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 […]

BHoF 2014: Sunday Night - Icons and All Stars

BHoF 2014: Sunday Night – Icons and All-Stars

Hi everybody, it’s us, Kitten ‘N’ Lou!  After working our rhinestoned patooties off all weekend to win the title of ‘Most Comedic’ on Saturday night, we were delighted to just sit back, relax, sip on a giant pineapple cup filled with tequila, and be dazzled by the parade of Icons and All-Stars that graced the […]

Goldie Candela's Texas Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 2)

Goldie Candela’s Texas Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 2)

In the second chapter of a two-part diary, Goldie Candela continues her recap of the 2014 Texas Burlesque Festival (read Part One here)… Saturday April 12th Performers only brunch. It can feel next to impossible at times waking up early after previous nights of celebration and debauchery, but when it’s the Texas Burlesque Festival performers […]

The DIXEY Guide to Boylesque Brilliance (Edinburgh Fringe 2014)

The DIXEY Guide to Boylesque Brilliance (Edinburgh Fringe 2014)

Aspiring boylesque megastars look no further – your ultimate guide to making it in burlesque is right here, courtesy of some of the finest male stripteasers in the galaxy!  Tigger! is a neo-burlesque pioneer and the first person to receive the Best Boylesque title at the prestigious Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend pageant.  Russell Bruner […]

The Stage Door Johnnies All-Star BHoF 2013 Finale [Video]

The Stage Door Johnnies All-Star BHoF 2013 Finale [Video]

Down tools this instant and enjoy this achingly cool, seductively smooth and fabulously choreographed Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 closing number from The Stage Door Johnnies and a mind-blowing supporting cast of some of burlesque’s most loved and celebrated performers. The video of the number is now available below with a full cast list, […]

Shan de Leers' Southwest Burlesque Showcase Diary

Shan de Leers’ Southwest Burlesque Showcase Diary

Superheroine Shan de Leers reports from the 8th Annual Southwest Burlesque Showcase… When a festival producer includes #NMisinappropriate as one of the official hashtags for the weekend, you just know you are in for a real good time, and the 8th Annual Southwest Burlesque Showcase did indeed show this broad an inappropriately good time… DAY […]

Burlesque TOP 50 2013 Postmortem, by J.D. Oxblood

Burlesque TOP 50 2013 Postmortem, by J.D. Oxblood

Disclaimer: This is an analysis of the results of the Burlesque TOP 50 2013 as compared to the predictions of the author based on handicapping per past rankings and prior performances. No subjective judgment is implied or should be construed except where noted by the author. All analyses (and opinions, where noted) are the product […]

Kitty Bang Bang's New Orleans Burlesque Festival Diary

Kitty Bang Bang’s New Orleans Burlesque Festival Diary

Kitty Bang Bang shares her experience of the 2013 New Orleans Burlesque Festival as only Kitty can. The weekend was pretty much one long glittery bar crawl, apparently, with some fabulous burlesque and catching up thrown in. Enjoy! Wednesday 18th September The night before I was headed to New Orleans, I had the pleasure of performing […]

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 […]

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 – […]

The Stage Door Johnnies: Post-BHoF Recap

Stage Door Johnnies: Post-BHoF Recap

After a phenomenal appearance at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013, the universally admired and adored Stage Door Johnnies – Bazuka Joe, Ray Gunn and Jett Adore – had a post-Weekend chat with me, explaining the hard work and planning behind each performance and describing their emotions and future plans… First, congratulations to our […]