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Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “The Night They Raided Minsky’s”

[Translate] When I was a student at SVA studying Film Production I spent a day walking around the neighborhood and found a film set which had been created on West 26th Street. They had reconstructed an old 1920’s neighborhood to Read the full article…

Weimar Cabaret and Le Pustra’s ‘Kabarett der Namenlosen’

[Translate] This blog post is authored by our Berlin Correspondent Victoria Linchong. For most of the world, the mention of Berlin invokes a decadent underworld of androgynous women in beaded gowns and men in monocles smoking from ebony cigarette holders Read the full article…

“The Secret Variety Society” at Pangea

[Translate] Starting the evening off is Reverend Roper and his attempt to get all present to be ‘blessed’. With kazoo and piano, Sabrina Chap provides more than ample music for the evening. Wild and wonderful comrade Miss Ekaterina sways down Read the full article…

Glitter Gutter @ The Slipper Room – August 17, 2016

[Translate] The Slipper Room is a great performance space! Like a ‘speakeasy’ in the Lower East Side. Beautifully decorated and intimate as well. Most of the shows there are of a ‘burlesque’ nature. I was there on Wednesday and photographed the Read the full article…

Radio Free Brooklyn – Special LIVE Event – Saturday May 14th

[Translate] **TUNE IN. TURN ON** A fabulous fundraiser for Radio Free Brooklyn A great new radio station fueling underground artists and mindsets. This event’s like a Kickstarter Campaign but you can afford the party level. At an enchanted private home in Vinegar Read the full article…

Mad Jenny and the Society Band’s ‘Love Und Greed’

[Translate] Mad Jenny and the Society Band’s ‘Love Und Greed’ Presented at Dixon Place on January 13, 2016 Jenny Lee Mitchell performs her show “Mad Jenny” at Dixon Place.  Jenny Lee removes half her clothes to reveal the other half Read the full article…

Hovey Burgess 75th Birthday Spectacular at Dixon Place – A Celebration!

[Translate] Hovey Burgess speaks at the Opening of his Birthday Celebration. Cover of Souvenir Program List of Acts performing at Spectacular Birthday Party Phil Marsh, Jen Slaw, Kristin Olness, Dick Monday, Carla Rhodes, Zero Boy, Valerie Benoit, Trixie Little, Boo Read the full article…

Hovey Burgess 75th Birthday Spectacular – Official Program – Performer Bios

[Translate] Cover of Program This event was produced by Bindlestiff  Family Variety Arts, Inc. Continue reading…

Armitage Shanks sings at Hotel Tryst – July 14th, 2015 – @Coney Island USA

[Translate] Armitage Shanks belts out a strange but intoxicating song for those that were lucky to see him at Hotel Tryst on July 24th, 2015. HOTEL TRYST was a 2 day event hosted by the always surprising CONEY ISLAND USA. Read the full article…

The Clown Un_Mask – Armitage Shanks – Seattle, Wa.

[Translate] Armitage Shanks poses for The Clown Un_Mask portrait Armitage Shanks performing in the HOTEL TRYST show at Coney Island USA. Summoning the crowd at HOTEL TRYST last weekend at Coney Island USA. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “One of Read the full article…