BurlyCon V: November 2012 Every year, strippers from all over the world come to BurlyCon with the hopes of meeting their heroes, learning a new technique or two, and having a 4-day slumber party. I feel like BurlyCon’s secret mission this year was that old adage: leave it better than you found it. This year, […]
We gathered together in the belly of Le Poisson Rouge for the first night of the eleventh annual New York Burlesque Festival. Although some of the best-known faces didn’t make an appearance at this early stage, the air was full of relaxed welcome, reunion and anticipation. A troupe of enthusiastic go-go dancers took to the […]
Last night, Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend attendees who had already arrived were treated to a Wednesday night social event, courtesy of Sublime Boudoir, who put on a spectacular and unique event in London last week – review to come soon! Here are some shots from last night, courtesy of the fabulous Don Spiro… Find […]
London based performer Honey Wilde shares her experience of the 9th Annual New York Burlesque Festival… New York, New York! When I received an email from Angie Pontani informing me that I had been accepted into the 9th Annual New York Burlesque Festival, I was doubly thrilled. Not only was I offered the opportunity to […]
One of the most enjoyable and enduring aspects of the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekends, and indeed many burlesque events, is the array of beautiful photographs that are shared around the world. They can make you feel like you were there, capture affection, innovation, inspiration and celebration, and preserve magical memories for many years to […]
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 […]
BHOF 2009: Introducing the Sexiest Bowling Tournament ever to Take Place in the History of Mankind. Seriously.
I could attempt to recall this illegally sensuous event with some serious journalism, but the fantastic photos just say it all, and more! I had no idea when we arrived (an hour and a half) early, just how many people might turn up for the 1st Annual Barecats Invitational Bowling Tournament; described as an ‘equal […]