New York Burlesque Festival 2012 preview (slide show)

The tenth annual New York Burlesque Festival features a bevy of city's and the world's best burly-Q artists.



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  • Truvy Trollop

  • Photograph: Karl Giant

    Amber Ray

  • Photograph: Jim Graham

    Peek-A-Boo Revue

  • Delysia La Chatte

  • The Incredible Edible Akynos

  • Alabaster Betty

  • Albadora Gala

  • Alyssa Kitt

  • Angie Pontani

  • Babes in Boinkland

  • Photograph: Jasper Johal

    Miss Banbury Cross

  • BB Heart

  • Bella de Jac

  • Photograph: Qumma Art

    Bettie Blackheart

  • Bettina May

  • Bill Coleman

  • Brewster

  • Brian Newman

  • Photograph: Koitz

    Bridget Everett

  • Photograph: Steven M Meyer

    Broadway Brassy

  • Albert Cadabra

  • Calamity Chang

  • Cherry Typhoon

  • Photograph: Bill Westmoreland

    Dan Fortune

  • Dangrrr Doll

  • Dannie Diesel

  • Photograph: Malgorzata Saniewska.

    Darlinda Just Darlinda

  • DeeDee Luxe

  • Delilah

  • Diva Hollywood

  • Gianluca Storchi

    Dixie Ramone

  • Dot Mitzvah

  • Dr. Lucky

  • Fisherman

  • Fräulein Frauke

  • Photograph: Frederick Neilsen

  • Gal Friday

  • Gin Minsky and Dandy Wellington

  • Go-Go Harder

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    Grace Gotham

  • Gravity Plays Favorites

  • Helen Pontani

  • Helen Pontani

  • Little Luna

  • Harvest Moon

  • The Hot Sardines

  • Ricky Rialto

  • Imogen Kelly

  • Julie Atlas Muz

  • Jezebel Express

  • Photograph: Don Spiro

    Jo "Boobs" Weldon

  • Kitty Bang Bang

  • Lefty Lucy

  • Leroi the Girl Boi

  • Lil Miss Lixx

  • Photograph: Ant Graham

    Lola Spitfire

  • Lux LaCroix

  • Mat Fraser

  • DJ Momataro

  • Mina Mechante and Deirdre Doll

  • Photograph: Ben Britt

    Minnie Tonka

  • Miss Dolly Rose

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    Miss Cherry Delight

  • Photograph: Shawn Jantzen

    Missy Lisa

  • Mr. Gorgeous

  • Mrs. Rose

  • Ms. Redd

  • Photograph: Francine Daveta

    Murray Hill

  • Nasty Canasta

  • BooBoo Darlin

  • Cabernet Dance

  • Medianoche

  • Photograph: Katherine Gaines

    Pacho Fish

  • Peekaboo Pointe

  • Ruby Valentine

  • Tigger!

  • The World Famous Pontani Sisters

  • Rosie 151

  • Photograph: Doug Safford

    Russell Bruner

  • Miss Saturn

  • Scarlett O'Keljus

  • Shelly Watson

  • Bunny Bee

  • Stormy Leather

  • Sydni Deveraux

  • Tansy

  • The Maine Attraction

  • Photograph: Jian Bastille

    Slow Burn Burlesque

  • The Lady Josephine

  • Photograph: Clint Hild

    The Schlep Sisters

  • Photograph: Leland Bobbe

    Trixie Little & the Evil Hate Monkey

  • Violet Vendetta

  • Photograph: Andrea M. Haley

    Viva Valezz

  • Photograph: Dan Jahn

    Vivienne Va Voom

  • Wrong Not Rusty

Truvy Trollop

The tenth edition of the New York Burlesque Festival bumps and grinds its way our hearts this coming weekend, taking over the Bell House on Thursday, September 27, Brooklyn Bowl on Friday 28, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on Saturday 29 and, finally, Highline Ballroom on Sunday 30. Wanna give yourself a sneak preview by checking out photos of almost all the performers, musicians and DJs set to regale the crowds of burly-q buffs? Of course you do. And here’s your chance!

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Mo Beasley's UrbanErotika

Mo Beasley's UrbanErotika - In Motion​ celebrates Eroticism through sensual movement and dance. Go to for more info. When the words and stories of UrbanErotika are transformed into The Dance including burlesque, latin, african, modern, hip-hop, acrobatic, aerial, and performance art Witness Dance Erotika! * Friday, October 12th at 10:00 pm at Dixon Place 161A Chrystie Street Btwn Rivington & Delancey New York, NY 10002 (F Train to 2ND AVE, B/D to GRAND, J/Z to BOWERY, 6 to SPRING, M to ESSEX)​ Tickets: $15 (advance), $20 (door), $12 students/seniors

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