Nerdlesque Festival 2014 preview (slide show)

The first annual Nerdlesque Festival sets its phasers to stun.
 (Photograph: Ben Trivett)
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Photograph: Ben TrivettDangrrr Doll and Stella Chuu
 (Photograph: Ben Trivett)
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Photograph: Ben TrivettBB Heart
 (Photograph: If You Fall Photography)
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Photograph: If You Fall PhotographyLeelando Calrissian and Betty Quirk
 (Phtograph: Francine Daveta)
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Phtograph: Francine DavetaDangrrr Doll
 (Photograph: Bettina May)
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Photograph: Bettina MayFrancine "The Lucid Dream"
 (Photograph: Ben Trivett)
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Photograph: Ben TrivettHazel Honeysuckle
 (Photograph: Jenna Kraczek)
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Photograph: Jenna KraczekJessabelle Thunder
 (Photograph: Anna Swiczeniuk)
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Photograph: Anna SwiczeniukLewd Alfred Douglas
 (Photograph: MarcTurnley)
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Photograph: MarcTurnleyburlesque, Lola LeSoleil
 (Photograph: Ben Trivett)
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Photograph: Ben TrivettMagdalena Fox
 (Photograph: Ben Trivett)
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Photograph: Ben TrivettMagdalena Fox
 (Photograph: Rex Lott)
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Photograph: Rex LottMatt Knife
 (Photograph: Jessica L Drake)
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Photograph: Jessica L DrakeMaxie Milieu
 (Photograph: Malgorzata Saniewska)
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Photograph: Malgorzata SaniewskaNasty Canasta
 (Photograph: courtesy Spin Cycle PR)
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Photograph: courtesy Spin Cycle PROpiumm Hayze
 (Photograph: Malgorzata Saniewska)
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Photograph: Malgorzata SaniewskaPeek-A-Boo Revue
 (Photograph: Luke Milton)
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Photograph: Luke MiltonPetra Dish
 (Photograph: David Woolley)
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Photograph: David WoolleyPetra Dish
 (Photograph: David Woolley)
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Photograph: David WoolleyPetra Dish
 (Photograph: Charles L. Barnes)
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Photograph: Charles L. BarnesPinny Yearned
 (Photograph: If You Fall Photography)
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Photograph: If You Fall PhotographySevvy Skellington
 (Photograph: courtesy Spin Cycle PR)
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Photograph: courtesy Spin Cycle PRSexploitation Follies
 (Photograph: Jessica L Drake)
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Photograph: Jessica L DrakeThe Duet that Do It
 (Photograph: Matchless Snapshots)
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Photograph: Matchless SnapshotsZilly Lilly
 (Photograph: Angela McConnell)
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Photograph: Angela McConnellRed Herring
 (Photograph: Tom Boehme)
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Photograph: Tom BoehmeSatira Sin
By Bruce Tantum |
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The first annual Nerdlesque Festival, produced by the Epic Win, RAWR! and D20 Burlesque crews, is about to spread four nights of sexy-dorkdom fun throughout our fair city, with a bevy of geeky-burlesque gals and guys showing off their talents from Thursday, April 3 through Sunday, April 4. Can’t wait? Well, here’s a little something to soften the anticipatory angst—photos of a galaxy of the festival’s stars. As the Borg says, “resistance is futile!”

Nerdlesque Festival 2014: Select/Start/Strip is at Drom Thursday, April 3

Nerdlesque Festival 2014: The Legend Begins is at Webster Hall Friday, April 4

Nerdlesque Festival 2014: The Thrilling Conclusion is at Le Poisson Rouge Saturday, April 5

Nerdlesque Festival 2014: Nerdlesquers Assemble! A Burlesque Beauty Brunch and Bazaar is at Beauty Bar Sunday, April 6.

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