Events And Reviews

The Feral Feminism of Baby Got Back

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  The F-word has been front and center throughout the world and at the forefront of discussion within the burlesque community of late. With ‘Nasty Women’ and ‘Bad Feminists’ globally speaking out on important women’s issues, it has been amazing to see how the burlesque community has been combining political expression into our body of […]

Sadie Sinner: Cocoa Butter Queen

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“The Cocoa Butter Club gives a voice to The Other.  We exist to promote the fact that performers of colour are creating in a multitude of mediums, and whilst our cabaret may not always look the same, please consider how artists draw on their past, present and futures and create work which reflects this.” After […]

Electra Mourning’s BurlyCon Recap

Jeez Loueez leading a class at BurlyCon 2016. Copyright Don Spiro for BurlyConRead more

Well… What does one say? Donald Trump is President Elect of the United States of America. What effect this would have on the BurlyCon weekend, I honestly wasn’t sure.  I did know I was glad to be spending the weekend following the Election with the Glitter Family.  Within a space where we could all hopefully […]

Ursula Undressed: The Magic of Martinez

Ursula Martinez, starring in La Soiree at Christmas in Leicester Square. Photo by Prudence UptonRead more

Like the fabled, festive Coca Cola truck, five star smash La Soiree has rolled into London again this Christmas with a twinkling Spiegeltent full of sass, smut, surprise, and sensational skill. We spoke to one of La Soiree‘s most celebrated heroines, Ursula Martinez, as she marks fifty fabulous years of life, laughter, and lewd, nude burlesque brilliance! (Hanky […]

Photos: 12 Sizzling Burlesque Starlets Spicing up Sheffield

Talulah Blue appearing at the Sheffield Burlesque and Cabaret Extravaganza, by Neil KendallRead more

The array of dazzling divas taking the stage at the Sheffield Burlesque and Cabaret Extravaganza this month are a sumptuous feast for the eyes, captured exquisitely here by some of the finest burlesque photographers in the UK. Renowned for boasting a first rate lineup of burlesque and cabaret stars year on year, The Velvet Burlesque […]

Burlesque Showcase: Coco Lectric at Viva Las Vegas (Photos)

Coco Lectric in the Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Showcase, April 2016. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.Read more

Coco Lectric was radiant and joyous at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend 2016. Her dazzling smile, sparkling eyes, sense of humour and captivating musicality made for a showstopping performance. Every performer in the Burlesque Showcase is personally invited by Audrey Deluxe to thrill the 30,000 strong army of Viva Las Vegas attendees (at least […]