All posts tagged: Uptown Chicago

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

The Vertical Sideshow presents “GISELLE” July 28th-29th (CHICAGO)

The Vertical Sideshow July 28 & 29 @ 10pm at Uptown Underground $20 – $25 TICKETS: https://www.uptownunderground.net/verticalsideshow Scandal sweeps Uptown Underground this July with a shocking twist on a classic fateful ballet.  The ugly death of a lovely girl. But who’s to blame for our dear departed –  Drowned in shame and broken-hearted? A shocking and all too soon farewell,  An unfair fate for the fair Giselle.” Giselle” is an age-old story ripped from the headlines steeped in torrid love triangles, celebrity rivalries, and tragic consequences. The Vertical Side Show brings its own brand of tabloid sensationalism with a touch of burlesque, dance, circus acts, and dark humor.    The Vertical Side Show is a non-stop, fully immersive mash-up of music, dance, burlesque, theater, drag, and circus arts. Every show is different and features a wide range of performance styles keeping the audience guessing what’s coming next and where to look. The Vertical Side Show showcases multiple award-winning performers linked together in a seamless neo-vintage narrative that has been described as “gonzo” and “sleekly sensual”