What I’m Listening To: Jay Siren
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What I’m Listening To: Jay Siren

What I’m Listening To is a series where we talk to exciting artists, musicians, and establishment owners and get a five-song slice of their current playlist. – “I have seen women in their eighties in kitten heels slaying their strut across stage (ahem, Grant Avenue Follies), and brand new performers discover parts of themselves through the … Continue reading

Getting Flashed At The Grrrly Show
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Getting Flashed At The Grrrly Show

Sexy! Flashy! On Friday, June 22nd, The Grrrly Show showcased a number of burlesque dancers with well-coordinated skits, clothing, and sexy dance moves. This month’s show brought together the talents of Mone’t Ha-Sidi, Indiana Bones, Balla Fire, and many other performers at the Holy Diver in Sacramento. The Grrly Show runs burlesque shows every three … Continue reading

Caravan Palace Brings Down the House
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Caravan Palace Brings Down the House

Caravan Palace hit the stage Wednesday night at the Fox Theater in Oakland, putting on an absolutely amazing show! Caravan Palace is based in Paris, France. They are an electro-swing band, a combination of flat four to the floor dance music with vintage, hopping swing music on top. Their first album, titled Caravan Palace, was released in October … Continue reading

Drawing, Drinking, Debauchery … Dr. Sketchy’s Comes to Town
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Drawing, Drinking, Debauchery … Dr. Sketchy’s Comes to Town

Sacramento now has just the spot for anyone looking for a life drawing class with some sass. Seasoned artists and novices alike are invited to indulge their creative side at Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School, held the second Sunday of each month at The Comedy Spot. There’s drawing, drinking and burlesque all wrapped in an inviting … Continue reading

Rococoing the Night Away
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Rococoing the Night Away

The afternoon was creeping towards evening as we arrived at the Crocker Art Museum, ready to escape the heavy warmth of the outside air. This month’s Art Mix greeted us with craft tables and the proclamation of tonight’s theme, French Twist. We started out by taking in a lecture on the drawings of the French … Continue reading

Lagunitas throws their 5th Annual Beer Circus.
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Lagunitas throws their 5th Annual Beer Circus.

Lagunitas sure knows how to throw a party.  For the past 5 years they have opened their brewery to hundreds of festively dress people in order to help raise money to keep music in schools.  The event is held every year in mid May at the Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma CA.  The day consists of … Continue reading

The Sizzling Sirens are Here to Rock Your Boat!
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The Sizzling Sirens are Here to Rock Your Boat!

The Sizzling Sirens Burlesque Experience began percolating inside Jay Siren after a vacation to Chicago where she was enamored by a local burlesque show. There’s something truly magnetic about glitter, pasties and corsets. After returning to Sacramento in the Spring of 2008 Jay ran a Craigslist ad to begin recruiting her sirens. The ad ran … Continue reading