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Craving Burlesque At Empire Rock Bar

by Danielle Leahy

One of Dallas’ newest downtown late night spots the Empire Rock Bar ,and the Broads and Panties Burlesque Troupe have teamed together to bring some of the most modern burlesque world’s best performers in this weekend’s Saints and Sinners Burlesque show. For those unacquainted with the modern Burlesque movement, expect acts more along the lines of classic vaudeville and Las Vegas revues that anything remotely close to modern day pole dancing.

This weekend’s entertainer’s include the national touring duet the Vagabandits in their first ever Dallas stop. The Vagabandits are 2 person performance team consisting of Gogo McGregor, ranked one of the top 50 burlesque performers in the world, and her musical and comedy partner Dr. Sick. Their act incorporates everything from sexy sideshow stunts, dirty comedy, live music, classic burlesque routines, and even very bad juggling (Dr. Sick being awarded the Worst Juggler Award of 2008).            Continue reading

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