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Brown Girls Burlesque: A Love Supreme

Joe's Pub

February 16

Advance Price: $20
Door Price: $25

Doors at 11:30PM
Show at Midnight

Dirty Honey Shake’s annual Valentine’s groove A Love Supreme entwines jazz and neo-soul like star crossed lovers nestled in the rising harmonies to a level of blissful stability of Coltrane’s masterpiece. This indulgent soiree of bliss features danseurs Chicava HoneyChild, Genie Adagio, Tutu Toussaint, and CeCe BrownSugah bring all this sultry to embodiment. Our fierce and delightful kittens La Pobresita and Foxy Belle Afriq are back with surprises! A Love Supreme sets you up for LOVE the whole month long. Nucomme and guest artist Melanie Charles takes us to heaven vocally, while drummer Ramsey Jones leads the Shake band that includes Seth Johnson on guitar, Isaac Childs on keys and Djibril Toure on bass.

BAND:

Nucomme - Vocals
Melanie Charles - Vocals
Isaac Childs - Keys
Ramsey Jones - Drums
Seth Johnson - Guitar
Djibril Toure - Bass 

THE DANSEURS:

Chicava HoneyChild
Genie Adagio
Tutu Toussaint
CeCe BrownSugah

Brown Girls Burlesque’s mission is to Entertain, Titillate, Educate and Liberate! Through theatrical and cabaret burlesque shows in New York, Washington, DC, Philadelphia and in university lecture halls BGB creates platforms for artistic expression that empower women of color and bring scintillating entertainment to all who behold their witty and diverse shows.

Texas born vocalist Nucomme has been instrumental in introducing a new generation to the work of Betty Davis. Her Betty's Story show has fans worldwide with sold out performances at the world famous Apollo, Joe’s Pub and Brooklyn Museum.

‘Brown Girls Burlesque shakes & shimmies for diversity’- BUST magazine

‘’This bevvy of fierce women of color don’t skimp on the pasties, but they don’t skimp on the wink-wink factor that’s all important to burlesque either. A retro go-go girl in a bar get watched; a real burlesque dancer watches back , winking and knowing. Now that’s one thing for white woman to do with their bodies and their audiences, but quite another for women of color to negotiate. And Brown Girls Burlesque negotiates it with stunning, smart, sexy sexy success’ -TRACE

‘Not your mama’s burlesque’ -The Advocate

With long held taboos shattered with a toss of a bra and "peek-a-boo" bright and sparkly pasties, this show took myths and stereotypes of brown love, and both embraced and dismantled them with erotica and clever parody.  -iDanz News

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