Mad About Mod: A Burlesque Tribute to Mad Men & Mid-Century Modernism

Apr. 28, 2012 9:00pm at The Windup Space, Baltimore, MD


Do you drool over Don Draper? Go cuckoo for Joan Holloway’s curves? Are you ecstatic about Eames? Well, grab your skinny tie, throw on your party dress, and celebrate the long-awaited return of Mad Men and the Modernist designs of mid-century America with Gilded Lily Burlesque!

On Saturday, April 28, 2012, Maria Bella and Lauren Marleaux present “MAD ABOUT MOD: A Burlesque Tribute to Mad Men and Mid-Century Modernism!”

Enjoy mid-century marvelous performances by Baltimore’s Sicilian princess of burlesque and founder of Gilded Lily Burlesque, MARIA BELLA, vintage beauties DOLLI HOLIDAY and DEEPA DE JOUR of Richmond’s Garter Snaps, co-producers of DC’s Valentine Candy Burlesque, REVEREND VALENTINE and CANDY DEL RIO, NYC spitfire, CREAMY STEVENS, torch singer GOLDIE DAGUERRE and special musical guest, CRAIG HANKIN. Hosted by femcee, LENA GROVE, and featuring your stage kitten extraordinaire, LAUREN MARLEAUX!

But, wait! That’s not all folks! An evening of mid-60’s entertainment would not be complete without a GO-GO PARTY to the hypnotizing surf sounds of DC’s ATOMIC MOSQUITOS! Described as “Link Wray, the Ventures, and Dick Dale in a blender hurtling through outer space,” Atomic Mosquitos will keep you groovin’ and frugin’ till the dawn!

Vending throughout the night by LUNA BLUE VINTAGE and Baltimore’s premiere pin-up photographer, ATOMIC CHEESECAKE STUDIOS! Vintage cocktail menu available at the bar! 1950s and 60s attire strongly encouraged (you might just win something)!

The Windup Space

12 West North Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21201

Doors at 8pm. Show at 9pm. Tickets $15