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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Bella Blue's Top 10 Guide to Best Burlesque Behaviour
Bella Blue’s Top 10 Guide to Best Burlesque Behaviour

I have been doing burlesque for almost eight years now. That, by no means, makes…

Burlesque 101: Costume Fastenings
Burlesque 101: Costume Fastenings

In a new series on 21st Century Burlesque Magazine, Burly Baker Jenni Fleur Silver guides…

Speaking with Legends: April March 'The First Lady of Burlesque'
Speaking with Legends: April March ‘The First Lady of Burlesque’

In a new series, Adele Wolf interviews our treasured burlesque legends, revealing more about their…

Facebook Real Name Policy: A Front Line Battle Report
Facebook Real Name Policy: A Front Line Battle Report

Burlesque performer Dottie Lux attended a meeting with Facebook last week to discuss the Facebook…

LAST CHANCE: Final Fantastic Shows at London Wonderground.
LAST CHANCE: Final Fantastic Shows at London Wonderground.

It has been another summer of tremendous fun and first rate entertainment at London Wonderground…

Review: BRIEFS - The Second Coming (London Wonderground 2014)
Review – BRIEFS: The Second Coming (London Wonderground 2014)

Briefs, the all-male cabaret circus troupe from (mostly) Australia has returned to London Wonderground for…

BHoF 2014: Sunday Night - Icons and All Stars
BHoF 2014: Sunday Night – Icons and All-Stars

Hi everybody, it’s us, Kitten ‘N’ Lou!  After working our rhinestoned patooties off all weekend…

Lydia DeCarllo's Oregon Burlesque Festival DiaryLydia DeCarllo's Oregon Burlesque Festival Diary
Lydia DeCarllo’s Oregon Burlesque Festival Diary

Lydia DeCarllo shares her Oregon Burlesque Festival experience… There is something indescribably special about being…

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…

Stripped Bare: Naked in Edinburgh (Edinburgh Fringe 2014)
Stripped Bare: Naked in Edinburgh (Edinburgh Fringe 2014)

Returning from her very first Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Miss Glory Pearl reveals how her one-woman…

Goldie Candela's Texas Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 2)
Goldie Candela’s Texas Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 2)

In the second chapter of a two-part diary, Goldie Candela continues her recap of the…