Sunday, August 19th, 2012 3:23 PM
WE ARE GOING TO AUSTRALIA!!!!
We are booked at two festivals this fall in Australia with our very own hour-long, greatest-hits show titled Flipping and Stripping Down Under! The show features their best acts from a decade of touring in the American burlesque and neo-circus scene.
Tell all your Aussie friends! And a HUGE thank you to our Baltimore fans who came out to support our airfare fundraiser!!!! We did it!!!
FLIPPING & STRIPPING DOWN UNDER 2012
HARVEST FESTIVAL travels to 4 Australian cities
Nov 10 - Melbourne
Nov 11 - Melbourne
Nov 17 - Sydney
Nov 18 - Brisbane
Then we set up shop at THE FEAST FESTIVAL in Adelaide for 5 Shows!
Nov 20th - 25th 2012
Thursday, September 8th, 2011 11:08 PM
OUR COSTUME DESIGNER HAS A REALITY SHOW!
Our genius costume designer, GARO SPARO, has a reality show on the Sundance Channel called UNLEASHED BY GARO! Set your Tivo for the whole season cause Monkey and I will be on episode 4. Here is a sampling of the many amazing costumes he's made for us over the years....
SHOW SITE: http://www.sundancechannel.com/unleashed-by-garo/
PHOTOS OF US ON THE SHOW:
Thursday, September 8th, 2011 10:59 PM
US NAKED TRAILER
4 years in the making...the documentary of our on and off stage lives is nearly completed! Check out the trailer and keep your eyes peeled!
Thursday, September 8th, 2011 10:54 PM
Monday, August 1st, 2011 10:52 PM
BEST OF TRIXIE & MONKEY VIDEO!
Sunday, January 16th, 2011 11:05 PM
MONKEY'S WINNING KING OF BOYLESQUE ACT
Saturday, January 15th, 2011 7:58 PM
TRIXIE LITTLE COMPETING FOR QUEEN OF BURLESQUE 2010
Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 12:03 AM
Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 9:56 PM
SEATTLE BURLESQUE PRESS INTERVIEW
Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 9:05 PM
2010 BALTIMORE BEAUTY PAGEANT
Trixie Little is proud to announce the applications will soon be available for her first ever Baltimore Beauty Pageant! Baltimore is in the eye of the beholder and this pageant is all about glorifying creative weirdos who have guts, style, realness and inner beauty. We are looking for all types of freaks, orphans, nudists, rappers, trannies, teachers, dancers, cops and go-getters to apply.
You can compete for the title of "QUEEN OF THE CRABS!" Applicants must submit an online form by Sept 1st, 2010. 8 finalists will be selected to compete at the live contest in November, where they will be judged in three categories: Costume, Talent and Interview. This event is open to anyone living in Maryland.
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 1:42 PM
KEY WEST HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA
Link to a review of the weekend I wrote for 21st Century Pin-Ups:
Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 9:11 PM
The Best of Trixie and Monkey: A Montage
Friday, November 6th, 2009 10:22 AM
CLIPS FROM BURLESQUE HALL OF FAME 2009!
Who knew that the final word on the competition this year would be "bananas?" Lots of great footage of our glamorous burlesque friends!
Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 2:00 PM
NEW ORLEANS BURLESQUE FESTIAL 2009
LINK TO A REVIEW OF THE WEEKEND I WROTE FOR 21st CENTURY PINUPS:
Thursday, July 2nd, 2009 12:56 PM
Greg Hanscom at Urbanite Magazine wrote an awesome in-depth article on Baltimore burlesque, the history of the Block and about our May 09 Hustler Club Show: http://www.urbanitebaltimore.com/sub.cfm?ArticleID=1260&IssueID=74&SectionID=4
Wednesday, March 25th, 2009 11:56 AM
Monday, March 9th, 2009 11:48 AM
After enduring countless blizzards, billions of bruises and 2 years holed up at circus school in Vermont, Trixie and Monkey unveil their original evening length show: "MUMBO" Inspired by the pantheon of tragic circus elephant stories, but with a primate in place of a pachyderm. Co-starring the brilliant master of inappropriate improvisation, Bradford Scobie. With live, original music by Gato Loco- the latin-cartoon-jazz-psychedelic, NYC-based, music masterminds.
In this dark, poignantly perverse circus tale, Mumbo the Magnificent Monkey rises to fame, learning the ropes from trainer Trixie Petite. But the fate of the circus is always under the dark cloud of Monsieur Dingling, whose insatiable greed and volcanic temper threaten Trixie and Mumbo at every twist and turn. Daring feats, rampant acrobatics, incredible trapeze, shameless humor, occasional tragedy and partial nudity.
Wednesday, February 11th, 2009 12:15 AM
The Magic Show
Thursday, July 31st, 2008 10:18 PM
GALAXY PASTIE GLUE COMMERCIAL
Sunday, July 20th, 2008 2:25 PM
THE GONG SHOW
We were on the new Gong Show hosted by the hilarious and charming Dave Attel on Comedy Central! Andy Dick DID spank Monkey at the taping, I have noooo idea why they edited it out!
HERE IS A CLIP OF OUR PERFORMANCE
HERE WE ARE WITH THE GONG~!
Monday, April 28th, 2008 3:06 PM
CBS SUNDAY MORNING
Check us out! We're right after the definition of 'burlesque' as being funny and sexy. Perfect.
Wednesday, November 7th, 2007 1:25 AM
CIRCUS SCHOOL BLOG
Here is a link to Trixie's BLOG that chronicles 9 months of circus school in Vermont with Monkey- they left Baltimore, MD for Brattleboro, VT in September 2007. Leave a comment!
Monday, October 1st, 2007 9:57 PM
OFFICIALLY THE BEST IN BALTIMORE
You know...in show business you have to use a lot superlatives,
alliterative adjectives and verbose verbiage (see what I mean) to get
noticed. So, it's real nice when a respected and self-proclaimed
"curmudgeonly" newspaper gives accolades and a "Best Of" title that
you can call your own. THANKS, CITY PAPER!
Wiping tears from my eyes,
Trixie "Best of Baltimore" Little
Best of Baltimore
2007 Arts and Entertainment Winners
BEST BURLESQUE: Trixie Little And The Evil Hate Monkey
As of this writing, Trixie Little is departing Baltimore for a while,
leaving us temporarily without a Burlesque Superhero. Luckily, she's
taking her arch nemesis/best friend, the Evil Hate Monkey with her,
and they're headed up to some kind of secret training camp in New
England (OK, it's a circus school in Vermont). When they get back in
December, we're looking forward to even more fancy high-flying
acrobatic mustachioed pasty-wearing funny sexy shtick--and that's just
from the monkey."
Nice photo by the infamous Sam Holden
Tuesday, May 29th, 2007 5:48 PM
THE BEST SHOW EVER
Wednesday, December 6th, 2006 10:17 PM
FIRST PLACE AT THE MAYOR'S CHRISTMAS PARADE!
That's right- we won FIRST PLACE at the Mayor's Christmas Parade in Hampden- an epic 3-hour, freezing cold tradition on the streets of the most "Baltimore" of Baltimore neighborhoods- Hampden! We knew this was our year...but we still had steep competition- from like actual marching bands and stuff. But it just goes to show that moxie, hula-hoops and hutzpah will beat out regular ol' marching bands ANYDAY! Check us out with the Hampden Charm School Cheerleaders with our new pink-n-black hula hoops...all sponsored by the BEST boutique on the Avenue- Oh! Said Rose!!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fg2VlOUUNuE
Sunday, November 26th, 2006 6:35 PM
I LOVE THE SWEDES!
WOW! Sirqus Alfon ROCKS! This crazy clown band played at my favorite clubhouse, The Palace of Wonders, yesterday and they BLEW ME AWAY! I had the pleasure of bringing them here and hosting their American debut! So much exuberance I'm still floating! My new group of Swedish friends had quite and adventure in DC...after going to karaoke in Adam's Morgan, they got invited to a Thanksgiving Dinner the following night- where they ate vegetarian fare and played the "Family Guy Drinking Game" from which they still seemed hungover 2 days later! The show was amazing- clowning, beat-boxing, bass-balancing, melodica-eating, drum-crashing, acrobatic versions of American pop hits such as "Hey Ya," "Toxic" and "Bang, Bang." They all stayed over and I fed them left over Tofurkey and homemade cranberry sauce- they were VERY excited! We went to bed late after everyone took turns playing my new musical saw and woke up early to go to the Farmer's Market for oyster mushroom fritters- but the mushroom lady wasn't there because of the holiday- tragic! We did have breakfast burritos and hot mini-donuts though! They are on their way to Brooklyn right now and will be performing with my other circus bretheren, Scotty the Blue Bunny this week! I am left with dreams of Sweden...of circus villages like where Erik lives in a 69 German circus trailer...of a place of many islands and kind people who have great facial hair............sigh...................
Wednesday, September 27th, 2006 9:52 AM
Virgins & Milkmaids
The Virgin Music Festival knocked our socks off last week! The day started with us walking through the tunnel to the infield at the Pimlico Race Track- which was lined with giant posters of yours truly! We got to perform all day in the Freak Lounge- which was an amazing sideshow-style tent covered with Shocked & Amazed's sideshow banner collection, a huge bar and giant stage. We performed our "Thrilling Wonder Show" with Tyler Fyre, Lukki, Momo Taro, Fluffy & Whiskers, Strange Powers, Joule and Johnny McCloud- six shows in all! After the shows and a spontaneous dance party with break dancing youngsters, we were invited to perform the fan dance in the artist lounge. So, we performed the whole fan dance in the back of a golf cart! On the ride back to the Freak Lounge, Monkey attempted to high-jack the Flaming Lips' golf cart that was driving next to us! He didn't get away with the cart, but we did get an invitation from Wayne to dance on stage with them that night! It was loads of fun, especially with Lukki who looked like Barbarella and refused to dance and just shot people in the audience for 40 minutes with her ray-gun! Our other friends were there dancing too- like the dozen yellow-haired milkmaids from Fluid Movement. We danced and shook our tail feathers and fur so hard that whole day!
Friday, July 14th, 2006 11:59 PM
BFF at Coney Island
Today....Monkey and I went to a "Best Friends Forever" Sale. Belive it or not...we were shopping together AND we got a discount...because we bought the SAME EXACT OUTFIT and we were "best friends". Then we got into a fight at the register....where I told him that we weren't best friends anymore. But then we had to drive in a car together for 7 bumper-to-bumper hours up to Coney Island for "This Or That." Upon our arrival in Coney Island, Monkey got on the Cyclone and then got off looking EXACTLY like the Coney Island logo guy- with his hair severely parted down the middle. Look here: www.coneyislandusa.com
This Or That was INSANE- sexy banana eating was basically sodomizing with fruit and Monkey and Bunny Luv. Little Brooklyn, Creamy Stevens, Julie and Fredini were AMAZING. I have the best life ever is the point of this story. Then we got to have a slumber party at Fredini and Laure's house- which is a rainbow of formica flooring, amazing sideshow artifacts and photographs. Life is good- even if that pesky Monkey isn't my best friend!
Monday, July 3rd, 2006 9:33 PM
Home Sweet Home
Finally home from the burlesque equivalent of summer camp: The Burlesque-A-Pades Midwestern Summer Adventure! Nearly 3 weeks of laughing fits, pillow fights, making up names for private parts, pulling down pants, torturing stuffed animals, sneaking cigarettes, eating questionable food, suffering numerous injuries, sharing makeup tips and generally having a ridiculous amount of fun- and that doesn't even describe all of the amazing shows we did and new friends we met! To think that a girl and a mean, nappy monkey could have so much fun with so many talented people! Tonight I'll thank my lucky stars for all the living stars that are also our friends: Corn Mo, Saturn, Angie, Tara, Helen, Kitten, Tyler, Fisherman, Stephan, Eric, Kyle and J. Renee!
Monday, June 12th, 2006 12:06 AM
Trixie in Trouble with the LAW!
That's right- I almost got carried out in handcuffs from the Charm City Roller Girls Summer Smackdown! How was I supposed to know it was illegal to present my pasties at an event not specifically 18 and over. Children across the land were scarred and irrevocably traumatized by the site of my bare breasts! Even though the site of the real physical maladies induced by roller derby seem much more upsetting- the police were still dispatched and fines may have to be paid by the roller girls. At least I get to up my burlesque street cred!
Wednesday, May 31st, 2006 1:55 AM
We are officially the Exotic World Best Burlesque Duo of 2006!
After a wild and crazy weekend in Las Vegas, we returned home with a title, giant trophy and a killer hangover. With a last minute act-switcheroo, we abandoned our Weinerfest act 4 days prior to the competition for Film Noir- then spent those precious few days adding 12 yards of sequins and several new power moves to the act- but it paid off! Highlights of this year's festival were Satan's Angel's flaming tassel twirling, Dirty Martini's Zorita tribute in a giant spider web with wandering spider hands, the masterful El Vez, all the fellas of the Boylesque category debut (especially Father Tigger and Cowboy Roky Roulette), Margaret Cho's first ever strip tease with a pair of trained 'snakes' and of course, Miss Exotic World 2006 herself, Miss Julie Atlas Muz, with her head and then her body stuffed into a giant balloon.
The old strip was so great- just like you think Vegas should be- horseshoes and roses on the carpet at Binion's, depressing amounts of people at the slots at 10am, and more buffets with white-colored food than should ever really be sidled up to. Must go eat some broccoli and try to get back on East Coast time- but not before I solemnly swear to uphold our Exotic World title and promise to be more "EXOTIC" than ever this year!
Tuesday, February 21st, 2006 12:28 PM
Mission to save Valentine's Day from The Evil Hate Monkey was successful. Our mini-tour with The Pontani Sisters, Kitten DeVille, Corn Mo, Fisherman's Xylophonic Orchestra and Shari was the most fun ever. Although I have scabs on both elbows and knees from being in a Virgin Sacrifice for six nights in a row! Highlights included performing on a stage straddling the center lanes of the coolest bowling alley on the planet, Asbury Lanes and having home-cooked breakfast for all 14 of us in not one, but TWO nice people's homes. The nice folks in Boston also had a shrine to Colonel Sanders that was quite memorable! I did my best to teach Fisherman's drummer, Eric, how to do yoga between beers and bowling in Asbury Park. The trip culminated with Monkey receiving this fortune in his fortune cookie upon our arrival back in Charm City: "When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out. Because that's what's inside." Still pondering what it all means....
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