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The Week contest - Stripper ballet
Kindly come up with the name of the first ballet you might see in a strip club
 
Nite Moves, a strip club in upstate New York is contesting a bill of $124,000, arguing that exotic dances are "art" and should be exempt from state tax.
Nite Moves, a strip club in upstate New York is contesting a bill of $124,000, arguing that exotic dances are "art" and should be exempt from state tax.
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Welcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

Click here for the results of the previous contest: Messages in a bottle

Last week's question: An upstate New York strip club is trying to reduce its tax bill by claiming that lap dancing is an art form equivalent to ballet. We asked you to come up with the name of the first ballet you might see in a strip club.

RESULTS:

 

THE WINNER: Swan Lap
Marco A. Garcia, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

SECOND PLACE: Don QuiXXXote
David Daniel, Woodland Hills, CA

THIRD PLACE: Jiggle-etto
John Clark, Eaton, OH
 

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

The Nutcracker
More than 300 different submissions

Juliet and Juliet
Jeff Sawyer, Mount Horeb, WI

Giselle (That's not my real name)
Arthur Cavaliere, Ship Bottom, NJ

A Midsummer Night's Dame
Harvey Randall, Schenectady, NY

Petushka 
Kenneth Liebman, Williston, VT

Appalapian Spring
Anne Thiessen, Catonsville, MD

Wriggle-a-lotto
L. Robert Hill, Santa Rosa, CA 

Sleeping Booty
David Larson, Raleigh, NC

Sinderella
Mike Berkley, Tempe, AZ

Madame Buttonfly
Ginny Lord, Oconomowoc, WI

Serenade for G-Strings
Elaine Molinar, Brooklyn, NY

Lucia di Lap Amore
Sandy Hall, Honolulu, HI

Onegin, Off Again
Larry Johnston, Highlands Ranch, CO

The Magic Flu-hooters
Tanja Mokran, West Hollywood, CA

Polero
J C Dresner, San Francisco, CA

Three Minuets in Paradise
Mike Poremski, Austin, TX

Peter and the Wolf Whistle
Carlo R. Fuentes, San Pedro, CA

Dance for the Wooden Soldiers
Jeff O'Connor, Wilmington, DE

Night on Bald Mountain
Sharon Clark & Glenn Gruber, Pasadena, CA

The Babes of Seville
Dan Adler, Austin, TX

La Bayadere Badabing
Mark Berman, Potomac, MD

Debbie Does Swan Lake
Lisa Zakai, Catonsville, MD

Swan Laid
Elizabeth Gaines, Granada Hills, CA

Swan Snake
Al Stoffel, San Diego, CA

Thong Lake
Jim Coyle, Shrewsbury, PA

Cop-a-feel-ia
Robert Ricci, Rahway, NJ

Hide the Salome
Stephen Dudzik, Olney, MD 

 

 

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