Monday, April 26, 2010

All the News that's Fit to Strip

Former Dancing with the Stars pro, Julianne Hough took time to praise her Burlesque co-stars, Cher and Christina Aguilera.
She said:

"It was phenomenal! Cher is unbelievable! It's crazy though cause you get to know people on set and you just kind of forget who they really are. Christina's awesome. She really put herself into it and she did great. She always does everything great. I think she did a really, really great job."

In other news...

The History Theatre in Minneapolis is currently running Queens of Burlesque. The show centers around a group of dancers and bar manager as they anticipate the arrival of the legendary Lili St. Cyr.

"This is a movie about nudity and sex. I can’t imagine why I was asked to host this screening!" So said Sharon Stone at the premiere of Behind the Burly Q Leslie Zemeckis's documentary about the gaudy old days of burlesque. The film, keeps racking up the gossip hits and accolades.

Is burlesque more empowering than stripping?

Vanessa Williams takes a stripteasing whirl.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

All the News that's Fit to Strip

There's lots of buzz around Leslie Zemeckis and her new documentary Behind the Burly Q, which looks at early 20th century burlesque. Sharon Stone, Alan Alda and Regis Philbin were all on hand for the New York screening. And, Zemeckis and Stone chatted with Fox about the premiere.

In other news ...

Time Out Chicago offers a sultry view on the Windy City Burlesque Festival.

The Londonist previews the city's burlesque festival.

The latest issue of Java's Bachelor Pad is out and features Texas gal, Angela Ryan on the cover. Also included in this issue in this issue is according to Java, a "double-dose of Chicago burlesque," with Michelle L'amour's Naked Girls Reading, and a spread which features Naked Girl, and Chicago Starlet, Mimi First. .

Wednesday, April 14, 2010