Riverside Drive, in front of the Long Center
"...For most of us, it's candy and stuffing. For the Jigglewatts, each holiday another reason to break out the sparklies and sheddables..."
"...Who doesn't love the circus? The nighttime glamour, the hint of danger under the big top, the illicit thrill of the carnival? That's what Austin's leading ladies of burlesque will evoke with their latest show. "It's the Jigglewatts do dark and sultry circus," said co-founder and performer Coco Lectric...."
"...Break out your leg warmers and "Frankie Says" shirts. As part of their regular residency, the Jigglewatts will be taking a trip through some Prince and Madonna for tonight's Totally! The 80s Show at the ND at 501 Studios...."
"...With Coco Lectric, it's the smile. The co-founder of Austin's Jigglewatts Burlesque has been known to silence a room or bring the crowd to its feet with just a coquettish flash..."
"...Cyr and, of course, Page herself, with highlights from 1955's classic Teaserama. In between, there will be live performances and recreations of vintage routines by The Jigglewatts and many of their friends, including fellow Austinites Ruby Rockit and Best of Austin winner Cardinal Cyn, plus Dallas' own Ginger Valentine...."
"..."Making out in dark corners and dancing at Elysium until the lights come on." – Miss Ruby Lamb of the Jigglewatts Burlesque Revue..."
"...Back in 2008, longtime friend to the burlesque community Audrey Maker put on the first Burlesque the Vote event. This year, it was up to queen of the scene and Jigglewatts co-founder Lectric to put a little sass into presidential politics..."
"...THE JIGGLEWATTS PRESENT 'DIRTY MARTINI AND THE NEW BURLESQUE' This traveling doc features NYC luminaries Murray Hill, the World Famous *BOB*, and Dirty Martini. The Austin stop spotlights Queertini Time and the rest of our lovely jiggly puffs! Fri., Nov..."
"...Cyr that would have raised Hays' blood pressure. Should it have been Section 6, Article 4 ("Dancing or costumes intended to permit undue exposure or indecent movements in the dance are forbidden") or Article 2 ("Undressing scenes should be avoided, and never used save where essential to the plot")? For Ruby Joule, co-founder of Austin's Jigglewatts Burlesque troupe, those are the moments that should be studied..."
"...At Opal's Freehouse (700 W. Sixth, 477-3308), the Jigglewatts continue their Saturday burlesque review benefiting Breast Cancer Resource Centers of Central Texas..."
"...The result, he says, is "fun, kind of circusy, kind of out-there" – a Felliniesque gamut that encompasses the "significant, meaningful pieces" of Durham, N.C.'s Cuntry Kings; Oakland, Calif.'s Butch Tap (performing both drag and full-on tap-dance pieces); Portland, Ore.'s Cattitude dance ensemble (focusing on "cat positivity"); and New Orleans' Crescent City Kings. The hometown represents as well, with the Jigglewatts' burlesque, Baruzuland's shadow puppetry, gonzo dance troupe Little Stolen Moments, and WinoVino's roving carnival of musicians..."
"...Santa outfits. Turns out they are part of the Jigglewatts (www.thejigglewatts.com), a burlesque troupe with a racy holiday show at Esther's Follies that's not to be missed...."
"...There’s plenty of entertainment provided by local burlesque divas The Jigglewatts, belly dancing authority Michelle Manx, and drag show The Divas of Illusion. But more importantly, Star of Texas brings in artists and fans from around the world to celebrate this ever-evolving art form...."
"...The Jigglewatts Burlesque: Violet Crown Follies Another night of shimmying, sequins, and all the pasties you could want with music by the Copa Kings. Thu., Nov..."
"...Violet Crown Follies: Dark Summer by the Jigglewatts Watch an all-queer cast embrace the sexy side of the mysterious and obscure. Thu., Aug..."
"...Mr. Lewis & the Funeral 5 join the Jigglewatts Burlesque with special guests Coco Lectric, Bethany Summersizzle, and Zenyth Gale..."
"...The Jigglewatts Burlesque Revue presents: Violet Crown Follies This fall those Jigglewatt gals get a bimonthly revue and they're giving us a peep show – er – sneak peek. Music by Mr..."
"...Like a risqué Charlie Brown special, it seems like it's not a holiday in Austin without a themed burlesque. So each of the city's troupes have made a certain celebration their own: Black Widow has Spanksgiving, the Jigglewatts put a little romance in their prance with their Valentine spectacular..."
"...Guests enjoying a honky-tonk night with chow from Pink Avocado, Curra's, Via 313, Slab BBQ, and Baked By Amy's, and of course, libations flowed (why, thank you, Genius Gin, Tito's Vodka, Texas Music Water, Austin Beerworks, and Lone Star). In addition to stage antics courtesy of Jigglewatts Burlesque Revue and hee-haw twangers Sour Bridges, guests passed the time checking out Willie Nelson's ol' tour bus (currently in commission via Vintage Innovations party bus providers), on-demand "Best of Austin" T-shirt screening by Industry Print Shop, and photo souvenirs by Classic Photo Booth Co..."
"...The Jigglewatts Burlesque Revue pour on the glamour, and guest bartender, Mindy Kucan (Hale Pele in Portland) pours Caña Brava Rum and Giffard liqueurs. The night’s featured libations were designed for the 86 Company "Secret Mix" competition and the winner will be revealed during the show...."