Blue Morris Rock and Roll Burlesque at the Electric Owl

Blue Morris Rock and Roll Burlesqu

Blue Morris’s Rock and Roll Burlesque at the Electric Owl, Vancouver, July 12th 2013. Kirk Chantraine photo.

Photos – Blue Morris Rock and Roll Burlesque, Vancouver, July 12th 2013

– photos by Kirk Chantraine

Calgary burlesque dancers Raven Virginia and Miyuki Divine joined local performers at the Electric Owl Friday July 12th at Blue Morris’ Rock and Roll Burlesque show.

The two dancers performed alongside the Blue Morris live band.

Raven Virginia runs the Garter Girls School of Burlesque in Calgary. She met Morris at the Vancouver International Burlesque Festival “a couple years back,” according to a press release.

Miyuki Divine has been an burlesque performer since 2006 and is a member of Calgary’s Garter Girls Burly-Q Revue. Both dancers recently performed at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, one of the most prestigious burlesque events in the world.

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From the press release: “Following numerous sold out shows in the past three years, Vancouver impresario Blue Morris has teamed up with the Electric Owl to create a new monthly burlesque show with live music called ‘Rock and Roll Burlesque.’

“’A lot of burlesque today is very pretty and gentle,’ says Morris. ‘We’re creating a show that channels the bad-ass attitude of rock from Chuck Berry to Jack White with burlesque by some of Vancouver’s biggest names. We’re bringing a “Whole Lotta Love” to the burlesque stage.’”

Performers at Rock ‘n’ Roll Burlesque July 12 2013 included Raven Virginia, Miyuki Divine, Bruce Wang, Connie Cahoots, Isadroa Belle and Ruthe Ordare.

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Kirk Chantraine

About Kirk Chantraine

Kirk Chantraine is a Canadian photographer and software developer currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He graduated from Vancouver Film School for 3D Animation in 2004 and has been working in the Visual Effects industry ever since with companies such as Electronic Arts and Disney.

Over the last few years Kirk has exhibited his photographic works in San Francisco and Vancouver. A music aficionado and vinyl junkie, Kirk shoots live music and performance at an inhuman pace across North America for The Snipe News , along with landscape and portraiture. If you’re buying: gin-and-tonics. He is @kchantraine on Twitter.

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