© 2023 Louisville Public Media

Public Files:
89.3 WFPL · 90.5 WUOL-FM · 91.9 WFPK

For assistance accessing our public files, please contact info@lpm.org or call 502-814-6500
89.3 WFPL News | 90.5 WUOL Classical 91.9 WFPK Music | KyCIR Investigations
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

The Art of Burlesque

STATE OF AFFAIRS 01/24/11:  Say the word "burlesque" and most people think instantly of Gypsy Rose Lee, arguably America's most famous striptease artist even 41 years after her death. Her wicked combination of wit, showmanship, & business savvy made her a legend and Karen Abbott's new biography weaves juicy anecdotes of Gypsy's life with details of the rise of burlesque. Let us entertain you as we talk with Ms. Abbott and local vixen Divinity Rose about the history of strip & the modern art of tease.

http://archive.wfpl.org/soa/20110124SOA.mp3

Laura is LPM's Director of Podcasts & Special Projects. Email Laura at lellis@lpm.org.