The Stranger highlights La Petite Mort’s Dark Cabaret as a Stranger (Than Usual) Thing To Do In Seattle This Week:
Diva le Déviant will introduce you to the esoteric artists and performers of La Petite Mort (psssst… it means orgasm in French!!!): burlesque teasers Shanghai Pearl, Nina Nightshade, and Czech Mate & Anna Clara Buoyant, hula hooper Indigo Sky, glass walker Kali von Wunderkammer, stilts walker Alison Gale, juggler Jpeace Lovecircus, and variety queens Eva Walker and Leslie Rosen.
La Petite Mort’s Anthology of Erotic Esoterica, a variety show focusing on the darker side of performance art, is coming to Seattle’s The Conservatory for a residency the last Friday of every month. Here are the details for the September 30th event:
La Petite Mort’s Anthology of Erotic Esoterica Friday, September 30th The Conservatory 5813 Airport Way S, Seattle, WA 98108 / (206) 420-3037 8pm / 21+ / $23 advance Tickets
On the surface, the Anthology is a variety show focusing on the darker side of performance art. The performers are of a higher caliber and the setting is aesthetically fitting and intimate. There’s more to it though once you get to the heart of the gatherings. You have to go and ask to find out.
Morbid Curiositease presents What’s This? A Nightmare Before Christmas Tribute featuring Live Music, Burlesque, & Variety on December 19th at Columbia City Theater
Morbid Curiositease presents:
What’s This? A Nightmare Before Christmas Tribute
Columbia City Theater
4916 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118 / (206) 722-3009
8pm / 21+ / $16 adv $20 door
Tickets: Columbia City Theater
Ever wish an awesome band would play the soundtrack to Nightmare Before Christmas and other befitting songs live?
Ever think that performances live to such a musical delight would make for a perfect solstice?
Well good news! That’s just what Morbid Curiositease are doing.
This will be rawkus Mardi Gras style event with plenty of dancing. All your favorite characters will be there! This is the fourth incantation and it’s bigger and badder than ever! L’Orchestre D’Incroyable will be playing big band style.
There’s burlesque, sideshow, variety, bedtime stories and more.
Join us for an intimate Masquerade Ball. It’s Halloween, and who else to throw an amazing party than the purveyors of the macabrest of art?
Headlining the night: The Peculiar Pretzelmen, from the City of Angels, will be playing alongside our phenomenal performers, closing out their national tour in celebration of their new album Who Brought The Serpents Down. Additional music will be provided by Kvetch Pistols and DJ CONFIDENTIAL.
The Grande Mistress of Gothic Charms – La Petite Mort
Salacious Siren – The Shanghai Pearl
Spherical Schemer – Nickolai Pirak
Dancing Damsel – Violet Tendencies
Magical Miscreant – Just Sage
Lascivious Lady – Czech Mate
Sultry Songbird – Little Bear The Bearded Lady
Charming Cellist – Signore Jesse Parce
Eight to Midnight @ Atelier in Georgetown
8pm – 9pm: Cocktail hour with the Kvetch Pistols
9pm – 11pm: Live music, burlesque and ambient performances
11pm – Midnight: Special guest DJ
La Petite Mort the Songbird
Czech Mate & Christine Anne the Conjoined Twins
Alison Gale the Tallest Woman on Earth
Mara Quarantine the Contortionist
LittleBear Schwarz the Bearded Lady
Rocco the Strong Man
and many more tba…
For advanced details refer to your Ouija board or local mystic.
Curiositease Connoisseur Table – seats 4 and comes with collectibles $100
Morbid Curiositease presents What’s This? A Nightmare Before Christmas tribute on Saturday, December 20th at Columbia City Theater in Seattle at 8pm.
L’Orchestre D’Incroyable will be playing the entire soundtrack to Nightmare Before Christmas, big band style – expect a raucous Mardi Gras style event with burlesque, hula hoop, ballerinas, bedtime stories and plenty of dancing.
Narrated by Diva le Déviant
La Petite Mort as Sally
Eddie Van Glam as Jack Skellington
EmpeROAR Fabulous!!! as Dr Fink
Rocco as Behemoth
Cirquesse asThe Mayor of Halloweentown
Karmen Sutra-Lee, Audrey Rugburn & Jovie DeVoe as Lock, Shock and Barrel
Orchestre d’Incroyable as The Zombie Band
Rebella Revolver as Oogie Boogie
Gale Force as Santa Claus
Maressa Fox as Zero
Jessie Lynn as Fucked up toys
and so many more….
Northwest Music Scene previews La Petite Mort’s Dark Cabaret in Seattle at Columbia City Theater on November 1st, featuring musical guest The Peculiar Pretzelmen. Get tickets here: general admission $23, VIP tables $150 (sold out).
Northwest Music Scene has the details on Seattle’s scariest party of the summer – check it out here and follow the link for advance tickets to Morbid Curiositease: Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark, featuring L’Orchestre D’Incroyable ($25 at the door, $22 pre-sale, $15 campfire seats).
Long before television and radio, tales were weaved and passed on from generation to generation. A common tradition became telling scary tales or ghost stories around a fire. Morbid Curiositease is bringing the tradition back, for one night only at Theatre Off Jackson in Seattle on August 2nd. Armitage Shanks will be your story teller for an evening of folk tales and performance art in the form of dance, music, belly dance, burlesque and aerial.
Tales provided by:
La Petite Mort
Stevi Sailor St Claire
Jesus La Pinga
Boom Boom L’Roux
Czech Mate & Penelope Rose
8pm | $22 presale, $25 walk-up | $15 for “Campfire Seats” (cross-legged on the floor)
More information on the performers here.
Morbid Curiositease invites you to try your hand at the WHEEL OF MISFORTUNE at The Can Can in Seattle on April 6th. Experience a night of macabre debauchery featuring celebrity contestants, special guest performers, and plenty of audience participation. Camp! Burlesque! Horror! Morbid Curiositease guarantees “more voodoo per square foot than any other gameshow”!