Modern burlesque may have its roots in retro culture (and the objectification that was prevalent in the past), but today it's become an undeniably empowering form of expression for the women who do it and a unique form of entertainment for an avid fan base that goes way beyond the turn-on.
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This week the cinephile community is focused on AFI Fest, but here are some other special event films we recommend:
Friday, Nov. 2
Women have made giant leaps in history, but every so often someone tries to put them in a binder. Oprah-approved doc Miss Representation explores the correlation betwe ... More >>
The leaves are turning, the pumpkin lattes are over-caffeinating and the comedy calendar is packing in shows and releases like snot-nosed children onto the back of a hayride wagon. Here are a few of the upcoming highlights.
Need a break from all the credit card-maxing, house-lighting, bad party-attending and general seasonal stressing? Why not try something outside of the gift box this year? Here, five festive, somewhat freaky holiday haps in town that are anything but cookie-cutter Christmas confections.
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Britt Daniel, Craig Finn, No Age, Ryan Adams, Dave Grohl, and others
Bob Mould Tribute
November 21, 2011
*Our slideshow of the concert
*Bob Mould -- Largo at the Coronet -- July 27, 2011
You know how these lovefest all-star tributes to our legend-looming creative artists ca ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Portraits that Pop.
Sly and the Family Stone sung "Everybody is a star" and Saturday night, it sure felt like it, as revered celebrity/drag queen/art star photographer Austin Young unveiled the shots he's been working on for the past several weeks as part of "Your Face Here, ... More >>
Lina LecaroKelly Mantle contemplates picture placement. It's not unusual for a colorful crowd to garner as much attention as the art at some openings, especially when curvalicious club personality/curator Lenora Claire is involved, but at Claire's latest, the crowd was the art. She and scene ... More >>
If you're a fan of ABC's reality dancing competition Dancing With The Stars, most likely you're accustomed to its blinding bedazzled outfits, bantering between the judges and contestants' complaints about blisters, sore muscles and bruised egos. But one thing that seeming ... More >>