Now accepting applications for 2014 BHoF Weekender!
The application for performers wishing to compete in the 2014 Miss Exotic World competition and/or appear in the Thursday night Movers, Shakers, and Innovators Showcase is now live. Go to BHoFApplication.com and start your application today! Performers who have applied before can use the same login — all your information from last
Jada’s Testimony Re: Jack Ruby’s Assassination of Lee Harvey Oswald
Here’s an interesting piece from our archives, in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy on November 22, 1963, and the ensuing assasination of Kennedy’s killer, Lee Harvey Oswald, by Jack Ruby on November 24, 1963: a copy of burlesque dancer Jada’s testimony about her employer,
11/6/13 – GlitterTix Launches Ticketing Service for Burlesque Events; 25% of Profits Donated to BHoF
CONTACTS: Dustin M. Wax, Executive Director The Burlesque Hall of Fame email@example.com 888-661-6465 Eva D’Luscious, Big Mouth GlitterTix firstname.lastname@example.org 415-699-1282 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GLITTERTIX LAUNCHES TICKETING SERVICE FOR BURLESQUE EVENTS 25% of Profits Donated to Burlesque Hall of Fame November 6, 2013 – Sebastopol, CA – GlitterTix announced
Rule Changes for 2014 Weekender Applications
Hello burlesque folks! Hard to believe that following our most successful and most attended Weekender back in June, we are already at it again! Next year’s Weekender is already in production, following the signing of the contract with the Orleans Hotel & Casino for June 5th – 8th, 2014, so
Updated: BOOK GIVEAWAY! Win Kelly DiNardo’s “Gilded Lili”
We are holding a contest to celebrate the ebook release of Kelly DiNardo’s excellent biography of burlesque Legend Lili St. Cyr. Gilded Lili: Lili St. Cyr and the Striptease Mystique. Enter to win a free ebook copy of the book (in your choice of Kindle, Nook, or iBooks format) by
Call for Papers for SW Popular Culture Association Conference
Dr Lucky asked us to share this call for papers seeking academic contributions on burlesque for the 2014 Southwest Popular Culture Association annual meeting next year. BHoF strongly encourages greater academic engagement with topics related to the history and cultural impact of burlesque, and are happy to see an opportunity
Art at BHoF! Kelly Brownlee’s “Burlesque Pop-Out” comes to BHoF this November
We are incredibly proud to present “Burlesque Pop-Out”, an exhibition of artwork by Seattle artist Kelly Brownlee. “Burlesque Pop-Out” features cut paper dioramas depicting international burlesque performers, each in a style and flavor unique to its subject. Along with contemporary neo-burlesque performers including Jamie Von Stratton, The Shanghai Pearl, and
New hours at BHoF
Effective today (October 2) we will be open 5 days a week, Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5pm. We look forward to seeing you!
Longing, Envy, Lust, and Glamour: Lili St. Cyr at Ciro’s
The piece below is an excerpt from Kelly DiNardo’s Gilded Lili: Lili St. Cyr and the Striptease Mystique, released this week as an ebook for Kindle and other readers. Want to win a copy of the book? Read about our Gilded Lili giveaway below! On October 18, 1951, Lili stood
MUSEUM CLOSURE: October 25-27
The Burlesque Hall of Fame will be closed Friday – Sunday, October 25-27, due to traffic restrictions during the Life is Beautiful festival. We apologize for any inconvenience.