April 25, 2012 7:16 PM

Robert Trussell | Frisky KC Burlesque Festival draws diverse dancers to the Uptown

Marisa MacKay wants to put Kansas City on the burlesque map — not that it isn’t there already, but MacKay wants to make sure it sticks. And so Mackay and her husband, Scott Smith, are producing the second annual Kansas City Burlesque Festival, which gets under way Thursday and runs through Saturday at the Uptown Theater.

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