Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière at the New Orleans Burlesque Festival, by Tomas Orihuela.
Meet the New Burlesque Queen of New Orleans

Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière has been crowned ‘Queen of Burlesque’ at the New…

Lily Verlaine brings Erotic Ballet to Triple Door

Like many wild imaginings that have materialized into full scale performances, such as the annual…

Blaze in the Miss Viva Las Vegas burlesque competition 2017. © Tim Hunter.
Review: Miss Viva Las Vegas 2017 (Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend)

I was delighted to attend the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend at Easter for a…

Opening number at the Movers, Shakers and Innovators showcase at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Image by Honey Beavers, exclusively for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine
PHOTOS: Movers Shakers and Innovators (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

  The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017 kicked off in fine style last night…

Missy Lisa, star of the Burlesque Showcase at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend. Photo by Steve Prue.
The Stars of the Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Showcase 2017 (Photos)

The Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender celebrated its 20th year over the Easter weekend, and…

Blaze, The Red Rose of Texas, by Shoshana Portnoy
Burlesque In 20: Blaze, The Red Rose of Texas

In a new interview series, celebrated burlesque performers answer twenty questions which document their career…

The Bic Carrol Show - Burlesque Legend
Costume and Conversation with Burlesque Legend Bic Carrol

Electra Mourning recounts an unforgettable learning experience at the Austin Academy of Burlesque in August,…

Burlesque dancer Perle Noire with her new troupe, House of Noire. Photo by David L. Byrd
Perle Noire Builds Her House

To see Perle Noire is to be instantly dazzled. You can tell she’s a rock…

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…

Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2016 Poison Ivory in the Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Showcase, April 2016. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.
PHOTOS: Reigning Queen of Burlesque Poison Ivory at Viva Las Vegas 2016

Little did they know, but the audience at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender in…

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…