Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in our first annual Pink Pastie Burlesque Show. We raised over $1,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure!!! A Special Thank you to Catz Exotic Wear for donating a pair of pink heals that sold for $500.
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“What I love about Cabaret and Burlesque is both shows allow the performers to be on same level as the audience. When I’m dancing for you its like 3d, right in your face.”
What is the difference between a Burlesque show and a Cabaret Show???
According to Wikipedia Cabaret is:
Cabaret is a form of entertainment featuring comedy, song, dance, and theatre, distinguished mainly by the performance venue—a restaurant or nightclub with a stage for performances and the audience sitting at tables (often dining or drinking) watching the performance being introduced by a master of ceremonies or emcee (MC).
Cabaret also refers to a Mediterranean-style brothel—a bar with tables and women who mingle with and entertain the clientele. Traditionally these establishments can also feature some form of stage entertainment, often singers and dancers.
In the United States, cabaret diverged into several different styles of performance mostly due to the influence of Jazz Music. Chicago cabaret focused intensely on the larger band ensembles and reached its peak in the speakeasies, and steakhouses (like The Palm) of the Prohibition Era.
New York cabaret never developed to feature a great deal of social commentary. When New York cabarets featured jazz, they tended to focus on famous vocalists likeNina Simone, Bette Midler, Eartha Kitt, Peggy Lee, and Hildegarde rather than instrumental musicians. Cabaret in the United States began to decline in the 1960s, due to the rising popularity of rock concert shows and television variety shows. The art form still survives in various musical formats as well as in the Stand-up comedy format and in popular drag show performances.
Cabaret is currently undergoing a renaissance of sorts in the United States, particularly in New Orleans, Seattle, Philadelphia and Portland, Oregon, as new generations of performers reinterpret the old forms in both music and theatre. Many contemporary cabaret groups in the United States and elsewhere feature a combination of original music, burlesque and political satire, as can be found in such groups as Cabaret Red Light and Leviathan: Political Cabaret. In New York City, since 1985, successful, enduring or innovative cabaret acts have been honored by the annual Bistro Awards.
New Burlesque According to Wikipedia:
Burlesque is a humorous theatrical entertainment involving parody and sometimes extreme exaggeration.
Today New Burlesque has taken many forms, but all have the common trait of honoring one or more of burlesque’s previous incarnations, with acts including striptease, expensive costumes, bawdy humor, cabaret and more. There are modern burlesque performers and shows all over the world, and annual conventions such as the Vancouver International Burlesque Festival and the Miss Exotic World Pageant are held. In 2008, The New York Times noted that burlesque had made a comeback in the city’s art performance scene.
JOIN JMK DECEMBER 11TH & 12TH FOR OUR BURLESQUE WEEKEND!!!!
Have you seen the Movie Burlesque yet?? If you have, this weekend is for you…
On Saturday, December 11th we are hosting a Burlesque workshop. Learn all of the sexy Burlesque tricks you saw in the movie.
And then on Sunday, December 12th we are having a Burlesque Pin Up Shoot!!!
Register for both events and receive a $10 discount on each event price. That’s a total savings of $20.
Must Register Online for both Events:
Burlesque Workshop – Saturday December 11th – $150
With Vintage Diva Miss Corinne Southern
Ladies! Are you looking for a little bit of naughty glamour this holiday season?
Has the new movie Burlesque sparked your desire for sequins and feathers?
Tired of just going to the same old holiday parties?
If you need a little bit of excitement this December then this workshop if for you!
Learn the empowering art of Burlesque! We will be going over all of the essential moves including:
The Bump and Grind
The Tempting glove peel
The Look at my legs
I’m A Star
And to complete your transition into a Vintage Vixen we will be creating a stage name! Going over make-up tips and tricks! Learning how to work a feather boa like a pro! And the coup de grace…the Famous Fan Dance!
Come dressed to entice. Heels, stockings, fishnets, gloves, glitter!
Get ready to shake your stuff, laugh, and live life out loud!
Remember…it takes the legendary JMKennedy Entertainment to make you a STAR!
Burlesque Pin Up Photo Shoot – Sunday, December 12th
This is a pin up photo Shoot Inspired by the movie Burlesque…
JMK is now offering a unique twist to the ordinary “Pin Up” Shoot. Instead of emulating
the same old pin up pictures, poses and costumes we decided to create a pin up shoot
that emulates characters in a movie not pictures in a magazine. Its up to you who you
want to be…
What character in the Movie Burlesque are you?? Cher or Christina…
You can be Christina Aguilera, A small-town girl who becomes a star or Cher a big time
Las Angeles Burlesque Club owner and Former Dancing Legend.
Remember “It takes a LEGEND… to make a STAR!” both roles are equally as fierce…
You bring your costume. When picking your costume think about an outfit you saw your
Character wearing in the movie and then think about what you look and feel sexiest in.
Your costume should clearly resemble something your character wore in the movie with
your own personal vintage vixen twist. We suggest taking the time to really think about your costume,
accessories, make-up, and hair (wig and/or hair style).
After the movie comes out we will be posting different pictures of the characters online
to help you pick your costume.
Photo Shoot Pricing:
$150/ per 30 minute shoot
*** Limit 2 people per Shoot***
30 minute shoot
Professional Stylist Help
Professional Costume Help
Professional Modeling/posing Help
Fruit & Champaign
1 printed & Mounted 8×10
1 digital copy of the same picture on a disc.
$12 /Each Additional 8×10 Print
Please Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or requests.
Burlesque Workshop (All Day Workshop) – $150
Burlesque Photo Shoot – $150
**Register for both events and receive a $10 discount on each**
Must Register Online for both Events: