The art of burlesque had its beginnings in the 1900s, when the Greek and European cultures thought of it as a bawdy form of theatrical satire. Burlesque might have started out as theatrical satire, but women like Gypsy Rose Lee and Bettie Page took a more taboo - and sexually teasing - approach with their stage shows - thank God. Decades later, the ladies onstage may have changed, but the traditional American stylings of burlesque are still very much intact. In a flurry of feathers, vintage lingerie, and throwback tunes, local troupe Cupcake Burlesque pays proper homage to the ladies of yesteryear.... More >>>