Burlesque Hall of Fame Tournament of Tease: Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen (BHoF 2014)

Burlesque Hall of Fame Tournament of Tease: Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen (BHoF 2014)

Kitty Bang Bang reviews the Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque category at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014.  Click here for her thoughts on the Debut category… When the list of competitors for this year’s Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque category came out, I was really happy to see some […]

The Would-Be Queens: 20 Questions with Burgundy Brixx (BHoF 2014)

The Would-Be Queens: 20 Questions with Burgundy Brixx (BHoF 2014)

It’s that time of year again when the ten wonderful women selected to compete for Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque face my pre-pageant interview. This year, the contenders were sent twenty questions, composed of a question contributed by each of them and some additional questions from previous Miss Exotic World title-holders. Finally, we […]

Foxy Tann's Vancouver Burlesque Festival Diary

Foxy Tann’s Vancouver International Burlesque Festival Diary

Enjoy the Vancouver International Burlesque Festival from the perspective of the one and only Foxy Tann! 12:17 AM. May 2, 2013. The Canadian Border. I did not know that Canadians punished fun loving Americans. We, meaning Professor Honey Bunny, RedBone and I, arrived triumphantly at the border with Canada in the Focus, my trusty steed […]

The Shanghai Pearl’s Burlesque Royale.

The Shanghai Pearl’s Burlesque Royale.

The Shanghai Pearl’s upcoming Burlesque Royale is in many ways the show she was born to create. Though she’s been producing since she was just an eager young lass brandishing her bona fides from the Academy of Burlesque (some may recall shows she had a hand in at the Jewelbox and Wallingford’s Seamonster), it wasn’t […]

Trixie Little's BHoF Burlesque Innovation Guild Awards

Trixie Little’s BHoF Burlesque Innovation Guild Awards

Trixie Little shares her thoughts on The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 and awards some Burlesque Innovation Guild honours. “I want to be where the boys are!”  This was the phrase that kept repeating in my head during this year’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend.  Probably over eighty women were on stage over four […]

Competing for the Crown: Burgundy Brixx (BHoF 2013)

Burgundy Brixx has tackled my 2013 pre-BHoF Q&A, and she will take to the stage in just over a week at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013. I put something lighthearted and fun together this year, and requested some extra ‘media’ from each contender. When I’m on stage, I feel… complete. When I’m on […]

Frenchie Kiss' Minneapolis Burlesque Festival Diary

Frenchie Kiss’ Minneapolis Burlesque Festival Diary

Frenchie Kiss reports back to 21st Century Burlesque Magazine on the first Minneapolis Burlesque Festival… Dear Diary, 2013 started with a bang because I got to be one of the featured performers and teachers at the very first Minneapolis Burlesque Festival, which took place on January 31st – February 3rd at the Ritz Theatre. Now, […]

Lola Frost's BurlyCon Diary

Lola Frost’s BurlyCon Diary

Before I gave an interview on what I teach, someone whom I admire very much said to me, ‘Go get ’em, don’t be stingy with your knowledge. What you have to offer is valuable, be generous.’ It was sound advice from a leader I trusted. It gave me the insight and strength to not only […]

BHoF 2012 - The Road to Reigning Queen: Burgundy Brixx [6/11]

BHoF 2012 – The Road to Reigning Queen: Burgundy Brixx [7/11]

As we count down to the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, let’s find out more about the eleven talented temptresses competing for Reigning Queen!  I have asked each of them about their lives, personalities, preparations and plans, so that those who don’t already know them well can learn a little about them and their work, […]