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. […]

Review: Pretty Haute Machine - Nine Inch Nails Goes Glam

Review: Pretty Haute Machine – Nine Inch Nails Goes Glam

Burlesque noir at its best, Pretty Haute Machine: A Burlesque Tribute to Nine Inch Nails was a gripping, if intense, tour through a songbook characterised by sex, anger, and isolation. The show was presented by Closer to Broads, the production company of neo-burlesquers Iva Handfull, Lady Drew Blood and Seraphina Fiero. PHM is not the […]

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 Iva Handfull (BHoF 2014)

The Would-Be Queens: 20 Questions With Iva Handfull (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. Next up […]

Jo Weldon: BurlyCon 2013

Jo Weldon’s BurlyCon 2013 Diary.

A fantastic report from BurlyCon 2013, by BurlyCon Board Member and Vice President Jo ‘Boobs’ Weldon. Prepare for a lot of mushiness, gratitude, and self-congratulation. I had a great BurlyCon 2013 weekend. BurlyCon was seven years old this year, and it was our first year as a full-fledged 501C-3. It reinforced my passion for the […]

Strawberry Siren's Kansas City Burlesque Festival Diary

Strawberry Siren’s Kansas City Burlesque Festival Diary

The Strawberry Siren shares her Kansas City Burlesque Festival experience… Monday 22nd April 2013 My trip to Kansas City got off on a bit of a rocky start. While sitting at Melbourne International Airport with fellow burly performer Raven (Mr Boylesque Australia 2012, who was getting on the same flight to LA to head towards […]

BHoF 2012: Thursday Night SHOW PHOTOS

BHoF 2012: Thursday Night SHOW PHOTOS

21st Century Burlesque Magazine has teamed up with Orangeroads Photography to bring you exclusive and gorgeous photos from each of the fabulous BHoF showcases this weekend and, of course, the Saturday night pageant! Here are some fabulous images from last night’s show… (Hover for captions, click to browse) Stay tuned for more, and visit this […]