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 growing to match it every day. With a growing reputation for innovation and an enthusiastic fan base, Texas is quickly becoming a premier stop for travelling burlesque performers from around the world Dallas/Ft. Worth/Denton The largest burlesque hub in Texas, […]

Goldie Candela's Texas Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 2)

Goldie Candela’s Texas Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 2)

In the second chapter of a two-part diary, Goldie Candela continues her recap of the 2014 Texas Burlesque Festival (read Part One here)… Saturday April 12th Performers only brunch. It can feel next to impossible at times waking up early after previous nights of celebration and debauchery, but when it’s the Texas Burlesque Festival performers […]

Goldie Candela's Texas Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 1)

Goldie Candela’s Texas Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 1)

In the first chapter of a two-part diary, Goldie Candela relives the magic of the 2014 Texas Burlesque Festival… To say that the Texas Burlesque Festival is my favourite Texas burlesque event would be a full understatement; this is my home festival and the one time of year I feel like quite the southern hostess. […]

Midnite Martini's Dallas Burlesque Festival Diary

Midnite Martini’s Dallas Burlesque Festival Diary

Midnite Martini guides you through the Dallas Burlesque Festival 2014… Dear glitter-covered Diary, Well, it’s Valentine’s Day and I am bidding my love adieu and packing all my feathers and fringe into what seems like an exaggerated sized suitcase for only two days. I am anxiously waiting to head to the Dallas Burlesque Festival! Though […]

Russell Bruner's San Antonio Burlesque Festival Diary

Russell Bruner’s San Antonio Burlesque Festival Diary

Russell Bruner describes his San Antonio Burlesque Festival experience… I am on my way to the San Antonio Burlesque Festival. It’s not my first time in San Antonio. I once took residence as a mormon missionary. I was expelled from the mission for a “pattern of disobedience” and got put one a non-stop flight back […]

Peggy de Lune's Texas Burlesque Festival Diary

Peggy de Lune’s Texas Burlesque Festival Diary

Peggy de Lune shares her Texas Burlesque Festival 2013 experience… They finally let me through security in Cleveland airport after eying up my suspicious package. When my ‘Air Hostess’ act was first conceived, I thought I was so clever when I bought a giant vintage suitcase to use as a prop, because I could pack […]

Angi B. Lovely's Dallas Burlesque Festival Diary

Angi B. Lovely’s Dallas Burlesque Festival Diary

The Dallas Burlesque Festival has a special place in my heart. Not only is it produced by three of my best friends, Black Mariah, Ginger Valentine and Missy Lisa, but it’s a weekend that’s dedicated to burlesque in my home town. I love seeing the festival grow each year, attracting more and more of my […]

Ginger Valentine's Dallas Burlesque Festival Diary

Ginger Valentine’s Dallas Burlesque Festival Diary

Smouldering temptress, Ginger Valentine shares her DBF experience, as a producer and a performer… Wednesday, February 1st. For months, Black Mariah, Missy Lisa and I worked tirelessly on the Fourth Annual Dallas Burlesque Festival. It would be our third year working together and we had planned the biggest weekend yet. In the wee hours of […]