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Elle Villanelle's Poetry Bordello

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Presented by Mass Poetry at Hawthorne Hotel, Salem MA

May 06 2017
Elle Villanelle's Poetry Bordello

Step into Elle Villanelle’s Poetry Bordello, where intimate readings, burlesque dance numbers, delightful cocktails, and flirtatious word games await.

Elle Villanelle invites you to step into a world of auditory delights and playful sensuality. Visit the lustful linguists of the Bordello, tickle your own fancy or someone else’s at the game table, celebrate the flesh with our burlesque dance numbers, and engage in a private fantasy courtesy of our sexy poetry prompts. Enjoy cocktails as Elle Villanelle and her bordello dwellers help you uncover poetry’s delicious naughtiness!*

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A Mass Poetry Festival button is required to enter this event. Buttons can be purchased on-site at the festival starting May 5 at 12:00 p.m. at our headquarters (Old Town Hall), either of our info booths along the pedestrian walkway (Essex Street), or in the lobby of the Hawthorne Hotel or Peabody Essex Museum while events are taking place in those venues. You can also purchase your button outside of our evening headline events. Pre-purchased buttons are also available for pick-up at these locations. Buy your button now at

General Admission: $20
Seniors/Students: $7
(Workshop Fee: $10)

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Hawthorne Hotel

18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970

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