Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Lily Verlaine

The cocreator of 'Land of the Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker' discusses the show's origins and 10th anniversary.

12/10/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Wedding Wednesday

Go See: Flamingo Burlesque at the Can Can

Hey bachelorettes! We've found the best party in town.

05/20/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: March 16–22

'The James Franco Review' debuts, punk on St. Patrick's Day, and Moisture Festival's Vaudevillian flair: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

03/16/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Love, Love Will Take Us to Art

Valentine's Day Events Guide 2015

A few specialized options to entertain your Valentines.

02/11/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld and Claire Meyer

Dress Up

Closet Visit: Costuming for the Burlesque Nutcracker

We visited the closet of burlesque star Lily Verlaine to check out the new costumes for this year's Land of the Sweets.

12/11/2014 By Amanda Zurita Photography by Jenni Moore

Not Just A Tease

Seattle Has a Burlesque Mayor

Jo Jo Stiletto dons the mayoral sash and tells us about her plans to make the performance community more inclusive.

11/12/2014 By Jeremy Buben

Style Counsel

Natasha Lady Krishna, the Vamp Guru of Capitol Hill

Natasha Lady Krishna says the Dalai Lama would have no problem with her vinyl bondage boots—or with her teaching meditation in them at 8 Limbs Yoga on Capitol Hill.

02/01/2014 By Laura Cassidy

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Waxie Moon

In our new Q&A series, we chat with local artists and performers about their craft. Up first: the Rat King from A Burlesque Nutcracker.

12/19/2011 By Allie Oosta

Books and Talks

Life Is a Strip Tease

Why a new biography of Gypsy Rose Lee is just like Gypsy’s act.

01/01/2011 By Eric Scigliano

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Susanna Welbourne

Burlesque star, bartender, musician: Meet Hazlewood’s triple-threat drink slinger.

03/05/2010