My Bear Babes Calendar photoshoot is scheduled for mid-August, with Talyn Stone co-modelling and Renee Robyn shooting. The calendar will be released late October, so… mark your calendars! Hehe.
┼ Friday August 2 ┼
Calgary Horror Con Gala Opening Party (YYC)
Appearing at the exclusive celebrity meet-and-greet event at the top of the Calgary Tower! Performing my SAW fetish burlesque piece fresh from the German Horror Con – The Dark Zone.
Buy tickets here
┼ Saturday & Sunday Aug 3-4 ┼
Annual Calgary Horror-Con – 3rd Annual Calgary Horror Con 2013 (YYC)
Partying in my own merch booth with Renee Robyn Photography as my neighbour. Come feed the monsters, get some free treats, snap a photo, and take home a print ♥
┼ Friday August 30 ┼
Ides of Winter in SK (YQR)
THE RITUAL FROM DEADMONTON: BEGRIME EXEMIOUS / DIRE OMEN / IDES OF WINTER / AUTARIC / DESECRATE SCRIPTURE
Performing at the frosthoar for Ides of Winter. Also ritually applying frostpaint and selling my soul for tshirt money.
┼ Saturday August 31 ┼
Ides of Winter in MB (YWG)
Wilt, Dire Omen(AB), Begrime Exemious(AB), Ides of Winter(AB) and Entity
Performing at the frosthoar for Ides of Winter. Also ritually applying frostpaint and selling my soul for tshirt money
I designed the poster myself using a photo from an epic black metal photoshoot with Chris Brown of Unbound Photography
Desecrate Scripture is a blackened doom metal band from Saskatchewan. I have been friends with them through the prairie metal scene and have always wanted to collaborate.
When I found out they were planning shows in Alberta for their Prairie Indoctrination Tour, I booked them instantly at The Rendezvous Pub, our local sports bar & metal haunt. They brought Autaric along, and both bands ending up crashing on my living room floor after a Denny’s metal invasion. I also asked Vile Insignia from Calgary to play, and then for fun, decided to perform “Lamentos”, a fusion dance piece I affectionately call the Orcish Lullaby (more on that later).
As the night progressed, we chatted & ate metal cupcakes & swapped merch & headwhipped. VI & Autaric played, I danced in all white on a dirty black floor, and then when Desecrate was ending their set, I hopped onstage to shimmy for my favourite song.
Post-show, Desecrate’s founder Wikk and I had an explosion of ideas to talk about, as he runs his own promotions company as well as side projects. We planned the photoshoots for his upcoming solo album trio which will involve elaborate custom costumes and a rockstar photographer. He also filmed my dance piece, so look out for a tour video from him!
My performance itself was a bellydance fusion act (no fetish nor burlesque – just pure dance) set to folky doom metal, adorned in corpse paint. It is an avant-garde, lyrical-style piece that I feel very emotional connected to. It has only been performed once before, although I have plans to debut it to a mass audience in the future. There is a video kicking around of a previous performance of the piece if you hunt enough on my youtube channel ; )
You can order Desecrate Scripture’s newest album here.
Prints of any photos may be ordered by emailing me through my contact page.
Model, Makeup, Hair, Accessories, Styling, Props for Lylia by Lylia
All other models, own Hair and Makeup, Styling, Accessories
Behind-the-Scenes Photos by self & friends