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Sexo Y Violencia! Lucha VaVOOM! (Friday Night Only!)

By Julienne Bilker in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 16, 2009 9:00PM

2009_09_16_LuchaVaVoom.jpg You might not have realized it yet, but you’ve always wanted to see Lucha Libre (Mexican freestyle wrestling) and retro Burlesque in the same show.

A hit in Los Angeles for years, Lucha VaVoom is a combination of “three very primal things,” according to co-producer Liz Fairbairn: “People get blood-lust, and they get lust-lust, and they laugh.” Hosted by comedians Blaine Capatch and Brandon Johnson, the two-hour show will feature at least five Burlesque performers and four Lucha Libre matches. The main bout is being billed as a "psychedelic showdown," as the Luchadores will battle under blacklight. Seriously. See you there.

Watch a teaser trailer (no nudity but maybe NSFW) for the evening after the jump.

Lucha VaVoom, Friday, September 18, Congress Theater, 2135 N Milwaukee Ave, 312-458-9668. Tickets $25 general admission, $60 ringside, 17+