Burlesque at Holt’s

High-end Canadian department store Holt Renfrew’s window displays are about to get risqué.  This Saturday (May 23, 2009) the front windows of the retailer’s Bloor Street flagship store will feature Holt’s own burlesque club with additional shows to follow on Saturday June 6 and Saturday June 20.  Live performers from the new club Jezebel will take to the stage and perform 4 shows for onlookers and passersby.

Holt Renfrew

The performances are an attempt to celebrate the resurging art of burlesque (and the often curvy ladies who perform it) and to pay homage to burlesque dancers, old and new.

I’ll definitely be there, will you?

Update: Showtimes on Saturday May 23 are at 1:30pm, 2:15om and 3:00pm.

-Septembre

Advertisements

About Septembre

Septembre Anderson is a passionate journalist, cultural critic and public intellectual. Her work has appeared in Flare, FASHION Magazine, TheKit.ca, Complex Canada, Vice Canada and Huffington Post Canada.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Burlesque at Holt’s

  1. Lucas says:

    That sounds like fun! Hopefully they will see fit to put on a show at the Sherbrooke Street location as well.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s