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, […]

Goldie Candela's Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Scholarship Diary

Goldie Candela’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Scholarship Diary

Goldie Candela, the recipient of the first Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship, shares her experience of the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014. Details about how to apply for the 2015 Scholarship and to compete or perform in next year’s weekender can be found below. 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014 Coverage […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 – […]

Peggy de Lune's Texas Burlesque Festival Diary

Peggy de Lune’s Texas Burlesque Festival Diary

Peggy de Lune shares her Texas Burlesque Festival 2013 experience… They finally let me through security in Cleveland airport after eying up my suspicious package. When my ‘Air Hostess’ act was first conceived, I thought I was so clever when I bought a giant vintage suitcase to use as a prop, because I could pack […]