Melody Mangler by Ninedoors Photography

MEW Match Game: Melody Mangler (Burlesque Hall of Fame 2017)

  It was so popular in 2015, we’ve brought it back! The 2017 edition of Miss Exotic World Match Game continues, where the ten contenders battling it out for Reigning Queen of Burlesque next week at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend fill in the blanks as hilariously as possible and tell us what we […]

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 Melody Mangler

The Would-Be Queens: 20 Questions with Melody Mangler

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 […]

Foxy Tann's Vancouver Burlesque Festival Diary

Foxy Tann’s Vancouver International Burlesque Festival Diary

Enjoy the Vancouver International Burlesque Festival from the perspective of the one and only Foxy Tann! 12:17 AM. May 2, 2013. The Canadian Border. I did not know that Canadians punished fun loving Americans. We, meaning Professor Honey Bunny, RedBone and I, arrived triumphantly at the border with Canada in the Focus, my trusty steed […]

Roxi D'Lite's Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Diary

Roxi DLite’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Diary

Roxi DLite, Miss Exotic World 2010, shares her Burlesque Hall of Fame 2013 experience… I remember first hearing about this place called Exotic World as far back as nearly a decade. A stripper/friend of mine told me about this place near Las Vegas where icons like the legendary Tempest Storm would gather for the weekend. […]

Lola Frost's Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 Diary

Lola Frost’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 Diary

Desert Dust and Glitter Lust, by Lola Frost. I arrived late Wednesday night with my Flapper in Crime, Rita Star, after a three hour flight delay from San Francisco. Fear not!  We had wine, costuming projects and people-watching to keep us company until the familiar embrace of the warm Vegas air wrapped its arms around […]

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 […]

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 […]

Exotic World - Capturing the Magic: Sam Hernandez (S.H. Photo)

Exotic World – Capturing the Magic: Sam Hernandez (S.H. Photo)

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 […]

BHOF 2009: Queen Kalani! [Plus Full List of Winners]

As the chorus of voices behind me shouted, as Kalani claimed her trophy – ‘It’s about ****** time!’ It was a long overdue and indisputably deserved victory for Kalani Kokonuts – Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2009. I just couldn’t hold back my tears of happiness; Kalani is a visionary performer and a fascinating woman with […]