12/30: The Moonlight Circus, New Year’s Eve Eve Celebration

A circus of enchantment and wonder awaits you at “The Moonlight Circus”, an opulent vintage circus themed New Years Eve Eve celebration presented by Dances of Vice at the magnificent Riverside Church.

Start your countdown to 2012 a day early at this celebration of glamor and carnival delights, featuring live music and performances by Amor Obscur, Medianoche, Gin Minsky, Cassandra Rosebeetle, Miss Ekaterina, Jen Kovacs, and your ringmistress, Shien Lee.

Tickets: $25-35 GA, $50 VIP - Group Rates Available

Cash bar only. Cocktails $10, Beer/Wine $5, Soft Drinks $3.

Dress code: Shades of night, glittering diamonds, harlequinn glamor, gallant ringmaster, lion tamer, diviner, trapeze beauty, moon-kissed and ready to dance among the stars.

12/18: Pure Imagination - Winter Candyland Holiday Brunch

Dances of Vice takes you to a world of “Pure Imagination” in this special Toyland-Candyland themed holiday brunch, dance and cabaret show at Le Poisson Rouge, featuring live holiday jazz and swing by:


And enchanting performances by: 

Dandy Wellington 
The Minsky Sisters 
Miss Ekaterina
Calamity Chang 
Rita Menweep 

Plus, an exclusive toy army fashion show by “I Do Declare”! 

Tix: $20 General Admission, $15 Standing Room
Reduced Group Rate: $128 Table of 8 RSVP ($16/Person)

Dress Code: Little Bo Peep, Hansel & Gretel, Mary Contrary, Jack Nimble, Toy Soldiers, Dolls, Little Boy Blue, Puss in Boots, Wind-up ballerinas, Miss Muffet, Peter Piper, Jack in the Box, Jack & Jill, Elves, Queen of Hearts - or vintage attire. 

A Dances of Vice / Shien Lee Creative Group Production

Dances of Vice: Tokyo Blade Runner

Shot and edited by Nishell Falcone
Music by Vangelis and Blush Response

Also featuring: Nikki le Villain, Kayvon Zand & the Zand Collective, AlieNation, Ruby Valentine, Renee Masoomian, Blush Response, Johanna Constantine, Psyche Corp, Eva & Her Virgins

Disko Nouveaux | November 12, 2011 (le) poisson rouge | 158 Bleecker St, NYC | 21+ | $5Disko Nouveaux on Facebook
Photo by Daniel Garcia and Seth Ricart / Installation by Evan Gruzis and Rafael De Cardanes

Disko Nouveaux | November 12, 2011
(le) poisson rouge | 158 Bleecker St, NYC | 21+ | $5
Disko Nouveaux on Facebook

Photo by Daniel Garcia and Seth Ricart / Installation by Evan Gruzis and Rafael De Cardanes

Oct 29: Beyond the Veil, A Murder Mystery at Riverside Church

Dances of Vice & Shien Lee Creative Group Presents
Beyond the Veil: A Victorian Murder Mystery
October 29, 2011, 8PM-12AM

The year is 1901, and guests from around the world flock to Riverside Church to see the latest opera “L’ultimo Bacio”, starring the venerable Italian opera diva Comtessa Valentina Badalamenti. You are among the invitees to this exclusive performance, but upon arriving, you find yourself witness to a very different show altogether…

Dress to kill for one of New York’s most anticipated Halloween events of the season - “Beyond the Veil: A Victorian Murder Mystery”, produced in partnership with Pasha Events.

For one unforgettable night, guests are invited to take part in a thrilling, interactive murder mystery theater game with the Dances of Vice Murder Mystery Theater beneath the majestic Neo-Gothic arches of Riverside Church

Get ready to dance the night away to the murder ballads and hot jazz syncopations of Brian Carpenter’s Ghost Train Orchestra, featuring live performances by burlesque vixens Medianoche, Ms Tickle, The Flying Fox, and Sergio Segura and Matt Grubler of the Strictly Tango Dance Company.

General Admission: $50 | 18+ (Order Now) / Reduced pricing for groups of 6+

Must be 21+ to drink / Cash Bar / $5 Wine / $10 Cocktails

* Present a copy of your ticket confirmation for 10% off store purchases from The Evolution Store at 120 Spring Street from the date of purchase until 11/30/11. Ticketholders also receive 15% off store purchases from Gothic Renaissance, the best shop for Neo-Victorian accoutrements!

Dress Code: Victorian, Edwardian, Jazz Age - Any Halloween costume welcome, but no casual attire will be admitted.

Riverside Church | 490 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10027

- View Press Release (10/6/11)

These eyes have seen things you wouldn’t believe.. unless you also witnessed the incredible show at Tokyo Blade Runner this past Sunday at Le Poisson Rouge! You can find the rest of the photos from this photo set by Gabi Porter on Metromix.

October 30: PhantasmaGOREY @ Highline Ballroom

Dances of Vice / Shien Lee Creative Group Presents
PhantasmaGOREY 2011

An Edward Gorey Halloween Brunch Spectacular
October 30, 2011 at The Highline Ballroom

This Halloween Eve, Dances of Vice returns with another dazzling all-star cast in an ominous Edward Gorey Brunch Spectacular that promises to be most elegantly deranged.
PhantasmaGorey 2011 features the live murder ballads of Beat Circus, admonitory aerial ballet by the captivating Jennifer Kovacs, beguiling burlesque by Miss Ruby Valentine and The Flying Fox, the enchanting Cassandra Rosebeetle, the fleeting footsteps of mischievous tap maven Gin Minsky of the infamous Minsky Sisters, and a special appearance by international sensation Johanna Constantine, with the devastatingly villainous vamp Miss Astrid as your mistress of ceremonies!

PUREVILE! also returns with another Gorey-inspired funereal fashion show of jewelry and accoutrement!

Show starts @ 1:00PM / Doors open @ 12:00PM / Facebook RSVP

General Admission: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/194332
VIP: http://highlineballroom.com/bio.php?id=2116

VIP Ticketholders receive 15% off online and store orders from the following stores until 1/31/12:

Gothic Renaissance
Vampire Freaks
Purevile (15% Off at Event Only)
Dollsville (Code: DOVGOREY15)
Land of Cake Believe
RockLove (Code: EdwardGorey15)
Hey Sailor (Code: HSDOVGOREY15)

VIPs also receive 10% off store purchases from:
The Evolution Store (until 11/30/11)
Blasphemina’s Closet (Code: DOVHWEEN10)

- Be prepared to show VIP ticket confirmation upon request!

DRESS CODE: Neglected Murderesses, Doubtful Guests, Gashlycrumb Tinies, Hapless Children, Gilded Bats, Anguishing Artists, Restless Widows, Lonesome Mourners &c. Prizes from Gorey Details, Vampire Freaks, and Gothic Renaissance will be awarded to best Gorey costumes!

Don’t miss the official PhantasmaGOREY afterparty, HALLOWEEN MASSACRE 7: PSYCLON NINE, MYPARASITES, BLACKBOMBS! hosted by Vampire Freaks NYC at The Gramercy Theater from 9PM-4AM!

Oct 16: Tokyo Blade Runner, New York Comic Con Final Afterparty

Dances of Vice / Le Poisson Rouge / Shien Lee Creative Group Presents
October 16, 2011 - 9PM / NYCC Final Afterparty
Held In Partnership with New York Comic Con (October 13-16, 2011)
Dances of Vice invites all fellow retro-futurists, cyberpunks, renegade replicants and starlight criminals to a night of glittering neo-Tokyo glamour at our tribute to the 1982 cult classic “Blade Runner”, featuring a cavalcade of thrilling live bands, dancers, fashion shows, and DJs.

Live In Concert:
Blush Response [10:30pm]
Eva & Her Virgins [11:30pm]

Renee Masoomian Latex Fashion Show [12am]

Performances By:
Kayvon Zand
Nikki le Villain

Ruby Valentine
Psyche Corp
Johanna Constantine

Your DJs:
DJ Xris SMack [Stimulate]
DJ Jet VF [Vampire Freaks]
DJ PUREVILE [Disko Nouveaux]
DJ Templar [Underworld/Red Party]
DJ Joey Blush [Blush Response]
DJ Cornelius Churchill [Black Hole Society]
…spin Electro, Cyberpunk, Glam, New Wave, Industrial, etc.

At Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St, NYC


$15 In Advance | $20 Day of Show | 21+ ID

Dress Code: Neon Geisha, Renegade Replicant, Mechanical Doll, Retro Glamour, Femmebot Fatale, Electroglam, Gothic Renaissance, New Romantic, Blitz Kid, Cyberpunk, Electric Witch, Blade Runner Realness…

- RSVP on Facebook

Photo by Daniel Garcia and Seth Ricart / Installation by Evan Gruzis and Rafael De Cardanes

Photos from the Secret Garden Masquerade by Jonathan and Lisa Woodford, 2011.

September 30: Jack With One Eye @ LPR

On Friday, September 30th, come meet the new girls at One Eyed Jack’s at DOV’s Twin Peaks themed lounge and dance party, featuring…

Live Performances By:


Your DJs:

TEMPLAR (Underworld/Red Party)
MIZ MARGO (Dark Sparkle)

…spin Crime Jazz, 1950’s & 60’s Rock ‘n Roll, Blues, Rockabilly, 80’s Dark Wave, and even Uncle Leland’s big band favorites.

Dress Code: 1950’s Film Noir Chic, 80’s Suburbia, 90’s High School Melodrama, Josie Packard Glam, Perfume Shop Girl Mod, Plaid Anything, Polka Dot Ties, Log Accessories, Large Glasses, Hawaiian Shirts, Cosby Sweaters, Rebel Without A Cause, Lumberjack Style, Coral Lipstick, High Waisted Pencil Skirts, Eyepatches, Sunglasses at Night, Flared Trousers, Jock Mode, Jessica McClintock, Newshoes, Blue Velvet, Big Hair, Homecoming Queen Posh, Flannel, Flesh World, Trucker Realness, Cross-Dressing FBI Agent, Dead and Wrapped in Plastic, etc…

Cover: $10.00 / 21+ ID Req / 11PM-4AM

The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St, NYC
Btwn Sullivan & Thompson

- RSVP on Facebook