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It's All That Glitters: Burlesque Extravaganza - July 26, 2012BCJ Media, in association with Victory Variety Hour and Monday Night Tease!, is pleased to announce the official launch and celebration of photographer Brian C. Janes’ (aka. BCJ), It’s All That Glitters: Portraits of Burlesque Performers in Their Homes. For the book, BCJ traveled over 14,000 miles across the US to photograph burlesque performers in their homes and ask them one question: “What does burlesque mean to you?” The event, It’s All That Glitters: Burlesque Extravaganza, will feature a gallery show displaying photos from the book, a burlesque show featuring performers from the book, and a group book signing with the author and performers. A full bar and food menu will be available throughout the evening.

Date: July 26, 2012
Time: Gallery opens at 7pm followed by the show at 8:30pm. Book signing and party after the show.
Location: Busby’s East, 5364 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking: Busby’s East has a free parking lot behind the building for patrons. Street parking is also available on Wilshire and in the surrounding neighborhood.
Photo Policy: No unauthorized photography during the burlesque show. Photographers should inquire with BCJ Media regarding media passes.


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Gallery Show

Large format, limited edition photographic prints of portraits from the book will be on display throughout the evening. The enlargements will allow viewers to see the fine details in each of the rooms photographed. In some case, even titles of books on shelves are legible!

Burlesque Show

The show will feature fabulous performers from across the country and will be presented in two acts with an intermission. Performers include* Cha Cha Velour, Charlotte Treuse, Coco Lectric, Lili VonSchtupp, Lola Getz & Natasha Minsk appearing as The Honey Buns, Paco Fish, Sue Nami Sake, Penny Starr, Jr., and Venus DeMille. The evening will be hosted by MsPixy and her spirited sidekick, Giant Martini.

* Lineup subject to change without notice

Sponsors

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Special Thanks

This event was made possible by the generous contributions and support of:

  • Alicia Hopson
  • Amy Sayre
  • Angela N. Hunt
  • Cari Sparks
  • Clockwork Couture
  • Dan & Jackie Inouye
  • Dave Beil & Jeremy McElroy
  • David Benjamin
  • Diamond Debbie
  • Diane Ruggiero
  • Geri Steele
  • Heidi Barthelemy, aka Quing Lickity Split
  • Jennifer Peltz
  • John Paul Rice
  • Jon Ham
  • Iza la Vamp
  • The Kiss Kiss Cabaret
  • Lara Bullock
  • Laura Garrett
  • Lili VonSchtupp
  • Lisa Schahet
  • Mark Ward
  • Meagan Evanoff
  • Natanya Rubin
  • Nikita Bitch Project
  • Panama Red
  • Peggy Kearns
  • Penny Lawrence
  • Penny Starr, Sr.
  • Pepe Lee Rue
  • Rachel Heine
  • Rachel & Trevor McCauley
  • Red Hot Annie
  • The Red Light Revue
  • Ruben Lawrence
  • Rynie Sasser
  • Scott Carmichael
  • Sioux du Jour
  • Stefan & Christine Goldby
  • Sue Nami Sake
  • Tasseled Squirrel
  • Tom Ayers