Red Herring’s Toronto Burlesque Festival Diary: Saturday

Red Herring’s Toronto Burlesque Festival Diary: Saturday

Back to class! Saturday morning saw me up and out early for two classes at Coco Framboise‘s Burlesque University! I am an avid taker of classes, and last year’s university classes were full of opportunities, but I felt some leaders lacked direction. This year was a huge improvement on an already amazing system. Originally I […]

Red Herring’s Toronto Burlesque Festival Diary: Friday

Red Herring’s Toronto Burlesque Festival Diary: Friday

Why are your eyelashes wonky whenever you’re in a hurry? That’s what I want to know… A gorgeous sunny day, accompanied by a hellish heatwave, had turned grey and dreary as I headed over to the Gladstone for Friday’s night of a thousand pasties. Apparently the stars of the Toronto Burlesque Festival were too hot […]

Red Herring's Toronto Burlesque Festival Diary: Thursday

Red Herring’s Toronto Burlesque Festival Diary: Thursday

As I was otherwise engaged on the Thursday of the Toronto Burlesque Festival (although naked where I was, in true spirit of burlesque) I have gone to Great Canadian Burlesque‘s Dolly Berlin for a summary of her experiences that night. One thing is certain: It was hot. Dolly Berlin was doing the merchandise table and […]