Alyssa Kitt competing for Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Image by Honey Beavers, exclusively for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

Review: Miss Exotic World (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

Tas Deville reports on the Miss Exotic World category at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017 Tournament of Tease. Here we are once more, sparkle folx: another year rolls forth, bringing with it another Tournament of Tease. As ever, it is my distinct honor and pleasure to bring to you my reflections on and reviews of the […]

Medianoche, who was crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2017, at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Image by Honey Beavers, exclusively for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

PHOTOS: Miss Exotic World and Runner Ups (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

  The RESULTS are in! The winners have been crowned! Now get a glimpse of the acts awarded 2nd Runner Up, 1st Runner Up and Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque. Sydni Deveraux from New York was awarded third place in the Miss Exotic World category, and 1st Runner Up was awarded to Sweetpea […]

Medianoche is crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2017 at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Image by Honey Beavers, exclusively for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

BHOF LIVE: The Winners are Crowned (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

The 27th Annual Tournament of Tease at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017 has just concluded in the Orleans Showroom. The highly anticipated results are as follows: Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2017: Medianoche First Runner-Up: Sweetpea Second Runner-Up: Sydni Deveraux Best Boylesque: Lou Henry Hoover Best Debut: Musette The Mistress of […]

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 […]

Siobhan Atomica’s Show Me Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 2)

Siobhan Atomica‘s Show Me Burlesque Festival Diary continues. Read Part One here… SATURDAY When I finally awoke on Saturday afternoon, the first day I had slept in in months, Mary and I headed to Cherokee street to grab dinner at La Vallesana (an amazing authentic Mexican restaurant that you must try if you are in […]

Show Afterglow: Diversi-Tease 2014

Show Afterglow: Diversi-Tease 2014

Co-producer Sweetpea reports on the delightful Diversi-Tease, which took place in Minneapolis earlier this year… The Diversi-Tease Showcase was a celebration of beauty in diversity. January 30th – February 1st brought a welcomed mid-winter heat wave to Minneapolis with a five-show bash at the historic Ritz Theater. ‘An Extravagant Weekend of Burlesque in the Twin […]

Winners Videos: Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013

Winners Videos: Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013

All the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 footage has been posted online, and now you can enjoy all the winning performances on one handy page.  LouLou D’vil took the Miss Exotic World/Reigning Queen crown this year – as well as ‘Most Classic’, followed by Sydni Deveraux as 1st Runner Up, and Lola Frost as […]

Peekaboo Pointe's Show Me Burlesque Festival Diary

Peekaboo Pointe’s Show Me Burlesque Festival Diary

Enjoy all the onstage and backstage antics at the Show Me Burlesque Festival 2013, courtesy of the fastest tassel twirler from East to West, Peekaboo Pointe!   Day 1: Wednesday Lola Van Ella picks me up from the airport and takes me directly to Van Ella Studios, where she and Sammich the Tramp live upstairs. […]

Lola Frost's Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 Diary

Lola Frost’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 Diary

Desert Dust and Glitter Lust, by Lola Frost. I arrived late Wednesday night with my Flapper in Crime, Rita Star, after a three hour flight delay from San Francisco. Fear not!  We had wine, costuming projects and people-watching to keep us company until the familiar embrace of the warm Vegas air wrapped its arms around […]

BHoF Quotes of the Day with Minnie Tonka: Friday May 31st

BHoF Quotes of the Day with Minnie Tonka: Friday May 31st

Minnie Tonka is checking in throughout the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 to share some top quotes and snaps from her BHoF adventure. Here’s Friday… “I’ve never stood that close to Mr. Gorgeous before. I wouldn’t mind doing it again.” Fleur de Lys “Tonight I’m on the prowl… let me know if you know […]

Competing for the Crown: Sweetpea (BHoF 2013)

Competing for the Crown: Sweetpea (BHoF 2013)

The sensational Sweetpea has answered my 2013 pre-BHoF Q&A, and she will take to the stage in a matter of days at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013. I put something lighthearted and fun together this year, and requested some extra ‘media’ from each contender. When I’m on stage, I feel… as though I get […]