Best Debut contender Diesel Darling at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016. Copyright: John-Paul Bichard

Burlesque Hall of Fame 2016: Best Debut

Best Debut at Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016 at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is always a hotly contested category. Glory Pearl reviews this year’s contest for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. As ever the Saturday night competition opened with the Debut category. The stage at The Orleans is BIG, and stepping […]

Armitage Shanks hosting the Movers, Shakers and Innovators showcase at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016. Copyright: John-Paul Bichard for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

A Statement from Armitage Shanks Regarding ‘Rape Joke’ Made at BHoF Showcase (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016)

On Thursday night at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, emcees Dusty Limits and Armitage Shanks made remarks which were widely questioned and condemned by attendees and the wider community (read the full report here). Dusty Limits asked 21st Century Burlesque Magazine to publish a statement from him addressing a ‘rape joke’ made at the […]

Poison Ivory is crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque by Reigning Queen 2015 Trixie Little at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016. Copyright: John-Paul Bichard for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

PHOTOS: The Winners are Crowned! (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016)

The winners of the most prestigious night in the burlesque calendar have been decided at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016. Poison Ivory took the coveted Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque title, making her the second black performer to take the crown in the pageant’s history. Lada Redstar secured First Runner Up, and Sweetpea […]

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RESULTS: Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Tournament of Tease 2016

Live Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend results from the 2016 Tournament of Tease, including the title of Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque; Best Debut; Best Boylesque; and Best Group… Winner Photos HERE.   Miss Exotic World, the Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2016 POISON IVORY   First Runner-Up: Lada Redstar Second Runner-Up: Sweetpea   Best Boylesque: Harden […]

An Official Statement from Dusty Limits Addressing the BHoF ‘Rape Joke’ Incident. (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016)

The following statement is from emcee Dusty Limits regarding a ‘rape joke’ made at the Thursday night after party at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016. For more information on the incident, read our full report here.    I’m making this statement to address the ‘joke’ I made on Thursday night at BHOF, a remark […]

Anger and Upset After Rape Joke at BHoF Party. (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016)

Anger and Upset After Rape Joke at BHoF Party. (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016)

Attendees at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016 were left stunned and angry after a ‘rape joke’ was made by the emcee of the Thursday night after party. Sublime Boudoir are hosting all of the BHoF after parties this year and are famed for their extravagant, exquisitely detailed decor and immersive events. We understand […]

Burlesque Hall of Fame Line-Up 2016: A Pre-Announcement Statement

We’re pleased to announce that application results for The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender 2016 will be coming out soon. With hundreds of applications from performers around the world, there will be plenty of joy but, of course, disappointment as well. We encourage everyone who submitted to feel proud of their efforts, and we thank […]

Trixie Little at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Tournament of Tease in The Orleans Showroom, Las Vegas. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.

Queen Trixie Little: Top Banana (Burlesque Costume)

Trixie Little is Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2015, and her winning act at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend sure was a-peel-ing! Want to know what inspired this act? Who made the various components? How long the act and costume took to put together?  How hard she trained? What kind of fasteners […]

Alyssa Kitt at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Tournament of Tease in The Orleans Showroom, Las Vegas. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.-

Alyssa Kitt’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Debut Diary

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Best Debut competitor Alyssa Kitt shares her pageant experience… 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Coverage is sponsored by Fancy Feather. After an epic trip from Australia to the desert I’m finally at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, accompanied by my cute […]

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Tournament of Tease: QUEEN

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Tournament of Tease: QUEEN

Kitty Bang Bang reports candidly on the 2015 battle for the ultimate burlesque title: Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque… 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Coverage is sponsored by Fancy Feather. The time has come, my friends, and I know it’s been a while. But it took some time […]

Kitten 'N' Lou at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Tournament of Tease in The Orleans Showroom, Las Vegas. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015: Small Groups and Large Groups

Hello, darlings! C’est moi, Frenchie Kiss, Temptress of Twirl, Chicago Starlet, one half of the Frenchie and Jett ever-lasting Duet, and gal still processing the magic, drama and sparkle that was Burlesque Hall of Fame weekend 2015. Are any of you still trying to catch your breath? Yes, it’s August, and, yes, we can still […]