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ber lesk

  • n  a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease)
  • n  a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
  • v  make a parody of
  • a  relating to or characteristic of a burlesque
    burlesque theater

  • Majority of the city gyms are advocating burlesque dancing in order to nurture fitness and health.
  • Burlesque comes in its new incarnation of big, bad and boisterous and all shows are sold out one day in advance in the local theater.
  • A suit more jocose than bitter was brought in Manhattan last week by Abraham, William, Herbert Morton Minsky, proprietors of three burlesque theatres, against Sidney Ross .
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  • The Love Cats Presents Curiositease - A night of Burlesque - 6th July at The Zanzibar in Liverpool
    LIVERPOOL, England, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 6 th July, we are bringing a night of burlesque to the heart of Liverpool's city centre. The event is a night of burlesque which will be showcasing ...
    June 14, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Lesbian Burlesque Party
    This month's gay pride-themed installment of "Cherry," a monthly party for lesbians and their friends, will feature the return of burlesque dancer Kitty Wompas. Wompas, who performed at some earlier "Cherry" parties, has been performing in Florida lately, but she's back in town.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    June 13, 2013 - The Memphis Flyer
  • YPSILANTI: Burlesque show helps Corner Bar turn 7 years old
    YPSILANTI — The Corner Brewery was packed on Friday as people came out in droves, and in costume, to celebrate the brewpub's seventh anniversary at its annual Velvet Hammer party and burlesque show.
    June 11, 2013 - Ypsilanti Courier

  • Christina Aguilera in Times of India
    The whole idea of burlesque has always intrigued me. The art of the tease, the dance, beautiful women - need I say more,she added.
  • Holly Madison in Contactmusic.com
    Holly said: "I've got to know Mel B more recently because we've both appeared in a burlesque production called 'Peepshow' in Las Vegas. Mel's hilarious and very over the top. I love listening to her English accent - but it's hard to understand what...
  • Michael Powell in FOXNews
    As countless families gathered around the television to watch one of our nation's most celebrated events, they were rudely greeted with a halftime show stunt more fitting of a burlesque show,said Michael Powell, the commission chairman.

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