Burlesque 101

Join us November 18th at Timbre Room, 7-8:30pm, for Carnal Knowledge, a burlesque show designed to educate and entertain. Performances featuring Miss Kitty Baby, The Marquis Façade, Mx. Pucks A’Plenty and more! Hosted by Donatella Howe this show will explore the forms and functions of the art and the local history of burlesque. This event is 21+. Library events and programs are free; registration is not required.

To prepare yourselves for a night of tantalizing delight, here are a few novels to get you in the mood:

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Care For A Show?

I just recently went for the second time to see the Can-Can Castaways in Pike Place Market. Not only are their performances amazing…and their costumes, but the venue makes you feel as if you are stepping into a roaring 20’s speakeasy. Their current show CHICHI is a play on that very era of fringe dresses and tuxedo suits!

It called to mind films I’ve seen over the years that drew my fascination with burlesque. Here are a few in our collection:

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