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Goldie Candela’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Scholarship Diary

Goldie Candela's Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Scholarship Diary

Goldie Candela, the recipient of the first Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship, shares her experience of the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014. Details about how to apply for the 2015 Scholarship and to compete or perform in next year’s weekender can be found below. 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014 Coverage…

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Bettie Blackheart’s BurlyCon 2014 Diary

Bettie Blackheart's BurlyCon 2014 Diary

The Lean, Mean Glitter Machine: BURLYCON! You stole my heart! Ever since the first BurlyCon was organised I have followed its development from a smaller gathering to a huge convention with as many as 600 participants. Through the years I have heard so many good things about BurlyCon from so many performers I respect that…

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Elle Dorado: The Ice Skating Burlesque Queen of New Orleans

Elle Dorado: The Ice Skating Burlesque Queen of New Orleans

Elle Dorado, winner of the 2014 New Orleans Burlesque Festival ‘Queen of Burlesque’ competition, wowed the crowd with something unexpected but ultimately victorious!  Elle spoke to 21st Century Burlesque Magazine about her experience and the creation of her ice skating burlesque routine… I’ve been a longtime admirer of burlesque.  Actually, a burlesque dancer, the venerable…

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11 Burlesque Commandments for 2017
11 Burlesque Commandments for 2017

In 2017, Burlesque TOP 50 big-hitter Bella Blue challenges you to swear on your pasties the following commitments to yourself:

Burlesque legend Judith Stein leads Darlinda Just Darlinda, Roxi D'Lite and others in a pool conga at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015. ©Don Spiro
How to be Sad at BHoF

Last year I got dumped by another performer right before…