Thrashing Swords And Stunning Costumes

00:00 January 20, 2014
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 Thrashers Skeletonwitch headline at Siberia on Thursday night with locals Barghest and Six Pack at 10 p.m. for $12. On the same night and just steps away, Cirque d’Licious takes over at Hi Ho Lounge at 10 p.m. for $10. This vaudevillian show incorporates amazing circus acts and sexy burlesque featuring Dr. Sick, Trixie Minx, Scarlett Torrance, and many more.

Cheap Time plays on Friday night with Heavy Lips, Planchettes, and King Louie’s One Man Band beginning at 9 p.m. at Siberia for $8. The frontman of the city’s favorite, and only, Russian Mafia band Debauche, Yegor Romanstav, is celebrating his birthday with a show at Carrolton Station at 10 p.m. He will be bringing his famous home-made Borsht and Honey Pepper Vodka to give out free  to the first lucky people there. Round 5 of Clue: A Burlesque Mystery goes on at Allways Lounge at 11 p.m. for $15, which includes one drink. The lucky guessers in the audience will win prizes.

Set Your Phasers to Stunning on Saturday, and that’s not just a catchy line. The Krewe of Chewbacchus is holding their fourth annual intergalactic fashion show entitled Set Your Phasers to Stunning on Saturday night at 8 p.m. at The Howlin’ Wolf. Come in your best costume to enter the show free and compete in the fashion show/costume contest to win fabulous prizes. You can learn more here. It’s also burlesque queen Bella Blue’s birthday and she’s giving you the present of her Dirty Dime Peepshow at the Allways Lounge at 11 p.m. for $15. Your presence is her present, and you’ll be rewarded with hot bare flesh and cold New Orleans Ice Cream.

Have you heard about LARPing? It stands for Live Action Role Playing, and there’s now a movie about it called Knights of Badassdom which screens at the Chalmette Theater on Monday at 9:15 p.m. The film showcases the wooden sword fights and real drama that goes on in the realm of LARP. 

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