BOOK LAUNCH PARTY 6/28!

Come one, come all, to our BOOK LAUNCH PARTY!  Wednesday, June 28, 7-10PM at The Berg’n in Brooklyn!

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It’s HERE! The Pastie Project Book was successfully funded by a Kickstarter campaign in March of 2017, and we hope you can make it to our book launch party to pick up a copy of own, or bring yours by to be signed by the author, Rosey La Rouge!

This is a FREE open-house style event, with snacks from Lumpia Shack, drink service, and special treats.

The Pastie Project books are available for purchase at the party for $45, which is a $20 discount off the cover price. Proceeds will go to The Burlesque Hall of Fame Legends Challenge for next year. We will have other Pastie Project merch for purchase as well, including stickers, Pastie Timeline prints, and Pastie Project playing cards!

Aaaaaaand! In case you need some amazing sparkly pasties all your own, Cheeky Cheetah of Glorious Pasties will be there vending her gorgeous GLORIOUS wares!

Party Host with the most @Peter Aguero will guide us through the night!!

We would love to see your smiling faces out to support this labor of love and Rosey’s personal gift to the burlesque community. Thank you to everyone who contributed to make this project happen! Come celebrate the book that celebrates burlesque costume history!

It is Official! We are part of the BHOF Finishing School!

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Illustration by Fyodor A. Pavlov

We could not be more honored and excited to present Pastie History at The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender!  Thank you to Jo Weldon and BurlyCon for asking The Pastie Project to participate this year.  Tickets are just $10, and proceeds go to The Burlesque Hall of Fame!  Here is a link to info and tickets!  All Community presentations on Thursday, June 1 are held in Bienneville Salon J, and you can get a discounted pass to attend all four!  Pastie History is from 3:30-4:30!  Can’t wait to see you there!

Here’s a blurb about the presentation:

“This presentation is all about pasties! How has the construction of pasties changed over time, and how have they evolved in the neo-burlesque movement? If you want to know more about the history of the pastie and why the smallest costume pieces in burlesque are some of the most significant, come listen to Rosey La Rouge, author of The Pastie Project, discuss all of the above. You’ll see beautiful examples of historic and modern pasties from around the world, all part of The Pastie Project photo archive. Bring a notebook and writing implement if you wish, we’ll be covering a lot of info, and you may want to jot it down. There will be time for Q&A at the end of this presentation. Get an up-close view of pasties inside and out, and get inspired!”

Legendary Costumes: Camille 2000

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Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender 2016.  Photo by Ben Trivett

We had the pleasure of interviewing Camille 2000, Cosmic Queen of Burlesque, and super badass legend, for Burlesque Beat as part of the Legendary Costumes interview series.  Check our Camille’s interview HERE!

The Pastie Project Presents: Pastie History and Construction

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The Pastie Timeline Illustration by Fyodor A. Pavlov

Thursday, March 16, 7PM at The Kraine Theater, New York City.  $5 cover!

The Pastie Project Presents: Pastie History and Construction

Do you want to know more about the history of the pastie and why the smallest costume pieces in burlesque are some of the most significant? Come listen to Rosey La Rouge, creator of The Pastie Project, discuss all of the above, and see beautiful examples of historic and modern pasties from around the world. Get an up-close view of pasties inside and out. This is a promotional event for The Pastie Project book- we hope you can make it!

Click the link to view the Facebook Event!

Ice Cream Social with April March, “First Lady of Burlesque”

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It was my pleasure to spend time with Burlesque Legend April March in her home this summer, talking to her about her burlesque career and documenting some of her vintage costume pieces.  She is one of the friendiest people I’ve ever met, and our afternoon together is a memory I’ll treasure- especially our afternoon ice cream treat!  Read the full interview HERE, on Burlesque Beat. (Images: Rosey La Rouge)

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PREORDER The Pastie Project Playing Cards

They are here!  The Pastie Project Playing Cards!   $20! Available for preorder now, on a limited printing of 150 decks.  The sooner we sell, the sooner they print!  Buy 2! Buy 5!  Give them as gifts to your favorite burlesque lovers!  More photos to come, but for now, here’s a link to purchase!

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1000 Followers and Counting!

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THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

The Pastie Project has reached our first goal of 1,000 followers, and counting!

Thank you to all who have supported our growth and spread the word about our project.  Next goal: 5,000!

We continue to work hard on the upcoming book, and the deck of pastie cards will be ready for purchase soon!

Much love to all, and please enjoy our daily #pastiesoftheday!

xoxo,

RLR