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Show Me Burlesque Festival 

Never has the state's nickname been more appropriate than it is now, when the bold, beautiful, bodacious bodies of the Show-Me Burlesque festival take the stage Thursday through Saturday (May 21 through 23). The festival honors St. Louis' rich burlesque and vaudeville history with four different shows held across a variety of venues. Thursday's opening-night bash is at 8 p.m. at 2720 Cherokee (2720 Cherokee Street; www.showmeburlesque.com) and stars a cast of award-winning burlesque performers sure to get pulses pounding. Chicago's Jeez Loueez and St. Louis' own Siren host the show, and highlights include the raunch-o-rific, Fosse-jazz-ma-taz of Kitten N' Lou and the high-flying, bowling-ball-juggling antics of Mr. Spring & Strongman Tulga. Admission is $15 to $25 opening night. Weekend passes good for all shows are $65 to $120.
Thu., May 21, 8 p.m., 2015

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