2007 Photo Contest, Arts and Entertainment, 2nd prize

Carolyn Cole

Los Angeles Times

07 May, 2006

Singer Debbie Davis puts on powder before the show at Tipitina's theater in the French Quarter, where the tradition of burlesque is making a comeback. The nationwide revival treats much of the striptease element of burlesque in a slightly tongue-in-cheek fashion, and includes a traditional touch of variety, with singers, comedians and jazz bands on the bill.

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Carolyn Cole

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