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Sat, Feb 17


Metropolitan Studios

Brown Skin Showgirls Burlesque Weekend Day 1

A fundraiser event in collaboration with The Harlem and Havana Project

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Brown Skin Showgirls Burlesque Weekend Day 1
Brown Skin Showgirls Burlesque Weekend Day 1

Time and Location

Feb 17, 2024, 11:00 AM

Metropolitan Studios, 1259 Metropolitan Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, USA

About the Event

Day 1 - Saturday, 2/17 

All donations from the Brown Skin Showgirls Weekender events will help raise funds for The Atlanta School of Burlesque: Leslie Cunningham Burlesque Education Scholarship. Donations are welcome at the time of the event,  if you would like to make a virtual donation beforehand please put "ASB Donation" in the notes section. 

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11:00 am-2:00 pm:

  • Meet & Greet with the Dazzling Leslie Cunningham: Step into the glittering world of The Harlem in Havana Project and mingle with the creator and director! Let's make memories, snap some selfies, and bask in the brilliance of this artist, author, and filmmaker extraordinaire!
  • Black Burlesque History Class - "My Grandma Was an Exotic Dancer" - Unleash the secrets of the past with a docu-class that's anything but ordinary! Join us for a riveting journey into the history of exotic dance that sparked a black burlesque movement! This isn't your typical history lesson – it's a chance to uncover the sultry stories and shimmy through the eras. Who knew Grandma had such a fabulous past?(All attendees receive a FREE Brown Showgirls Book!)
  • BIPOC Performer Talk Back facilitated by the Fabulous Zara Estelle! Calling all black and brown burlesque artists! Get ready to spill the tea, spill the glitter, and spill all the behind-the-scenes magic! Join burlesque sensation Zara Estelle as she leads an unfiltered and unforgettable discussion with our incredible BIPOC performers. It's a talk back that's as sassy as it is enlightening – because who said education can't be fabulous?


8:00 pm-12:00 am:

  • Brown Skin Showgirls UNLEASHED! Brace yourself for an intoxicating display of burlesque brilliance as The CANDYBOX REVUE takes the stage to pay homage to the magic of Harlem in Havana. Our showgirls are ready to captivate, enchant, and leave you breathless with their jaw-dropping performances! This isn't just a night of entertainment; it's a chance to support a fabulous cause. Join us in raising funds for The Atlanta School of Burlesque and be part of an evening that combines philanthropy with flair! The CANDYBOX REVUE promises an evening of sweetness, spice, and everything nice. Mark your calendars, grab your tickets, and prepare for a night that will be the talk of the town! Purchase tickets here for this event.

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