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7th Annual Show-Me Burlesque & Vaudeville Festival returns to St. Louis May 19th-21st!

Show-Me Burlesque is a 3 day festival dedicated to glitz, glam, breathtaking talent, spectacular productions, and fabulous burlesque, vaudeville, circus, and variety entertainment from every gender and from around the world! St. Louis has a rich and diverse burlesque and vaudeville history from the brilliant talent of Josephine Baker, to the heyday of Gaslight Square, where The Smothers Brothers, Phyllis Diller and Barbara Streisand got their start, and to Evelyn West and the infamous Stardust and Grand Burlesque theaters where she and many other famous burlesque dancers performed. Show-Me Burlesque is thrilled to bring St. Louis burlesque to its former grandeur with a sexy new makeover. Lola van Ella, St. Louis’ own award winning burlesque grand dame and passionate producer, along with an amazing creative and technical team, is proud to bring all of her favorite elements of theater, spectacle, glamour, and vaudeville, to showcase the best talent in the world in what is Missouri’s first ever burlesque festival and now, the largest of its kind in the Midwest. In addition to four different shows, there …

Fierce! International Queer Burlesque Festival (Denver, CO May 12-15th)

Fierce! is the first festival to honor the talents and uniqueness of burlesque performers across the globe who identify as queer. “The biggest naked queer party on the planet!” Jeez Loueez Appearances at Fierce! Saturday May 14th 12-2pm “Twerk and Jerk: Booty Intensive Twerkshop” at Quality Inn Central Denver The class that has everyone ready to pop, wobble, werk, and wine! This high-energy choreography intensive is not for the faint of heart. Fusing the sensuality of burlesque with the sharp attitude of hip hop, this class will focus on isolations, footwork, and of course…THE BOOTY! Class begins with a warm up and stretch and moves into a combination of popping your favorite asset. Learn coveted moves such as the Booty Chaser and the Slow Wine. Drop it like it’s hot and pick it back up again! Some dance experience is recommended. ***Wear comfortable, form-fitting clothing in which you can easily move. Booty shorts and knee pads recommended. Bring a water bottle. $20.00 Pre-reserve your spot at https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=75MN9A3NYGK9Y Saturday May 14th at 8pm at Lannie’s Clocktower …

2016 Festival Appearances with Jeez Loueez- The Honey Badger of Burlesque

2016 is shaping up to be one hell of a year in #BadgerNation! I’m honored to be headlining and/or emceeing and teaching at a few festivals across the country throughout the year. 5/12-15 DENVER Fierce: International Queer Burlesque Festival 5/19-21 ST LOUIS Show-Me Burlesque Festival 6/2-5 LAS VEGAS Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend– Miss Exotic World Pageant 7/28-31 DALLAS Texas Queerlesque Festival 8/11-13 BOSTON Alterna-TEASE: The New England Neo-Burlesque Festival 9/16-18 NEW ORLEANS The Roux: A Spicy Brown Burlesque Festival There are so many wonderful events happening throughout the rest of the year, including more Jeezy’s Juke Joint events, conquering Pride events in Chicago AND St. Louis, and roadtripping with Foxy Tann and the Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am’s. If you’d like to add a little honey badger to your events or productions please visit my contact page! (Photo by Wijadi Jodi at Minneapolis Burlesque Festival 2015)

Oklahoma City Burlesque Festival June 26-27th

Join us for the biggest burlesque production in Oklahoma, the 3rd Annual Oklahoma City Burlesque Festival! Two nights of performances by some of the brightest up and coming stars in burlesque from around the country! Also featuring variety acts: belly dance, aerial performance, contortion, and more! Presented by: Adèle Wolf June 26 & 27, 2015 Tickets $25-50 available starting May 1st at: http://www.okcburlesquefest.com Friday Night Showcase (not listed in order of appearance) Doors: 7:00 PM Show: 8:00 PM Starring: Bella Blue – New Orleans, LA Jeez Loueez – Chicago, IL Emcees: Adèle Wolf & Jeez Loueez Adèle Wolf – Oklahoma City, OK Afsana Rose Dahlal – Sand Springs, OK Apathy Angel – New York City, NY Boozie Q. – St.Louis, MO Doris Night – Hot Springs, AR Dottie Dangerfield – Toronto, Ontario, Canada Egypt Blaque Knyle – Los Angeles, CA Ginger Snaps – Austin, TX Layna D’Luna – Austin, TX Mika Romantic – Limerick, PA Ooops the Clown – New Orleans, LA Raks al Naris – Oklahoma City, OK Red Velvet – San Francisco, CA …