Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015: Movers, Shakers and Innovators

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015: Movers, Shakers and Innovators

Crystal Tassels reports on the Burlesque Hall of Fame 2015 Movers, Shakers and Innovators showcase for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine… Thursday was a glorious night for spectacle and fun at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend this year. Overall, I found the showcase to be glamorous, though not as artistically challenging as I had expected. […]

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. […]

Siobhan Atomica's Show Me Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 1)

Siobhan Atomica’s Show Me Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 1)

Siobhan Atomica guides you through the Show Me Burlesque Festival 2014. Link to Part Two below… The Show Me Burlesque Festival is undoubtedly the rowdiest festival in the Midwest but its party nature is always second hat to the dazzling and grandiose productions that attract talent from all over the world to smother the Show […]

The DIXEY Guide to Boylesque Brilliance (Edinburgh Fringe 2014)

The DIXEY Guide to Boylesque Brilliance (Edinburgh Fringe 2014)

Aspiring boylesque megastars look no further – your ultimate guide to making it in burlesque is right here, courtesy of some of the finest male stripteasers in the galaxy!  Tigger! is a neo-burlesque pioneer and the first person to receive the Best Boylesque title at the prestigious Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend pageant.  Russell Bruner […]

The Stage Door Johnnies All-Star BHoF 2013 Finale [Video]

The Stage Door Johnnies All-Star BHoF 2013 Finale [Video]

Down tools this instant and enjoy this achingly cool, seductively smooth and fabulously choreographed Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 closing number from The Stage Door Johnnies and a mind-blowing supporting cast of some of burlesque’s most loved and celebrated performers. The video of the number is now available below with a full cast list, […]

Shan de Leers' Southwest Burlesque Showcase Diary

Shan de Leers’ Southwest Burlesque Showcase Diary

Superheroine Shan de Leers reports from the 8th Annual Southwest Burlesque Showcase… When a festival producer includes #NMisinappropriate as one of the official hashtags for the weekend, you just know you are in for a real good time, and the 8th Annual Southwest Burlesque Showcase did indeed show this broad an inappropriately good time… DAY […]

Pillow Talk with Bazuka Joe: Ginger Valentine

Pillow Talk with Bazuka Joe: Ginger Valentine

Hunky Stage Door Johnny Bazuka Joe has started interviewing fabulous burlesque performers and personalities he encounters on his travels to festivals and other shows, and now I can share them with you on 21st Century Burlesque Magazine! In this episode, Joe interviews Texan temptress Ginger Valentine… ) And now, enjoy this video of Ginger Valentine, […]

Kitty Bang Bang's New Orleans Burlesque Festival Diary

Kitty Bang Bang’s New Orleans Burlesque Festival Diary

Kitty Bang Bang shares her experience of the 2013 New Orleans Burlesque Festival as only Kitty can. The weekend was pretty much one long glittery bar crawl, apparently, with some fabulous burlesque and catching up thrown in. Enjoy! Wednesday 18th September The night before I was headed to New Orleans, I had the pleasure of performing […]

Goldie Candela's Colorado Burlesque Festival Diary

Goldie Candela’s Colorado Burlesque Festival Diary

Goldie Candela shares her experience of the Colorado Burlesque Festival 2013… This was my very first Colorado Burlesque Festival, so I was over the moon thrilled to receive the email that told me I was accepted! Sometimes I am overwhelmed at the opportunities I have been given in my career. I mean, come on – […]

The Stage Door Johnnies: Post-BHoF Recap

Stage Door Johnnies: Post-BHoF Recap

After a phenomenal appearance at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013, the universally admired and adored Stage Door Johnnies – Bazuka Joe, Ray Gunn and Jett Adore – had a post-Weekend chat with me, explaining the hard work and planning behind each performance and describing their emotions and future plans… First, congratulations to our […]

Peekaboo Pointe's Show Me Burlesque Festival Diary

Peekaboo Pointe’s Show Me Burlesque Festival Diary

Enjoy all the onstage and backstage antics at the Show Me Burlesque Festival 2013, courtesy of the fastest tassel twirler from East to West, Peekaboo Pointe!   Day 1: Wednesday Lola Van Ella picks me up from the airport and takes me directly to Van Ella Studios, where she and Sammich the Tramp live upstairs. […]