Jo Weldon: BurlyCon 2013

Jo Weldon’s BurlyCon 2013 Diary.

A fantastic report from BurlyCon 2013, by BurlyCon Board Member and Vice President Jo 'Boobs' Weldon. Prepare for a lot of mushiness, gratitude, and self-congratulation. I had a great BurlyCon 2013 weekend. BurlyCon was seven years old this year, and it was our first year as a...

Burleskathon: 24 Hours of Tease!

Burleskathon – 24 Hours of Tease!

On Saturday 22nd March, Dolores Daiquiri and Elena Gabrielle will oversee a Guinness World Record attempt in Victoria, Australia: Burleskathon - 24 Hours of Tease!  Over 70 performers will take to the stage in a non-stop 24 hour burlesque showcase and raise money for important...

In Pictures: The Beauties of Bustout Burlesque

In Pictures: The Beauties of Bustout Burlesque

In an attempt to inject some thrill into your Thursday, here is a series of gorgeous photos from Bustout Burlesque on January 11th, 2014, featuring beautiful burlesque bombshells Ginger Valentine, Missy Lisa, Elle Dorado, Miss Miranda and Athena. Bustout Burlesque founder and producer Rick Delaup...

Review: Showtime at Cafe De Paris

Review: Showtime at Cafe de Paris

It’s all change at Cafe de Paris.  Resident guest show The Wam Bam Club has departed, and the venue now has its own new shows, produced in-house.  One of these is Showtime, a supper club cabaret with the option of a three course dining experience,...

Preview: Burlesque On Ice

Preview: Burlesque On Ice

After hearing reports about the gorgeous Elle Dorado's ice-skating burlesque routine at the New Orleans Burlesque Festival last year, I was made aware of an upcoming show in the UK which would turn ice-skating and burlesque into a full scale production. Coming to London’s Bush Hall...

Beyond the Christmas Cabaret

Beyond the Christmas Cabaret

Before the Burlesque TOP 50 madness kicked off at New Year, I enjoyed a highly entertaining evening at Sean Mooney's Beyond The Christmas Cabaret at The Clapham Grand in London.  Sean can always be relied on to put on a good show, but I didn't...

EXPOSED: Beyond Burlesque screening at the ICA, London.

EXPOSED: Beyond Burlesque screening at the ICA, London.

EXPOSED: Beyond Burlesque is a vital and valuable addition to the growing number of burlesque films and documentaries; a challenging, moving and enlightening examination of some of the best-known contemporary burlesque pioneers and trailblazers in all their raw, naked glory. It is screening at the...