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BHOF Finishing School Master Classes 2012

Learn from the first… and the best! For the fifth blockbuster year, the Burlesque Hall of Fame Finishing School offers rare, hands-on workshops with Living Legends of the art of Burlesque. These classes are a special opportunity to learn directly from seasoned performers and headliners, each of whom has her own unique perspective on the art, and shares directly from her own experience.

Produced by the BurlyCon Burlesque Educational Convention, offerings are curated by Hall of Fame Co-Directors of Education, Jo “Boobs” Weldon (New York School of Burlesque) and Miss Indigo Blue (Seattle Academy of Burlesque), and in the past have included workshops with such notable stars as Big Fannie Annie (2009 & 2011), the late Candy “Baby” Carmello (2010), Dee Milo (2009), the late Joan Arline ...

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Signs of Scott Ewalt by Jo Weldon (Part 1)

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Burlesque signs have always rocked my world. As a child, every time I saw a burlesque sign on a lounge I got an illicit thrill, imagining women of impossible repute removing stockings with a knowing wink. I could picture the heavy lashes, the big hair, the chiffon robes. I was mesmerized. As a teenager, I was excited by the signs on strip joints in Atlanta. I knew that the Domino Lounge was one of the last of the old school burlesque venues in town, but the contemporary signs got me riled up with promise—one day I’d be of age, and I’d know where to go by the signs...
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Recap: Burlesque Reunion Showcase 2011

For more of JD’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend coverage, please visit BurlesqueBeat.com.

54th Annual Burlesque Reunion Showcase
Orleans Showroom, Las Vegas
Friday, June 3, 2011

Every year, I gallop out to Vegas with three rambunctious questions bouncing around in my belly:  What new and exciting performers will I get to see for the first time? Will I make any money on the craps table?  And, how much time will I have to hang out and talk smack with the Legends?  Because let’s face it—those of us immersed in the burlesque world spend a lot of time watching women take their clothes off, but not nearly enough time hearing racy stories from our elders.  THIS is why we’re here.

Tiffany Carter by Melody Mudd

Tiffany Carter

Which reminds me.  Have I ever told you how much I love Tiffany Carter?  Yeah yeah, she’s a ...

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Learn from the Pros: 2011 Master Classes

For the fourth blockbuster year, the Burlesque Hall of Fame Finishing School offers rare, hands-on workshops with “Living Legends” of the art of Burlesque. These classes are a special opportunity to learn directly from seasoned performers and headliners, each of whom has her own  unique perspective on the art, and shares directly from her own experience.

Produced by the BurlyCon Burlesque Educational Convention, offerings are curated by Hall of Fame Co-Directors of Education, Jo “Boobs” Weldon (New York School of Burlesque) and Miss Indigo Blue (Seattle Academy of Burlesque), and in the past have included workshops with such notable stars as Big Fannie Annie (2009), Candy “Baby” Carmello (2010), Dee Milo (2009), Joan Arline (pictured at left, 2010), Marinka (2008), Satan’s Angel (2010),

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Tiffany Carter

Miss Nude Universe 1975, Tiffany Carter began her Burlesque career at the infamous Pink Pussycat in Hollywood, California. An active, in-demand entertainer with Sparky Blaine’s American Showgirl agency, Tiffany toured the U.S., Canada, and Japan from the late 1960s through the 1980s.

Throughout her 20+ years in Burlesque, she has been a muse to MIT-trained engineer-turned-Burlesque costumer Bobby Gersten and performed alongside such legendary performers as Tempest Storm, Blaze Starr, Satan’s Angel, Kitten Natividad, Tura Satana, Delilah Jones, Shannon Doah, Akiko O’Toole, Machine Gun Kelly, Crystal Blue, Lovey Goldmine, and Teri Starr.

Catch Tiffany Carter in action LIVE  at the 54TH ANNUAL BURLESQUE REUNION SHOWCASE Friday, June 3 at the Orleans Showroom. Tickets on sale now!

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