Wednesday, April 24, 2013 | 2:08 p.m.
The glamour girls of the hot and sexy “X Burlesque” at the Flamingo will really be celebrating tonight. It’s difficult to believe that it’s the 11th anniversary of the topless revue on the Strip.
The deliciously decadent dancers have won a three-year extension of their Flamingo residency contract, which means they’ll be shedding their clothes in the provocative and pounding production through 2016.
Four new high-energy dance numbers will be woven into tonight’s show, with a salute to Beyonce, Rihanna, Keri Hilson and an updated vision of today’s Strip showgirl set to a mix of “Diamond” songs by Dame Shirley Bassey and Rihanna.
Producers Angela and Matt Stabile also are celebrating the first month’s success of their new downtown topless triumph “Raack ’N’ Roll” at The D Hotel.
Girls from both shows are using tonight’s celebration also as a fundraiser to benefit former Las Vegas showgirl Shellee Renee, who has been hit with massive hospital bills in her battle against breast cancer.
Artist Terry Ritter has created a one-of-a-kind “X Burlesque” painting that will be auctioned off with proceeds going to Shellee.
(Check back for our Editor at Large John Katsilometes’ story about Shellee’s experience and her return to Las Vegas after the surgery and treatments.)
Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.
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