Ophelia Flame in the Icons and All Stars Showcase at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Image by Honey Beavers, exclusively for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

PHOTOS: Icons and All Stars Showcase (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017 continued last night with the 60th Annual Titans of Tease Showcase at the Orleans Showroom, Las Vegas. Hosted by BenDeLaCreme, the showcase included appearances from Sassy Lassy Award winner Ophelia Flame, Dirty Martini (Miss Exotic World 2004), Jo Weldon (Author of The Burlesque Handbook), Foxy Tann and Wham Bam Nation (Best Troupe 2006), Frenchie […]

Evie Red's Texas Burlesque Festival Diary

Evie Red’s Texas Burlesque Festival Diary

Evie Red presents an Aussie take on the Texas Burlesque Festival!  #evietakestexas In early April, this little showgirl packed her most sparkly G-string and lampshade headpiece into a suitcase and travelled 8,800 miles to the Texas Burlesque Festival in Austin. Nearly 20 hours of flight later, I was in the heart of Texas and getting ready […]

Midnite Martini at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Tournament of Tease in The Orleans Showroom, Las Vegas. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.

Stepping Down in Style: Midnite Martini at Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015

The star-studded and heartfelt step-down of 2014’s Queen of Burlesque was a highlight of this year’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend. The ever-elegant Midnite Martini shared a few words with Crystal Tassels about the competition after Sunday night’s showcase. 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Coverage is sponsored by Fancy Feather. How […]

Lola Frost's Colorado Burlesque Festival Diary

Lola Frost’s Colorado Burlesque Festival Diary

Enjoy this fabulous recap of the 2014 Colorado Burlesque Festival, courtesy of headliner Lola Frost!  Click the link at the end to apply for this year’s festval… Thursday I walked swiftly but with intention away from the border control desk, passed the steel grey sliding doors and smiled to myself. I did it, I’m free, […]

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, […]

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 […]

INTERVIEW: Midnite Martini, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2014

INTERVIEW: Midnite Martini, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2014

Midnite Martini’s recent victory at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend has been praised and celebrated as a refreshing, encouraging, delightful surprise, and those of you who read her pre-pageant interview will know that we almost didn’t get to see her stunning winning act.  Everything fell into place for this undoubtedly innovative and passionate artist […]

PHOTOS: Midnite Martini is Crowned Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2014

PHOTOS: Midnite Martini is Crowned Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2014

Enjoy these photos of our new Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque, Midnite Martini, who gave a stunning winning performance at last 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. Other winners included 1st Runner Up […]

The Would-Be Queens: 20 Questions with Midnite Martini (BHoF 2014)

The Would-Be Queens: 20 Questions with Midnite Martini (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 […]

Midnite Martini's Dallas Burlesque Festival Diary

Midnite Martini’s Dallas Burlesque Festival Diary

Midnite Martini guides you through the Dallas Burlesque Festival 2014… Dear glitter-covered Diary, Well, it’s Valentine’s Day and I am bidding my love adieu and packing all my feathers and fringe into what seems like an exaggerated sized suitcase for only two days. I am anxiously waiting to head to the Dallas Burlesque Festival! Though […]

Trixie Little's BHoF Burlesque Innovation Guild Awards

Trixie Little’s BHoF Burlesque Innovation Guild Awards

Trixie Little shares her thoughts on The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 and awards some Burlesque Innovation Guild honours. “I want to be where the boys are!”  This was the phrase that kept repeating in my head during this year’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend.  Probably over eighty women were on stage over four […]