Smart bets: Teatro del Gusto

Acrobatics, juggling, burlesque, live music, dance and comedy help Teatro del Gusto live up to its name, which translates to “theater of pleasure.” The next iteration of the racy, recurring event features New Orleans-based juggler Chatty the Mime, Atlanta aerial artist Sadie Hawkins, the Browncoat Bellydance troupe, local burlesque performer Boo Velvet and more entertainers. “You can be consumed and devoured by love, ideas and obsessions, just as you can devour a delicious treat or a whole season of TV on Netflix,” reads an event release. And that’s the theme each act will explore onstage — under the direction of “femcee” Carmel Clavin. The Orange Peel hosts the variety show on Thursday, Aug. 25, at 8 p.m. Tickets include dessert during intermission and discounted food at participating nearby restaurants. $20/$23. theorangepeel.net. Photo by Isaac Harrell

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About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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