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Comedy, dance and burlesque events in New Orleans this week (April 2-9, 2018)

Virginia's Harem, Hubbart Street Dance Chicago, Tainted Cabaret


Virginia's Harem
Fri. April 6 | Following appearances at SF Sketchfest and on, the absurd and bitingly satirical New Orleans all-women sketch comedy ensemble debuts a new hourlong show. Improv group Live Girls opens at 8 p.m. at the Valiant Theatre & Lounge.

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Sat. April 7 | The company's 40th anniversary tour features classic pieces from its repertoire, including fouder Lou Conte's The 40s, Spanish choreographer Nacho Duato's Jardi Tancat, the duet A Picture of You Falling and other works. At 8 p.m. at Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts.


Tainted Cabaret
Sat. April 7 | The New York-based burlesque and variety show stars burlesque dancer Ula Uberbusen, former Russian rhythmic gymnastics competitor and circus arts performer Miss Ekaterina, comedy performer Wilfredo and Canadian boylesque dancer James and the Giant Pasty. The troupe is joined by Trixie Minx and others. Midnight at AllWays Lounge and Theatre.

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