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Pink Velvet’s 2012 Lineup

Pink Velvet Burlesque – and our brother troupe, The Velvet Rope Boylesque – has a great 2012 slate lined up! Check out the poster below for dates and details.

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Just… Trust Me

On chilly winter days, when you may be hesitant to leave the steamy comfort of your hot shower, why let those precious moments of warm procrastination swirl down the drain? You’re naked anyway – use them for burlesque practice! Not … Continue reading

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October Events

Hey gang, just a quick update to let you know where you can see me doin’ my thing this month: THIS SATURDAY, October 15 (I know, short notice – I just got confirmation myself!) I’ll be joining Atlantic Cirque with … Continue reading

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Halifax Strip Search!

Do you dream of hitting the Toronto Burlesque Fest stage?  Here’s your chance to win a trip to TBF ’11, including a performance slot!  This talent competition is open to ALL variety acts (as long as they are safe and … Continue reading

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Toronto, prepare for the Halifax Invasion!

I am super, SUPER excited to announce that I was invited to perform at the Toronto Burlesque Festival 2011!  We’ve got a whole glittery army of Halifax fabulousness set to descend on Toronto, with Miss C, Kay Licious, Lou Lou … Continue reading

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One Classy Dame

While in public transit purgatory today I ran across this wonderful interview with modern burlesque superstar Immodesty Blaize. I was impressed with the thoughtfulness and eloquence of her answers; she seems like a classy, intelligent and beautiful role model for … Continue reading

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Origins of an Ecdysiast

The burlesque community has been all aflutter these days as we approach the release of the movie Burlesque, starring Kristen Bell, Cher and Christina Aguilera; there’s been a lot of doomsaying about how the movie could harm the community and … Continue reading

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Costumes and Character

The other night as I was drifting off to sleep, I started thinking about Kate Mior. No, not that way… No, she’s a busker – a world-class busker, in fact – and I started thinking about how hard it must … Continue reading

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DIY Pinup on a Budget: Seamed Garter Stockings

Got invited to a rather formal grand opening do for a friend’s salon Saturday evening, and in picking out my outfit was inspired to add a pretty lace garter belt (it matched my dress, you see). Only problem was, I … Continue reading

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