Tag: the lido

Showgirls: Desire, Wonder, and Worship

The showgirl is a creature that occupies a strange place in the pop cultural landscape. Dancing naked and yet a million miles away from a stripper. Blatently erotic, but not pornographic. Dating back to the late 1800s, the showgirl emerged in Paris in clubs like Le Moulin Rouge and The Lido. She was imported to...