Archive for May, 2010

Danny-Boy's tootin' his horn!

If you missed Danny-Boy's last sax-attack, you're in luck! This VK company member will be performing the celebrated family musical The Night the Music Died at three legendary theaters in the DFW area:  Granbury Opera House, Grapevine Palace Theatre, and in Dallas at the Lakewood Theater.   About The Night the Music Died: Little did […]

Fedora Fever is catching!

  RSVP by May 24th for the Velvet Kittens' Fedora Fever Burlesque Workshop and receive the discounted rate of $45 (plus tax)!    Here's how to reserve your spot: Email Cara Young at the Verandah Club at (cara dot young at Hilton dot com) by May 24. Payment is NOT DUE until the first […]

Have you heard? Dallas' all new burlesque club!

Renovated Dallas club Lift is now the all-new burlesque nightclub, Teddy's Room. Flying in superstars of dance, Teddy's Room promises to offer three nights weekly of famous and renowned performers. Teddy's Room is open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 8:00 pm, with first performance of the evening beginning at 10:00-ish. This weekend Carolina Cerisola […]

A Burlesque Class Q and A

Q.  I am new to the area and would love to take the burlesque classes for fun, exercise and learning. I have taken belly dancing and salsa for weight loss etc. My question is I am a size 14 at 5’9 so I'm not petite what would your recommendation be for me? You can be […]

Danny-Boy is playing with "Magic"

Though some of you might know Mr. Daniel Totten as Danny-Boy from the VK variety spectaculars, Mr. Totten is also quite the accomplished musician.  Along with his work as musical director and saxophonist for various in house VK productions, Mr. Totten also manages to lend his musical talents around DFW. Tonight and Saturday night you […]

Frankly my dear, it's "Fedora Fever!"

The Velvet Kittens are pleased to announce our June burlesque workshop in our Summertime Blues Series:  "Fedora Fever!"  This burlesque workshop is all about class and style, using the fashionable burlesque prop, the fedora hat, and is set to the sultry and steamy blues song, "Every Night." "Fedora Fever" begins with our Burlesque Body Sculpt […]

Artists Mastermind Group

For local DFW artists, if you haven't heard, there's a new networking and discussion group gathering every Thursday night, 7:30 - 9:30 PM, at Buzzbrews in Dallas (4334 Lemmon Ave).  Hosted by Michael Jackson, the Artists Mastermind Group focuses on topics of interest for the career minded artist.   From Michael Jackson: Stop Working In The […]

You can still sign up for our May's Burlesque Boas and Blues Workshop!

The Velvet Kittens' Burlesque Boas and Blues workshop is a combination class of Burlesque Body Sculpt and Boa Burlesque, from the VK exclusively designed burlesque dance curriculum. Boas and Blues runs for two more Mondays, May 10 and 17th. Contact Cara Young for more information and registration at (cara dot young at Hilton dot […]

First Annual Dallas Dance-Off

Saturday, May 8 at 8:00 pm, at the Lakewood Theater in Dallas Presented by Park Cities Dance So You Think You Can Dance meets Dancing with the Stars. Local style! See it live! The best dancers in Dallas compete for cash prizes! The Contestants:  Dancers, including six of the most recent “Youth America Grand Prix” […]

Where to see the Kittens next…

Performers from the Velvet Kittens of Le Cabaret Burlesque, along with additional guest artists, will be appearing at the City Arts: A Fair Park Festival. The VK will be performing on May 9th on the dance stage.  The City Arts Festival runs May 7th - 9th at the Fair Park in Dallas TX, and is […]