"Ideas that were soft at first but hardened when built." - Ceejay Writer - Secret Societies!
“I wondered why my flirting was taken as being polite and determined that I was obviously doing something wrong.” - Selena Anansi – Flirting!
Jedburgh Dagger: “In 1862 W.V. Adams patented the first modern style ratcheting handcuffs…” Tepic Harlequin: “Dang busybody…” - Peelers!
“May the Yuletide log slip from your fire and burn your house down.” - Professor Parx – Clausology!
“(And if New Babbage doesn't have, somewhere, an entrepreneur with a warehouse-sized building stuffed with large, steam-powered machines to take in and clean people's laundry, then by golly, it *should.*)” - Lisa Fargazer – Service!
In a buttoned-up, straight-laced world, where the seamy side is hidden from view by layer upon layer of ... well ... layers, Burlesque is all about peeling away the sham with humor and music. While society goes to great lengths to cover itself, the burlesque stage features the ankles, knees... and gasp! wit of some of the finest (and yes, most scandalous) female performers of the age, dancing, acting, and singing parodies of popular shows.
Please stow your assumptions and join us at the Aether Salon on March 15 for Shimmy! a tasteful tease into the art of burlesque.
Miss Ahnyanka Delphin, owner of The New Champagne Rooms, and Miss Ceejay Writer, dancer/manager at The New Chamgagne Rooms will join us to discuss the history and art of burlesque. We are very excited to have them with us, and look forward to a lively discussion afterwards.