Angie Pontani leads The World Famous Pontani Sisters through Go-Go and burlesque-inspired dance lessons on a new companion DVD to coincide with Twist Party!!!, the upcoming CD release by revivalist rockers Los Straitjackets.
According to Pontani: Not many people think of push-up bras and lipstick as feminism, but were owning what we do very much and thats feminist to me.
The sisters provide warm-ups and warm-downs as bookends to the DVDs dance lessons which include The Kitty Kat and Hypno-Twist utilizing costume changes, go-go boots and sexy tributes to aspects of burlesque, 50s pinups and even vaudeville.
Pontani says its always fun and kinda the new feminism to hear women call their performances empowering.
The project hits stores Oct. 3.
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