Poison Ivory is crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016. Copyright: John-Paul Bichard for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

Poison Ivory: It’s Not Easy Being Queen

In the most breathtakingly candid account 21st Century Burlesque Magazine has ever published from a Queen of Burlesque on the experience of wearing the crown, Poison Ivory, Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2016, has some thoughts to share… It’s now a week into November, officially 1/3 of the way into my reign as Miss Exotic […]

Perle Noire: A Beautiful Imperfection

In 1984 Dick Clark of American Bandstand asked a very young, very ambitious Madonna what her dreams were, to which she paused for a beat before replying in total seriousness: “To rule the world.” As anyone who knows international burlesque star Perle Noire can attest, the renowned multi-hyphenate artist (performer, mentor, and most recently, producer […]

Lada Redstar competes for Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016. Copyright: John-Paul Bichard

Burlesque Hall of Fame 2016: QUEEN

Tas DeVille reviews the Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque category at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016 for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. It’s that time of year again, glitter folk: It’s the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender’s Tournament of Tease, where a selection of the crème de la crème of the world’s […]

Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2016 Poison Ivory 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.

PHOTOS: Reigning Queen of Burlesque Poison Ivory at Viva Las Vegas 2016

Little did they know, but the audience at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender in April 2016 were treated to the winning act of the new Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque, Poison Ivory!  While we wait for shots of her performance at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016, here is a glimpse […]

Alyssa Kitt 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.-

Alyssa Kitt’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Debut Diary

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Best Debut competitor Alyssa Kitt shares her pageant experience… 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Coverage is sponsored by Fancy Feather. After an epic trip from Australia to the desert I’m finally at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, accompanied by my cute […]

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015: Best Debut

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015: Best Debut

Kitty Bang Bang reviews the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Tournament of Tease Best Debut category… 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Coverage is sponsored by Fancy Feather. At The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, Friday night is the reason for the season, but the Saturday night competition is the perfect […]

BHoF Best Debut 2015: Tova de Luna and Poison Ivory

BHoF Best Debut 2015: Tova de Luna and Poison Ivory

For this year’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend pre-pageant profiles for Best Debut, the contenders were paired up and mini interviewed each other so they, and we, can get to know them all better. The final pair in the interview chairs is Tova de Luna and Poison Ivory… 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of […]

Jessabelle Thunder's Hollywood Burlesque Festival Diary

Jessabelle Thunder’s Hollywood Burlesque Festival Diary

The luscious Jessabelle Thunder is your guide for the first annual Hollywood Burlesque Festival, which took place at the end of last year. Read on!   December 6, 2013 Dear Diary, Today did NOT start off well. A negative work review, had to take my car to the shop, and traffic EVERYWHERE! Needless to say, […]