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2011-05-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the summer soiree season with the Cointreau MargaDita - the latest collaboration from Dita Von Teese, International Queen of Burlesque, and Cointreau, the original French triple sec. As the global Cointreauversial ambassador since 2007, Dita Von Teese proudly introduces her latest namesake cocktail, the Cointreau MargaDita, a bold and seductive reinvention of the classic Margarita, the #1 selling cocktail in America. Dita...

2011-04-26 06:12:00

BEXLEYHEATH, England, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Glitzy Secrets and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment celebrate the release of 'Burlesque' on Blu-ray and DVD by running a competition on the Glitzy Secrets website. Participants in the competition have a chance to win one of five prize sets, which include a Sony camera, 'Burlesque' on DVD, a copy of the film's soundtrack and 50 pounds Sterling worth of Glitzy Secrets gift vouchers so customers can get the Burlesque look with...

2010-11-03 08:00:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble Salon Professional, a division of The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) (NYSE: PG), announces Sebastian Professional's collaboration with Sony Pictures' Burlesque, the highly-anticipated musical film starring Cher and Christina Aguilera, in theaters Nov. 24. Already a Hollywood movie set staple, Sebastian Professional Re-Shaper hairspray steps past the curtain and into the spotlight as the Official Hairspray of...

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2009-06-23 09:36:34

U.S. singer and actress Cher has signed on to star in the contemporary musical Burlesque, marking her first lead role in a movie in nearly a decade. Cher had a small part playing a fictionalized version of herself in the big-screen comedy Stuck on You in 2003, but hasn't starred in a picture since 1999's Tea with Mussolini. Variety.com said she is set to co-star with pop singer Christina Aguilera in Burlesque, which is to be directed by Steven Antin from a screenplay he penned that was...

2008-10-14 00:00:30

By Pat Craig Scenesters -- some off the late-night street, others in the employ and fresh from the wardrobe department of Teatro ZinZanni -- filled the tent lobby of the company's San Francisco Embarcadero venue Saturday. They were excited and a little edgy for something new to do after 11:30 p.m. Designed for a younger crowd, those not up for the early evening Teatro ZinZanni C-note-plus dinner and show, the experimental late- night show "Cabaret Lunatique" is looser, much bawdier, and...

2008-08-13 18:00:28

By Garcia, Michelle CULTURE Burlesque may conjure thoughts of buxom blond bombshells in pasties and tassels, but the latest resurgence of these girlie shows is all about diversity. The New York City-based Brown Girls Burlesque, founded by Miss Aurora BoobRealis, adds a splash of color to the mostly white performance world and eschews the tokenism of most modern shows. Since last October crowds of people ranging from older lesbian couples to Park Slope hipsters have been packing into...

2008-07-29 21:00:31

By Valorie Eversole, Shelbyville Daily Union, Ill. Jul. 29--Stage mothers, beware. Your children's performance careers may not turn out as you expect. One stage mother found that out the hard way in The Little Theatre on the Square's presentation of Gypsy. Gypsy is based on the memoirs of Gyspy Rose Lee, a young girl who became a well-known burlesque queen in the mid-1930s. The musical opened on Broadway in 1959 with Ethel Merman starring as Rose, the overbearing stage mother who...

2008-07-20 03:00:29

By Robert Trussell, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 20--The All-Star Burlesque Weekend this month in Las Vegas produced a flurry of wire stories. Many of them focused on Tempest Storm, the 80-year-old burlesque queen who in the 1950s was known for her fleshy sexuality and ability to excite male fantasies. Storm still performs, and as she strutted her stuff at the Burlesque Hall of Fame's annual weekend, the audience watched her with respect, amazement and awe. One of those watching was...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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