Boylesque

PHOTOS: Uptown, Downtown and Upside Down at the New York Boylesque Festival

 

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The 3rd Annual New York Boylesque Festival exploded all over Manhattan this past weekend. Thirsty Girl and Daniel Nardicio brought more than 40 burlesque performers in from as far away as Austria and Japan for the festival. Friday night’s Teaser Party, hosted by the World Famous *BOB*, kicked off at Drom in the East Village when performers like Matt Knife, The Mansfield Brothers, and Ron Dez Vous took the stage with Fire Island resident DJ Chuckles spinning. The party moved uptown to BB Kings in Times Square for Saturday night’s Main Event. Here NYC drag legend Sweetie introduced 20 of the top boylesque performers from around the world. Highlights of the evening included London’s Matt Fraser, Chicago’s Jett Adore, as well as hometown boys Brewster, Jonny Porkpie, and Mr. Gorgeous.

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4 Comments

  • Mezaien

    I just love men they are, so MEN.

  • michael mellor

    This looks like a bunch of guys in feminine poses. I’d rather have gall bladder surgery.

  • Lucky Charming

    @michael mellor: And yet, hundreds of people are paying money to see us take our clothes off. Clearly we aren’t insecure about it, and neither is our audience. What’s holding YOU back?

  • Geeker

    Some of the acts look interesting but some just look like plain strippers.

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