2017: A Mixed Bag of a Year

2017 was a very strange year.  There were lots of fun, happy memories but also a lot of very trying moments.

This year I travelled quite a lot to Montreal and New York City and also added Freeport, Bahamas to my travel list.  I performed once again as part of the Toronto Burlesque Festival, at Toronto Pride, at Yeti Con, for the Ladies of Burlesque at the Royal, and in all 3 of the Peepshow TO productions.   I had the pleasure of seeing the musical Hamilton twice in New York City.  I went to Drag Con NY, the Bagel Burlesque Expo, Yeti Con and Fan Expo.  I got a new tattoo from Genevieve FT.  And I got to see two of my favourite people get married in a Jewish/Indian/Lord of the Rings wedding!

All in all this year has really taught me who the important people are in my life and to cherish those relationships.  I’ve worked really hard this year to accomplish my goals but I know this is only the beginning.  Look out 2018, I’m coming for you!!

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Betty Quirk, myself, Coco Framboise, Zilly Lilly and Charlie Quinn at Comic Strip-off a Marvel vs DC Burlesque Parody.  Photo by Chris Hutcheson
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Seeing Hamilton in NYC with my mom
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Photo by Tyrone Islington Photography
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In NYC visiting the Fearless Girl statue
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At the HUMP Film Fest with Betty Quirk
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Fire Strip With Me photo by Zach Garand
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Best Birthday ever!! With Bunny Buxom and Betty Quirk at Fire Strip with Me
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La Banquise in Montreal during the Bagel Burlesque Fest
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My only new tattoo this year from Genevieve FT
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Hanging out with Bear Sailor Moon at Fan Expo
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Performing with Leelando at Pride in Dundas Square
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At Pride with my lovely friend Bri
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At Drag Con in NYC
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Performing with Betty Quirk as part of the Toronto Burlesque Festival
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A wonderful boat ride through NYC with Betty and Max
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Celebrating the marriage of these crazy kids!
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Yeti Con with Zilly Lilly, Betty Quirk, Leelando and Sevvy Skellington
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Performing at the Ladies of Burlesque viewing of Marie Antoinette. Photo by Dominic Ali
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At the Simpsons Burlesque Show with the Yonge Guns
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A wet rollercoaster ride at Wonderland with Max and Betty
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Photo by Tyrone Islington
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A weekend riding around in Montreal
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Halloween with Leelando and Betty Quirk at Impulse.  Photo by Teri G
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Montreal Girl’s weekend with a colourful crew
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Photo by Rebecca Northcott Photography
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Sailing around in the Bahamas for Betty’s Birthday
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Girl’s Holiday Dinner

 

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Island Betty Birthday

My partner in crime, Betty Quirk, and I just got back from a week long holiday in Freeport, Bahamas, where she celebrated her Birthday!  While in this lovely, tropical island we did a little photoshoot to celebrate.

Happy Birthday to one of the most wonderful women I know!

Hair Colour – Natasha Kaye
Dress – Hell Bunny
Necklace – Rosita Bonita
Hair Flowers – Lila Jo
Photos – Dolly Shots Photography

Enjoy!

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Bondage Bombshells: Kitten Monroe

The sizzling hot Kitten Monroe is in a bit of a bind in this week’s Bondage Bombshells photoset!

Kitten Monroe is Toronto’s very own Marilyn Monroe impersonator and showgirl!  Done up in this gorgeous overwire bra from Gigi’s House of Frills, Kitten embodies the quintessential vintage pinup.  Please enjoy this peak into the naughty adventures of miss Kitten Monroe…

Rope Bondage by JP Robichaud
Lighting and Setup by Zach Garand
Lingerie from Gigi’s House of Frills
Photos by Dolly Shots Photography

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The Ladies of Nerd Girl Burlesque

It has been a pleasure to share with you my photos of the lovely ladies of Nerd Girl Burlesque!  This week’s final photoset features all four producers for the troupe, Henrietta VIII, Helen of Tronna, Delicia Pastiche and Loretta Jean, along with their fabulous MC Reddy TaRumble.

The Nerd Girls have a busy schedule coming up with their show Level Up- An Evening of Video Game Burlesque on August 25th at See-Scape, Nerd Girl Burlesque Fan Exposed on September 1st at the Rec Room Toronto, and Page Turners and Tassel Twirlers on September 17th  at Revival.

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The Ladies of Nerd Girl Burlesque: Delicia and Loretta

The lovely Loretta Jean and the delectable Delicia Pastiche are my Nerd Girls of the week!

These ladies are not only fantastic Burlesque performers they are also two of the Producers of Nerd Girl Burlesque.  You can catch them on August 25th at See-Scape in Toronto for Level Up – An Evening of Video Game Burlesque.

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The Ladies of Nerd Girl Burlesque: Helen and Henrietta

The lovely ladies of Nerd Girl Burlesque are back this week!

Henrietta VIII And Helen of Trona are one half of the beautiful brains behind the Nerd Girl Burlesque productions.  You can see these Nerdlesquers next at Level Up – An Evening of Video Game Burlesque on August 25th at See-Scape in Toronto.

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Beyond the Valley of the Dolls with Sevvy Skellington part II

The seductive Sevvy Skellington is back this week for part II of her Beyond the Valley of the Dolls set.

Congrats to Sevvy and the entire PeepshowTO Crew on pulling off another amazing show on Friday night for I Have Misplaced My Pants: A Classic Simpsons Burlesque Tribute!  You can see Sevvy on Saturday, June 17th at Yeti Con for Comic Book Burlesque!

Hair by Natasha Kaye
Makeup by Gail Roberts
Lighting and Setup by Zach Garand
Photos by Dolly Shots Photography

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