A certain garishness goes with the territory, but the rest is all writer-director Steven Antin's doing in "Burlesque," an overwrought, underwritten hootchy-kootchy
tuner that wants to be "Cabaret," but lacks the edge and historical context to pull it off.
A cartoon appeared showing the Mayor shilling for a hootchy-kootchy
They've come to Cairo for a concentrated dose of the hootchy-kootchy
, as it was once called, or belly dancing, now more acceptably referred to as Middle Eastern Dance.
In the hands of Mary Garden and of so many Salome performers, "the princess was an amalgam of the diva of German opera and the ballerina of the Paris Opera rounded out by a good dose of the hootchy-kootchy
girl from American vaudeville.
27) "Do You Suffer" from Diverse Ayres on Sundrie Notions (1966), and the fugue from the third movement of Short-Tempered Clavier, quote "The Hootchy-Kootchy
Dance," also known as "They Don't Wear Pants in the Southern Part of France" (figs.
Marc Anthony will add his hootchy-kootchy
to the party.
They're into hootchy-kootchy
, carnival antics that get suckers into the tent for the con of thinking that all the gab is what the news business is all about.
He was thinking, as he moved, that there was surely a place between the hootchy-kootchy
, the watusi, well beyond the hokey pokey, but running neck and neck with the gavotte, the galliard, the courante, and with all due respect to the cha-cha, the fandango, the monkey and the mambo - place where those forms would meld into something very like what he thought he was doing with his hips at the moment.
Later the term for such a solo performance became hootchy-kootchy
and finally the cooch.