The Champagne Rooms goes to Babbage

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As you might remember, I sometimes dance at a burlesque club named The New Champagne Rooms. It’s great fun with elegant costumes and a beautiful venue reminiscent of something that could have been built in the 1920’s – with the music to match.

Much thanks to Ceejay Writer, I think, The Champagne Rooms have opened a new venue at Babbage. Yesterday, a crowd of lucky spectators could see the grand opening gala. First on stage was the one and only Ms Writer herself, in a fabulous costume with steaming pasties, reciting an essay on the importance of steam for the Babbage community as she danced. Most impressive.

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She was followed by the duo Fire For Thought, giving us a spectacular show of dancing and clever treatment of lit torches. And this will be the profile of The Champagne Rooms at Babbage: More vaudeville than burlesque. I wonder if I’ll be able to do my Hamlet act there one day?

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~ by theresecarfagno on April 5, 2009.

2 Responses to “The Champagne Rooms goes to Babbage”

  1. Lovely writeup! Thank you! It was SUCH a fun evening, I truly enjoyed performing for the hometown crowd. Such a strange but good feeling to have the New Champagne Rooms in Babbage now. I’m so glad you could be there!

    Hamlet, eh? I’m intrigued!

  2. Thanks Ceejay – lovely evening. I’ll show you my Hamlet act soon :-)

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