Hi all! It's been a heck of a year! And true to my prediction, it really was the year of Gigs! I averaged nearly 2 gigs a week all year long! I've decided to dedicate my December to work on my acts, write new routines, learn new skills and generally level up! To that end, I've only a handful of gigs this month. I have to confess, it was super hard to turn down work! But 2012 will be even better for taking this time off! So, where can you find me this month? I'll tell you! DECEMBER 17th - 8:30pm at the Rainbow Cactus in Virginia Beach http://www.facebook.com/events/178143952277082/ Let Entice: A Twisted Tease Burlesque Production: tickle your feathers with cheeky burlesque, snake tease belly dance and vintage sideshow circus shenanigans. Watch our gorgeous honeys knock themselves out for your entertainment pleasure! We’ll throw in the titillation in for free! Come be Enticed! There is a vaudevillian star studded cast in this show! I can't wait to head out and visit with everyone. 🙂 You can get your tickets online here: http://www.serenitytribal.com/ DECEMBER 30th - Accidental Circus & Friends Holiday ExtravaganzApocalypse We are coming to Richmond, VA! it's a NYE EVE show! that way, you can get a great show and still go to the NYE parties! we care. ^_^ Friday, December 30, 2011 8:00pm until 11:30pm Special guests: Deanna Danger & Khalima of Richmond! Celebrate the looming 2012 apocalypse in Richmond, VA, with The Accidental Circus & Friends, and world music mayhem-nists the Day Late & Dollar Shorkestra! It...'s an evening of Darwinism in Action, Poisonous Wit & Luscious Cabaret, followed by a full contact world circus music dance party hoedown. Basically, folks are flocking to RVA from everywhere for New Year's, and we just HAD to do a show while we are all in town! As ever, the Circus promises timeless cabaret in spangly new pants, with danger and humor, beauty and song, and weird social commentary ~ all in the first act. Come ogle the ●Ringleader & Juggler extraordinaire Paolo Garbanzo, fresh from filming for his new reality TV series “World Wide Show-off”, is the first & only American to be an official Jester of a European castle. Touring Europe and the US, he now lives in Richmond, and presents original comedic material in three languages. Historical, hysterical, & interactive, Paulo leads the AC as Benevolent Dictator for Life. ●Mab Just Mab, DC's Sideshow Girl, combines artistry and human endurance. A glasswalker, escape artist, and world record holding blockhead, she is the tenured freak at DC's notorious sideshow venue & museum, The Palace of Wonders. Mab has been featured in several documentaries and books on the sideshow revival, and is a pillar of the Cheeky Monkey Sideshow. ●The Mezmer Society demonstrates to the general public that, after a 60 year hiatus, it is once more permissible to dance to an accordion. Hard-riding highwaymen of mayhem, they missionize the Mezmer gospel throughout the States. Bellydance, torchsongs, & sinister accordionism are blended at high speed into a tall, cool, glass of delicious & intoxicating performance. ●Sidetracked’s two-woman bowls the crowd over with high-integrity, rapid-fire, two-person comedic storytelling. They’re rejuvenate the classic Vaudeville genre... with badass sensibility. ●Darbuka Dave is the Juggernaut of Comedy, a genetic freak, & a brilliant percussionist who travels the country, teaching & performing to thrilled & nauseated audiences of every caliber. AND FRIENDS: Delicious Richmond artists of every flavor are being recruited for this event. Think circus arts, burlesque, music & more. AND to rock us into the night, all the way from their orbit of Hotlanta, the Day Late & Dollar Shorkestra, with a danceable mix of Balkan, Turkish, and high powered live action party music. Bring your loved ones to dazzle them. Bring your enemies because, well, anything is possible when 5 knives are in the air... Get your tickets here! DECEMBER 31st! NYE Red Palace Ball Drop! The Palace is my home, so come on over to my place to enjoy a star studded night of ...well, the kind of fun you can only get at the Red Palace. BALL DROP Burlesque & Variety New Year's Eve Blowout Bash at the Red Palace Red Palace, 1212 H Street NE, Washington DC Saturday, December 31, 2011 Doors at 8 pm Shows at 9, 10, & 11 Ball Drop at midnight Dance Party until closing! $30 (adv. @ www.redpalacedc.com)/$40 (door) Step right up, Ladies & Gentlemen, for a New Year's Eve spectacular at the only vaudeville stage, oddity museum, and full bar in the world! BALL DROP features bodacious burlesque babes, death-defying novelty acts, twisted sideshow oddities, quirky musical surprises, go-go dancing, and an all-night dance party! After a sold out 2010, 2011's second annual BALL DROP at the Red Palace is bigger and brighter, starring talent from around the country, local favorites, and you! All the way from San Francisco, our Master of Ceremonies for the evening's debauchery is none other than the world famous Scotty the Blue Bunny! Starring "burlesque expert" (NY1 & Big Think), Dr. Lucky (NYC); the criminally cute burlesque beauty, Lil' Steph (Philadelphia); award-winning pop sensation Pop (NYC) of Gigi & Pop on ukulele; circus artistry from Miss Joule (DC) of Tilted Torch; amazing sideshow thrills from Mab Just Mab (DC) of the Cheeky Monkey Sideshow; and neo-burlesque and variety fun from Paco Fish and Marla Meringue (Baltimore) of Sticky Buns Burlesque. With New York City's "Best Dressed DJ," DJ Momotaro, spinning the party tunes all night long. Websites: Event: http://www.facebook.com/events/325350950812763/ Producer: www.doctorofburlesque.com Venue: http://redpalacedc.com Performers: Scotty the Blue Bunny: www.scottybunny.com Gigi & Pop: www.gigiandpop.com Dr. Lucky: www.doctorofburleque.com Miss Joule: www.missjoule.com Mab Just Mab: www.mabjustmab.com Li' Steph: www.lilsteph.com Paco Fish: www.pacfish.net Marla Meringue: www.marlaparker.com *not bad for taking the month off, eh?