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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Raspberry Royale’s Church Show and Brunch

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Raspberry Royale Presents: Church Show and Brunch.This Father’s Day, this elected performance troupe intend to “praise the names […]

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12 Things to Do in Comedy, Books, Movies, Burlesque and more

Rashomon Podcast Launch Party @ Good Good Comedy Theater | Wednesday, March 28 Hillary Rea, host of the long-running Tell Me A Story series, celebrates […]


I Love My Job: Burlesque Ballerina Lelu Lenore

This Thursday, rising Philadelphia burlesque star Christine Fisler takes to the stage of Franky Bradley’s with her monthly burlesque revue, La Maison Rose. We caught […]

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Moms Who Strip: Pregnant Women Do Burlesque at Franky Bradley’s

Popular Gayborhood bar Franky Bradley’s hosts a lot of burlesque shows, but this weekend, they’ve got something completely different in store for audiences. On Sunday, […]

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14 Things to Do in Storytelling, Comedy, Movies, Burlesque and More

Dive Bar Secrets @ The Barbary | Wednesday, May 17 Comedy at the Barbary presents standup comic Chris Cotton. The dude recorded a comedy mixtape. […]

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Philadelphia Burlesque Festival Performers Tell Us Why They Love to Shimmy

The first annual Philadelphia Burlesque Festival kicks off this weekend. We asked some of the talented dancers and performers what the art of burlesque means to them. A […]

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Sisters Sirens Reunite at Franky Bradley’s For a One-Night-Only Affair

Philly’s sadly defunct lesbian bar Sisters is getting a resurrection of sorts this month thanks to a new monthly party at Franky Bradley’s, the restaurant/bar that […]


Big Gay Ice Cream at Alla Spina

Big Gay Ice Cream will be opening at Broad and South Streets one day soon. In the meantime you can get a Rocky Roadhouse sundae, maple-biscoff-bourbon shake […]

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Orbiter 3 Playwrights Collective Offering Burlesque-Themed Indiegogo Fundraiser

Several weeks ago, we profiled the exciting new Philadelphia-based playwrights collective Orbiter 3. The group, which produces new works to highlight Philly’s rising artistic talent, […]

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WATCH: Pussé Parlor Summon Madonna and a Little Fifty Shades in New Promo Video

If you haven’t seen Gemini Rose or Icon Ebony Fierce perform, you should have your gay and Philly cards taken away. Gemini Rose is like […]

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Rudolph the Horny Reindeer: Tribe of Fools’ Holiday Show For the Naughty

Rudolph the horny reindeer had a very shiny “nose,” and if you ever saw it, you would even say it grows … uh, I mean, […]

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Suicide Girls’ Nerdy-Naughty Blackheart Burlesque Heads To Philly This Weekend

The Suicide Girls are bringing their popular Blackheart Burlesque to the Theatre of Living Arts. After years of playing international music festivals, solo shows, and opening […]


Beer and Burlesque Happening Tonight

Bottle Bar East at 1308 Frankford Avenue is hosting their monthly Beer and Burlesque night tonight with dancing and sideshows. The show happens on the first Thursday […]

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PHOTOS: Philadelphia Burlesque Battle Royale Crowns a Winner

Last night was the finale of Philadelphia Burlesque Battle Royale, a competition at Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar that was looking for Philly’s very best […]


Tonight: Banh Mi Sliders and Burlesque at Bourbon and Branch

Tonight, Northern Liberties newest bar, Bourbon and Branch is kicking off its burlesque and variety shows with the Beauty Brains troupe. That goes down at […]