Send Holiday Greetings to Burlesque’s Legends

Jennie Lee - Merry ChristmasThe holidays are coming, and The Burlesque Hall of Fame would like your help spreading holiday cheer to burlesque’s legends. We are holding our 4th Annual Legends Holiday Card Campaign, starting today, through December 8th. Send us your cards to the performers of burlesque’s classic era (labeled with the recipient’s name) and we’ll forward them to make sure they have a holiday filled with cheer!

If you want to help even more, donate unused postage stamps and holiday cards for others to send.

Please do not send trinkets or gifts. We will only be mailing cards.

You may drop off your cards, and donate stamps and unused cards, in person Tuesday through Saturday from 10am until 6pm at The Burlesque Hall of Fame, 1027 S. Main St. Unit 110 Las Vegas, NV 89101

Or you may mail them to:

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Join us Nov 26, 12-4pm, for a special Museum Store Sunday event!

Museum Store Sunday

This holiday weekend, shop with purpose — shop at museum stores!

BHoF joins the Museum Stores Association this Sunday, November 26, for the first Museum Store Sunday. Museum stores offer unique and exciting gifts with the added benefit of supporting cultural institutions that add so much to our communities.

Although currently closed on Sundays, BHoF will be open special hours on November 26, Noon to 4pm and will offer new merchandise not previously sold by us — in some cases, not previously sold anywhere.We may even have a special guest or two drop in!

Join us in our new location at 1027 S Main St, Ste 110, Las Vegas, NV 89101 to kick off your holiday shopping season and put your patronage to good use!

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#VaVaVolunteer at BHoF this December!

Take a break from your routine and spend a few days being extra sparkly with the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas! Join us for our first ever VaVaVolunteer Week! Roll up your sleeves and be part of herstory December 4-8, 2017. Help us build new exhibitions, organize our collection, set up our store and educational space, and more.

We are a 5-star museum

Our friends at The Orleans Hotel and Casino are offering out-of-town volunteers a discounted rate for that week: $46/night Mon-Thurs and $114/night Friday (plus taxes and fees; go to https://www.orleanscasino.com/groups and use discount code A7BHC12). And airfare right now is affordable at about $300 round trip direct from New York or Seattle. (Some of your expenses may be deductible–please speak with your tax preparer.)

No matter what you can do, from hammer...

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2017 Weekender Recap by Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship Winner Raven Virginia

Our 2017 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship recipient, Raven Virginia, shares her experiences studying with the legends of burlesque at the BHoF Weekender.

Raven Virginia on the red carpet at the 2017 BHoF Weekender

Raven Virginia on the red carpet at the 2017 BHoF Weekender

I arrived in Las Vegas in the blistering heat ready to take on the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend. It was exciting, daunting and totally amazing! Sparkly herself made one of the best guides for surviving the weekend and drinking lots of water was top of the list so I made sure to stock up before doing anything else.

I got back to the hotel and checked in as well as getting my weekender bracelet to get into the shows. Standing in line I saw some familiar faces including Canada’s Grand Beaver of Burlesque Judith Stein and legend Val Valentine who I escorted for the weekend...

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BHoF Welcomes New Board Member Melody Sweets

Melody Sweets (photo by Don Spiro)Please join us in welcoming Vegas-based performer Melody Sweets to our board. The star of one of Las Vegas’ most successful shows, Absinthe, Melody has long been a BHoF supporter and volunteer, and has frequently graced our Weekender stage as an invited performer. Her talent, dedication, and insight will be a welcome addition to our board as we move into the next phase of the museum’s growth.

A veteran of the New York burlesque scene, Melody currently stars as the “Green Fairy” in Absinthe. In addition, she has produced a string of well-received shows, most recently at The Smith Center, and released an album of original music, Burlesque in the Black. Her work has been featured in performances around the world as well as on MTV, VH1, and on TV’s The Gossip Girl.  

“I’m extremely ...

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