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Bat City Bombshells Burlesque Flip Off Valentine's Day With an Adult Twist
Ditch the chocolate for love-smacks and anti-Cupid antics
"...its 11th year, the Bat City Bombshells’ Anti-Valentine’s Day Burlesque Show shimmies into Come and Take It Live this..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Burlesque bumps and grinds. And then grinds and grinds and grinds.
"...Julianne Hough, Kristen Bell, Peter Gallagher and Alan Cumming. Burlesque bumps and grinds. And then it continues to grind..."

Dec. 3, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Texas Burlesque Festival Does the Whole Shebang!
Bumpin' and grindin' into the Paramount for 10th anniversary
"...There's a story that there hasn't been burlesque on the stage of the Paramount Theatre since before..."

April 6, 2017 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Burlesque the Vote: Because Nekkid is Non-Partisan
Presidential debates and pasties (just not at the same time)
" How about a presidential debate watch party with burlesque as the big cherry on top...."

Oct. 3, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Burlesque With an Independent Streak
Texas Burlesque Festival at 501 Studios this weekend
"...that Austin is one of the best towns for burlesque. This weekend see more than just the local stars..."

April 21, 2010 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Bikes, Babes, and Burlesque: Republic of Texas Biker Rally Roars Through Town (Updated)
Tips and info on the upcoming ROT weekend.
"...young ladies." The press release also says two half-hour burlesque shows are scheduled – one for 8:30pm and one..."

May 24, 2007 News Post by Cheryl Smith

Burlesque the Hallowed Dead Days
Shopping for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos with Shelby Mine
"...cause major wardrobe fatigue. Not this year. Austin's beloved burlesque minx, Shelby Mine – one half of the Queertini..."

Oct. 31, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Texas Burlesque Festival
April 12, 2013. 19 photos.
"...Colo. hosts Friday's Night of Legends at the Texas Burlesque Festival...."

April 16, 2013 Photo Gallery

The 'Tease That Binds
The Texas Burlesque Festival builds community among those who are hip to the strip
"...Just as every gambler has a tell, every burlesque performer has a hook – that little something unique..."

April 15, 2011 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

Unclothed for Business
Kitty Kitty Bang Bang keeps burlesque alive in Austin
"...loads of fun. Still, the lovely ladies of local burlesque troupe Kitty Kitty Bang Bang manage to enjoy themselves..."

July 9, 2004 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Sassy in the UK
Burlesque fundraiser tonight to send local stars international
" was only the blink of an eye since neo-burlesque barn burner Sassy Delure migrated to Austin from Seattle,..."

June 5, 2011 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Gay Place
Rebel Grrrl Burlesque's riot grrrl tribute will benefit SAFE
"...Saturday's Rebel Grrrl Burlesque is more than just well-placed pasties and feathery fans...."

March 3, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

Hollywood, Motherhood, and a Dash of Glamour
Two burlesque shows, two very different concepts
"...two busy ladies. As a cofounder of the Jigglewatts Burlesque, Joule balances their Maggie Mae's residency with touring demands...."

Nov. 15, 2014 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Getting Hotter Than Hell at the Stateside
Catherine D'Lish and the Jigglewatts bring burlesque to a grand stage
"...first time in six decades, there's going to be burlesque on the Stateside Theatre stage this weekend...."

July 27, 2013 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Run Away With the Jigglewatts' Circus
First Austin show in two months highlights a darker side
"...of the carnival? That's what Austin's leading ladies of burlesque will evoke with their latest show. "It's the Jigglewatts..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Avant Glam Into the Future
Sassy Delure on Austin's newest burlesque troupe
"...When burlesque siren Sassy Delure put out the call that she..."

Aug. 8, 2013 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

A Bit of Bettie, A Little Storm
An Austin tribute to the queens of burlesque at the Alamo Lake Creek
"...The starlets of the Austin burlesque scene will be donning their finest pasties this evening..."

Jan. 15, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Brighten Your New Year With the Jigglewatts
Austin's premier burlesque troupe says a lively goodbye to 2013
"...and sheddables. With New Year's Eve imminent, Austin's leading burlesque troupe is getting ready to send 2013 out with..."

Dec. 27, 2013 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Pasties and Pleasure at the Marchesa
Texas Burlesque Festival returns this weekend
"...Get the big underwear hamper out: The Texas Burlesque Festival returns this weekend for three days of the..."

April 11, 2012 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

The Merry Widows
Black Widow Burlesque turns two tonight
"...weeds of mourning: Tonight the ladies of Black Widow Burlesque will be throwing off a whole lot more as..."

April 8, 2011 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Shake It Like They Taught You in Louisiana
The Texas Burleseque Fest returns with a NoLa queen and a Detroit legend
"...great shimmy and shake returns tonight as the Texas Burlesque Festival brings some tease back to the Lone Star..."

April 10, 2014 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Avant Glam Breaks Out the Mistletoe
What's Christmas without a little unwrapping?
"...Move over, Rockettes. Austin's queen of nouveau burlesque, Sassy Delure, and her long-time partner-in-grind Roxie Moxie have..."

Dec. 21, 2013 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

More April Arts Fests for Your Pleasure
Don't forget International Poetry and Texas Burlesque
"...ones: the Austin International Poetry Festival and the Texas Burlesque Festival...."

April 10, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Gamecocks and Fan Dances
Ex-video game CEO comes to the rescue of Burlesque for Peace
"...For a while, it looked like this year's Burlesque for Peace might be a victim of that exhaustion..."

Feb. 18, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Boiz of Summer
Austin's drag kings return with a new venue and new tricks
"...and inky mermaid gown, Gemmi Galactic of Frisky Business Burlesque guided a somewhat-shy audience through "Gothic is the Summer..."

July 15, 2016 Qmmunity Post by Louisa Jackson Spaventa

Oh Me, Oh My, Oh iZombie
Writer Diane Ruggiero-Wright on the walking, talking undead
"...TV, they quickly realized they had something in common: burlesque...."

April 14, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Immigrant
Marion Cotillard and Joaquin Phoenix star in James Gray's latest New York opus, a story about a woman turned out from Ellis Island to fend for herself on the mean streets of New York.
"...them: shelter, respectable employment as a seamstress in the burlesque hall he runs. Ewa needs more – money for..."

May 30, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Burn After Reading
The Coen brothers may be masters of black comedy, but there are times when there’s no point in taking them seriously.
"...Achilles' heel: heroes whose bulging-eyed broadness descends quickly into burlesque, meaning the increasingly depraved and dangerous consequences of their..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films: Animation
See the five animated shorts in competition for the Oscar, and judge for yourself.
"...a dream. At once both high art and low burlesque, “My Love” uses visual poetry to capture the swirling..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Based on the true story of Jim Ellis, who created a nationally respected swimming program from an abandoned community center, Pride is a by-the-book sports film.
"...white person in Pride is a seething, spitting, fire-breathing burlesque of bigotry). True, these may sound like enormous hurdles..."

March 23, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

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