Burlesque Weekly-ish Round-up for April 3, 2014

New York: Nerdlesque is happening this weekend, obs. Mother’s Day Burlesque Brunch returns in May, featuring Shannon Doah.

Sad news: Portland’s Burk Biggler dies of asthma complications.

West Coast: Singer Michael Arguello brings The American Monster Burlesque & Blues Show to Long Beach. A short interview with Selene Luna.

Elsewhere U.S.: In Pennsylvania, they’re using the word “burlyversary.” Also Cosplay Burlesque is doing something anime.

Cherry Sparkle Burlesque makes the scene in Alabama.

And a new troupe in Chicago, the Better Boobie Bureau.

Canada: HuffPo shares old-school photos.

Oz: Dita’s photog in Perth, Penny Lane.

And always getting in trouble down under, “An Australian dentists’ association has apologised unreservedly after raunchy footage from a late night burlesque event held at its conference was posted online.”

And in fiction, a “burlesque dancer” searches for a friend’s killer in Emma Donoghue’s Frog Music.
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