Ginger Valentine and Missy Lisa in the Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Showcase, April 2016. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.

Burlesque Showcase: Ginger Valentine and Missy Lisa at Viva Las Vegas 2016 (PHOTOS)

Next, it’s double the pleasure at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender 2016, courtesy of divine Texas duo Missy Lisa and Ginger Valentine. Every performer in the Burlesque Showcase is personally invited by Audrey Deluxe to thrill the 30,000 strong army of Viva Las Vegas attendees (at least as many as they can pack into […]

Kitten 'N' Lou 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.

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015: Small Groups and Large Groups

Hello, darlings! C’est moi, Frenchie Kiss, Temptress of Twirl, Chicago Starlet, one half of the Frenchie and Jett ever-lasting Duet, and gal still processing the magic, drama and sparkle that was Burlesque Hall of Fame weekend 2015. Are any of you still trying to catch your breath? Yes, it’s August, and, yes, we can still […]

Goldie Candela, Austin. ©James Cano (A Teasetastic Tour of Texas Burlesque)

A Teasetastic Tour of Texas Burlesque

Texas is one of the largest states in the US and its burlesque scene is growing to match it every day. With a growing reputation for innovation and an enthusiastic fan base, Texas is quickly becoming a premier stop for travelling burlesque performers from around the world Dallas/Ft. Worth/Denton The largest burlesque hub in Texas, […]

Red Hot Annie in the Viva Las Vegas 2015 burlesque showcase. ©Tim Hunter

Kitten ‘N’ Lou’s Viva Las Vegas 2015 Burlesque Diary

Kitten ‘N’ Lou do Viva Las Vegas! When we first got the email from the gorgeous Audrey Deluxe asking us to perform at Viva Las Vegas Weekend 18, our first thought was: ‘Really? You want these two gay dancing weirdos? At a Rockabilly festival?’  Our next thought was: ‘Well, that’s fantastic!’ Full disclosure: our initial, […]

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. […]

A Dragon Debutante at The Dallas Burlesque Festival

A Dragon Debutante at The Dallas Burlesque Festival

Burlesque newcomer Something Blue shares her Dallas Burlesque Festival experience… My New Year’s resolution this year was to take the next step in my burlesque career. I spent my first year keeping it quiet, working on my acts, watching and learning — generally laying low. But the eve of my one year anniversary has come and […]

Burlesque Hall of Fame Tournament of Tease: Best Debut (BHoF 2014)

Burlesque Hall of Fame Tournament of Tease: Best Debut (BHoF 2014)

Kitty Bang Bang reviews the Best Debut category at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014.  Click here for her thoughts on the Queen category… It’s been four years since I first got on a plane from the UK and hauled ass to Vegas, which makes me a total neophyte in comparison to some of […]

BHoF 2014: Best Debut (Part 1)

BHoF 2014: Best Debut (Part 1)

With the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014 one week away, it’s time to meet the contenders battling it out for Best Debut.  In Part 1, Missy Lisa, Aurora Galore, Lisa Fa’alafi, Mama Ulita and Voracious V discuss their work and ambitions… 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014 Coverage is sponsored […]

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 […]

In Pictures: The Beauties of Bustout Burlesque

In Pictures: The Beauties of Bustout Burlesque

In an attempt to inject some thrill into your Thursday, here is a series of gorgeous photos from Bustout Burlesque on January 11th, 2014, featuring beautiful burlesque bombshells Ginger Valentine, Missy Lisa, Elle Dorado, Miss Miranda and Athena. Bustout Burlesque founder and producer Rick Delaup explained the format and commented on the January 11th show: […]

New York Burlesque Festival 2013: Saturday Spectacular

New York Burlesque Festival 2013: Saturday Spectacular

21st Century Fox here, bringing you more New York Burlesque Festival action direct from my basement!  (Thanks for the (admittedly hilarious) ‘plug’ Murray.) Dazzled by my first experience of Times Square at night, I and my trusty pal Verity Vale picked and pushed through the gawking clusters of tourists and made it to the legendary […]