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Viva Burlesque!

Burlesquimeras attack again. This time, they will celebrate their second anniversary at a little venue in Colonia Condesa. This burlesque group was created a couple of years ago as the result of the first neo-burlesque workshop that performer Old Ma Femme taught during the summer of 2007. If you’ve been following the sexy troupe since [...]

This week: Islandia’s birthday party and a Cramps tribute show with burlesque!

Late notice, but tonight at the Marrakech, our favorite macha DJ, Sonido Islandia, is having her birthday party. I’m sorry to be missing this event (in New York at the moment), not only because it celebrates a dear friend, and one of the fiercest divas around, but because I suspect this party will be a [...]

4th Annual Festival Lésbico

UPDATE: Festival schedule posted. The 4th edition of the Festival Lésbico represents one of the few attempts during the year to gather and celebrate the lesbian community in Mexico City. It is organized by the non-profit organization Fundación Género Diverso, A. C. headed by Martha Cuevas, a veteran lesbian activist who has focused her work [...]

Burlesque in Mexico City

Burlesque in Mexico has always been related to images of Chinese-Mexican dancer Lyn May dancing on an dark stage, somewhere between Garibaldi and the surroundings neighbours. Last summer, what I could call a Mexican queer group gathered together for random reasons, and took a workshop on neo-burlesque with Old Ma Femme. The result was the [...]