The Rise of Nox Falls - Jane Kratochvil
The Rise of Nox Falls

Have you ever made a bad decision you’ve always regretted? I know I have. But…

Burlesque star Frankie Fictitious and her Rose AB stones. Image Anthony Notes
How to Rhinestone a Burlesque Costume – and help Black Performers Shine On

As the global burlesque scene tries to survive and adapt in this unprecedented and uncertain…

Vancouver Burlesque Co teachers and students, by FUBARFOTO
Vancouver Burlesque Co: Teaching, surviving and serving in a pandemic

How do you juggle a burlesque teaching business, hoards of students, newborn babies, and manage…

The Ultimate Burlesque Lingerie Guide - In Intimate Detail (Cora Harrington by Lars Kommienezuspadt)
The Ultimate Burlesque Costume Lingerie Guide – In Intimate Detail

From Lydia Thompson’s scandalous hosiery and Tempest Storm’s net bras, to Dita and D’Lish unlacing…

Jeez Loueez by Ileana Ortiz
Jeez Loueez: Bigger Than Burlesque

Back in April, I sat down with Jeez Loueez – the No. 1 Most Influential…

Black Burlesque Directory makes all-white lineups and tokenism "inexcusable" says creator (Image: Candace Majors)
Black Burlesque Directory makes all-white lineups and tokenism “inexcusable” says creator

Since 2010, Chicago-based, award-winning burlesque powerhouse Po’Chop has headlined shows across the US, starred in…

Wild Flower: Zelia Rose on Locking Down and Finding Her Style - 21st Century Burlesque Magazine
Wild Flower: Zelia Rose on Locking Down and Finding Her Style

In the somewhat early days of lockdown, when life had abruptly ground to a halt…

Poison Ivory is crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016. Copyright: John-Paul Bichard for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine
Livestreams and Couch Queens? BHoF goes digital, and we have questions…

Earlier this year, the Burlesque Hall of Fame announced that, due to the Covid-19 crisis,…

The Noire Pageant Healing Circle by Will M
Black Burlesque Queen Perle Noire Makes History with POC Pageant

In a 2016 interview with Jessica Price, burlesque powerhouse Perle Noire remarked that “any time…

10 Burlesque Costume Tips for DIY Performers
10 Burlesque Costume Tips for DIY Performers

Christina Manuge is one of the most in demand costume wizards in burlesque. So who better to deliver 10 DIY costume tips for burlesque performers? Read on for the full down-low.

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender 2020 Postponed
BHoF 2020 Postponed: Exclusive Details

In light of the ongoing global Covid-19 crisis, the Burlesque Hall of Fame has made…