Every seat in the house was packed opening night of the first ever Florida Burlesque Festival at Fort Lauderdale’s Cinema Paradiso. Attendees scrambled to save seats for friends who were on their way. It was even a risk to use the restroom, as your coveted seat might be stolen. Popcorn was sold in traditional movie theater bags as well as bottles of wine. Preshow, attendees were able to purchase boas, Pure Romance items like lube, pasties, and books with titles such as Tickle His Pickle, Ride em’, Cowgirl!, and The Complete Guide to Sexual Positions.
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