The World Famous BOB Remembers Dixie Evans

The World Famous *BOB* Remembers Dixie Evans

The following speech was delivered by The World Famous *BOB* at the memorial service for Dixie Evans on Sunday, 1st September, 2013, at Palm Mortuary in Las Vegas.  *BOB* and Dixie were incredibly close and enjoyed a very special relationship, and it's an honour to...

Winners Videos: Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013

Winners Videos: Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013

All the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 footage has been posted online, and now you can enjoy all the winning performances on one handy page.  LouLou D'vil took the Miss Exotic World/Reigning Queen crown this year - as well as 'Most Classic', followed by...

Dirty Martini: The Dixie Evans Memorial

Dirty Martini: The Dixie Evans Memorial

Dixie Evans, the Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque, has become a legendary figure for all of us that flaunt it for a living.  The main thing that strikes me about her as a figurehead for us is that later in her life she was a self...

The Stage Door Johnnies: Post-BHoF Recap

Stage Door Johnnies: Post-BHoF Recap

After a phenomenal appearance at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013, the universally admired and adored Stage Door Johnnies - Bazuka Joe, Ray Gunn and Jett Adore - had a post-Weekend chat with me, explaining the hard work and planning behind each performance and...

RIP Dixie Evans: The Burlesque Community Responds

RIP Dixie Evans: The Burlesque Community Responds

There are ongoing arguments about the use of the term 'burlesque community', but friends, fans and supporters of Dixie Evans across the world are truly united in mourning the loss of a vibrant, immeasurably important lady with a fascinating and remarkable life for us to...

Jo Weldon Interviews Dixie Evans

Jo Weldon Interviews Dixie Evans

I visited with Dixie Evans in June of this year. It was the first time I'd gotten to see her since her stroke. She was in a very comfortable recovery center, in a house rather than a facility. When I arrived she was asleep in...

Laurie Hagen (Part One.)

Interview: Laurie Hagen (Part One.)

Laurie Hagen is, hands down, one of the most multi-talented, endearing, dedicated and creative women I have ever met, with an inspiring story to tell. When I first saw Laurie Hagen perform, years ago now, I knew I had seen something very special, and I...