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Metropolitan Studios

Brown Skin Showgirls Burlesque Show: A Tribute to Harlem in Havana

Doors 7:00 PM • Show 8:00 PM

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Brown Skin Showgirls Burlesque Show: A Tribute to Harlem in Havana
Brown Skin Showgirls Burlesque Show: A Tribute to Harlem in Havana

Time & Location

Feb 17, 2024, 8:00 PM

Metropolitan Studios, 1259 Metropolitan Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, USA

About The Event

Step into the glamorous world of the Harlem in Havana Showgirls! Experience the Rhythm of a Bygone Era: The History of Harlem in Havana! Join us for a journey through time as we celebrate the vibrant and sultry performances of the iconic Harlem in Havana showgirls. We're paying homage to the rich history and performances of the Black and Cuban women who performed burlesque, exotic, rhumba, salsa, calypso, striptease and female impersonation on Leon Claxton’s Harlem in Havana Revue in the golden age of entertainment. In partnership with Leslie Cunningham, granddaughter of the great African American impresario, Leon Claxton, one of America’s first black entertainment moguls, Leon Claxton helped spread Black and Latin music and dance to mainstream audiences during the era of Jim Crow.

  • 7:00pm Doors
  • 9:00pm Show
  • Ages 18+
  • Ticket holders must present their tickets on entry
  • No refunds

Don't miss this one-of-a-kind celebration of history, culture, and the dazzling artistry of the Harlem in Havana showgirls.

The Candybox Revue redefines Burlesque entertainment by challenging society’s perspective on what is worthy of being represented onstage and in the performing arts community.

Accessibility

Metropolitan Studios can provide accessibility accommodations for audience members who require them, e.g., wheelchair users, ASL interpretation, etc. Please email rentals@metrostudioseav.com to inquire about accessibility services no later than 7 days prior to the event.

About Metropolitan Studios:

We are an arts and movement community open to creators who seek a place to make, congregate, collaborate, and entertain. We offer classes, workshops, and intimate events. ​We are a dance studio, burlesque school, burlesque show venue, art space, event venue, creative space, film/photo production space, and more. Rent the space for private events, weddings, parties, meetings, workshops, Georgia film productions, and more. Dubbed "Atlanta's Burlesque & Cabaret House", we are home to the Atlanta School of Burlesque and the award-winning burlesque troupe, The Candybox Revue.

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