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The Art of Activism

Picolla Tushy's 'Resist This' Series Blends Politics with Performance



Resist This, an ongoing activism-infused affair presented by Picolla Tushy with her troupe The Bluestockings, held its June edition on Saturday (6.10) night at Sidney's Saloon. The intimate night weaved burlesque, comedy, music, poetry, and vaudevillian varieties to raise funds and awareness for the LGBT Community Center, during New Orleans' Pride weekend. 


Bukowski and Burlesque: Blue Stockings Review (PHOTOS)


Photos by Lisa Cates and Devin Hiemstra, Review by Lisa Cates

Those expecting the standard giggles and jiggles of high-energy burlesques shows are in for a surprise from Blue Stocking’s Booze, Broads, & Bukowski. Far from an average poetry reading, the ladies’ dramatic performance of Charles Bukowski was stocked full of emotion, comedy and more than a hint of sexy.  


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Contributors

Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Naimonu James, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Nina Luckman, Dead Huey Long, Alexis Manrodt, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via, Austin Yde

Photographers


Art Director

Michael Weber, B.A.

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Listings Editor

Linzi Falk

Editor Emeritus

Alexis Manrodt


B. E. Mintz


Stephen Babcock

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