Va Va Vixens tip their hats to Prince with ‘Va Va ReVolutionary’

It’s not shocking that the music of Prince pairs well with the art form of burlesque, as both are sultry, energetic and extremely titillating. So while it may not be astonishing that Louisville’s beloved burlesque troupe known as the Va Va Vixens are taking on Prince’s immense catalog, this doesn’t mean the precocious performers don’t […]

Va Va Vixens will put a spell on you in ‘Va Va Vamp’

The tantalizing, sexy, bendy and provocative Va Va Vixens are back, just in time for Halloween season. The burlesque dance and entertainment troupe will present “Va Va Vamp” during the next two weekends, returning to the Art Sanctuary stage. The Vixens, who number around 20, mix classic striptease, circus stunts, comedy and burlesque to present […]

Va Va Vixens pay tribute to Prince through burlesque

Lisa Frye, head of Louisville’s most well-known burlesque group Va Va Vixens, is a Prince mega fan, and beginning this weekend, you can see her tribute to The Purple One live as she and the Vixens bring “Va Va ReVolutionary” to the Headliners stage. “I’ve wanted to do this since we first started the Vixens over […]

Va Va Vixens get naughty and nice in ‘Va Va FestiVus’

Fans of the Va Va Vixens — Louisville’s most popular burlesque company — are used to seeing a lot of talk about Valentine’s Day from the sexy group, but they may not be quite as accustomed to hearing about Christmas and other December holidays. That might change on Thursday, Dec. 8, when the Vixens return to the Headliners […]

Va Va Vixens to reinvent time travel

By Adelle Brodbeck Louisville’s biggest, and seemingly boundless, modern Vaudeville-style burlesque troupe, the Va Va Vixens, is breaching the space-time continuum with upcoming show “Va Va Vortex: Reinventing Time Travel.” The consistently updated Facebook page for the show probes its viewers, “Have you ever wanted to time travel with the Va Va Vixens?” Well … […]

Va Va Vixens continue to up the ante in ‘A Faerie’s Tale’

First off, there was a line to get in to see the Va Va Vixens last Friday when they opened their newest burlesque extravaganza, “Va Va Valentine: A Faerie’s Tale.” A full hour before curtain, before the house even opened, there was a line of 40 or 50 die-hards jockeying to get the best seats […]

Va Va Vixens present ‘A Veery Sceery HalloVVeen’

Ghosts and goblins won’t be the only things that go bump in the night this Halloween. Louisville’s largest and most popular modern-day burlesque troupe, the Va Va Vixens, will show off their spooky sultry side this month for “A Veery Sceery HalloVVeen.” The multifaceted entertainers provide a unique ambiance, assuring this show will be an […]

Honey it’s the weekend: Glowstik Willy, Va Va Vixens and the mysterious ƱZ

It’s the last weekend of 2013, and your city has partied for a week getting ready for the even bigger parties. Saturday, Cardinal Nation will celebrate two out of town victories. After the games, my pick of the weekend is a DJ foursome playing in the Highlands, the mysterious headliner having finished a Miami show […]

The Vixens are heading to Oz for a string of Valentine shows

Since the Louisville burlesque group Va Va Vixens has been together, way back in 2009, attempting a rendition of “The Wizard of Oz” has been somewhat of a Bucket List goal. Now that their home base has come together and their talented crew is at the top of their game, it’s time to jump into […]