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“X Burlesque” Celebrates Sweet 16 on the Las Vegas Strip at Flamingo Las Vegas

"X Burlesque" Celebrates Sweet 16 on the Las Vegas Strip at Flamingo Las Vegas
It’s sweet to be 16! Last night, X Burlesque celebrated 16 years of performances on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip with a star-studded red carpet reception at Flamingo Las Vegas (Photo credit: Ira Kuzma / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com). 

Jade Simone and Piff the Magic Dragon at X Burlesque
Jade Simone and Piff the Magic Dragon at X Burlesque

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com

Immediately following, guests were treated to a rousing performance of the production inside Bugsy’s Cabaret, with new set pieces and dance numbers including a hip hop medley featuring Rihanna’s “Lemon” and “Bad Bitches” by Tyga, as well as a country number spotlighting “Midnight Train to Memphis” by Chris Stapleton.

BMX Pro Ricardo Laguna at X Burlesque
BMX Pro Ricardo Laguna at X Burlesque

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The X Burlesque dancers were joined on the red carpet by show producer/directors Matt and Angela Stabile, producer/manager Tiffany Mondell and choreographer/manager Anthony Cardella and choreographer Meeka Onstead.

Matt and Angela Stabile, producer/manager Tiffany Mondell and choreographer/manager Anthony Cardella
Matt and Angela Stabile, producer/manager Tiffany Mondell and choreographer/manager Anthony Cardella

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com

Spotted at the event was Cheryl James (aka “Salt”) of Salt-N-Pepa, as well as Jeff Timmons of 98 Degrees, Flamingo Las Vegas headliner Piff the Magic Dragon and Jade Simone, professional BMX rider Ricardo Laguna, UFC fighters Eryk Anders and Julian Marquez, burlesque star Melody Sweets, mentalist Gerry McCambridge, the Australian Bee Gees, magician Xavier Mortimer, magician Seth Grabel, guitarist Frank Sidoris, model Alexandria Finley, and dancers from sister shows X Country at Harrah’s Las Vegas and X Rocks at Bally’s Las Vegas.

Xavier Mortimer at X Burlesque 0061
Xavier Mortimer at X Burlesque

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Provocative, daring and scintillating, X Burlesque brings adult fantasies to the stage in a bubbly production show led by a troupe of gorgeous dancers. Running as the city’s hottest topless revue for 16 years, X Burlesque beauties bare their assets all while playfully interacting with the audience.

Jeff Timmons at X Burlesque
Jeff Timmons at X Burlesque

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With bits set to music by hot contemporary artists, numbers range from frisky to X-rated, hence the show’s seductive name. X Burlesque has been voted “Best Female Revue” in Las Vegas two years in a row by readers of the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Michael Shapiro and JoLae Brandt at X Burlesque
Michael Shapiro and JoLae Brandt at X Burlesque

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Seth Grabel at X Burlesque
Seth Grabel at X Burlesque

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Julian Marquez, Ricardo Laguna, Matt Stabile and Eryk Anders at X Burlesque
Julian Marquez, Ricardo Laguna, Matt Stabile and Eryk Anders at X Burlesque

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com

The Australian Bee Gees at X Burlesque
The Australian Bee Gees at X Burlesque

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com

Julian Marquez at X Burlesque
Julian Marquez at X Burlesque

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com

Danielle Aveyard and Ryan Kelsey at X Burlesque
Danielle Aveyard and Ryan Kelsey at X Burlesque

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com

Melody Sweets at X Burlesque
Melody Sweets at X Burlesque

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com

Created and produced by husband and wife team, Matt and Angela Stabile, X Burlesque performs nightly at 10 p.m. at Flamingo Las Vegas. Tickets are $55.95, $79.95 and $86.27, plus tax and fees, and can be purchased at the Flamingo Box Office, by phone at (702) 733-3333 or (800) 221-7299, or by visiting flamingolasvegas.com. Guests must by 18 years or older.