Who’s Who in Burly-Q: Blaze Starr (1932 – 2015)

Blaze Starr is an iconic redhead, with a sultry voluptuous figure and charisma that has stood the test of time. Born on April 10, 1932 in Wayne County, West Virginia, Starr was raised in a large family and was the second oldest out of 11 brothers and sisters. Starr left

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Camille 2000 at 2017 BHoF Weekender

Congratulations to our 2019 Living Legend Award Recipient, CAMILLE 2000!

We are pleased to announce that Camille 2000 has been selected to receive the 2019 Living Legend, to be awarded during this year’s BHoF Weekender. The Living Legend Award is given each year in recognition of both a performer’s active career and their continued achievements as a mentor, teacher, and

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2013 Sassy Lassy Award to Catherine D'Lish, presented by Dita Von Teese

Former Board Members Laura Herbert and Dita Von Teese Named Board Members Emeritus

The Burlesque Hall of Fame Board of Directors is pleased to announce the recent establishment of the Board Emeritus title, recognizing museum founders Jennie Lee and Dixie Evans as well as two outstanding former Directors of the Board, Dita Von Teese and past long-time Board President, Laura Herbert. Only founders

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Precious Ephemera

Congratulations to our 2019 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship recipient: Precious Ephemera!

Congratulations to Precious Ephemera, our 2019 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship recipient! Precious was chosen for their activism on behalf of LGBTQ communities, and particularly for their work building connections between generations, work very much in the spirit of Sparkly herself. As the scholarship recipient, Precious will receive a full pass to

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Body of Work: Midcentury Burlesque Through the Lens of F. Roy Kemp

press@burlesquehall.com (888) 661-6465 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The Burlesque Hall of Fame Presents BODY OF WORK: MIDCENTURY BURLESQUE THROUGH THE LENS OF F. ROY KEMP Opening April 16, 2019 March 31, 2019 — Canadian photojournalist F. Roy Kemp spent the 1950s documenting the New York burlesque scene, producing thousands of

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Interview with Dita Von Teese

In honor of Women’s History Month, and inspired by the #5WomenArtists project led by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, we are asking burlesque artists to share with us their thoughts on their art form. We’re closing out the series with an interview with burlesque superstar Dita Von

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2019 Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender

Lineups for the 2019 BHoF Weekender are now live!

Lineups for this year’s Weekender showcases are now posted on the BHOF Weekender website, featuring more than 75 acts by the best performers the burlesque world has to offer. Watch an incredible lineup of the greatest performers from around the world compete for the crown in Saturday’s Miss Exotic World competition!

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Dirty Martini

Interview with Dirty Martini

In honor of Women’s History Month, and inspired by the #5WomenArtists project led by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, we are asking burlesque artists to share with us their thoughts on their art form. Today, we hear from 2004 Miss Exotic World and BHoF Board Member, Dirty

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Julie Atlas Muz

Interview with Julie Atlas Muz

In honor of Women’s History Month, and inspired by the #5WomenArtists project led by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, we are asking burlesque artists to share with us their thoughts on their art form. This week, we are talking with 2006 Miss Exotic World, Julie Atlas Muz.

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Anniversa-TEASE!

Celebrate our anniversary with us at “Anniversa-TEASE!”, April 12, 7pm

April 17 marks the first anniversary of our new space on Main Street, and we’re celebrating the only way we know how — with a burlesque show! Join us April 12 at Ron Decar’s Event Center at 1201 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89104. Tickets are $49 VIP Plated

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