Baby Got Back burlesque

The Feral Feminism of Baby Got Back

  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...

Alyssa Kitt at the Australian Burlesque Festival 2016. Image copyright 3 Fates Media

Australian Burlesque Festival 2016: Byron Bay and Brisbane

Alyssa Kitt‘s epic Australian Burlesque Festival 2016 report continues in Byron Bay and Brisbane. Read Part One here. Read Part Two here. Read Part Three here. Australian Burlesque Festival: Byron Bay We boarded the flight from Darwin to Brisbane and then had a late night drive to Byron Bay....

Alyssa Kitt at the Australian Burlesque Festival 2016. Image copyright 3 Fates Media

Australian Burlesque Festival 2016: Melbourne

The Australian Burlesque Festival 2016: twelve shows, eight cities, a bunch of flights, and a few long drives. The Blue Mountains, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Adelaide, Darwin, Byron Bay, and Brisbane. Cue a month of madness with the Australian Burlesque Festival team, which included headliners Dirty Martini,...

Australian Burlesque Association: Interview with Bella De Jac

Australian Burlesque Association: Interview with Bella De Jac

Australian burlesque performer and academic Lola The Vamp interviews Bella De Jac about the Australian Burlesque Museum and Australian Burlesque Association, with additional information provided about the special photographs accompanying the interview. Australian burlesque history is quite different to both European and American burlesque history. The...

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...

Imogen Kelly: The Fight for Survival

Imogen Kelly: Putting up a Fight

In an exclusive, special piece, Imogen Kelly (Reigning Queen of Burlesque/Miss Exotic World 2012) discusses her battle with breast cancer, the ongoing struggle for progress in treatment, and looking to the future.  Thank you Imogen for this candid, moving article. HM. (Top image ©Richard Just) October. Finally...

Miss La Vida's Australian Burlesque Festival Diary

Miss La Vida’s Australian Burlesque Festival Diary

Hi, I'm Miss La Vida.  Here's the continuation of my Aussie adventure with my diary from performing in the Third Annual Australian Burlesque Festival, produced by Rosy Rabbit and Dolores Daiquiri, that took place from 7 - 24th June. A highlights video from The Big Tease...