April 16, 2014 | by Steve Charing
Burlesque on exhibit
burlesque, Burlesqueer, gay news, Washington Blade

“Workin’ the Tease” will look at burlesque’s rich history in Baltimore. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

Maryland Institute College of Art’s (MICA) Exhibition Development Seminar (EDS) will present “Workin’ the Tease: The Art of Baltimore Burlesque,” an exhibition celebrating burlesque as an art form that combines slapstick humor, dance and body spectacle strip tease. From April 22 to May 7 at The Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric (140 W. Mount Royal Ave.), “Workin’ the Tease” will look at burlesque’s rich history in Baltimore through live performance and more than 70 historical and contemporary artifacts. Receptions will take place April 22, 5-9 p.m., with a performance at 7 p.m. and May 7 from 5-7 p.m.

Admission to the performances and programs are free and open to the public.  For information, visit workinthetease.com.

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