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 All Nude Cabaret Charity Calendar, which features over thirty naked cabaret performers – including one who posed while undergoing treatment for cancer. The calendar will be officially released on December 3rd 2014 at Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, with all […]

Charlene Taylor: The Truth Behind the Tabloids

Charlene Taylor: The Truth Behind the Tabloids

In July the burlesque community responded with anger when certain UK newspapers published intentionally humiliating stories about new burlesque performer and aspiring singer Charlene Taylor.  In what has become typically underhand behaviour from the likes of the Daily Mail, Charlene was deceived and mislead into thinking that her humble message of hope and survival would […]

Catherine D'Lish releases Debut Single and Music Video

Catherine D’Lish releases Debut Single and Music Video

On June 16th 2014, Bart & Baker proudly released their first collaboration in a series with burlesque icon Catherine D’Lish. It is already proving a big success, being featured on multi-selling lounge compilations and soon to feature on a big project released by the makers of BUDDHA BAR ( Claude Challe and DJ Ravin).  The […]

Mod Carousel reply to Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines.

Mod Carousel reply to Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines.

I’m sure most of us have seen Robin Thicke’s notorious Blurred Lines music video, and I know that many of us find it problematic. Seattle-based boylesque troupe Mod Carousel have produced a brilliant gender-reversed response to it, and Mod Carousel member Trojan Original spoke to me about the project… “Putting together the video was pretty […]

Exotic World & the Burlesque Revival: An Urgent Appeal to the Community

Exotic World & the Burlesque Revival: An Urgent Appeal to the Community

This beautiful film is a labour of love that had the entire theatre in tears when it premiered at BHoF. But if it does not receive the final funding it needs within 6 days, you will never get to see it. Please give something – whatever you can give – and support the team that have worked so hard, and ensure that everyone can enjoy and be inspired by this film. Let’s make this a community effort – many of us would not be where we are if it were it not for the individuals documented in this film and the people who document our history…

Holli-Mae and Team x

ONLINE PREMIERE: Michelle L’amour – ‘Shower with Affection’

ONLINE PREMIERE: Michelle L’amour – ‘Shower with Affection’

On her birthday, Michelle L’amour has allowed us to present to you her new act, “Shower With Affection”. We hope you enjoy this little ‘online premiere’, and we are sure you will all join us in wishing Michelle a very happy birthday – feel free to leave birthday messages in the comments section below…