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…

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016
RESULTS: Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Tournament of Tease 2016

Live Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend results from the 2016 Tournament of Tease, including the…

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…

ALERT: Michelle L’amour’s new Valentine’s Day act is going to Blow. Your. Mind.

For more than a decade, Michelle L’amour – Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque…

Michelle L'amour and the Stripper's Holiday 2015 trainees.
Di Lovely: Stripper’s Holiday 2015

It all came full circle when I got the invitation e-mail from Michelle L’amour. I’ve…

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,…

Burlesque Activism: Bunny Buxom Discusses Rabbit Hole Productions

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

J. Von Stratton Celebrates 'Queen of the Roses' Win With Stunning Photo Shoot
J. Von Stratton Celebrates ‘Queen of the Roses’ Win With Stunning Photo Shoot

J. Von Stratton was recently crowned ‘Queen of the Roses’ at the annual Oregon Burlesque…

Perle Noire in House of Verlaine's Nightcap: L'Edition Noire, Seattle. ©Ernie Sapiro Photography
House of Verlaine Delivers ‘Haute Burlesque’ Ballet

Crystal Tassels describes House of Verlaine’s latest production in Seattle, starring Lily Verlaine, Perle Noire,…

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…

Goldie Candela, Austin. ©James Cano (A Teasetastic Tour of Texas Burlesque)
A Teasetastic Tour of Texas Burlesque

Texas is one of the largest states in the US and its burlesque scene is…