Camille 2000, Judith Stein and League of Exotique Dancers director Rama Rau join guest host Gill Deacon to discuss the glitzy world of burlesque, the gritty problems that lurked just beneath the surface, and why they bill the film as “an alternate history of feminism”. Watch now on CBC Q League of Exotique Dancers debuts […]
HOLIDAY O’HARA A Boston Girl Gone Bad; Holiday became a fan of burlesque at age eight when she learned about the pretty ladies in beautiful gowns performing in Boston’s “Combat Zone.” In 1968 at age 18 the opportunity to live her childhood dream appeared 3000 miles across the country in San Francisco. One evening while […]
LOVEY GOLDMINE Lovey is a trained singer, dancer and performer who after a successful burlesque run in North America, moved to Paris in the 1970’s to join the famous Crazy Horse Saloon’s chorus line. When she returned to the United States, she brought several Crazy Horse acts back to The Loser’s Club in Los Angeles. […]
Saskatoon’s big premiere of the Burlesque Documentary that steamed up the Hot Docs in Toronto this year!
“I’ll do something they can’t do!” Miss Toni Elling, hailing from Detroit, Michigan is an iconic figure of modern burlesque. She is hailed as a trailblazer dancing as a mature woman of colour. ”America’s Foremost Sepia Singing Ecdysiast” also wove her musical talents into her performances. Her friendship with jazz great Duke Ellington earned her […]