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Feb. 27: Cabaret and Burlesque Show

Event for mature audiences will be in Ostrander Auditorium.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 2-18-2015

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This event will be held on Friday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m., and that has been noted below. IMPACT provided an incorrect date and time that was listed in an earlier version of this release.)

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s student programming board, IMPACT, announced it was providing an unusual cultural experience for the Mankato community and students with a cabaret and burlesque performance on Friday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Centennial Student Union’s Ostrander Auditorium.

The free event is open to the public but is for mature audiences only. Le Cirque Rouge Cabaret & Burlesque Show, a highly praised, critical group of entertainers based in Minneapolis, will be performing.

An educational, open forum discussion will be held at 2 p.m. in Ostrander Auditorium the day of the event for those who are interested in learning more about the art of burlesque.

For more information about the event, call IMPACT at 507-389-6076 or contact Rodolfo Correa-Abogado, chair for IMPACT’s “Mavericks After Dark” committee, by email at

According to information on its website, Le Cirque Rouge Cabaret & Burlesque Show has been called “A-List,” “Best Bet,” and “Hot Pick in all of Minneapolis/St Paul's best venues.” The group has garnered attention from all over the world, especially from audiences who appreciate a good old-time variety show. For more information, visit

Le Cirque Rouge also performed a few years ago at Minnesota State Mankato for an event organized by IMPACT.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,376 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions. 

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