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[UPDATE] BHoF Response to Coronavirus: museum closed to June 15; 2020 Weekender postponed

Please check back here often to see BHoF’s latest response and changes as the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold. May 1 – “Stay at Home” order extended to at least May 15; museum closed to at least June 15 The state’s Roadmap to Recovery (PDF) phased re-opening plan extends Nevada’s

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Bid on amazing burlesque merch, memorabilia, and unforgettable experiences in our live online auction, June 5

We’re hosting our first ever auction series! Hosted by incomparable emcees Jonny Porkpie and Blanche DeBris, the first auction will occur on Friday, June 5th. A second auction is planned for mid-summer. It will be an evening of rare opportunities to bid on unique items and experiences including sparkly costume

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BHoF Virtual Book Club; image shows an illustrated fan dancer

Join our new online book club!

Join the breast virtual book club around! Read and discuss works from and about the world of burlesque, from autobiographies and memoirs to trashy novels. Social reading centered on all things Burly-Q, the Burlesque Hall of Fame Virtual Book Club will meet via Zoom the third Thursday of each month

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Burlesque Hall of Fame to Host Live Fundraiser Auction Series Online

CONTACT:Nicollette Dalynicollette@burlesquehall.com(520) 668-9500 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BURLESQUE HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES LIVE FUNDRAISER AUCTION SERIES Live fundraising auction to celebrate and sell all things burlesque in support the Burlesque Hall of Fame museum. May 21, 2020 – WORLDWIDE – The Burlesque Hall of Fame (BHoF) museum, along with the incomparable

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Lilly Christine

#MuseumAtHome: Burlesque Legend Lilly Christine (VIDEO)

Lilly Christine, “The Cat Girl”, burst on the scene in the late 1940s and quickly leaped to the top, headlining Louis Prima’s New Orleans hotspot the 500 Club and eventually strutting her stuff on Broadway. Her belly dance-inspired moves fascinated audiences up until her tragically early death. Learn more about

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Twirl-a-Thon!

BHoF Presents: Twirl-A-Thon! Raise money doing what you do best: twirling tassels!

Twirl your tassels for a good cause! Join the Burlesque Hall of Fame for the first-ever (virtual) Twirl-a-Thon! How long can you twirl your tassels? 30 seconds? 3 minutes? 3 HOURS?!?!? Set your own challenge, gather pledges (in dollars per minute), and film yourself twirling for all you’re worth! Three

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A 1950s TV sits on a wood floor in front of blue and gray striped wallpaper, playing a burlesque performance

We’re Collecting the Quarantine!

Hey performers and producers in lockdown! Whatcha been doing with yourself lately? Making online shows? Making burlesque videos? Making… history? Here at BHoF, we collect history — and the quarantine, closure of theaters and other venues, and shift of burlesque performers to online production is nothing if not historic. We

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Coby Yee and Stephen King perform together at the 2019 BHoF Weekender (photo by Ed Barnas)

Congratulations to our 2020 Living Legend Award winner, Coby Yee!

It is our most sincere pleasure to announce this year’s recipient of the BHoF Living Legend Award is the great Coby Yee! The Living Legend Award recognizes burlesque performers who created distinguished careers for themselves during burlesque’s heyday and continue to distinguish themselves through their involvement in today’s burlesque community,

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