Kink community raises money for HIV awareness
Calgary performers rehearse for upcoming BDSM show at Jimmy's Nightclub.
Photos by Hannah Cawsey
Published February 12, 2014
Burlesque is a strip tease style act preformed with music. Sanguine will be performing a tribute to the classic French burlesque style during the Crimson Events show on Feb. 16.
The BDSM act includes the use of multiple forms of domination, such as rubbing knives over the partner's body. This act, among many other kink related acts can be seen at the 18+ adult show at Jimmy's Nightclub on Feb. 16, 2014.
Crimson Events will be hosting a blood red theme for their show on Feb. 16.Heather Ross aka Sanguine prepares for her classic French-style burlesque.
Left photo: Mr. Masochist, left, and Mr. Tinyteeth, right, practise for their BDSM act for Crimson Events' show Feb. 16, 2014
Right photo:Mr. Tinyteeth reaches for a knife, a prop used for this BDSM act which can be seen at the adult alternative show at Jimmy's Nightclub on Feb. 16, 2014
Left photo: Crimson Events hosts many acts, including a performance telling a story of a vampire and her victim.
Right photo: Annette Kwa, aka Amythia is one of the co-founders of Crimson Events. Amythia partnered Crimson with HIV Community Link to raise funds for the organization and to help educate Calgary's adult entertainment scene on HIV.
Left photo: Mr. Masochist, left, and Mr. Tinyteeth, right, show off part of their BDSM act for Crimson Events. BDSM stands for Bondage, Domination, Sadism and Masochism and is a sexual kink found in the adult alternative entertainment community.
Right photo: The BDSM act includes the use of multiple forms of domination, such as whips, between the performing partners.
Heather Ross prepares for her classic French-style burlesque performance for Crimson Events.
Sanguine's act was inspired by classic French style burlesque and can be seen on Feb. 16 at Jimmy's Nightclub.