Music

CHRISTMAS UNWRAPPING

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Baby, it’s cold outside, but that won’t stop some of the city’s brightest burlesque stars from peeling off the layers tonight at Le Poisson Rouge. Angie Pontani, Helen Pontani, the Maine Attraction, and more are putting the X back in Christmas with Burlesque-A-Pades, a Christmas Shimmy. Magician Albert Cadabra takes on the role of Scrooge, visited by sultry ghosts of Christmas past, present, and yet to…well, you know. The night will be packed with illusion, burlesque, and variety acts…and, if it’s anything like the original story, a big goose at the end.

Fri., Dec. 5, 8 p.m., 2014