Hoop dancing is so five minutes ago. Live graffiti? Puh-lease. When the hip crowd is trying to attract an audience these days, they count on local burlesque troupes to do the job. Retro, pin-up style is huge now, and groups like Bizarro Burlesque and the Red Hot Rebelettes embrace the trend with open arms. And who wouldn’t want to watch a bunch of girls singing and performing kitschy routines? Sure, some of them might not be the prettiest or the fittest girls on the block, but when they’re stripped down to their pasties and panties and strutting the stage with confidence, who’s going to complain?
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