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Was Lili St. Cyr an Accidental Feminist?

Leslie Zemeckis | Posted 09.15.2016 | Home
Leslie Zemeckis

I am praised for showing Lili to be a one such; a pioneer, a free-thinking independent woman. Yet, I had to question, was she a feminist?

Gypsy Rose Lee's '50s Style Wasn't Always Burlesque

The Huffington Post | Shana Honig | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

A pioneer in the field of burlesque entertaining, Gypsy Rose Lee typically appeared in beaded numbers appropriate for her witty striptease acts. In th...

David Moye

Burlesque Dancer Tempest Storm, 84, Celebrates A Belated 21st Birthday | David Moye | Posted 03.02.2012 | Weird News

Calling someone a legend before they celebrate their 21st birthday might sound hyperbolic. But, in the case of burlesque dancer Tempest Storm, it jus...

The Shadow of Your Sib

George Heymont | Posted 01.14.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Much has been written about the care and nurturing of the gifted child. Far less advice is available on the care and nurturing of those children who perpetually stand in the shadow of a gifted child.

David Moye

WATCH: Burlesque Stars Fight Those Who Would Strip Away Risque History | David Moye | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Like a feather boa placed tenuously over a busty dancer's cleavage, burlesque finds itself in a precarious position. On one satin-gloved hand, the ...

Burlesque Explosion

Jenna Henry Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenna Henry Hansen

Although some argue whether the art of the striptease is making a comeback or never disappeared in New York City, neo-burlesque grabbed the stage by the spotlight and won't let go.

Remembering Paul Bowles

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

In our age of instant fame, it is useful to think about an artist who was famous for not being in the limelight. In Bowles' time, the cult of personality was taking hold.

What Smart People Wear

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Watching to see what chic people wear is fascinating. One mightn't think it has anything whatsoever to do with styles from the past, but of course, i...