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132: Adelaide Striptease

Nona Mona Steve Davis Dante Rossi Nigel Dobson-Keeffe Striptease on The Adelaide Show

Nona Mona Steve Davis Dante Rossi Nigel Dobson-Keeffe Striptease on The Adelaide Show**PARENTAL ADVISORY – You might want to listen to this week’s episode without children around. It is not tacky, it is just a frank, adult discussion with some fun drizzled throughout**

Would you strip in front of an audience? If so, why? If not, why not?

Tonight we delve into the art of striptease with Nona Mona and Dante Rossi.

We learn about the hard work behind the scenes and the risks on stage from drunken and bad behaviour during the Clipsal 500 week to ladies scratching and biting male models during private dances at hen’s nights. We also hear about the fun and the good times. Just remember, when tipping – it’s notes or it’s nothing!

For the Made To Move Minute, Max Martin … reflects on our fixation with fit bodies

Wine tonight is … 2010 Showblock Wines Manifester’s Shiraz, McClaren Vale

In IS IT NEWS, Nigel quizzes us on our knowledge of … nudity aka people without clothes

The Adelaide Visa Council features … only one case

And Jimmy Marin returns with a new song in the Musical Pilgrimage.

But first, we launch with David Washington from InDaily with his midweek news wrap, Talk Of The Town.

Show notes running sheet by timecode

Looking for something in this episode? We have captured the time marker in the notes below to help you find selected content faster.

00:00:00 Outtake
 Dante has a bigger load than Nigel
Theme and introduction. Our original theme song in full is here, Adelaidey-hoo.
Talk Of The Town
David Washington, editor of In Daily, gives us a midweek wrap of the news we’ve been talking about in South Australia this week.
00:00:00 Items Without Notice
No items this week.
00:06:15 SA Drink Of The Week
2010 Showblock Wines Manifester’s Shiraz, McLaren Vale  … Tasting notes.
00:11:41 Made To Move Minute

Max Martin from iNform Health and Fitness Solutions, Norwood, present a thoughtful minute for pondering more ways and reasons to get moving and improve your health.

This week: Distorted images.

We are not running sponsors during the Fringe BUT we would like to encourage you to make The Arkaba Hotel a meeting place, a function place, a place of escape. Food is great and the staff have been excellent to us for two years of involvement thus far. Highly recommended.
00:16:33 Miss Nona Mona and Dante Rossi

On any given Saturday, hordes of women go nuts over hunky men stripping a hens’ shows, while hordes of blokes pay close attention to gorgeous women disrobing at bucks’ nights.

In between, there are various shades of stripping in various contexts going on behind closed doors in and around Adelaide and South Australia.

So prepare to go behind the curtain and take a peep at the world of the showgirl and the male revue artist with Miss Nona Mona and Dante Rossi.

01:29:40 Is It News?
The news history quiz with Nigel Dobson-Keeffe.
01:40:11 Adelaide Visa Council
 EK Productions (@ejknights) WATCHLIST
26/02/2016, 6:59 PM
Busy night tonight on Popeye! @GodfreyUke and Pirates running 🙂 Who says Adelaide is boring! Local delicacies…
01:50:11 Musical Pilgrimage
And our song this week is Better Way by Jimmy Marin, selected by our musical curator Adrian Miller, from Radio Adelaide’s Monday night program, Songcatcher.
01:59:18 Outtake
 This will take about a minute … Clinking is not a euphemism

Here is this week’s preview video:

This week’s sponsor:

No sponsors during the Fringe.

SFX: Throughout the podcast we use free sfx from for the harp, the visa stamp, the silent movie music, the stylus, the radio signal sfx, the wine pouring and cork pulling sfx, and the swooshes around Siri.

The following section was the main marketing page for this Fringe Show prior to the event

Dante Rossi and Miss Nona Mona on The Adelaide ShowCome along to our third Adelaide Fringe live recording on Tuesday night, March 1, 2016, from 7-9pm at The Arkaba Hotel, for an intimate and fun evening of conversation with two of Adelaide’s leading striptease artists, Miss Nona Mona and Dante Rossi.

When you click through to buy tickets from the Adelaide Fringe website, make sure you choose the right night. And please move quickly because there are only 25 tickets in total.

Miss Nona Mona

Listeners to The Adelaide Show will have already met Miss Nona Mona. She is one third of The Show PBA-FM and a champion burlesque performer.

Tonight she reveals another side of herself as we gaze upon the world of striptease, which is built upon her consummate execution of burlesqe.

With a dash of silly, a splash of cheek and a whole lot of sexy, Nona Mona commands crowds with her award winning burlesque performances and has been crowned Miss Burlesque South Australia 2014, Miss Burlesque Australia Miss Pin Up 2014 and Miss Burlesque Adelaide 2013.

She has a dry sense of humour and a frank honesty, so be prepared for anything!

Other accolades include, Miss Firm Australia 1st runner up 2015, Judge: Miss Burlesque SA 2015, Miss Burlesque South Australia 2014 (we interviewed her around this time, listen here: Adelaide Undressed), Miss Burlesque Australia Miss Pin Up 2014, Miss Burlesque Adelaide 2013, performed at London Burlesque Festival 2015, and returning in 2016, part time teacher at Peaches ‘n’ Gin Burlesque Academy, and she is a feature showgirl at Adelaide’s premier gentleman’s club.

Male striptease artist

Our male striptease artist is Dante Rossi, proud founder and creator of Dante Entertainment, Australia’s premier and award winning adult entertainment agency.

Voted ”Best Strip Tease Agency 2014 in the Australian Adult Industry Awards”, current Winner of Best Male Stripper and Alpha Male award in the 2015 Australian Adult Industry Awards and Featured in Penthouse Black Label Magazine Oct/Nov 2015 Edition.

Recently, Dante launched Adelaide’s newest and hottest show, Dante’s All Male Revue, “where fantasy meets reality”, and Dante will explain why he believes it is Adelaide’s ultimate GIRLS NIGHT OUT & HEN’S PARTY destination.

Dante has many years experience in the adult entertainment industry, starting in his late teens, and he’s still performing as one of the highest ranking entertainers in Australia.

Dante owes much of his success to his mentor and friend Joseph Farrugia AKA Madame Josephine.

Madame Josephine’s is Adelaide’s longest running all male strip show venue which has been running 18 in Hindley Street.

Dante has toured countrywide with “The Sydney Hotshots”, Australia’s only national male revue touring act.

We will be working through many of Dante’s stories and also trying to understand the ‘business’ side of striptease, to which Dante argues, success only comes to those who have awork ethic, passion and enjoy what they do.

He says, the key to success in the entertainment industry is passion, presentation and professionalism.

Grab your Fringe tickets now

When you click through to buy tickets from the Adelaide Fringe website, make sure you choose Tuesday, March 1. There are only 25 in total.

On the night, you’ll get a chance to:

  • add your questions to the mix
  • sample the SA Drink Of The Week
  • participate in the IS IT NEWS historical South Australian trivia quiz
  • pass judgement in the Adelaide Visa Council

It should be an enjoyable night of conversation. Make sure you come early to have a meal at The Arkaba so you can relax and get into the mood.

PS As the night gets closer, this page will also become the running sheet, so you’ll get a sneak peek at what we plan before we record a show.

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