Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


INTERNATIONAL Burlesque stars to shine in Christchurch

INTERNATIONAL Burlesque stars to shine in Christchurch

Internationally and nationally acclaimed burlesque stars are going to be spreading their rhinestones across the stage for a one-night only show in October for the New Zealand Burlesque Festival tour.

The 2nd Annual New Zealand Burlesque Festival will be shimmying its way to Christchurch for its Tour show on October 18th at Twiggers Addington Raceway. Local burlesque babe Ruby Ruin who won the coveted Queen of the festival title at the 2013 festival, will be featuring alongside the World Queen of Burlesque 2013, LouLou D’Vil from Finland. The power packed line-up will not end there, as joining the cast will be sideshow strongman “The Baron” (Finland), NZ’s godmother of burlesque Eva Strangelove who is returning from the USA to perform, and internationally acclaimed performer and winner of Miss Burlesque NZ 2013, MisRed Delicious.

MisRed, who by day is known as Kerry Rodda, along with her husband Danny, is the co-producer of the Festival. “We’re incredibly excited to be bringing this talent fuelled show to Christchurch. Ruby Ruin is a fabulous burlesque entertainer and is really starting to make her mark on the international burlesque world. We are so honoured to have her alongside our guests including the best burlesque performer in the world LouLou D’Vil. Loulou is entrancing, energetic and a classic beauty; everything that burlesque is. We can’t wait for the audience to experience burlesque at its finest”.

The R18 show will be a glamour filled evening, with ticketing options of general admission or VIP which includes nibbles and wine. Full information for the show and other Festival events can be found at www.nzburlesquefestival.com or EventFinder.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Scoop Review Of Books: The Typewriter Factory

I finished reading Don’t Dream It’s Over not long after it came out last August. I even started writing a review, which took something of an ‘I’m sorry people, but it’s already over’ approach. I’ve been pretty negative about journalism as it’s practiced in the mainstream (or MSM, or corporate media or liberal media or whatever terminology you prefer) for quite some time (see for example Stop the Press), and I believe the current capitalist media model is destructive and can’t be reformed. More>>

Sheep Update: Solo World Shearing Record Broken In Southland

Southland shearer Leon Samuels today set a new World solo eight-hours strongwool ewe-shearing after a tally of 605 in a wool shed north of Gore. More>>

ALSO:

Howard Davis Review: Dick Frizzell At The Solander Gallery

One of the most influential and celebrated contemporary Pop artists working in New Zealand, Dick Frizzell is mostly known for his appropriation of kitsch Kiwiana icons, which he often incorporates into cartoon-like paintings and lithographs. Not content with adhering to one particular style, he likes to adopt consciously unfashionable styles of painting, in a manner reminiscent of Roy Lichtenstein. More>>

Old Music: Pop Icon Adam Ant Announces NZ Tour

Following his recent sold out North American and UK tours, Adam Ant is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the release of his landmark KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER album with a newly-remastered reissue (Sony Legacy) and Australasian tour. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books:
Looking Back

Writing a memoir that appeals to a broad readership is a difficult undertaking. As an experienced communicator, Lloyd Geering keeps the reader’s interest alive through ten chapters (or portholes) giving views of different aspects of his life in 20th-century New Zealand. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Purple (and Violet) Prose

This is the second recent conjoint publication by Reeve and Stapp; all to do with esoteric, arcane and obscure vocabulary – sesquipedalian, anyone – and so much more besides. Before I write further, I must stress that the book is an equal partnership between words and images and that one cannot thrive without the other. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news