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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…

Burlesque Activism: Bunny Buxom Discusses Rabbit Hole Productions

I am a member of the New York City burlesque community. I started performing nearly four…

Imogen Kelly's New York Burlesque Festival Diary
Imogen Kelly’s New York Burlesque Festival Diary

Beating the Burly Blues NYC style: Miss Exotic World 2012 Imogen Kelly‘s New York Burlesque…

Jo Weldon presents GodDamned Women (Ft. Dirty Martini, Angie Pontani, Julie Atlas Muz)
Jo Weldon presents GodDamned Women (Ft. Dirty Martini, Angie Pontani, Julie Atlas Muz)

Join Jo Weldon and friends as they celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the New York…

INTERVIEW: Angie Pontani
INTERVIEW: Angie Pontani

When I planned my schedule for the New York Burlesque Festival 2013, one of the…

The New York Boylesque Festival 2014
The New York Boylesque Festival 2014

A Fancy Femme’s Take on a Weekend of Bedazzled Dongs: Kitten LaRue goes to the…

Burlesque Legends and Sensational Supporting Cast at Mother's Day Burlesque Brunch
Burlesque Legends and Sensational Supporting Cast at Mother’s Day Burlesque Brunch

Sunday May 11th offers a rare and very special opportunity to meet three beloved burlesque…

Review: Beauty and the Beast (Julie Atlas Muz and Mat Fraser, New York, March 2014.)
Review: Beauty and the Beast (Julie Atlas Muz and Mat Fraser, New York, March 2014.)

Beauty and the Beast, starring Julie Atlas Muz and Mat Fraser, reviewed by Stephanie Nolasco.…

Slipper Room Owner James Habacker Comments on Rush Aaron Hicks 'Blackface' Incident
Slipper Room Owner James Habacker Comments on Rush Aaron Hicks ‘Blackface’ Incident

As I am sure many of you have heard and read by now, on Friday…

INTERVIEW: Minnie Tonka and Darlinda Just Darlinda, The Schlep Sisters. (Partnerships Series)
INTERVIEW: The Schlep Sisters – Minnie Tonka and Darlinda Just Darlinda. (Partnerships Series)

With their tenth anniversary celebration coming up this Saturday (March 8th – see details below),…

New York Boylesque Festival Producer responds to Go-Go Harder's Accusations of Exclusion.
New York Boylesque Festival Producers respond to Go-Go Harder’s Accusations of Exclusion.

A number of burlesque performers have reacted with shock to the alleged actions of New…