Not that we would promote scantily clad women engaged in provocative dance, but scantily clad women engaged in provocative dance take two stages during the two-night Dallas Burlesque Festival [video alert, kids] this weekend.
Audience members must be at least 18 years old.
Don’t bother taking $20 bills, well, except for the bar. This isn’t that kind of stripping. It’s striptease, and there are subtle and not-so-subtle differences. Bottom line: the naughty bits stay somewhat covered, up on stage, and out of your face.
More than 40 tease-artists dance to classic burlesque, Vaudeville burlesque, and urban burlesque, a more modern version that incorporates a hip-hop soundtrack.
Violet O’Hara — love that name — plays host opening night and Velvet Fontaine takes over for the grand finale show tomorrow night.
This could be a lot of fun. Take Grandpa. He’ll know what it’s all about.