Twirl-A-Thon is HERE!
What has two Queens, an American Treasure, a fire twirler, and more tassels than you can twirl a stick at?That’s right, it’s TWIRL-A-THON! Join host Blanche Debris and three Very Special Guest Judges, Dirty Martini, Poison Ivory, and Desiré D’Amour, as they witness a ton of tassel twirling ENTIRELY FOR
#MuseumAtHome: Minstrel Shows and Stock Comic Characters in Burlesque
CONTENT WARNING: sterotypical imagery including blackfaceLearn about some of the often troubling roots of burlesque’s stock characters in this #MuseumAtHome entry. Burlesque and minstrelsy were closely related in the late 19th century, and many elements of the minstrel show became part of burlesque’s “bag of tricks”. Understanding this difficult history is essential
The BHoF Weekender is Going Virtual!
In these days of shelter in place and global quarantine, we’re transforming the BHoF Weekender, originally scheduled for August 27-30, into a totally online event to be held throughout the month of August. We’ll have online showcases, classes, Legends interviews, museum tours — anything we can fit in a camera
We’re Reopening June 23!
After temporarily closing our doors on March 16 due to growing concern about the COVID-19 pandemic, The Burlesque Hall of Fame museum is excited to reopen to the public on Tuesday, June 23! Nevada is in “Phase II” right now and museums are allowed to open at half capacity. We’re going quite a bit under that
BURLESQUE HALL OF FAME TO REOPEN JUNE 23
Museum Will Operate with Limited Attendance, Enhanced Safety Measures During Reopening Phases June 15, 2020 – Las Vegas, NV – After temporarily closing its doors on March 16 due to growing concern about the COVID-19 pandemic, The Burlesque Hall of Fame museum is excited to reopen to the public on Tuesday, June 23. In accordance with state guidelines, the museum has made
BURLESQUE HALL OF FAME 2020 WEEKENDER GOES DIGITAL
The annual event brings burlesque performers and fans from around the world June 1, 2020 — Las Vegas – For the protection and safety of the performers, attendees, staff, and the dozens of classic-era burlesque stars who attend the event every year, The Burlesque Hall of Fame has decided to
2020 BHoF Weekender Moving Online
For the protection and safety of the performers, attendees, staff, and the dozens of burlesque Legends who attend the Weekender every year, we have decided to move the 2020 BHoF Weekender online. With the ability to safely hold large public events still uncertain, and travel restrictions preventing access to the
Statement of Support for Black Lives Matters protesters and activists; upcoming live auction postponed
The Burlesque Hall of Fame stands in solidarity with the protesters and activists who have taken to the streets across the nation and around the world. We strongly stand against racism and violence. We stand in solidarity with the Black community, whether a burlesque performer, friend of the museum, or
Burlesque Hall of Fame Postpones Live Auction Fundraiser
CONTACT: Dustin M. Waxdustin@burlesquehall.com(888) 661-6465 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BURLESQUE HALL OF FAME POSTPONES LIVE AUCTION FUNDRAISER In deference to and support of the Black Lives Movement, the Burlesque Hall of Fame postpones fundraising event. May 31, 2020 – WORLDWIDE– In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and protesters