striptease

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striptease

An exotic dance in which a person provocatively removes his or her clothing until partially or completely naked.
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It is thought concerns about nude dancing at the new basement bar relate to the previous licence conditions enjoyed by former rock nightclub Legends, which shut down last year, and is unlikely to be a feature of the new venue.
34) The majority notes, however, that the limitation on governmental laws restricting the freedom of speech is irrelevant if nude dancing does not constitute communication.
Nude dancing, in contrast, has been found by the Court to convey a message of sensuality and "eroticism.
Maine passed a law adding nude dancing to the list of dangerous occupations, and requiring all dancers to be at least 18 years of age.
Well one thing you can say is that the Sarasota County Commission has given the Cheetah a 10-year monopoly on nude dancing in Sarasota County.
Many of those businesses offer nude dancing or massages, for example, as a front for prostitution, Fellows said.
The assertion that nude dancing is constitutionally protected] strikes judges as ridiculous in part because we tend to be snooty about popular culture, in part because as public Officials we have a natural tendency to think political expression more important than artistic expression, in part because we are Americans--which means that we have been raised in a culture in which puritanism, philistihism, and promiscuity are complexly and often incongruously interwoven .
Ticket holders will have access to both the party in the plush Tootsie's Cabaret VIP, as well as the rest of the 74,000 square foot, two-level club that features all nude dancing on multiple stages, in private dance areas, plus sky boxes for viewing dancers on the main stage with its 30-foot tall stripper poles.
But the court today disagreed, saying that the fee was directed not at the expression of nude dancing, but at the "secondary effects of nude dancing when alcohol is being consumed.
Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson asked lawyers for the strip clubs: "Is it proper or not for the state to have the position that live nude dancing should be discouraged?
MENDON - Two men have proposed a nude dancing venue on Milford Street at a former garden supply center, two years after a similar proposal was denied by selectmen.
The application was for nude dancing from 11am to 3.