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2010-07-02 07:35:00

SEATTLE, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer may be off to a slow start, but El Gaucho Seattle (http://www.elgaucho.com) is bringing the heat with sizzling, all-new burlesque shows. The brightest stars of the Seattle burlesque scene - Lily Verlaine, The Shanghai Pearl, Waxie Moon and Kitten LaRue - will grace El Gaucho's swanky Pampas Room in a seductive new series of nostalgic cabaret shows.

2009-07-21 06:40:00

TOCCOA, Ga., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Tommy Scott likes to tell the story of the time he met David Letterman, when the famous TV show host stormed off the stage because his own guest overshadowed him with his musical ramblings.

2009-07-18 23:21:12

A Charlotte, N.C., woman saus she paid $4,000 for a five-legged puppy to save it from a life on display in a sideshow featuring animal freaks. Allyson Siegel told The Charlotte Observer she plans to pay another $2,000 to have the dog's extra leg surgically amputated. The puppy, a Chihuahua-terrier mix now named Lilly, is about 6 weeks old.

2009-01-15 06:02:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Les Folies Bergere, the classic Parisian revue, will end its nearly half-century run at the Tropicana Las Vegas on March 28, 2009.

2008-11-19 09:22:21

Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin has signed on to appear on Rosie O'Donnell's upcoming variety special Rosie Live, NBC announced. The program is to be broadcast Nov. 26, live from New York's Little Shubert Theatre.

2008-11-13 21:00:10

Kathy Griffin and Jane Krakowski have agreed to perform on Rosie O'Donnell's upcoming U.S. television variety special, "Rosie Live," NBC said. The show is slated to air Nov. 26 live from New York's Little Shubert Theatre.

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.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]