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Zora Phoenix named as Portland’s Best Renaissance Man in Drag

Zora Phoenix: "What, me, the best of Portland?"

Just wanted to give a quick shout out to prolific and hard-workin’ performance queen Zora Phoenix, for making Willamette Week’s annual “Best of Portland” issue, an irreverent take on the wonderful characters and quirks of our city (think, a journalistic version of Portlandia). The founder and administrator of BurlesquePDX.com and a new event planning business called Redhead Productions accepted the honor, […]

A week of Burlesque with ‘Dangerous Curves” & the ‘Rosehip Revue’

Dangerous Curves

Portland is good at a few things: brewing beer and coffee, paving the way for bicyclists, and performative sex. By that I mean that we have some of the highest per capita strip clubs in the nation, as many would put it. But we’re way better than that even. Because we have nuanced and artsy, but no less sexy, burlesque performances that go way beyond any mere […]