Albuquerque has some of the most amazing and unusual entertainment in America. Each year a mostly local group of femme entertainers put on a burlesque, circus, music, etc. show called the Femme-o-lition Derby. It was ninety minutes of astonishing talent and girl girl loving. Matie Fricker and Molly Adler of Self Serve Toys provided running comedy relief as they worked the audience and introduced the acts:
While everyone was wonderful, the hit of the show was beatbox guru Ashley Moyer aka SayWhat. I was astonished at the number of simultaneous sounds she could maintain while also singing. She received a vibrant standing ovation and did an encore that was better than the original set:
The more traditional circus performers (such as Abigail Baird, below) were daring and beautiful---always a good combo:
Have I told you lately how much I love ABQ?
Cast Details: http://www.femmeolition.com/Cast.html
Photos © Kelly Vickers 2008