The Second Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival took place this weekend. Events included the Queen of Burlesque competition and “Ready, Set Strip”, a show featuring comical acts of burlesque.
The festival featured past and present stars of burlesque including Bambi Jones, pictured left, Wild Cherry, and Georgette Dante.
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