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  • Photo by Kaylin Idora -- Medianoche, in a cloud of purple fabric and stage light, will perform at the New Orleans Burlesque Festival.

  • Photo by Kaylin Idora -- 2012 Queen of Burlesque Angi B. Lovely will take part in the festival this year in New Orleans.

  • Photo provided by Bustout Burlesque -- This years Burlesque Festival features a special concert starring Athena, a longtime dancer and singer with Bustout Burlesque. Nicknamed 'The Siren of the South,' Athena debuts with her Latin band at the House of Blues on Thursday at 10 p.m.