Triangle: ‘Race’ star stops in the Triangle

Carolinas News Notes

Alert: qnotes has received notice that the Raleigh, N.C., tour stop will not happen and that the show has been cancelled. Ticket holders should contact their respective outlets to learn how to obtain a refund.

RALEIGH, N.C. — Violet Chachki, reigning queen of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” will bring her “Kiss & Tell” burlesque road show to the capital city on Nov. 7, 9 p.m., at The Ritz, 2820 Industrial Dr.

A VIP meet and greet will take place at 7 p.m.

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Chachki, an Atlanta, Ga., native, is an accomplished aerialist and has become known for her performance that blends strip tease and fetish with acrobatics. In “Kiss & Tell,” she combines her talents with many of the traditional elements of burlesque: from classic to fetish, circus, vaudeville and sideshow, set to a soundtrack spanning from brassy 1950s to contemporary pop. In addition, she will be supported by a cast of other performance artists, promoters said.

Part of her mystique comes in her costuming for her performances which she designs. She was intimately involved in the creation of her “Drag Race” coronation gown with Anthony Canney from House of Canney.

Chachki has also released a five-track extended play fan favorite, “Gagged,” that is loaded with club tracks.

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Her tour is being presented by Live Nation and Producer Entertainment Group.

info/tickets: ritzraleigh.com. livenation.com/artists/152467/violet-chachki.

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