Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Tournament of Tease: QUEEN

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Tournament of Tease: QUEEN

Kitty Bang Bang reports candidly on the 2015 battle for the ultimate burlesque title: Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque… 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Coverage is sponsored by Fancy Feather. The time has come, my friends, and I know it’s been a while. But it took some time […]

Burlesque Match Game, BHoF Edition: Ruby Joule

For this year’s pre-BHoF contender profiles, the Miss Exotic World hopefuls were asked to play a burlesque edition of Match Game, with an added challenge – inspired by RuPaul’s Snatch Game version – to create a tribute selfie to one of their burlesque heroes. Next up, Ruby Joule!   21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall […]

Goldie Candela's Texas Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 1)

Goldie Candela’s Texas Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 1)

In the first chapter of a two-part diary, Goldie Candela relives the magic of the 2014 Texas Burlesque Festival… To say that the Texas Burlesque Festival is my favourite Texas burlesque event would be a full understatement; this is my home festival and the one time of year I feel like quite the southern hostess. […]

Gal Friday's Great Canadian Girlesque Expo Diary

Gal Friday’s Great Canadian Girlesque Expo Diary

Enjoy this report from the Great Canadian Girlesque Expo 2014, courtesy of the fabulous Gal Friday… I am, admittedly, not the best traveller or most adventurous person, though I’m getting better at it.  Also, weirdly enough, I get anxious at big events or in large crowds. Perhaps that’s more common than I realise, though – […]

Ruby Joule's Alabama Burlesque Festival Diary

Ruby Joule’s Alabama Burlesque Festival Diary

Texan temptress Ruby Joule shares her Alabama Burlesque Festival experience… Huntsville, Alabama. One of the USA’s top ten cities on the rise, and home of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, but not necessarily a hub for burlesque. Last year, performer and producer Miss Ida Claire decided to take matters into her own manicured hands and […]

Russell Bruner's San Antonio Burlesque Festival Diary

Russell Bruner’s San Antonio Burlesque Festival Diary

Russell Bruner describes his San Antonio Burlesque Festival experience… I am on my way to the San Antonio Burlesque Festival. It’s not my first time in San Antonio. I once took residence as a mormon missionary. I was expelled from the mission for a “pattern of disobedience” and got put one a non-stop flight back […]

Goldie Candela's Colorado Burlesque Festival Diary

Goldie Candela’s Colorado Burlesque Festival Diary

Goldie Candela shares her experience of the Colorado Burlesque Festival 2013… This was my very first Colorado Burlesque Festival, so I was over the moon thrilled to receive the email that told me I was accepted! Sometimes I am overwhelmed at the opportunities I have been given in my career. I mean, come on – […]

Peggy de Lune's Texas Burlesque Festival Diary

Peggy de Lune’s Texas Burlesque Festival Diary

Peggy de Lune shares her Texas Burlesque Festival 2013 experience… They finally let me through security in Cleveland airport after eying up my suspicious package. When my ‘Air Hostess’ act was first conceived, I thought I was so clever when I bought a giant vintage suitcase to use as a prop, because I could pack […]

BHoF Quotes of the Day with Minnie Tonka: Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June

BHoF Quotes of the Day with Minnie Tonka: Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June

Minnie Tonka checked in throughout the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 to share some top quotes and snaps from her BHoF adventure. Here’s Saturday and Sunday… “Come on boobs, we’ve got work to do.”  Coco Lectric “I want to continue wearing pasties at TGI Friday’s!”  Foxy Tann “I know there’s shit to be done, […]

BHoF 2012: Winners Videos

Burlesque Hall of Fame 2012: Winners Videos

The Burlesque Hall of Fame 2012 Tournament of Tease winning footage is now available to enjoy, courtesy of Deirdre Timmons of Golden Echo Films, and I present them all to you here on one handy page! See below for BHoF links to keep an eye on for 2013 information… Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2012: Imogen […]

Ruby Joule's New Orleans Burlesque Festival Diary

Ruby Joule’s New Orleans Burlesque Festival Diary

Ruby Joule presents her New Orleans Burlesque Festival Diary… It is a long, nine hour drive from Austin to New Orleans, but it’s a drive I’ve got used to and now enjoy as I watch the Texas hill country give way to lush swampland and Spanish moss.  We rolled into the Crescent City the night […]