Coco Lectric in the Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Showcase, April 2016. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.

Burlesque Showcase: Coco Lectric at Viva Las Vegas (Photos)

Coco Lectric was radiant and joyous at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend 2016. Her dazzling smile, sparkling eyes, sense of humour and captivating musicality made for a showstopping performance. Every performer in the Burlesque Showcase is personally invited by Audrey Deluxe to thrill the 30,000 strong army of Viva Las Vegas attendees (at least […]

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Tournament of Tease: QUEEN

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Tournament of Tease: QUEEN

Kitty Bang Bang reports candidly on the 2015 battle for the ultimate burlesque title: Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque… 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Coverage is sponsored by Fancy Feather. The time has come, my friends, and I know it’s been a while. But it took some time […]

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, […]

Evie Red's Texas Burlesque Festival Diary

Evie Red’s Texas Burlesque Festival Diary

Evie Red presents an Aussie take on the Texas Burlesque Festival!  #evietakestexas In early April, this little showgirl packed her most sparkly G-string and lampshade headpiece into a suitcase and travelled 8,800 miles to the Texas Burlesque Festival in Austin. Nearly 20 hours of flight later, I was in the heart of Texas and getting ready […]

World Famous *BOB* at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015: 58th Annual Titans of Tease Reunion Showcase. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015: 58th Annual Titans of Tease Reunion Showcase

Kay Sera reports on the 58th Annual Titans of Tease Reunion Showcase at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015… 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Coverage is sponsored by Fancy Feather. The 58th Annual Titans of Tease Reunion Showcase, part of The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender, boasted the most burlesque legend […]

Red Hot Annie in the Viva Las Vegas 2015 burlesque showcase. ©Tim Hunter

Kitten ‘N’ Lou’s Viva Las Vegas 2015 Burlesque Diary

Kitten ‘N’ Lou do Viva Las Vegas! When we first got the email from the gorgeous Audrey Deluxe asking us to perform at Viva Las Vegas Weekend 18, our first thought was: ‘Really? You want these two gay dancing weirdos? At a Rockabilly festival?’  Our next thought was: ‘Well, that’s fantastic!’ Full disclosure: our initial, […]

Burlesque Match Game, BHoF Edition: Coco Lectric

For this year’s pre-BHoF contender profiles, the Miss Exotic World hopefuls were asked to play a burlesque edition of Match Game, with an added challenge – inspired by RuPaul’s Snatch Game version – to create a tribute selfie to one of their burlesque heroes. Next up, Coco Lectric! 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of […]

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 […]

Burlesque TOP 50 2013 Postmortem, by J.D. Oxblood

Burlesque TOP 50 2013 Postmortem, by J.D. Oxblood

Disclaimer: This is an analysis of the results of the Burlesque TOP 50 2013 as compared to the predictions of the author based on handicapping per past rankings and prior performances. No subjective judgment is implied or should be construed except where noted by the author. All analyses (and opinions, where noted) are the product […]

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 […]

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 […]