLY Encouraged (Email, plenty of standing room!

Dottie Lux Hosts
Performances by
Nomy Lamm
Ruby Rouge
Clavicle Cupcake
Miss Twin Peaks
Vixen Noir
and MORE!

For nearly four decades El Rio has proudly given back to the community by generously throwing fun community events. The Friday Happy Hours include drink specials, FREE Oysters on the half-shell and the swinging sounds of DJs Carmen and Miranda at the Fruit Stand. From 4-6pm ALL bar proceeds will go to Homobiles.

Raffle Prizes from Toys in Babeland, Synergy Mind Body Wellness, Solace, Dedicated Deliveries, books by Lynn Breedlove "Godspeed" and "One Freak Show", and more.

About our Feature:
Nomy Lamm is a singer, accordion player, performance artist and vocal coach. Her band, nomy lamm & THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD, is a flexible platform for collaboration with everyone and everything, including other musicians, visual artists, puppeteers, poets, spectators, and the moon. She performs regularly with Sins Invalid, creating musical dreamworld performance art about disability, sexuality and social justice. She has toured with Sister Spit and the Sex Workers Art Show, co-created the post-apocalyptic genderqueer rock opera "The Transfused," and last summer had the honor of touring the country with the illustrious unicorn chantreuse, DavEnd. She is currently working on her MFA thesis, a collection of short stories called "515 Clues," and writes an advice column for Make/Shift magazine called "Dear Nomy." Join the RHB facebook and be the 1st to hear about free and secret events!
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