Burlesque Icon Dirty Martini Responds to Lucky Pierre's Incident

Burlesque Icon Dirty Martini Responds to Lucky Pierre’s Size Discrimination Incident

21st Century Burlesque Magazine reached out to iconic burlesque superstar Dirty Martini for her reaction to Lucky Pierre’s decision to drop burlesque performer Ruby Rage because of her size, and their public statement explaining this decision. Here is what she had to say. My name is Dirty Martini. Perhaps you’ve heard of me. If you […]

Michelle L'amour and Bella Blue spread The Joy of Tease in New Orleans

Michelle L’amour and Bella Blue spread The Joy of Tease in New Orleans

Born and raised in New Orleans, Bella Blue made her burlesque debut in 2007 and established The New Orleans School of Burlesque in 2008, which hosts weekly burlesque classes. She is also the Artistic Director of The Dirty Dime Peepshow, The NOSB Student Showcase, and the producer of The Blue Book Cabaret at Lucky Pierre’s […]

Dinah Might's New Orleans Festival Diary

Dinah Might’s New Orleans Festival Diary

I had heard rave reviews about Rick Delaup’s 1st annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival (NOBF), so I was thrilled to be performing not once, but twice at the 2nd annual NOBF!

Dita von Teese and Co. at ‘Tales of the Cocktail’, New Orleans.

Tales of the Cocktail is a week long festival of all things ‘cocktail’ – attendees include bartenders, distillers, liquor reps, writers and folks who are simply cocktail enthusiasts. I was there to learn about the industry and spread the word about Montanya rum, who recently hired me to be their brand ambassador. I had convinced […]

EXCLUSIVE: Dita and Friends get Cointreauversial in New Orleans…

*You can now read a fabulous review of the show and enjoy some stunning photographs by clicking HERE…* Tales of the Cocktail kicks off in New Orleans this week, and believe us when we say – this year’s ‘opening ceremony’ is going to be FABULOUS. The delectable Dita-Cointreau collaboration has touched down in New Orleans […]