The Tennessee Tease Burlesque's talented troupe of performers sashays into 2012 with a musical bang, celebrating the upcoming year month-by-month during its "Year in a Night" calendar show. Before relinquishing the stage to the ladies and gentlemen of The Tennessee Tease, Rolling Head Orchestra launches the evening into full vaudevillian swing with a sultry set of tunes. While sipping on favorite drinks, attendees can hoot, holler, and shout out instructions from carburetor repair manuals to demonstrate their support for performers, whose curvy silhouettes strut across the stage donned in elaborate costumes while backed by popular songs. Creative stage names, such as Fatty McClure and Aenya Little Fyre, infuse an extra dose of humor into the playful performance, which also includes props, fire stunts, and pop-culture plugs. Additionally, Evergreen Theatre's intimate setup enables guests to plop down close enough to the stage to hear every note and confirm the sweet-smelling host's rumored devotion to stuffing his pockets with magazine cologne samples and horsehair.
Burly’s signature hamburgers are crafted from 100% USDA-certified Black Angus beef that is never frozen and contains absolutely no preservatives or glitter. Chomp meat mashers into a juicy namesake Burly burger, laden with cheese, a choice of mustard or mayo, and a treasure trove of fresh, daily-cut vegetables, including crisp lettuce, tomato, and onions (a $6.50 value). Share the benefits of today’s Groupon by donating one Burly burger to a date, or keep both for yourself, safely stowing one away in the event of an attack by Franken-Wimpy.
Your Groupon is good for one of the company's final three productions of its 40th season. Reacquaint yourself with the classic Oliver! and sing along to the musical tunes of your childhood, such as "Food, Glorious Food," and "Consider Yourself," as the rapscallion orphans of Dickens's tale tear through the streets of 19th-century London. Or opt for a ticket to the regional premiere of Red, White, and Tuna, a two-man portrayal of the inhabitants of a small Texas town with more than 15 characters and 40 lightning-quick costume changes. Or take in the musical Hairspray to relive the trials and tribulations of Tracy Turnblad as she breaks into the 1962 Baltimore dance-show circuit. Instead of threatening lawsuits or vicious revenge, the cast of local Memphis actors will dazzle audiences with their triple threats of singing, dancing, and acting.
A magnet for a wealth of entertainment, the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts’ modern facility looks as impressive as the roster of guests that performs on its gargantuan stage. Its multistory, glass-ensconced exterior grants visitors full glimpses into the glowing lobby. Once inside, event-goers can head into the venue’s 2,100-seat auditorium, where crisp acoustics allow them to completely appreciate musicians’ notes, actors’ lines, and the bell ring of the friendly hunchback who lives in the rafters.
The hit Nickelodeon children’s program Yo Gabba Gabba! bounds from the small screen to the big stage in a show filled with cartoonish critters and boundless dancing. Beloved by hip preschoolers and savvy postschoolers for its eye-popping sets, catchy songs, respect for intellect, and absence of Shrek, Yo Gabba Gabba! teaches inner and outer children valuable life lessons without stooping to condescension. For the special It’s Time to Dance! tour, favorite adorable toy monsters such as Brobee, Foofa, Plex, and Biz Markie join human surrogates DJ Lance Rock and BeDazzler queen Leslie Hall for an onstage celebration of imagination. Mixing animation, games, and new songs with classic bits from the television show, the Technicolor mise en scène and infectious energy of Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! gives children enough confidence to apply to college after elementary school.
Arguably the best part of being an adult is being able to eat dessert whenever you want. Clearly Chef Fran of Dorothy Mae's by Haute Monde agrees??she'll even bring the sweets to you. In addition to catering services that include both sweet and savory spreads for weddings, parties, and cake fights, Haute Monde offers fashion services with a personal stylist and a women's accessories bar. Chef Fran also fuses fine art and sweets by creating elaborate and beautiful dessert spreads, which guests can sample from while exploring a gallery.