Burlesque Beauties Are Talking Nerdy At The Kansas City Nerdlesque Festival

The Kansas City Nerdlesque Festival kicked off a week of nerd-centric fun with Art Night at the Just Off Broadway Theatre, the festival’s main venue on August 6th. The cosplay models from Another Castle Creations wore their award-winning costumes from various fandoms for artists and photographers alike.

Luna Flaire and Lydia Hartwell by Caramel Knowledge

This event marked the beginning of several for the festivals inaugural year. The week-long convention combines the nerdiness of comic con with the sexiness of a burlesque festival. Events and activities are centered around board gaming, trivia competitions, cosplay, networking, performance workshops and more, including four burlesque shows with nerdy themes.



  • SciFantasy – August 9th – 7pm
  • VideoMANIA – August 10th – 7pm
  • Master of Nerdlesque Competition – August 11th – 7pm
  • Heroes/Villains – August 12th – 10pm

All performances will be held at the Just Off Broadway Theatre.

The Kansas City Nerdlesque Festival is produced by Annie-Mae Allure, Blipey, and Basic Boy.  For more information about the festival and a full schedule of events visit www.kcnerdfest.com

Caramel Knowledge

A Jane of all trades and master of some, Caramel Knowledge is a globe trotting super-spy masquerading as a burlesque performer. A quick wit and sparkly costumes are her weapons of choice, and you can find all of her missions hidden in the pages of Marvel Comics. Or on any social media @CaramelKnowz

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