April 20, 2008

STL Vicars & Tarts Party, Koken Art Factory, St. Louis, April 19, 2008

These pics might not be safe for work, depending on where you work. The costume party at Koken Art Factory was held Saturday, April 19.
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St. Louis’ Vicars & Tarts party was held at the Koken Art Factory in  Soulard on April 19, 2008.
St. Louis’ Vicars & Tarts party was held at the Koken Art Factory in Soulard on April 19, 2008.
Along with musical and burlesque entertainment, Vicars & Tarts held a juried art exhibition called Sinners, Saints and Everything In Between. Artist Thomas Shepard (right) explains the technique of his work to a couple of attendees.
Along with musical and burlesque entertainment, Vicars & Tarts held a juried art exhibition called Sinners, Saints and Everything In Between. Artist Thomas Shepard (right) explains the technique of his work to a couple of attendees.
A mock confessional was erected for all to clean their dirty laundry.
A mock confessional was erected for all to clean their dirty laundry.
A Bishop and the Pope. A costume contest was held at the end of the night.
A Bishop and the Pope. A costume contest was held at the end of the night.
Where all the night's entertainment would take place.
Where all the night's entertainment would take place.
The first act of the night was the Furious Vixens. They played a variety of '70s cover songs in addition to a bit of performance art.
The first act of the night was the Furious Vixens. They played a variety of '70s cover songs in addition to a bit of performance art.
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Burlesque troupe The Alley Cat Revue performed twice throughout the night. First with a song and strip parody of Mary Poppins “Spoon Full of Sugar.” Sinful!
Burlesque troupe The Alley Cat Revue performed twice throughout the night. First with a song and strip parody of Mary Poppins “Spoon Full of Sugar.” Sinful!
...Followed by a kitschy “Devil Went Down to Georgia” (Flaming fiddle included).
...Followed by a kitschy “Devil Went Down to Georgia” (Flaming fiddle included).
Some party goers seemed more in their element than others…
Some party goers seemed more in their element than others…