Real Impact: Tarantina–Hollywood 1969, the Un-Official Quentin Tarantino Cabaret

The influence of film auteur Quentin Tarantino goes way beyond the realm of cinema.

Consider Tarantina: Hollywood 1969, the Un-Official Quentin Tarantino Cabaret, presented by Fatale Factory, was created by Tosca Rivola, a performance artist, producer, gymnastics champion and entrepreneur.

Echo Park’s Club Bahia is the site of a monthly burlesque show inspired by his oeuvre and dedicated to stable of powerful female characters.

The show mixes burlesque, striptease, acrobatics and circus theatrics, and each performance is complemented by costumes and props inspired by Tarantino works (and a few from friend and frequent collaborator Robert Rodriguez) and backed by songs from the respective soundtracks.

It had previously posted up at L.A.’s Belasco Theater downtown since January before moving in recent weeks to Club Bahia