The Weekly Fringe: May 1-7

There is always a bit of fringe happening in our scruffy little city and we want to make it easy for you to find the fringe in your community. Here is a curated list of events happening this week. For more events, visit

Burlesque 101
Thursday, May 4, 7pm
at Broadway Academy of Performing Arts

Burlesque 101 is an eight-session series of classes designed for beginning burlesquers and starting strip-teasers. Whether your goal is public performance or private provocation, Burlesque 101 will arm you with the tools you need for devastating disrobing. The class series is co-taught by Salomé Cabaret cast members Kisa von Teasa, Siren Santina, Tiger Tangerine, and Delinda d’Rabbit. Class format varies by topic, and includes movement, lecture, and demonstration. For more information and to secure your spot, visit

The Ooh Ooh Revue: 2nd Chances/1st Confessions
Friday, May 5, 9:30pm at Modern Studio

It’s the OOHX2 signature show…2ND CHANCES/1ST CONFESSIONS
Acts either Get Redemption or Acts force us to Confess our Guilty Pleasures for your Amusement…which will it be? For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Moonshine Staged Reading
May 1, 7:30pm at Modern Studio

Yellow Rose Productions will present a Staged Reading of “Moonshine”, a new play by Liz Appel and 2nd Place Winner of the 2016 Henley Rose Playwright Competition for Women. The Henley Rose Playwright Competition for Women was founded in 2015 by Yellow Rose Productions, with permission of Beth Henley, to encourage and recognize the new works of female playwrights. The Henley Rose Playwright Competition for Women aims to give voice to the stories of this generation and to bring into the spotlight important works that have been crafted. For more information, visit

Also This Week

Good Hair: The Movie
Saturday, May 6, 9 pm at Modern Studio

Knox Generation Poetry Slam
Monday, May 1, 6:30 pm at Awaken Coffee

Monday, May 1, 7:30 pm at The Pilot Light

Einstein Simplified
Tuesday, May 2, 8:15 pm at Scruffy City Hall

Pretentious Comedy: Fray Forde
Thursday, May 4, 8 pm at Pretentious Beer Co.


Tiger Lily Theatre’s A Night of Shorts
Thursday – Sunday, May 11-14 at Modern Studio

Geekgasm 3 by Salomé Cabaret
Saturday, May 13, 11pm at Edge Knox

The Appalachian Puppet Pageant
Sunday, May 21, 2 pm, Magnolia Avenue

Visit the Knox Fringe Event Calendar for more information.

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