FLIRT



FLIRT IS A DOUBLE PLEASURE!

FLIRT combines dance clubbing with burlesque shows. The evening will be enjoyable mixture of dancing, party music, visuals, eroticism, humour and play.

The idea of a dance/house night is that the DJs play so good and inspirational music that the party goers can dance all night long and get pleasure out of it. Burlesque shows offer sensual, fun, playful and stylish entertainment and visual pleasure, with more or less naughty flavours. At FLIRT the visual exuberance of burlesque is combined with house music in a new and unexpected way, building a unique experience. Burlesque shows are interwoven into the house beat so that you can't say when a show begins or ends. The shows are added into the mix in a similar way as go go dancers so that the dance partying will not stop during the shows. During the night there will be well-rehearsed show pieces and ongoing spontaneous shows on the stage and on the dancefloor.

DJs play house and tech-house in the main room and in the bar DJs play anything from retro lounge to electronic pop.

FLIRT takes place on Friday 16. 3. 2012 at 21-04 at Club Venue, Pohjoinen Rautatienkatu 21, 00100 Helsinki. Age 18. Tickets 15 € at the door or 8 € + booking fee 1€, total 9€+ service fee in advance. Shows start at 22.00.




SHOWS
Bent Van Der Bleu
Bent is a cocky boylesque starlet spreading his wings and all ready to razzle dazzle. He is part of the Hula Pirates Kabaree and has performed nationally and internationally.
www.facebook.com/bent.vanderbleu
www.facebook.com/pages/Bent-van-der-Bleu/116673162824
Bettie Blackheart
Big Bad Bettie Blackheart, is Hellsinki Hellcat, Burlesque performer, producer of Helsinki Burlesque, promoter and visual artist. She is the Queen of the fire tassels, sanctioned by the Legend Herself the Devil's Own Mistress, Satan's Angel, QUEEN of the firetassels! Bettie is a teacher and founder of the BurleskInstituutti, the finnish school of burlesque that provides quality workshops by the premiere performers in Finland and abroad.
www.bettieblackheart.com
www.helsinkiburlesque.com
www.hulapirateskabaree.com
www.petrainnanen.com
Drama Kaput
Drama Kaput has two dramatic singers, Diana Ball and Juliet Hornet. Their music style could be described as retro disco with a Balkan twist. Drama Kaput's first single was performed on Maria Show on Finnish television in November 2011. These ladies have inernational style and thousands of admirers. Occasionally they take advantage of the most advanced beauty treatments available as seen on their Mr. Strangelove video linked from below.
www.facebook.com/DramaKaput
http://youtu.be/M_kDVdps6J4
Kiki Hawaiji
Kiki Hawaiji, alter ego of visual artist Suvi Aarnio, is a Finnish burlesque performer known for her iiik!sotic style, frenzy moves, crazy facial expressions and absurd story telling which keeps the audience holding it's breath from the beginning till the very end. In addition to going solo, Kiki performs with Hulapirates Kabaree. She is also the director and producer of Turku Burlesque, the headmistress of Suomen Burleskinstituutti and a founding member of Helsinki Burlesque & Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art-School Suomi.
www.facebook.com/kiki.hawaiji
www.kikihawaiji.com
Lola Vanilla
Full scale of big emotions, art and entertainment in the same package, laughter and new thoughts. Lola offers all of these in her performances. She does surprise shows at garden parties, big production shows at corporate christmas parties and anything in-between. She has performed at the Pride festival, Helsingin Kaupungin Teatteri and in your living room. There is no such a thing as impossible for this special lady of leasure.
www.facebook.com/lolavanilla
www.lolavanilla.com
http://hulapirateskabaree.com
SpaceWitch Pop
She writes and produces her own songs and performs them with a twist and an angelic voice. SpaceWitch Pop is also a DJ, club promoter, reality TV star and a crazy bimbo club kid. She organises monthly Freak House parties where pervormances and all things odd happen in the rhythm of tough electro techno beats.
www.facebook.com/pages/Space-Witch-Pop/125397390882933
http://www.myspace.com/spacewitchpop
https://www.facebook.com/groups/345296058624/
The Itty-Bitty Tease Cabaret
Helsinki-based burlesque troupe The Itty-Bitty Tease Cabaret has been teasing and delighting audiences since 2008. Their shows blend classic elements of tease, nudge-and-wink slapstick and fistfuls of glitter to put a smile on your face and a bounce in your step. The IBTC girls have been performing regularly since day one, with a wide repertoire ranging from one-number streaks to all-night burlesque extravaganzas, in Finland as well as abroad, and from small stages to the one and only Helsinki Burlesque Festival as well as The Burlesque Hall of Fame... The Bitties have also been resident performers at Club Wanted and Blues Trash Cabaret, Helsinki's longest-running series of burlesque and rock'n'roll club nights. They go by the names Cherry Dee Licious, Tinker Bell, Vera De Vil, Kitty Litter and Brion Bonaventura. At FLIRT you will see shows by three of the girls: Tinker, Vera and Brion. You'll be pleased to meet them.
www.ittybittytease.com
http://ittybittytease.blogspot.com
www.facebook.com/pages/The-Itty-Bitty-Tease-Cabaret/223822720970627
DJ'S
Fiona Timantti
Fiona is a funloving femme fatale with a temper. She is adventurous, ambitious, and hopeless romantic. Fiona is a milliner, vintage collector, costumer, Helsinki Burlesque DJ and part-time model.
http://fionatimantti.blogspot.com
www.fionatimantti.fi
http://facebook.com/fionatimantti
Janne X
Janne X DJs and promotes clubs such as Fag You!, Döner and Lipsync. He plays also at many parties at Nolla, Korjaamo, and Siltanen. With Fag You he has brought to Helsinki many top international artists such as Nag Nag Nag DJs, Warboy, Niyi and Black Peter. Janne X plays ecletic mix of disco, pop, electro, indie and retro and makes the party people happy!
http://www.jannesiironen.com
https://www.facebook.com/janne.siironen
https://www.facebook.com/pages/FAG-You/106530909420991
Miia Magia
Miia Magia has been organizing clubs and playing records since 2004. She started her career at a small club called Semifinal, which happens to be the downstairs venue of the legendary Helsinki rock club Tavastia. Currently, she is a resident DJ at the largest gay club in Scandinavia, DTM. She has also been DJing for several years at Helsinki Pride and organized club nights at various venues in Helsinki, such as Loop, Kuudes Linja, Jenny Woo, Playground and Mbar. Miia plays with a passion and mixes a variety of music styles ranging from electro to disco and house, sometimes throwing in a bit of pop and indie too.
http://miiamagia.com
http://soundcloud.com/miia-magia
https://www.facebook.com/djmiiamagia
Pietari Kaakkomäki
Since 1994 Pietari, also known as Jean Michelle has been playing in every major club and event in Finland. He has played alongside such DJs as Kevin Saunderson, Hardfloor, Dave Clarke, Rob Di Stefano, Westbam etc. He has also promoted the well respected club nights Flop, Doom, Pump and La Persé. Pietari is also known for his unique gender illusionist looks and graphic design skills. Multitalented and multidimensional indeed.
http://www.kaakkomaki.com
https://www.facebook.com/pietari.kaakkomaki
Sami Kiiveri (Houseamigo DJs)
Sami is a co-founder with Zacharias Tiempo of the HouseAmigo DJs. Sami has over 10 years of professional dj expeperience and has been producing dance music and running club nights in London and Helsinki since 2006. His work has been released on dance labels like: Guareber, Festibalazo, Feel Free, Spinnin', Play Digital, Peppermint Jam. Recently won one of the most prolific Tribal/Progressive House label the GUAREBER RECORDINGS Remix Contest 2011 with the remix of Fran Ramirez ft. Particia Ledig Echo (HouseAmigo DJs Remix). They also organise the fabulous La Beaute club bringing the sexiest clubbing experience with hi-tech production, stunning visuals and live performances. They have brought the hottest Super Star DJs from Ibiza to London including: Taito Tikaro (Matinée, Barcelona), Ivan gomez (Guareber Rec), and Sharon O Love(Lovechild, UK)
https://www.facebook.com/sami.kiiveri
https://www.facebook.com/houseamigodjs
http://djsamikiiveri.podomatic.com
Tatu V
He has played and hosted parties since 1989 from New York to Zurich and from Athens to Sao Paulo. In London he has played at WetYourself, Egg, Area, Crash, Kaos and Actart and Fashion Week opening party. He plays regularily at La Messa in Milan and at The Angel in Madrid. His DJing style has varied from chilled minimal house to banging tech-house. In Helsinki he has played in venues such as Kuudes Linja, Playground, Siltanen and Jenny Woo. He can also glue glitter on his face and documents the nightlife with his camera. His pictures have been seen on the pages of Interview, The Face, I-D, Sunday Times Style, Boyz, QX, Vogue(Japan), Vision(China) and on the pages of webzine KCTV which he co-produces with Kenny Campbell. He is represented Internationally by JumpDJ agency.
www.soundcloud.com/tatuv
http://www.tatuvuolteenaho.com
http://www.kctv.co.uk
http://www.jumpdj.co.uk/tatuv.html
Vesa Kemppainen
Vesa has the party tunes that make people go wild and his energetic show behind the decks adds to the frenzy. Vesa is always dressed perfectly in an outrageous hat, couture duds, painfully high stiletto heels; his lips are always fuchsia, scarlet, aubergine, and richly so. He is also part of the La Perse group who have received The Best Dressed Award by City magazine and The Best Party People by Helsingin Sanomat NYT-liite.
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=590620387
Zacharias Tiempo (Houseamigo DJs)
Zacharias is a Dj Producer Remixer and Co-founder of the Helsinki based HouseAmigo DJs witch was formed after living years in London. With professional DJ experience for 10 years, producing dance music and running club nights in London since 2006 and Helsinki since 2003. Their work has been released on dance labels like: Guareber,Feel Free, Oxygen/Spinnin, Play Digital, SoulHeat and CueTip. They also organise the fabulous La Beaute club bringing the sexiest clubbing experience with hi-tech production, stunning visuals and live performances. They have brought the hottest Super Star DJs from Ibiza to London including: Taito Tikaro (Matinée, Barcelona), Ivan gomez (Guareber Rec), and Sharon O Love(Lovechild, UK)
https://www.facebook.com/zacharias.tiempo
http://zachariastiempo.podomatic.com/
VIDEO, PHOTOGRAPHY AND LIGHTS
Jari Raiskio
Jari filmed our perfomers in a special flirtshoot and he will be VJing at the event mixing the filmed material with other stimulating visuals. Previously Jari has done video works for events at Playground, DTM, Jenny Woo and club Stroke.
https://www.facebook.com/jari.raiskio
http://www.youtube.com/user/Jariadi/videos
Tinttu Henttonen
Tinttu photographed most of Flirt's promotional pictures including the picture that was used on the Flirt poster. She will also be taking pictures of the guests at the flirt event. In addition for being a talented photographer she is also known for her bondage art. Her bondage projects include collaboration with shoe designer Minna Parikka for Lady Gaga, custom-made outfit for Emma Gala presenter Marja Hintikka and bondage at performances at Kiasma.
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002234233901
http://www.tinttuhenttonen.com
Michelle Silver
Michelle does the lights at Flirt and is the overall technical master of Venue. She is also a talented DJ and producer.
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=673683965
http://www.myspace.com/michelle.silver


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