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The History of Cleveland Burlesque

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2024-07-17 19:00:00 2024-07-17 20:00:00 America/New_York The History of Cleveland Burlesque Cleveland has a rich history of many forms of performance art including Burlesque! Enjoy a presentation that explores this lesser-known style of entertainment and the fascinating history behind it. Garfield Heights Branch - Meeting Room A (40)

Wednesday, July 17
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-17 19:00:00 2024-07-17 20:00:00 America/New_York The History of Cleveland Burlesque Cleveland has a rich history of many forms of performance art including Burlesque! Enjoy a presentation that explores this lesser-known style of entertainment and the fascinating history behind it. Garfield Heights Branch - Meeting Room A (40)

Garfield Heights Branch

Meeting Room A (40)

Cleveland has a rich history of many forms of performance art including Burlesque! Enjoy a presentation that explores this lesser-known style of entertainment and the fascinating history behind it.


See other dates and locations for this program on our events calendar.


Step into the dazzling world of Cleveland's rich burlesque history! Join us for an immersive presentation that delves deep into the captivating evolution of burlesque in the heart of Ohio. From its clandestine origins to its glamorous heyday, discover how this art form has woven its way through the cultural fabric of Cleveland.

Through vibrant storytelling and archival imagery, this presentation traces the milestones and key personalities that shaped the city's burlesque scene the biggest burlesque circuit of it's heyday. This program contains adult content.

About the presenter

Bella Sin has been researching the history of burlesque for the past 15years. Some of their areas of specialization include Latin burlesque throughout the Americas, LGTBQ+ burlesque, as well as the history of performers and venues in Cleveland.

In their search for evidence of the lives of vedettes, rumberas, ficheras and burlesque exotics, Sin has worked closely with the researchers and archivists of Ohio State’s special collections and assisted in the expansion of the Charles H. McCaghy Collection of Exotic Dance. Sin also shares their knowledge and methods in an effort to decolonize burlesque, both historically and currently. Their class on Latin burlesque emphasizes the often-overlooked contributions of BIPOC and LGBTQ+ to this art’s history.

Sin currently serves as the historian of the Comite Mexicano and the archivist for Mexican American Historical Association of Cleveland. They also publish their burlesque research on LatinBurlesqueHistory.com and through their social media.

TAGS: | History | General |

Garfield Heights Branch

[email protected]
Phone: 216.475.8178
Fax: 216.475.1015
Branch manager
Tony Furino

Hours
Mon, Jul 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 19 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Jul 20 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Jul 21 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

The Garfield Heights Branch is a Student Success Center and a Greater Cleveland Food Bank Kids Café location. It also offers a green screen video recording studio and an audio recording studio where visitors can make videos and record CDs for personal or business use.

Upcoming events

Mon, Jul 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Homework Center (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A&B (80)
Kindergarten Club is for children entering kindergarten this fall who did not attend preschool, Head Start or a childcare center.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Homework Center (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B (40)
Join us for an engaging in-person book discussion. Books will be available at the circulation desk one month before the discussion. Registration is recommended.

Tue, Jul 16, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Come play at the library! In addition to our regular play area, FamilySpace will feature additional toys and staff dedicated to connecting you to services you need. Join the fun!

Tue, Jul 16, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Storytime Room
Strategies to help parents develop a personal plan to prevent disobedience, teach limits, and manage disobedience when necessary.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Storytime Room
Join us for a STEAM storytime and activities!

Wed, Jul 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Come play at the library! In addition to our regular play area, FamilySpace will feature additional toys and staff dedicated to connecting you to services you need. Join the fun!

Wed, Jul 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us in the Teen Room to talk about and read comics!

Wed, Jul 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A (40)
Cleveland has a rich history of many forms of performance art including Burlesque! Enjoy a presentation that explores this lesser-known style of entertainment and the fascinating history behind it.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jul 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Homework Center (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Jul 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A&B (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Homework Center (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 22, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Join us for an introduction to the embroidery machine in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Mon, Jul 22, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Innovation Center (40)
Join us for an introduction to the embroidery machine in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.
This event is full

Canceled
Mon, Jul 22, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Join us for an introduction to the embroidery machine in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Mon, Jul 22, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Innovation Center (40)
Join us for an introduction to the embroidery machine in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Homework Center (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Innovation Center (40)
Need help with a project in the Innovation Center? Bring your ideas and materials and staff will be available to help you get started.

Tue, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Come play at the library! In addition to our regular play area, FamilySpace will feature additional toys and staff dedicated to connecting you to services you need. Join the fun!

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Storytime Room
Join us for a STEAM storytime and activities!

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Technology Learning Center (20)
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Come play at the library! In addition to our regular play area, FamilySpace will feature additional toys and staff dedicated to connecting you to services you need. Join the fun!

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Homework Center (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Technology Learning Center (20)
Learn how to use Tinkercad to design a 3D-printed keychain.

Fri, Jul 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A&B (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Innovation Center (40)
Learn about the equipment and software in Innovation Centers and Memory Lab in the Cuyahoga County Public Library system.

Mon, Jul 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Homework Center (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jul 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Homework Center (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jul 30, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Come play at the library! In addition to our regular play area, FamilySpace will feature additional toys and staff dedicated to connecting you to services you need. Join the fun!

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Come play at the library! In addition to our regular play area, FamilySpace will feature additional toys and staff dedicated to connecting you to services you need. Join the fun!

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Homework Center (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Aug 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A&B (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Storytime Room
Join us on the first Monday of the month for a fun activity to start your week.

Mon, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Homework Center (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Aug 06, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A&B (80)
Kindergarten Club is for children entering kindergarten this fall who did not attend preschool, Head Start or a childcare center.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Homework Center (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Come play at the library! In addition to our regular play area, FamilySpace will feature additional toys and staff dedicated to connecting you to services you need. Join the fun!

Wed, Aug 07, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Come play at the library! In addition to our regular play area, FamilySpace will feature additional toys and staff dedicated to connecting you to services you need. Join the fun!

Wed, Aug 07, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Cuyahoga County Public Library is collaborating with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to distribute free, fresh produce to those in need.

Wed, Aug 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Aug 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Homework Center (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 08, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Join us for an introduction to the embroidery machine in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Thu, Aug 08, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Innovation Center (40)
Join us for an introduction to the embroidery machine in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.
This event is full

Canceled
Thu, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Join us for an introduction to the embroidery machine in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Thu, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Innovation Center (40)
Join us for an introduction to the embroidery machine in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.
This event is full

Fri, Aug 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A&B (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Aug 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Homework Center (80)
Join author Carlo Wolff as he tells the stories of a boisterous music scene that brought heart and soul to Cleveland.

Tue, Aug 13, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Innovation Center (40)
Explore new technologies while making cool things with The AV Club!

Canceled
Tue, Aug 13, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Join us for an introduction to the Laser Engraver/Cutter in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Tue, Aug 13, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Innovation Center (40)
Join us for an introduction to the Laser Engraver/Cutter in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Tue, Aug 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Come play at the library! In addition to our regular play area, FamilySpace will feature additional toys and staff dedicated to connecting you to services you need. Join the fun!

Canceled
Tue, Aug 13, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Join us for an introduction to the Laser Engraver/Cutter in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Tue, Aug 13, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Innovation Center (40)
Join us for an introduction to the Laser Engraver/Cutter in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.