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A poetess well versed in vamp and camp

'Poetry is not up tight. Poetry is not boring. Rather it pushes the edge . . . I'm just trying to add to that great tradition of out-there-ness,' said Jojo Lazar, host of 'Salon Gone Wrong' at the Amazing Firehouse in Framingham Aug. 29. "Poetry is not up tight. Poetry is not boring. Rather it pushes the edge . . . I'm just trying to add to that great tradition of out-there-ness," said Jojo Lazar, host of "Salon Gone Wrong" at the Amazing Firehouse in Framingham Aug. 29.
By Denise Taylor
Globe Correspondent / August 28, 2008

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She calls herself the Burlesque Poetess. When Jojo Lazar bursts onstage, she's usually clad in velvet and satin, her glamorous 1920s getup accessorized with evening gloves, a fancy hat, shiny baubles, and, well, quite a bit of original verse tucked into her lacy underthings. (Full article: 1170 words)

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