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Las Vegas, Indonesia and fashion morality

  • Jennie S. Bev

Jakarta   /   Thu, August 19 2010   /  10:11 am

I visit Las Vegas whenever I want to watch my favorite singers perform. A few years ago, Celine Dion dominated Caesar Palace’s center stage, now it is Cher. Barry Manilow at Paris Las Vegas and Jubilee at Bally’s are two other top shows to see. Another show worth watching is Zumanity by Cirque Du Soleil.Jubilee is a lavish cabaret show with topless dancers wearing beads, furs, and enormous glittery headdresses. These flexible dancing girls are in top physical condition, and the ambiance is sensually acrobatic. Most performers wear skimpy attire. Only Barry Manilow wears a full tuxedo when performing.Is morality determined by the length of someone’s clothing? Should we bother thinking about what people wear in Indonesia? Why, or why not?It is not my place to judge morality or values, other than praising these Vegas dancers as top-notch international performers. Their cultured skill ...