Stella Chuu and Dangrrr Doll's RAWR! Burlesque marks a milestone in mind-blowing fashion. The eye-popping performances came fast and furious at the first-anniversary installment of Stella Chuu and Dangrr Doll’s RAWR! Burlesque affair, held on Friday, March 7 at the Lower East Side’s Celebration of Whimsy.
These photos from Excelsior Burlesque's latest edition are, in fact, quite amusing. If you were on the Bowery on Tuesday, December 10th, and thought that you spied Edina Monsoon, Patsy Stone or a particularly buxom Mrs. Slocombe flouncing about on the R Bar stage, you weren’t drinking too much.
Catch the eye-popping action at Calamity Chang's weekly burlesque bash, Spanking the Lower East Side Spanking the Lower East Side—burlesquer Calamity Chang’s weekly salute to the bump ’n’ grind arts, held at the pinup-themed nitery Nurse Betty—is going as strong than ever after four years of ecdysiast action, attracting notables of the scene from across the city and around the world to ply their trade in the intimate room.
Led by the rocksteady presence of Hayley Williams, the pop-punk trio makes its headlining debut on the MSG stage Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams burst onto the Madison Square Garden stage Wednesday night, sporting her trademark orange tresses and a black leather jacket with the words "Grow Up" plastered on the back.
Fire in the Hole, the party for ginger guys and their admirers, got in the Halloween spirit. People with red or orange hair represent between one and two percent of the human population. But on Halloween, anyone can be a ginger! The O-Ween edition of DJ Sean McMahill's monthly Fire in the Hole party featured costumed natural and only-for-a-night redheads carousing and boozing in East Village drinkery Nowhere.
Toca Cielo looks back to 19th-century England for its Halloween inspiration. If you noticed a bit more in the way of powdered wigs and hoop skirts than usual at Cielo on Friday, October 25, don’t worry—you weren’t magically transported to 19th-century London. No, you were at Toca Cielo’s Victorian-themed party, with Steve Tek and Eddie Alvarez doling out their housed-up rhythms, and JustinJustin Toca and Ale’ Ale’ Drummers adding to the hoopla with live percussion.
Stars rocked out in Times Square. The CBGB Festival took NYC by the cojones on Saturday with an all-day blowout bonanza in Times Square—possibly the least alternative locale in the entire state. Besides a skate park, food trucks and a climbing wall, the party featured Grizzly Bear, Jakob Dylan's Wallflowers, Lisa Loeb and LCD Soundsystem mastermind James Murphy on the decks.