#52: Michelle Baldwin Seems like burlesque shows are a dime a dance these days in Denver. But back in the twentieth century, real vintage burlesque had pretty much died out here, along with the Curtis Street girly shows of a bygone era, after changing times and urban renewal wiped away downtown's t ... More >>
There are advantages to living in the same town as Cora Vette (aka Reyna Von Vett), the queen of burlesque emcees. Case in point: Tonight's Bawday Beggars Roadshow at Bar Standard, which starts at 8:30 p.m. and costs $10 general admission, $25 for front-row VIP seats, is something you'd usually have ... More >>
The erstwhile and beloved burlesque emcee queen Cora Vette (aka Reyna Von Vett) is finally doing what she's threatened to do for a while now: opening up a store -- and with her burlesque wife Eve Vette, no less! And burlesque and vintage clothing enthusiasts will be thrilled to know that she's got a ... More >>
There are a lot of marijuana-related goings-on tomorrow, what with it being 4/20 and all, but this event looks like a definite hit. Burlycute, the burlesque production company run by Cora Vette (aka Reyna Von Vett), happens to be booked on the third Friday of every month at Bar Standard, and Vette a ... More >>
For the third year running, burlesque queen Cora Vette (aka Reyna Von Vett) is hosting the Too Sexy for the Stock Show burlesque extravaganza to provide a counterbalance to all that good, clean, wholesome fun. Photographer Emily Driskill brought back these photos from the January 11 show at Bar Sta ... More >>
Steve DementQueen of Burlesque 2010 Coco LectricHow does a burlesque emcee extraordinaire celebrate her birthday? If you're Cora Vette -- aka Reyna Von Vett -- then you bring in Coco Lectric, the star of the Texas burlesque scene (and the 2010 Queen of Burlesque), a dusky beauty whose red-fea ... More >>
DallasPinUp.comCora Vette. Rawr!Bender's has been a good home to the BurlyCute crew on and off for the past several years -- but there are big changes ahead for the burlesque darlings headed by emcee and chanteuse Cora Vette (aka Reyna Von Vett). Instead of their monthly Thursday-night shows ... More >>
T.L. GallegosBurlesque and show tunes: Seems like a natural fit, so it's kind of surprising that tonight's premiere of Boobs Over Broadway is the first show-tunes-burlesque-extravaganza we've heard of. But Reyna Von Vett (aka Cora Vette) says this show has been a long time in the making.
T.L. Gallegos If you've ever been to a Burlycute show, then you pretty much know what to expect when these burlesque beauties put together a production: Sheer insanity. Also, hot girls taking off their clothes amidst the sheer insanity. And madame/emcee Cora Vette (aka Reyna Von Vett) is the ... More >>
Cora Vette's having lots of fun this Christmas.Cora Vette (aka Reyna Von Vett) never knows what'll come out of Santa's mouth. "It's usually dirty," she says. "And then I yell at him, and then he goes to the bar and drinks. "Lecherous Mr. Claus," she concludes. Burlycute veterans might remem ... More >>
Last week, Reyna Von Vett -- whose alter ego, Cora Vette, emcees naughty burlesque shows every Wednesday in the heart of Five Points -- got an e-mail from a business in France asking her to cease and desist using the name of their venue in the title of her show. The venue? Why, the Moulin Ro ... More >>
Reyna Von Vett as Cora Vette in Reefer Mania.At the beginning of May, Reyna Von Vett's burlesque company (which won a Best Of award for Best Burlesque Comeback this year under the umbrella Black Box Burlesque before changing its name to BurlyCute) took up residency at the Crossroads Theatre, ... More >>
Elizabeth Welch (Citrine), Reyna Von Vett (Madame Reyna), Melinda Smart (Sapphire) and Michelle Sergeeff (Amethyst) star in Leadville or Bust. Photo by Kellie Coughlin. I wasn't prepared to be enchanted by Leadville or Bust, which runs at the Crossroads Theater on Tuesday and Wednesday nights thro ... More >>
Leadville or Bust! is a romp through an old-fashioned dance hall.
This capable cast almost makes you forget that Violet isn't a very good musical.