Boobs, Books & Burlesque: A benefit for breast cancer research

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Multi-award winning burlesque performer Maxi Millions will perform at the event. (The Comic Kid Photography)

On Tuesday, March 8, author and filmmaker Leslie Zemeckis presents Boobs, Books & Burlesque: an exciting evening of live music and award-winning burlesque performances benefiting Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, for a future without breast cancer. Zemeckis will be signing her recently launched biography of Lili St. Cyr, history’s most famous burlesque artist, titled “Goddess of Love Incarnate.” Bid on luxury trips and one-of-a-kind items while enjoying Exotic Lili drinks, hosted by Eppa SupraFruta Sangria, and tasting delectable hors d’oeuvres, complementary of The Culver Hotel.

Prepared to be entertained…

April Showers, the reigning Miss Hollywood Burlesque, will perform at the event. (The Comic Kid Photography)
April Showers (courtesy)

April Showers, the current reigning Miss Hollywood Burlesque, will perform. She is the recipient of several awards including Most Classic and Best Singer. Funny, glamorous and classy, she is noted to be one of the best burlesque performers in Los Angeles.

Maxi Millions is a multi-award winning burlesque performer known for her classic bump ‘n grind style and high glamour taste. She is co-producer of Spellbound Burlesque and has performed on stages all over the U.S., and will also be performing at the event.

Boobs, Books & Burlesque takes place at The Culver Hotel, in downtown Culver City. Founded in 1924 by Harry Culver, the landmark hotel is famous for being owned by Charlie Chaplin–who later lost it in a poker game to John Wayne–and for hosting much of the cast of Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz! The hotel was voted Most Romantic Boutique Hotel in California and Top Ten in the Nation in 2015 by the readers of USA TODAY.

Proceeds from the evening will benefit Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, whose mission is to find the cause of breast cancer in order to prevent and ultimately end this disease.

Event details:

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The Culver Hotel

7 -10 pm

Event sponsors include: Los Angeles magazine, Eppa SupraFruta Sangria and The Culver Hotel.

For more information on the event and to RSVP, visit

Goddess of Love Incarnate: The Life of Stripteuse Lili St. Cyr is packed with hundreds of stunning and original photographs, many from St. Cyr’s personal collection. Zemeckis brings St. Cyr back to life with her provocative and powerful prose, restoring the burlesque star to her rightful place in the spotlight, but more importantly, into the heart of American history.

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