Kelli LiMone

 Your mocha dream. 

Bridging the sensually seductive motions of burlesque with the mind blowing metaphors of Virginia's slammin poets. Lyrics Revealed gives you a night when the poetry comes alive and the dancing breathes endless floetic tales. 

Kelli LiMone presents Lyrics Revealed:  Lacing poetry with burlesque.

 Lyrics Revealed is back and will bring you RVA's most majestic and illustrative performers.  Richmond's only poetry and burlesque show! Lyrics Revealed is taking  the city by storm with its out of the box concepts and diverse outlooks while connecting multiple art forms. This season, Kelli LiMone has some of RVA's most earth shattering performers and mind blowing guests! On October 11th, the night will be filled with love, pain, desperation, and laughter. Leaving you with unforgettable moments that you will always want more.

Featuring the beauty from beyond Zhora Nova; the curator of Silent Treatment Entertainment’s Lock’d & Loaded Cash Slam Angelique Palmer; the one and only delectable dish Deepa de Jour; One of the badest female Slam Poets, ranked 15th in the world, Megan Rickman. A very special guest from Washington D.C.singer, musician, poet, author, educator, and a nationally known advocate Mary Bowman; all the away from Brigham, Alabama “Jackson's Burlesque Queen": The Electric Jezabelle Von Jane; the producer of Lyrics Revealed your mocha dream, Kelli LiMone; and hosted by RVA's favorite fine wine D Mama D !

Benefiting Books on Wheels, Lyrics Revealed will take you on a majestic journey on October 11th, 2014 at The Lair

(17 West Main St. Richmond, Va. 23220)

Doors  open at 7 pm & 9 pm, Shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm

18+ to enter

$15 in advance $20 at the door



Megan Rickman is an award winning spoken word artist from Richmond, Va. She has traveled the country performing for the last 7 years. She was ranked 15th in the World at the Women Of the World Poetry Slam, and has coached and participated on multiple nationally ranked slam teams. She is currently the women slam representative of Durham Slam and will be competing again in WOWPS in March.

Zhora Nova:

"The beauty from beyond," and I have been performing in Richmond and D.C. since May of this year. I've been a robot, an asstronaut, and a Wildling in the past few months and I am also half of the duo team, The Oubliettes with The Empress De Naste.

Angelique Palmer

Angelique Palmer is a daring spoken word artist. A Creative Writing graduate from Florida State University, she was born and raised on the Literary Café and Poetry Lounge stage and is an honorary member of Delray Beach’s Poets Anonymous. 

Taking what she learned from varied avenues, Angelique created a niche for herself. She was a Creative Writing Instructor at the American Poetry Museum in Washington, DC, the curator of Silent Treatment Entertainment’s Lock’d & Loaded Cash Slam and spent 3-plus years as the host of their weekly event Silent Treatment Entertainment Presents: Spirits & Lyrics.

Lady Angelique, as she is affectionately called, made her feature debut at the Literary Café & Poetry Lounge in Miami, FL, and since, has brought her brand of vulnerability and passion to many stages; from coffee houses to corporate events. She’s been the featured artist in Atlanta, Charlotte, Jersey City, Baltimore, and all over Washington, DC. 

Angelique Palmer has made her life’s purpose encouraging creativity in everyone- inspiring, creating, and loving through the foundations of spiritual growth and self-expression. She aspires to be a conduit for the connection of art touching lives.

Deepa de Jour is the delectable dish! Her seductive style conveys an entire story with a shimmy, her lavish costumes mesmerize the audience with an exact sway of her hips, and her tantalizing glance takes the breath from the room. Voted the #2 burlesque performer in Richmond by Style Weekly, she has performed up and down the East Coast and produced two shows at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. She also produces the monthly Richmond Burlesque Revue, in its 4th year at Gallery 5, along with a variety of burlesque fundraiser events. She is one-half of the synchronized stripping duet The Garter Snaps, and leaves a trail of glitter wherever she goes..

Mary Ellen Bowman is a 25 year old singer, musician, poet, author, educator, and a nationally known advocate for people living with HIV/AIDS. She has written and published a collection of poetry entitled LOTUS and is currently writing her 2nd collection of poetry as well as recording her first EP as a singer and musician. Mary is a woman living with HIV and has shared her story on many stages including the 2012 International Conference on AIDS, the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, and a host of other college and university stages. Mary is currently working full time as a Community Health Worker, linking and retaining people living with HIV in medical care as well as facilitating support groups for women living with HIV/AIDS
Founder of the Magick City Sirens, Birmingham’s Vaudeville and Burlesque troupe (2006), Silhouette House and Pangea’s Muse Production, this volatile vixen is dubbed the “Hardest Guida in the Biz” and comes by it honestly. The only Burlesque performer to compete in a Boxing Match and perform in a Burlesque production in the same night, Jezabelle Von Jane is a heavy weight prize fighter in the art of seduction and has a talent for the tease. With her dirty mouth and her naughty demeanor, she’ll steal a clean get away with your heart.  Crowned  this year’s “Spring Diva" of the Michigan Spring Fling Burlesque Fest, Competing in the Burly Pick World Finals in L.A., this Burly Q has appeared in Play Boy's Strip Search (Providence, RI), G Magazine, Xtreme Magazine,Tattoo International and over 25 runway and print modeling publications. Fetish Fare named Jezabelle  "The Last Goddess in Carnet" and Birmingham Free Press named her "Birmingham's Burlesque Queen". She was also featured as one of Sammy Hagar’s beautiful waitresses for his Cabo Wabo Tequila stage tour in 2002. She has been the only  Burlesque performer to be  surprise entertainment for the Mayor of Jackson Mississippi earning the title “Jacksons Burlesque Queen: The Electric Jezabelle Von Jane.

D Mama D:

D Mama D, favorite fine wine she is an old school diva from Richmond, VA by way of N. Virginia, Washington, D. C., Maryland, and California.  Family based in Richmond, VA, has 1 daughter, and 1 granddaughter.  Loves to read, dance, and an avid enthusiast of all facets of entertainers and creators of diverse art forms.

Kelli LiMone:

Kelli LiMone your mocha dream, completed her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance & Choreography at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2008. Miss. Kelli entered the world of burlesque with the Peek-A-Boo Revue in 2009, where she choreographed, performed as a dancing girl, and as a soloist.  Miss LiMone has had the great opportunity to perform with great burlesque performers such as Maria Bella, Dr. Lucky PHDMinnie Tonka, and Darlina Just Darlinda. Kelli LiMone has had the honor to perform in the New York Burlesques Festival (2012) , Asheville Burlesque and Sideshow Festival (2013), Great Southern Exposure (2013),  The Great Exposition in Boston, M.A. (2014), and in The Southern Fried Burlesque Festival 2014!  Miss. LiMone enjoys sunflowers, sunny days, and music in her free time. Kelli LiMone makes the hearts of her fans bubbles like brown sugar while she takes you to the land of seductive sensuality.

Brett Zwerdling:

Brett Zwerdling is a principal in the music / bellydance performance group MAHARAL and hosts the “Smash Presents” series of burlesque shows.  He regularly designs lights and sound for various burlesque shows throughout the Richmond area and is delighted to be back doing the same for Lyrics Revealed.