All posts tagged: burlesque in chicago

Goodbye February, Hello Spring?!

February is too short! But I feel like it just means that spring is around the corner. I’m wrapping up this month with a night of cabaret at The Darling Chicago, then kicking off March in Indianapolis at FrontRow Paul’s Burlesque Bonanaza! March is pretty booked as we lead up to the 8th annual Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q March 14th-16th, but I’m also adding some new-to-me shows around Chicago. Check it out! Wed 2/27 – 8pm – The Darling Chicago Sat 3/2 INDIANAPOLIS – 8pm – FrontRow Paul’s Burlesque Bonanza Sun 3/3 – 3pm – Sunday Social at Meeting House Tavern *NEW! Tue 3/5 – 9pm – Fat Tuesday at Ina Mae Tavern Wed 3/6 – 8pm – Bad Taste at Charnel House *NEW! Thu 3/7 – 9pm – Mardi Gras Unbridled at Untitled Tue 3/12 – 8pm – Parlor Tricks Burlesque at Heritage Restaurant 3/14-16 – 8th annual Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Festival Tue 3/19 – 8pm – The Darling Chicago In addition to performing I’m also in the thick of …

Kick Off Valentine’s Day Week at Parlor Tricks Burlesque!

  Parlor Tricks: Girl at the Rock Show Tuesday February 12th | 8:30pm Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar Parlor Tricks Burlesque invites you to Girl at the Rock  Show: Fae’s Birthday Celebration! Parlor Tricks is a monthly rock and roll burlesque show at Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar, where rock n roll and champagne collide. The show includes a $30 3-course dinner. Dinner reservations are a must and can be made starting at 7pm, with the show starting at 8:30. Bar seats are available for those who want bar snacks and drinks. Caviar and $1 oysters are always available. We are celebrating Fae’s birthday with a sultry cast of performers to heat up the cold February night with performances celebrating Fae’s favorite things- burlesque and music! Your burlesque artists for the night: Lady Jack | Lindsey Marks Sio Bast Kitty la Royall Lilly Rascal Fae Beguile And our emcee: Jeez Loueez! ***Please note that this is an intimate space. Reservations can be made starting at 7pm for dinner. Call 773-661-9577 and say you are attending …

Burning City Neo-Vintage Entertainment Festival presents PROVOCATEUR (7/28)

We are just one week away from the 1st annual Burning City Neo-Vintage Entertainment Festival here in Chicago! Join us Saturday July 28th for Provocateur!   Strippers also have something to SAY? Who knew?! PROVOCATEUR is a showcase that celebrates thought-provoking proclamations, grotesque commentary, the topical, the satirical, and the new normal. From highlighting the body as a political statement through unapologetic autonomy to absurd storytelling spectacle, PROVOCATEUR features drag, performance art, and more! Featuring: Dottie Comma (Cleveland) Jacqueline Boxx (Baltimore) Jean Wildest (Chicago) Minnie Ryder (Indianapolis) Po’Chop (Chicago) Rebel (Charlotte) Tyler Jacobson (Loma Linda) Veronica Voss (LA) Trini Bikini (Indianapolis) https://www.burningcityfestival.com/provocateur

Jeezy’s Juke Joint Workshops (Saturday March 17th)

Jeezy’s Juke Joint is proud to present a variety of workshops taught by Juke Joint cast members as apart of our 7th Annual Weekender.  12-1 | Sparkle Town 101 with Looking Glass Gems | $15 ​ Learn the basics of rhinestones, and begin your journey into the vast world of stage sparkle! We will be giving industry informations regarding different types and qualities of rhinestones, tools, glues and techniques. We’ll discuss color matching and pattern making. Bring an item to place rhinestones on! We will provide glue and 1 gross of rhinestones to work with. If you like, please feel free to bring your preferred rhinestone and NON-TOXIC glue as well. No E-6000 please, thank you for your understanding. *************** 1:15-2:15 | Red Bone | Art of Freestyle | $15 ​ Anyone can achieve freestyling, in fact you already do it every day! When it comes to dancing, The key is confidence in your movement and trusting that you are fabulous. We will practice relying on what you have in your movement arsenal and letting the music, people, …

Upcoming Shows & Events in Chicago, St. Louis, Nashville with JEEZ LOUEEZ

Who’s coming to see about me? Catch me while you can in Chicago, St. Louis, and Nashville! Thu 8/17 Foundation Cabaret:August 17th at House of Blues Fri 8/18 The Kiss Kiss Cabaret at Uptown Underground Sun 8/20 Big Easy Variety Show: August 20 at Fifolet Cajun ***COMING UP*** Wed 8/23 Bikes & Burlesque – August 23rd at The Holiday Club Thu 8/24 The Drifter Chicago Sat 8/26 Untitled Sat 9/2 The Fly Honey Show 8 Fri 9/8 (STL) The Hot Box at The Monocle Sat 9/9 (NASHVILLE) Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue

Coming Up – JUNE

6/20 Twerk & Jerk: Booty Intensive Twerkshop w/ Jeez Loueez at Reunion Chicago 6/21 The Drifter Chicago (10pm & 11pm) 6/22 BlackGirlMagic: Pride edition at Berlin Nightclub – Chicago 6/23 Wasabassco Burlesque at City Winery Chicago 6/30-7/3 SEATTLE Camptacular! at The Triple Door

Coming up this week in St. Louis, Chicago, and Indianapolis…

4/28 STL LEZ DANCE – 3rd Anniversary Celebration! 4/29 CHI Unicorn Ball (The official coming out party for Trans Liberation Collective) 4/30 CHI Red Light Special 4/30 at GMan Tavern 4/30 CHI Queen! with Chicagodeep / Taelue / Michael Serafini / Garrett David 5/2-3 CHI The 2017 Chicago 1MPF: Nevertheless, We Persisted (an awesome 1 minute play festival featuring the work of women and female-identifying artists!) 5/5-6 INDY 2nd Annual Titty 500 5/7 INDY Titty 500 Workshops (with Twerk and Jerk!) COMING UP SOON 5/18-20 STL 8th Annual Show-Me Burlesque Festival