Burlesque Activism: Bunny Buxom Discusses Rabbit Hole Productions

I am a member of the New York City burlesque community. I started performing nearly four years ago, jumping into the ‘behind the scenes’ aspects of shows shortly following my debut and graduation from the New York School of Burlesque. After years of working as an associate producer with Jonny Porkpie and participating in the NYSB Driver’s Seat […]

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. […]

Russell Bruner's Vienna Boylesque Festival Diary

Russell Bruner’s Vienna Boylesque Festival Diary

6 Days in Vienna: A look back on the Vienna Boylesque Festival and Life Ball, by Russell Bruner. Day 1 After about six weeks of touring on the endless road, I woke up in the banana palace of Trixie Little and The Evil Hate Monkey. We had quick coffee and rushed away so Trixie could […]

The New York Boylesque Festival 2014

The New York Boylesque Festival 2014

A Fancy Femme’s Take on a Weekend of Bedazzled Dongs: Kitten LaRue goes to the New York Boylesque Festival! Hi folks, it’s me, Kitten LaRue, Artistic Director of The Atomic Bombshells and the girly half of Kitten ‘N’ Lou!  I may be a gay lady but I can certainly appreciate some sparkly, sexy man action […]

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 […]

Kitty Bang Bang's Burlesque Hall of Fame Diary

Kitty Bang Bang’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Diary

Here is another fabulous BHoF diary from feisty London feline, Kitty Bang Bang… Thursday 31st May 2012 I actually arrived in Las Vegas late on the Wednesday night. But owing to an extended stop over in Texas and having drunk a fair quantity of dubious tasting Shiraz to pass the time, I was in no […]