The Orion

Apollo transforms into a collective space for local artists

Photo by Dayanna Negrete

Kati Morris, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

On Saturday night the Apollo School of Music turned into a buzzing art gallery, showcasing the work of various local artists. The event, which was hosted in collaboration with NorCal Musicians Collective, was a night of bold designs, live music and collective spirit.  Among the works displayed wer...

Burlesque dancers get ‘unconventionally sexy’ at Malteazers’ performance

Little Lulu Mae adjusts her wig in the outdoor dressing room on the back patio of The Maltese before her performance as a '50s housewife on Sunday. Photo credit: Annie Paige

Kristen Moran

October 6, 2014

For The Malteazers, burlesque shows are about more than just leopard leotards, pink bras and silver heels.“We don’t want to make anyone uncomfortable about what they came to see. We keep it light-hearted and fun," said Betty Ren, one of the troupe managers and dancers. "Being sexy should be fun. It shouldn’t be this big thing that pe...

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