21st Century Burlesque

21st Century Burlesque

21st Century Burlesque Magazine has documented the contemporary burlesque scene since 2007. Founded and edited by Holli-Mae Johnson.

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Perle Noire in House of Verlaine's Nightcap: L'Edition Noire, Seattle. ©Ernie Sapiro Photography
House of Verlaine Delivers ‘Haute Burlesque’ Ballet

Crystal Tassels describes House of Verlaine’s latest production in Seattle, starring Lily Verlaine, Perle Noire,…

Burlesque TOP 50 2014
Burlesque TOP 50 2014: 50 – 31

Welcome to the SIXTH year of The Burlesque TOP 50! I don’t want to contemplate…

Havana Hurricane's New Orleans Burlesque Festival Diary
Havana Hurricane’s New Orleans Burlesque Festival Diary

UK burlesque starlet Havana Hurricane presents a New Orleans Burlesque Festival Diary… I fell in…

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…

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…

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…

Theatre Bizarre 2014: Through the Lens
Burlesque Queens at Theatre Bizarre 2014: A Fiendish Fairytale

Relive the unique spectacle of Theatre Bizarre 2014 – starring Roxi D’Lite, Dirty Martini, Angie…

Sublime Boudoir: Seduction of Senses
Sublime Boudoir: Seduction of Senses

For a second year, I am proud to say that the Burlesque TOP 50 sponsor…

The Atomic Bombshells in CAKE! A Decade of Decadent Dazzle
The Atomic Bombshells in CAKE! A Decade of Decadent Dazzle (Photos)

The Atomic Bombshells in CAKE! A Decade of Decadent Dazzle, by Crystal Tassels. Seattle burlesque…

London Burlesque Stars Go Fully Nude for Cancer Charity Calendar (NSFW)
London Burlesque Stars Go Fully Nude for Cabaret Charity Calendar (NSFW)

21st Century Burlesque Magazine is thrilled to release some teaser shots from the second annual…

The Atomic Bombshells Celebrate Ten Glamorous Years in Burlesque
The Atomic Bombshells Celebrate Ten Glamorous Years in Burlesque

The Atomic Bombshells Celebrate Ten Glamorous Years in Burlesque, by Crystal Tassels. It seems like…