The May-June Boogie-Loo!

Still learning how to breath again after a whirlwind and overstuffed month of May, many things will continue to blossom from the seeds of mischief I planted. But there is no time to rest! MORE MISCHIEF!

Virginia Burlesque & Sideshow Festival

vaBurlesqueFest This weekend! The very first ever Virginia Burlesque & Sideshow Festival being held in Richmond, VA. The wild success of ABSFest, for 7 years running, Onça has been producing amazing festival for years. She's turning her eye to her new home in Richmond, VA. And once again, I'm honored to be participating in this inagural event! FRIDAY! armitage9:30pm Meet and Greet Hosted by hometown starlet Deanna Danger New York Deli, 2920 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221. Hospitality and get-to-know-you for the visiting out of town artists and their fans. No charge. Midnight showing of “Burlesque Assassins” The Byrd Theatre, 2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221. Tassels, wartime intrigue and Nazis vs. Burlesque stars: This international independent film has it all. Viewing will also feature an audience costume contest  (judged and hosted by moi!) and a post-film Q & A with star actor, Armitage Shanks! Admission $7 SATURDAY! In honor of this amazing festival, I am offering the first ever private sideshow training for some of the more esoteric arts. All the available spots are filled, but depending how this goes, I might offer it again, next year!

Saturday Night – Two Shows

Round I at 8pm & Round II 10:30pm. Saturday Night Spectacular Hosted by Armitage Shanks The night explodes with international talent, including the elegant Sadie Hawkins, Burlesque Aerialist, and hosted by Armitage Shanks of Circus Contraption, the Poet Laureate of Carny Sauvity. Enjoy the phenomenal talent of the Vaudeville world in a full immersion experience of shimmer and swank! A show to never, EVER miss in Richmond. Our festival artists apply from all around the country to perform, and are juried in based on talent, creativity, and professionalism. We do this to make you the best possible, full immersion Vaudeville experience right here in Richmond! Doors will open forty-five minutes before showtime, so you can enjoy our sexy raffles and glittering Bazaar of hand-made costumes and other goodies. $15 admission for one show or both shows $25.00 (What a deal! Enjoy our headliners again, with a whole new round of performers at the second go!) Dogtown Dance Theater 109 W 15th St #205 Richmond, Virginia 23224 (804) 517-9292 www.dogtowndancetheatre.com

Sunday

slomskiCabaret1pm Brunch Cabaret, hosted by the Slomski Family Cabaret Enjoy our cure for the end-of-festival blues; good hang-over food, affordable drinks, networking opportunities galore, and more wickedly delightful entertainment. I'll be joining the Slomski Cabaret for the FREE (WHAAAA? Free? yes. free.) Brunch. and I believe the Swami Yomahmi will also be there. so, you know you will be laughing so hard you might pee your undergarments a little. You probably shouldn't wear any, just in case. Oh, and we will be giving away the Virginia Festival’s “Bad Behavior” awards! The Camel 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond VA 23220 www.thecamel.org So, what I'm trying to say here is...Go. Doesn't matter in what capacity you attend, you need to go. because when this festival is still going and huge and world famous, you want to be one of the chosen blessed to say you were there when it started. Others will look on in awe and want to touch you. ****

Other Shows in June!

swamiYoBirthday JUNE 8th - Swami Yomahmi's Birthday show @ the Big Hunt It's Swami YoMahmi's birthday, and the Cheeky Monkeys are throwing the best party ever...AND YOU"RE INVITED! Come for the one-of-a-kind sideshow excellence you'd expect form CMSS, PLUS, games, comedy, prizes, beer, and... Special guest SABRINA CHAP! It'll be like a feked up family reunion. With lots of booze and possibly a restraining order. Fresh from her world tour for the release of her new CD, We Are the Parade!! If you've seen Sabrina perform, you already love her; if not, prepare for you're newest crush! ONE SHOW ONLY! $10 @ the door. **** June 15th - Doctor Who Burlesque @ The State Theatre - Falls Church, VA doctorWhoBurlesque The Doctor Who season may have ended, but Swami YoMahmi is bringing the Doctor back, along with some of his favorite companions and foes! Talkin' 'bout My Regeneration! It's an inter-dimensional burlesque adventure through the universe of Doctor Who. Featuring out-of-this-world performances from the always surprising Reverend Valentine, Candy del Rio, and Eerie Twilight, plus sonic sideshow by Mab Just Mab, and SPECIAL GUEST, NYC's Nasty Canasta! So grab your scarf and your favorite Companion, count the shadows, and DON'T BLINK! Whovian dress encouraged. (But not required) https://www.facebook.com/events/135386456657115/ **** June 22nd - Billtown Burlescapades @ The Pajama Factory - Williamsport, PA with HellzaPoppin Circus Sideshow Revue! billtownBurlesqapades Location: The Pajama Factory 1307 Park Avenue Williamsport, PA 17701 Doors: 5pm Time: 6-11pm Tickets: $15 ADV until June 14 at midnight $20 at the door http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/369120 If you love the sexy, the freaky, the funny, the oddball sensationalists... Williamsport, PA puts itself on the festival map with the inaugural showcase of some of the best burlesque, circus and carny performers on the East Coast! Starring international touring sensation Hellzapoppin Sideshow Revue!!! Performers from Florida to New York will be meeting in Williamsport on June 22 to show their skills with fire, balloons, hula hoops, sword swallowing, magic, fortune telling and of course the art of the striptease 😉 THE CIRCUS 6-7pm Mab Just Mab The Magic of Steve Hyde & Ashlyn Mae This Way To The Egress Plus Clowns Psychics Vendors And More! BURLESQUE SHOW 7-9:30pm Aerial Gypsy Burlesque Billtown Burlesque Bunny Bedford Dainty Dandridge Eyrie Twilight Glam Gamz Jenny Gyrates Ms. Sabrina Grey Private Tails Ravyn Lunatique Velvet Kensington And More! CARNY SHOW 9:30-11pm Hellzapoppin Sideshow Revue AFTER PARTY AT RUM RUNNERS 10-1am This Way To The Egress Rum Runners WORKSHOPS WITH THE PERFORMERS ON SUNDAY Workshops at the Pajama Factory with: Dainty Dandridge Ravyn Lunatique Velvet Kensington Workshops at Darling Lingerie in Bloomsburg with: Ms. Sabrina Grey 18+ unless accompanied by parent or legal guardian 21+ to BYOB or enjoy complimentary "treats" **** June 28th - 30th - New York Faerie Festival! - Oquaga, NY NYFF2013 Wedji & her best friend Azog will be back again! And we're bringing games! The Goblin Midway is going down!