New York and Nerdlesque

Well, I had a whirlwind trip to NYC last week with some of my burlesque peeps for the Nerdlesque Festival!  I left on Wednesday morning and returned very early Saturday.  Even though I wasn’t in New York for long I managed to pack in a lot of adventures, take a look…

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Myself, Betty Quirk and Sevvy Skellington were representing PeepshowTO!

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The first thing we did in NY was find some pizza!

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Yum yum!

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I wandered off on my own to find Mood! I’m so excited to make some new outfits with the fabrics I got there. Stay tuned…

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I even got to meet Swatch!

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In the evening we went to Cafe Un Deux Trois and the food was to die for… or kill for….

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Then it was time for Hedwig and the Angry Inch, starring Neil Patrick Harris!

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We may or may not have stalked NPH!

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While wandering around Time Square we found a familiar face in Time Out magazine! Our very own Zilly Lilly!

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By the way, the weather was so sunny and warm we didn’t even need jackets!

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On Thursday morning we met up with some of our fellow Toronto Nerdlesquers for brunch in Brooklyn! Zilly Lilly, Betty Quirk, Loretta Jean, Sevvy Skellington, Helen of Tronna and me!

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I had these delicious vegan, red velvet pancakes!

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Then we stopped by the store Evolution to look at skulls, taxidermy and other wonderfully weird items.

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I even picked up some Mermaid supplies…

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Friday was the day of the show, so we didn’t do a whole lot, but we did eat a whole lot of vegan doughnuts!

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And Leelando showed up!

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All decked out in his Rogue outfit…

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Backstage at the show with Betty Quirk, about to make our NY debut!

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Love that Rogue hair!

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Pikachu Sevvy and Gambit Betty!

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Leelando and Betty Quirk killed it with their Rogue and Gambit act!

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I had a blast doing my Batwoman act!

I am so proud to have performed at the Nerdlesque Festival! I never could have imagined that one day I would be doing burlesque for a screaming audience in New York City.  It’s definitely an experience I will never forget!

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Group shot of our gang!

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Myself as Batwoman and Zilly Lilly as her lady Maggie.

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