New Orleans

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…

Bella Blue, Headmistress of the New Orleans School of Burlesque
Inspirational Instructors: Bella Blue, New Orleans School of Burlesque

As burlesque has grown, so has its educational base. The teachers of burlesque make a…

Jeez Loueez competing for Best Debut at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014 Tournament of Tease. ©Don Spiro
Jeez Loueez “Upset, Conflicted and Angry” After New Orleans Burlesque Festival

Take ten minutes out of your evening to watch this brave video from Jeez Loueez,…

Roxie Le Rouge at the Snake Oil Festival 2015. ©Indulge Images
Eva la Feva’s Snake Oil Festival Burlesque Diary

Glitter crash is real. And it is devastating. One delayed flight home and a rehearsal…

Exclusive: A Statement from Bella Blue, Lucky Pierre's Burlesque Producer
Exclusive: Interview with Bella Blue, Lucky Pierre’s Burlesque Producer

I have just concluded a Skype call with Bella Blue, producer of The Blue Book…

Burlesque Icon Dirty Martini Responds to Lucky Pierre's Incident
Burlesque Icon Dirty Martini Responds to Lucky Pierre’s Size Discrimination Incident

21st Century Burlesque Magazine reached out to iconic burlesque superstar Dirty Martini for her reaction…

New Orleans Venue Drops Burlesque Performer Due to Her Size. Burlesque Community Erupts.
Lucky Pierre’s Drops Burlesque Performer Due to Her Size. Burlesque Community Erupts.

Before I was fully awake this morning in London my inbox was filling up with…

Havana Hurricane's New Orleans Burlesque Festival Diary
Havana Hurricane’s New Orleans Burlesque Festival Diary

UK burlesque starlet Havana Hurricane presents a New Orleans Burlesque Festival Diary… I fell in…

Elle Dorado: The Ice Skating Burlesque Queen of New Orleans
Elle Dorado: The Ice Skating Burlesque Queen of New Orleans

Elle Dorado, winner of the 2014 New Orleans Burlesque Festival ‘Queen of Burlesque’ competition, wowed…

Michelle L'amour and Bella Blue spread The Joy of Tease in New Orleans
Michelle L’amour and Bella Blue spread The Joy of Tease in New Orleans

Born and raised in New Orleans, Bella Blue made her burlesque debut in 2007 and…

In Pictures: The Beauties of Bustout Burlesque
In Pictures: The Beauties of Bustout Burlesque

In an attempt to inject some thrill into your Thursday, here is a series of…