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Sunday, January 30, 2011

My Rogue Festival Picks for 2011!!!

Yep, it's coming up to that time again, Rogue Festival 2011. And I'd like to share with you my faithful readers my picks for Not To Be Missed Rogue shows. Now I am aware that not all of you are local, but really, if you are not, you should make the pilgrimage to Fresno, CA to do the Rogue!

With out further ado, and in no particular order, my 2011 picks:

Mystical Magical Fun with Tony Blanco

Saturday 3/5/11    2:30pm
Sunday 3/6/11    5:30pm
Wednesday 3/9/11    7:00pm
Friday 3/11/11    8:30pm
Saturday 3/12/11  2:30pm
Mystical Magical Fun is a Magical Musical Show featuring Magic, Mime, Circus Arts, and Storytelling by “Fresno’s Marvelous Magical Entertainer” Tony Blanco. This year’s new production features Amazing Magic, wonderous stories and inspiring music. All of Professor Tony Blanco’s shows are interactive which creates a one of a kind performance when the audience becomes part of the live perfomance. Be a part of a show that inspires the sense of wonder in all of us.
Tony Blanco
Fresno, California
Magic and Circus Arts, 50 minutes, Rated G
Latecomers permitted within 15 minutes

Saturday March 5    7:30pm
Sunday March 6    3:45pm
Saturday March 12   3:45pm
Saturday March 12    7:30pm
Irreverent humor with drop-dead cool, all rolled up into one trio. With a style all our own and unique in this town, we provide the lament of the lovelorn and the croon of the crazed. You’ve never seen anything quite like us. (Unless you’ve seen us.) We are… The Suicide Lounge.
The Suicide Lounge
Fresno, California
Live Lounge Music,  45 minutes, Rated PG-13
Latecomers permitted within 15 minutes

Please join the lovely ladies of the Valley Burlesque Society for 3 unique evenings of “Tantalizing and Titillating Tease!”
Saturday March 5    10:00pm    Broad Way Burlesque  $9
The Valley Burlesque Society pays tribute to ladies, famous, infamous, notorious, and interesting.
Friday March 11    10:00pm    Burlesque or Bust  $9
The Valley Burlesque Society takes you on the titillating adventure of travel.
Saturday March 12    10:00pm    An Evening of Classic Burlesque  $9
The Valley Burlesque Society entertains with performances to live music
Real Women, Real Bodies, Real Burlesque. Ages 18+ only, please.
Valley Burlesque Society
Fresno, California
Burlesque, 60 minutes, Rated R
Latecomers permitted within 15 minutes

Friday March 4    8:45pm
Saturday March 5    3:45pm
Thursday March 10    8:45pm
Saturday March 12    6:15pm
6th year begging for beer at Rogue. No clue what I’m talking about? Read the cardboard: “Songs 4 Pints” You send up the Guinness and we send out the songs. Traditional Irish music. Funny, raucous, sad, somber. Be warned: if you let us get too lucid we might bore you with history.
Songs 4 Pints
Fresno, California
Traditional Irish Music, 45 minutes, Rated PG-13
Latecomers permitted within 15 minutes

Saturday March 5    5:30pm
Sunday March 6    8:30
Wednesday March 9    7:00
Friday March 11    9:00pm
Follow the drum of our ancestral memory of mysteries — and discover
ancient dances re-imagined for the modern world.
Hathor, a goddess of Ancient Egypt, personifies the principles of love, motherhood and joy. We explore these elements along with guest artists the Eastern Sun Dance Company!
Tanjora Tribal Bellydance with guest artists Eastern Sun Dance Company
Fresno, California
Bellydance, 55 minutes, Rated PG
Latecomers permitted within 15 minutes

Friday 3/4/11    8:30pm
Saturday 3/5/11    4:00pm
Thursday 3/10/11    7:00pm
Saturday 3/12/11    7:00pm
We’re UHS students; we like music. We also like video games. Come see what happens when we put our minds, talents, and interests together. It’s not another bake sale! We aren’t selling you anything except a ticket to see the show. It’s also not just another concert or recital. Want to support your local youth? Support us! We’re fun! (This show is not officially affiliated with University High School. Resemblance to any UHS student, real or fictional, is purely coincidental. If this were an actual UHS production it would not be in the Rogue. This is ONLY a test… er… show.)
The Not Another Bake Sale Players
Fresno, California
Live A Capella Music, 60 minutes, Rated G
Latecomers permitted within 15 minutes

Stay tuned to this post for updates and drop me a note if I forgot anyone!! ;)

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