Sunday, May 29, 2011




I am featured in photos 1, 12 and 13 from the Sex Worker's Film and Arts Festival event, Get the Money up Front Cabaret that took place on May 27th.

I was accepted to compete in the Firstst Annual Dixie Evans' Burlesque Show taking place at The Las Vegas Plaza's COPA SHOWROOM on June 3rd and 4th. This is the festival that Dixie Evans, The Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque is sponsoring this year. She is not attending The Burlesque Hall of Fame/Miss Exotic World International Competition (BHoF) taking place the same weekend at The Orleans, also in Las Vegas.

For those not in the burlesque community, there is a LOT of controversy around the two simultaneous festivals. While in Vegas I spent a lot of time with Satans Angel and the filmmakers for the upcoming documentary film about her, SATAN'S ANGEL: THE MOVIE . Please help her finance this film and join her Kickstarter program.

Many are choosing to not choose sides, I am also taking this path. I support Dixie Evans and all her endeavors. I had a fundraiser for the Burlesque Hall of Fame Legends' Challenge because I wanted to do something to help make sure the legends that wanted to attend, could. This year, I had to make a difficult decision to not attend BHoF because of my own lack of finances. Somehow, I am making this work. A lot of PB&J and a new temp assignment that magically appeared.

I hope the burlesque community can rise above the differences of the promoters/producers of the two festivals and just enjoy the art, our community and most of all, the lovely Legends of Burlesque and not hold a grudge against those that provided any support to the Dixie Evans Burlesque Show.

Back in San Francisco, Hellfire Cinema's film, The Craving had its US Premiere at Another Hole In The Head Festival, taking place at The Roxie Cinema in San Francisco. The Craving is a work that I'm proud of because of Val Castro's tenacity and integrity to see her film get made. The cast and crew during production were badass (I was Production Manager and played the role of Fireball). Val and Eddie Granillo worked their asses off in post-production and made a damn fine movie. I got to camp it up, be killed with a frying pan to the head and help make history with this lesbian cannibal horror flick that is loved by Dario Argento. The premiere was Saturday, June 4th.

In other news, here are my performance for the month of June. I hope you can make it out to one or more of these events. This month is full of shows, events and demonstrations that are very special to me and my art.

Friday, June 3rd
Dixie Evan's Burlesque Show
The Plaza Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
Tickets for both Friday and Saturday shows are $65 TOTAL!

Sunday, June 12th
Naked Girls Reading: PRIDE!
The NEW Center for Sex and Culture
1349 Mission Street (btw 9th and 10th Streets), San Francisco
Discount Advanced Tickets are available
Queer literature read by Carol Queen PhD, Cherry Galette, Lady Monster, Ophelia Coeur de Noir and Kirya Traber.
After the Naked Cast, Daphne Gottlieb will be reading her own material, clothed. Daphne will be accompanied by Cindy Emch (accordion) and Vera DeVille (burlesque).

~~PLEASE VOTE FOR Naked Girls Reading in the Best of The Bay 2011 SF Bay Guardian Poll~~ as the BEST LITERARY EVENT.

Thursday, June 16th
Eco-Sexual Queer Porn Night
Tall Tree Tambo
776 Haight Street (@ Scott Street)
Get Tickets Today! ($10)
Included in the film screenings is Dangerous Curves. This film by April Flores and Carlos Batts stars April, Jiz Lee, Syd Blakovich, Angelique X and David Stacy, and myself, twirling fire tassels in the Pacific Ocean. I cry every time I watch this footage, it is so beautifully shot. There are no male ejaculation scenes, only female ejaculation, and no dialogue. It is a breathtaking, beautiful and erotic film that I am so honored to be in. It was nominated for Best Specialty Release – Other Genre at the 2011 AVN Awards and won Best Diverse Cast at the 2010 Feminist Porn Awards.

Friday, June 17 – Sunday, June 19th
Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens' Ecosex Manifesto Exhibit and Ecosex Symposium II
The NEW Center for Sex and Culture
1349 Mission Street (btw 9th and 10th Streets), San Francisco
I will be performing and volunteering.

Sunday, June 19th
SlutWalk SF Bay

Saturday, June 25th – afternoon
Dyke March
Marching with the Daphne Gottlieb's Pink Masque Contingent.

Saturday, June 25th - evening
Andre Williams
The Hemlock Tavern
Go-Go Dancing for The Black Godfather once again.

Sunday, June 26th
PRIDE in San Francisco!

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