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When Burlesque Met Rock’n’Roll

Detroit Burlesque in the Early 1960s The first time I went to one of Detroit’s three downtown burlesque theaters, I was 15 years old and it was 1963. All three venues in Detroit at that time—the Empress, the Stone, and the National—advertised in the Detroit News on the movie guide page. No one would have described… Read more »