Trixie Little 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.

Queen Trixie Little: Top Banana (Burlesque Costume)

Trixie Little is Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2015, and her winning act at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend sure was a-peel-ing! Want to know what inspired this act? Who made the various components? How long the act and costume took to put together?  How hard she trained? What kind of fasteners […]

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 […]

Roxi D'Lite 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.

Burlesque Hall of Fame 2015: Icons and All Stars

Kitten ‘N’ Lou here, reporting from the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Sunday night spectacular! After a criz-azy ‘show-busiest couple’ style weekend, jam packed to the glitter gills (panel speaking, bowling tournament judging, legends night performing, and competing in two categories on Saturday, PHEW!), we filled our pineapple cups with tequila and settled in […]

Miss Glory Pearl with Michelle L'amour and fellow Naked Girls Reading cast at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015. ©Don Spiro

Glory Pearl’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Volunteer Diary

UK burlesque performer and The Naked Standup star Miss Glory Pearl reports on her experience as a volunteer at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015… 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Coverage is sponsored by Fancy Feather. If you consider yourself serious about burlesque, then a trip to the Burlesque […]

PHOTOS: Trixie Little's Crown Winning Act at Burlesque Hall of Fame Tournament of Tease

PHOTOS: Trixie Little’s Crown Winning Act at Burlesque Hall of Fame Tournament of Tease

The Burlesque Hall of Fame has crowned a new Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque: Trixie Little! You have enjoyed photos of her crowning and victory celebrations; now you can see photos of her winning act – a sensational banana peel that perfectly captures Trixie’s creativity, athleticism and all round badassery. Enjoy! 21st Century […]

PHOTOS: Trixie Little Crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2015

PHOTOS: Trixie Little Crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2015

New York pocket rocket Trixie Little has been crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2015 at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Tournament of Tease in The Orleans Showroom, Las Vegas (full list of results here). Widely celebrated as one half of award-winning super duo Trixie Little and The Evil Hate Monkey, Trixie is […]

Minnie Tonka’s BHoF Recap: Friday

  21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Coverage is sponsored by Fancy Feather.   Hi Friends! Friday was such a great day! This is the first time since 2008 that I’ve headed out of town and haven’t packed my pastie tape to the the stage. I’m on vacation in Vegas with […]

Trixie Little ©Leland Bobbé

Burlesque Match Game, BHoF Editon: Trixie Little

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, Trixie Little!   21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall […]

Trixie Little and The Evil Hate Monkey Reveal All in 'Us, Naked' Documentary

Trixie Little and The Evil Hate Monkey Reveal All in ‘Us, Naked’ Documentary

Superstar burlesque duo Trixie Little and The Evil Hate Monkey have long been darlings of the international circus and cabaret scene, producing world class magic on stage together for over a decade. Now, we have an amazing opportunity to see what happens offstage as well as they travel all over the world together sharing the […]

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 […]

Workin' The Tease: The Art of Baltimore Burlesque

Workin’ The Tease: The Art of Baltimore Burlesque

by Kay Sera. In the 1950s, Baltimore launched the career of the legendary Blaze Starr and helped shape burlesque’s history. Sixty years later, Baltimore again made history when the Maryland Institute College of Art Exhibition Development Seminar (EDS) launched ‘Workin’ the Tease: The Art of Baltimore Burlesque’. EDS is a sequenced, cross-disciplinary program of students […]