BRINGING BACK THE MEDICINE SHOW: THE NEW ORLEANS INAUGURAL SNAKEOIL FESTIVAL

This piece was originally published in Burlesque Beat on June 1, 2015. June 19, 20 & 21, 2015 The Howlin’ Wolf – New Orleans, LA I’ve always been fascinated by circuses and medicine shows of the 19th and early 20thcentury. As family-friendly, Cirque De Soleil-style shows rapidly replace the traveling circus of old, it’s crucial that we acknowledge and memorialize its past. As burlesque fans, … Continue reading BRINGING BACK THE MEDICINE SHOW: THE NEW ORLEANS INAUGURAL SNAKEOIL FESTIVAL