Review + Photos: Monday Night Hubba presents ‘Black Arts Matter: Juneteenth’

Monday Night Hubba - Blacks Arts Matter: Juneteenth (photo: Patric Carver)Hubba Hubba Revue hosts a cozy burlesque affair in the upstairs annex at DNA Lounge every Monday. This past Monday, the theme of the night was Black Arts Matter: Juneteenth. Hosted by producer, performer, and all-around delight Mone’t Ha-Sidi, the lineup for the night was packed with talent. Ha-Sidi, founder of Black Arts Matter and Jezebelle’s Army in Sacramento, was fresh off her wins for Master of Lip Sync and Second Best Overall at the Utah Regional Burlypicks. She wore her medals like the champion she is as the crowd [...]

Review + Photos: Crime and Punishment rewards burlesque audience at DNA

Hubba Hubba Revue presents "Crime and Punishment" (photo: Patric Carver) When I was a kid, I loved the television show Cheers. The idea of a bar where everyone knew my name, where everyone belonged, just seemed so appealing. Then I grew up and was shocked and dismayed to find out that none such place existed. In real life, interactions with bartenders were fleeting and impersonal, and interactions with other patrons teetered between, at best, idle chit chat to, at worst, hostility. Where were the smiles? The laughter? The witty remarks? Where was the fun? I’ve yet to find this cozy [...]

Review + Photos: Hubba Hubba gets pulses racing with Soviet! at DNA

Hubba Hubba Review - Soviet! (photo: Patric Carver) About a month ago, DNA Lounge proprietor Jamie Zawinski penned a heartfelt message to the people of the Bay Area letting them know that DNA Lounge is in danger of closing. Opening up about his finances, possible business missteps, and passions, Zawinski laid bare the club’s unstable future. This story is becoming more and more typical in this area, as rents go up and the spending of the average person goes down. However, instead of begging for people to contribute to some sort of last-ditch crowdfunding effort, Zawinski did something else. He asked [...]

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