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Aug 5

Positively Crushing on Carte Blanche

We are loving this vintage-revival jazz band, their sultry vocals, the fact that they sing in multiple languages, and best of all, that they are always perfectly styled in 1920s *white* attire (Pearl’s favorite color, of course). Their first album, Back to Henri, is available now on Amazon. Originally posted on facebook.

Apr 14

We’re Goofy for the Postmodern Jukebox

Have you gotten wind of this whangdoodle? The jazz group Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ) is absolutely darling with their vintage versions of current pop hits. You’ll have to hear them to understand why we think they’re the cat’s meow! If you’ve ever wondered what Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga or John Legend sounds like wrapped in ragtime or jazz melodies, then YouTube sensation PMJ is a must see! Their songs have surpassed 100 million views and their shows are reminiscent of the coolest speakeasy in town. PMJ Read Post ›

Nov 5

#JustShowUp to support local performing arts and burlesque!

As we mourn the loss of the 7-year-old Uptown Nightclub in Oakland who is closing its doors later this week, it is important to remember that this could have been prevented. At last night’s farewell Hubba Hubba Revue show, the audience was packed in like sardines in a brilliant show of support by the Bay Area burlesque community. Emcee Jim Sweeney aka Kingfish remarked that if everyone had been showing up in such great numbers all along, the Uptown would Read Post ›

Sep 22

What Exactly is a Cabaret?

Cabaret is a style of variety entertainment, typically including music, dance, comedy, and short theatrical pieces. It was an immensely popular form of entertainment throughout the 19th century, sometimes featuring circus acts along with the more common musical and dance numbers. You have to understand the way I am, Mein Herr. A tiger is a tiger – not a lamb, Mein Herr. You’ll never turn the vinegar to jam, Mein Herr. So I do, what I do… When I’m through, Read Post ›

This weekend...soooo psychedelic and MAD yes MAD! Thank you and big applause to PartyGirl Pearl for putting together such a great line up of music and talent! - Love Jocelyn