Burlesque Weekly-ish Round-up for May 1, 2014

Weekly-“ish” indeed! What did you miss in the last couple of weeks?

Vegas—Zombie burlesque, while Holly Madison delays opening of speakeasy, Melody Sweets goes to Million $ Quartet,

NYC—NERDLESQUE, yo, plus The Wild Project, Hotsy Totsy’s ’70s Action TV, and Hotsy’s Star Trek, an interview with Nasty Canasta for Naked Girls Reading, and a slightly more thoughtful (critical?) look at NGR, also ASSTOPIA, and the 2nd Annual Asian Bq Fest is coming,

PLUS Beauty and the Beast (Julie A. Muz + Mat Fraser) got raves from the Voice and the freakin’ Times!

L.A.—a morgue file on Gypsy

U.S. Other—The Texas Burlesque Fest happened, an Ozzie performer interviewed in Indiana, Indiana kind of thinks sex is okMother’s Day in Miami, Basement Burlesque Troupe of Florence in the Quad Cities (we couldn’t figure out where that is), burlesque in Sonoma County (that’s near San Francisco), before and after glam shots in Baltimore, and a total flap in Baltimore about a burlesque story running on Easter. (That’s Jesus’ Day.)

Canada—The Great Canadian Burlesque Girlesque Expo, Burlesque Oscars Toronto, Suicide Girls in Calgary, Montreal’s Wiggle Room,

UK—Kiki Deville rolls off the Voice, Bee’Z Kneez performed at a Farm, burlesque beats an eating disorder, Burlesque hits Manchester, and also a place called Woking,

—and a full-on car wash in New Zealand.

Tempest Storm will be coming to Kansas City—and dig this interview with Legend Toni Elling (subscription required).

Coming next week, May 11, the Mother’s Day Burlesque Brunch in NYC with legends Kitten Natividad, Shannon Doah, and Jean Idelle.

THIS WEEKEND: Vancouver  Burlesque Festival (which we’re sorry to miss) featuring Kitten Natividad.

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