Sunday, September 28, 2014

New York, New York

Tonight Thee Dizzy Daisies will take the stage with some of my favourite performers at the Highline Ballroom at the Golden Pastie Awards! NYC has been an incredible experience and can't believe how fast these days have gone. Every time I visit I fall harder in love with this city! Anyways, I have to concentrate on breathing now so I don't faint :)
Wish us luck!!! 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Turku Burlesque Weekend

Getting ready for New York but remember that you will be treated to some fantastic, spectacular craziness right here in Finland as well! Kiki Hawaiji is producing the annual Turku Burlesque Weekend only in a couple of weeks! All of Thee Dizzy Daisies will be on stage in solos, group and of course the rather seldomly seen The Tourettes :) not to mention our headliner Tigger!  that really should come with ten exclamation marks!!!!!
Tickets are OUT NOW! so run!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

I am Divine!

I remember as a kid watching music videos (the one programme that wouls show them once a week... Welcome to Finland in the 80's...) and Divine's "I am beautiful" would play quite frequently. I was blown away, I thought she was fabulous! I didn't have a concept of drag, I just found her extremely interesting and realized she stood for something different from "everyone else".
I think the seed for facination for all things drag and queer was planted then. 

Tonight 'I am Divine' is screening at Rakkautta&Anarkiaa at Andorra at 9pm and after that there is a drag show at Dubrovnik featuring, among others, my drag mother Lola Vanilla and Abortia Clinique.

Be there!!!

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Getting there!

I had a great time teaching a bachlorette workshop tonight! Good job, ladies! 
Pepper is already in New York and the rest of us are flying on Wednesday which means hard core laundry and packing for the upcoming days! Can't wait to get there and meet everyone! 

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

My Talented Friends

It´s been a while. Again. This is getting to become a regular huh? Well, this time my excuse is organizing a big birthday bash for me and hubby (160 attended! THANK YOU!!!) last Saturday where we had the pleasure of having some of our super talented friends on stage! A very wet and sloppy kiss to my burlesque family that could attend and shake it on stage: Kiki Hawaiji, Olivia Rouge, Sir Willy Waterlily, Bent van der Bleu, Vera de Vil, The Shangri-La Rubies and Ane & Tiitta from the Kaira Tribe and of course Frank Doggenstein for taking care of the music, Mascha Bordeaux being the ever fantastic backstage manager and Jac aka the Furious Otter for leather daddy stage kitten realness! Thank you Annika Damström for hosting, Mallusjoki Rytmi Pois and Gööls for your fabulous song, Taru Nyman, Jaakko Kyrö & Hannu Oskala for making many eyes wet with your beautiful performances, to Marc Gassot for being a scary and funny-as-hell mime perv! and of course to our beautiful families, friends and neighbours for attending! I´m sure there will be some photos at some point :)

But on the note of what we saw last Saturday: it´s my pleasure to tell you that you can catch some of this talent in November!

Marc Gassot is bringing his "Dark side of the mime" to both Q-teatteri in Hellsinki and in the Tampereen Teatteri!
"Dark Side Of The Mime is an audacious physical theatre performance with a little bit of clownery and plenty of porn and violence mime. We want Marcel Marceau to turn in his grave and to love our performance and us. In the year 2014 mime has risen to a whole new level and can bee seen giving the white finger to enyone brave enough to look. In Dark Side Of The Mime the spectators are strongly advised to take part in the show. The performance is not suitable for people under 18 years of age. Are you bold enough to enter the Dark Side Of The Mime?"

The Itty Bitty Tease Cabaret will bring their SPECTAC-O-RAMA to Allotria on November 8th and 29th with a rock´n´roll show including both burlesque, music and drag! The band is Sweet Jeena and her Sweethearts that I also had the pleasure of performing with in Nurmes this Fall! You can get both dinner and drinks here!!!

I highly recommend both <3 Now, if you excuse me I´ll go walk in circles because New York is only a WEEK away!!!