July 29, 2012 - 7:58pm
Jeanette "Soulfire Bay" Martinez did an amazing contortionism routine on a pole in the Va Va Vintage show at Art Sanctuary and Alley Theater. The history of the pole dance is a long and winding one.
Pole dancing has spent some time being thought of as degrading, but it has been becoming more and more accepted as housewives rave about the empowerment found in strip aerobics and other more exotic forms of exercise.  The history of the pole dance is centuries old. It is often associated...