Reading is a pleasure, but there's nothing more annoying than a book club -- appointments when literary friends sit down, drinking a cup of tea and discharging intellectual observations about a certain kind of text. There are also torturing read out sessions. So, let's imagine an alternative available for this monotone program: a kind of book club which could be more intimate and relaxed: all its members would be naked.
Among the readers is Nasty Canasta, who has been known to dress up as a naughty version of both the fourth and tenth Doctors from Doctor Who. The effect on the crowd, mostly couples, was intoxicating. During the erotic readings, there were hoots and hollers.
From what I Have read and heard it is essentially a group of burlesque women that perform readings of a variety of literature fully naked no pasties or anything. As far as I know tickets continue to be available. Read on for an intriguing and well-written review!
Naked Girls Reading is a bi-monthly show in which women sit, or stand on stage nude while reading literature important to them - everything from feminist prose and sci-fi fantasy to academic papers and poems. The show has started conversations about the way we appreciate art and the human body; even more so the way we view our own bodies as art. Issues around gender identity and politics also come to the fore in this bare-all setting.
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Naked Girls Reading Vancouver Frankie Panky photo. The series began in Chicago and has spread to other cities, including Vancouver.
Sex, literature, art, and acting combine as the cast of Naked Girls Reading presents an evening of select readings from the scientific, pseudo-scientific, and science fiction realm. News You Can Eat. By Teresa Gubbins.
The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. It has to be the most provocative literary series in the world with a title like "Naked Girls Reading," but it's exactly as advertised. Burlesque divas remove the pasties and G-strings - those time-honoured barriers to complete nudity - and grab a book. And it's an all-star international lineup of naked readers who kick off the five-day, third-annual Toronto Burlesque Festival at the Gladstone Hotel Wednesday night.