More on Less: The History of Burlesque in America From Lydia Thompson to Amber Ray

Read on to find out more about a fabulous burlesque exhibition in Milwaukee, US, which is open until July 5th, 2015 and includes items contributed by The Burlesque Hall of Fame… “More on Less: The History of Burlesque From Lydia Thompson to Amber Ray presents the history of burlesque in America — surveying its cultural influence […]

New York Burlesque Festival 2013: Saturday Spectacular

New York Burlesque Festival 2013: Saturday Spectacular

21st Century Fox here, bringing you more New York Burlesque Festival action direct from my basement!  (Thanks for the (admittedly hilarious) ‘plug’ Murray.) Dazzled by my first experience of Times Square at night, I and my trusty pal Verity Vale picked and pushed through the gawking clusters of tourists and made it to the legendary […]

The Burlesque Assassins now available on DVD and Digital Download

Burlesque Assassins now on DVD and Digital Download.

“The Burlesque Assassins: beautiful, deadly, and a vital weapon in the war against communism and tyranny that threaten our freedom. Created during WWII by the lovers turned resistance fighters Johnny Valentine and Katarina Molotov, The Burlesque Assassins used the feminine charms of the dancehall to lure their way within killing distance of the top ranking […]

Ruby Joule’s Montreal Burlesque Festival Diary

Ruby Joule’s Montreal Burlesque Festival Diary

Montreal Burlesque Festival: Thursday, Aug 25, 2011 I got off the plane in Montreal and breezed through customs and immigration with ease, but I was already late for the press conference that started at 5:30.  I found my fair cohort, Miss Coco Lectric, at the luggage carousel and we headed to the ladies’ room for […]

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Lola van Ella’s New Orleans Festival Diary…

Oh New Orleans! What a whirlwind! I was thrilled to be heading back for the New Orleans Burlesque Festival, which has quickly become one of my favourite fesitvals and burlesque weekends… I packed up my costumes, my swing, supplies for the class I’d be teaching and more glittery and rhinestoned things than probably necessary (and […]

Golden Pasties 2010

Golden Pastie Results: New York Burlesque Festival 2010

Results from the NYBF 2010 Golden Pastie Awards. The Hottest Freshman of 2010 Miss Boo Boo Darlin’ The Leading Trendsetter in Burlesque Julie Atlas Muz The Best Burlesque Couple Trixie Little and The Evil Hate Monkey The Cool Cucumber Award: For Recovering Flawlessly from a Major Onstage Mishap! Amber Ray The Performer Most Likely to […]

The Grand Burlesque Show Part Two: Gentry’s Backstage Photo Diary

The fabulous Gentry de Paris kindly agreed to create a photo diary during her trip to Montreal. Enjoy the journey! The day started at the ungodly hour of 5 AM. Even 5 AM in Paris is painful. Unless of course you’re just getting home, which is what I’m usually doing at that hour. But I […]

The Grand Burlesque Show Part One: ‘Poutine and Champagne…’

Tanya Cheex reports on The Grand Burlesque Show in Montreal… Poutine may as well be the national dish in la belle provence of Quebec: french fries covered in gravy with squeaky cheese curds. I’ve been told this is most important. Poutine has nothing to do with burlesque (to my knowledge!) but it was a topic […]

On the Red Carpet at the NYBF Golden Pastie Awards 2009… [Plus full Golden Pastie Results!]

Tatah Dujour and Minnie Tonka Interview the Stars of NYBF 2009 at the Golden Pastie Awards… Directed and Produced by Marky Pierson (www.markypierson.com) Golden Pastie Results: Burlesque performer most likely to appear in Playboy: Angie Pontani Biggest Kissing Bandit of burlesque: Tigger! Biggest Hair in burlesque: Darlinda Just Darlinda Performer with the most luggage / […]