Kitten N Lou at the Toronto Burlesque Festival 2015, by Chris Hutcheson.

Kitten ‘N’ Lou’s Toronto Burlesque Festival Diary 2015

Presenting: The Toronto Burlesque Festival with Kitten ‘N’ Lou (aka: Poutine and Pool Lounging, eh?) Can we talk about the Canadians? WHAT MAKES THEM SO NICE AND PLEASANT?! Is it their socialised healthcare system? The fact that they’ve had marriage equality for a while now? That their national ‘dish’ is essentially a pile of French […]

Julie Atlas Muz, by Roxi D'Lite Photography

From Root Canals to Bukaki: A Conversation with Julie Atlas Muz

While I had every intention of conducting a very earnest, professional and polite interview with Julie Atlas Muz, one half of the headlining husband (Mat Fraser) and wife team at the upcoming Vancouver International Burlesque Festival, May 6 and 7th, things somehow went off the rails very quickly. In the best possible way, mind you, […]

Gal Friday's Great Canadian Girlesque Expo Diary

Gal Friday’s Great Canadian Girlesque Expo Diary

Enjoy this report from the Great Canadian Girlesque Expo 2014, courtesy of the fabulous Gal Friday… I am, admittedly, not the best traveller or most adventurous person, though I’m getting better at it.  Also, weirdly enough, I get anxious at big events or in large crowds. Perhaps that’s more common than I realise, though – […]

Pillow Talk with Bazuka Joe: Burlesque Legend Judith Stein

Pillow Talk with Bazuka Joe: Burlesque Legend Judith Stein

Hunky Stage Door Johnny Bazuka Joe has started interviewing fabulous burlesque performers and personalities he encounters on his travels to festivals and other shows, and now I can share them with you on 21st Century Burlesque Magazine! In this episode, Joe interviews delightful Canadian burlesque legend Judith Stein… And now, enjoy Judith Stein’s sensational performance […]

Foxy Tann's Vancouver Burlesque Festival Diary

Foxy Tann’s Vancouver International Burlesque Festival Diary

Enjoy the Vancouver International Burlesque Festival from the perspective of the one and only Foxy Tann! 12:17 AM. May 2, 2013. The Canadian Border. I did not know that Canadians punished fun loving Americans. We, meaning Professor Honey Bunny, RedBone and I, arrived triumphantly at the border with Canada in the Focus, my trusty steed […]

Lola Frost's Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 Diary

Lola Frost’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 Diary

Desert Dust and Glitter Lust, by Lola Frost. I arrived late Wednesday night with my Flapper in Crime, Rita Star, after a three hour flight delay from San Francisco. Fear not!  We had wine, costuming projects and people-watching to keep us company until the familiar embrace of the warm Vegas air wrapped its arms around […]

The Burlesque Assassins now available on DVD and Digital Download

Burlesque Assassins now on DVD and Digital Download.

“The Burlesque Assassins: beautiful, deadly, and a vital weapon in the war against communism and tyranny that threaten our freedom. Created during WWII by the lovers turned resistance fighters Johnny Valentine and Katarina Molotov, The Burlesque Assassins used the feminine charms of the dancehall to lure their way within killing distance of the top ranking […]

BHoF 2012 - The Road to Reigning Queen: Scarlett James [9/11]

BHoF 2012 – The Road to Reigning Queen: Scarlett James [9/11]

As we count down to the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, let’s find out more about the eleven talented temptresses competing for Reigning Queen! I have asked each of them about their lives, personalities, preparations and plans, so that those who don’t already know them well can learn a little about them and their work, […]

BHoF 2012 - The Road to Reigning Queen: Burgundy Brixx [6/11]

BHoF 2012 – The Road to Reigning Queen: Burgundy Brixx [7/11]

As we count down to the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, let’s find out more about the eleven talented temptresses competing for Reigning Queen!  I have asked each of them about their lives, personalities, preparations and plans, so that those who don’t already know them well can learn a little about them and their work, […]

INTERVIEW: Roxi DLite

INTERVIEW: Roxi DLite

I am pleased to present a long and interesting conversation with Roxi DLite; a lady that seemed to appear from nowhere a few years ago and joined the ranks of burlesque royalty with astonishing speed. In what seemed like no time at all she was on stage at The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend in […]

Ruby Joule’s Montreal Burlesque Festival Diary

Ruby Joule’s Montreal Burlesque Festival Diary

Montreal Burlesque Festival: Thursday, Aug 25, 2011 I got off the plane in Montreal and breezed through customs and immigration with ease, but I was already late for the press conference that started at 5:30.  I found my fair cohort, Miss Coco Lectric, at the luggage carousel and we headed to the ladies’ room for […]