WBEZ | Rites of Spring http://www.wbez.org/tags/rites-spring Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en The Weekly Guide: Where burlesque star Michelle L’amour gets her kicks http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-03-18/weekly-guide-where-burlesque-star-michelle-l%E2%80%99amour-gets-her-kicks-83903 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-March/2011-03-18/Michelle L&#039;amour Flickr Lulubrooks.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Chicago burlesque star <a href="http://michellelamour.com/" target="_blank">Michelle L&rsquo;amour</a> was named Miss Exotic World in 2005.<em> Chicago </em>magazine calls her the &quot;Reigning Queen of Bump and Grind&quot;. She also runs <a href="http://studiolamour.com/" target="_blank">Studio L&rsquo;amour</a>, a burlesque instruction school in Chicago.<br /><br />Friday and Saturday she&rsquo;ll take part in the <a href="http://www.windycityburlesquefest.com/" target="_blank">Windy City Burlesque Fest</a>. <em>Eight Forty-Eight's</em> Alison Cuddy spoke with her to find out what else she&rsquo;ll be doing to spice up her weekend.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;<br /><strong>Michelle's picks for the weekend:</strong></p><p><strong>Friday, March 18:</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.the1901.com/ " target="_blank"><em>Rites of Spring</em></a> goth/erotic art show at The 1901 Gallery</p><p><strong><br />Saturday, March 19:</strong></p><p>Drinks and dinner at <a href="http://www.themotelbar.com/" target="_blank">The Motel Bar</a><br /><strong><br /></strong></p><p><strong>Sunday, March 20:</strong></p><p><a href="http://everleighsocialclub.com/events/workshops-2/ " target="_blank">Music Theory for Burlesque</a> workshop at Studio L'amour</p></p> Fri, 18 Mar 2011 13:21:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-03-18/weekly-guide-where-burlesque-star-michelle-l%E2%80%99amour-gets-her-kicks-83903