Alyssa Kitt competing for Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Image by Honey Beavers, exclusively for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

Review: Miss Exotic World (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

Tas Deville reports on the Miss Exotic World category at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017 Tournament of Tease. Here we are once more, sparkle folx: another year rolls forth, bringing with it another Tournament of Tease. As ever, it is my distinct honor and pleasure to bring to you my reflections on and reviews of the […]

Medianoche, who was crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2017, at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Image by Honey Beavers, exclusively for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

PHOTOS: Miss Exotic World and Runner Ups (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

  The RESULTS are in! The winners have been crowned! Now get a glimpse of the acts awarded 2nd Runner Up, 1st Runner Up and Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque. Sydni Deveraux from New York was awarded third place in the Miss Exotic World category, and 1st Runner Up was awarded to Sweetpea […]

Medianoche is crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2017 at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Image by Honey Beavers, exclusively for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

BHOF LIVE: The Winners are Crowned (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

The 27th Annual Tournament of Tease at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017 has just concluded in the Orleans Showroom. The highly anticipated results are as follows: Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2017: Medianoche First Runner-Up: Sweetpea Second Runner-Up: Sydni Deveraux Best Boylesque: Lou Henry Hoover Best Debut: Musette The Mistress of […]

Havana Hurricane stars in Burlesque Noir at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Photo Neal Rylatt Photography.

PHOTOS: Burlesque Noir Brings Burlesque Stars to Blackpool

Burlesque Noir, an annual burlesque and cabaret spectacular, hosted sixteen burlesque stars on October 8th at the dazzling Blackpool Tower Ballroom, including New York burlesque headliners Jo Weldon and Medianoche. Jo Weldon is the headmistress of the New York School of Burlesque and author of The Burlesque Handbook, and Medianoche is a Miss Exotic World […]

Vicky Butterfly at the Perth International Burlesque Festival. ©John Leonard

Alyssa Kitt’s Perth International Burlesque Festival Diary

Alyssa Kitt recaps the Perth International Burlesque Festival, also starring Vicky Butterfly, Medianoche, Lola The Vamp and Lillian Starr… There are few moments as special as the time of year when artists travel across the country and the world to get together to take their clothes off in the city of Perth. The Perth International […]

Grace Gotham at the 2nd Annual Caput Mundi International Burlesque Award in Rome, 2014. ©Alberto Guerri

Grace Gotham’s Caput Mundi International Burlesque Award Diary: Part Two

Enjoy Part Two of an epic 2nd Annual Caput Mundi International Burlesque Award Diary by Grace Gotham. You can now apply for the 2015 Caput Mundi International Burlesque Award here.   Saturday October 18, 2014 On Saturday, Mr Gotham and I got together with BooBoo Darlin’ and Lil Steph to check out the Pantheon and (perhaps more importantly) to […]

PHOTOS: Midnite Martini is Crowned Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2014

WATCH: Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014 Videos – The Winners

View the winning acts in this collection of Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014 videos – all on one handy page!  Watch Reigning Queen Midnite Martini and runner ups Medianoche and Ginger Valentine, Best Boylesque Mr Gorgeous, Best Debut Bonnie Fox, Best Troupe The Ruby Revue, Most Innovative Aurora Galore, Most Comedic Kitten and Lou, […]

Imogen Kelly's New York Burlesque Festival Diary

Imogen Kelly’s New York Burlesque Festival Diary

Beating the Burly Blues NYC style: Miss Exotic World 2012 Imogen Kelly‘s New York Burlesque Festival Diary. Today I saw a crab escape from a Chinese restaurant and make a dash across Grand St. After dodging mincing leaps from women in heels and amongst much high pitched screaming, it slid into the gutter and was […]

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 […]

PHOTOS: Reigning Queen of Burlesque Runner Ups Medianoche and Ginger Valentine

PHOTOS: Reigning Queen of Burlesque Runner Ups Medianoche and Ginger Valentine (BHoF 2014)

Enjoy these photos of 1st Runner Up Medianoche and 2nd Runner Up Ginger Valentine, who dazzled the judges and the audience at Saturday night’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014 Tournament of Tease… 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014 Coverage is sponsored by Fancy Feather. With world class classic routines, Ginger […]

The Would-Be Queens: 20 Questions with Medianoche

The Would-Be Queens: 20 Questions with Medianoche (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. Today, the […]