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Les Femmes Fatales Present Showbabes! We Have Always Been Here

May 12th, 2023 // Doors 8:30pm // Show 9:00pm // $30

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Burlesque performer standing with one leg raised in front of an open door with flowers behind her as she smiles and stares seductively at the camera. The performer is wearing fishnet stockings, stilettos, and a satin bodice and gloves. Title text says: Les Femmes Fatales present…SHOWBABES! “We Have Always Been Here”. Secondary text says: May 12, DRS 8:30pm, show 9pm, Tickets $30, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Sreet.Celebrating the long history of Black burlesque, Women and femmes of colour burlesque, Indigenous burlesque, queer, trans, non-binary burlesque.


Burlesque has always been radical, boundary pushing and rebellious.


It has always been about resisting from the margins, with glitter, lipstick, leather, lace, sequins, feather boas, attitude, determination, grit and grace.




Suki Tsunami


Sweet Dalilah

Petra Queen of The Nile

Ravyn Wngz

Guest Performers….

Fatima Noor Mahmoud

Neno Freebird

Music by Dj Relentless

Curated, produced, hosted by

Dainty Smith.


Buddies In Bad Times Theatre

12 Alexander Street

Doors 8:30 PM

Show 9 PM

Tickets $30


Our staff have been monitoring provincial and city regulations, and have used this information to create a COVID-19 Safety Package for visitors, artists, and staff while at Buddies.