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#MuseumAtHome: Hispanic and Latin Heritage Month 2021

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Burlesque Hall of Fame has partnered with burlesque historian and performer Bella Sin to highlight the careers and contributions of performers throughout the Latin burlesque world. New material will be released daily on our Instagram and Facebook pages, and this page will be

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Closure Update

Museum Closure Update

We are sorry to announce that the museum is still closed following the rooftop fire in our building on July 20th. Construction is taking far longer than we had initially estimated, and will continue for at least the next two-three weeks. After removal of the contaminated drywall, flooring, ceiling tiles,

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The 2021 Virtual BHoF Weekender is LIVE

Our Virtual Weekender is happening now and it’s glorious! 48 hours straight of showcases, live events, panel discussions, and tons more from all over the world, streaming straight to your computer, tablet, or phone. Admission is free (donations are accepted, of course!). Go to the Virtual Burlesque Hall of Fame

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Musuem Closed sign. Photo by Chris McInnis.

Museum Closed Due to Fire Damage

On the night of July 20th, a fire started on the rooftop patio of our building, directly above part of our exhibition space. The fire was put out by firefighters but a great deal of smoke and water entered our space. Fortunately, only two artifacts were affected and so far

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Free Admission for Low-Income Visitors

The Burlesque Hall of Fame has joined Museums for All, a program offered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. The program allows free admission to

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Congratulations to Bambi Jones, Recipient of our 2021 Living Legend Award!

It is with great pleasure that we announce this year’s recipient of the BHoF Living Legend Award: the Fairy Kush Mother herself, Bambi Jones! The Living Legend Award recognizes performers who created distinguished careers for themselves during the heyday of burlesque and who continue to distinguish themselves through their involvement

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BHoF Welcomes New Board Member Tiffany Carter

Please welcome to the BHoF board the legendary performer, Miss Nude Universe 1975, Tiffany Carter! Tiffany Carter began her burlesque career at the infamous Pink Pussycat in Hollywood, CA in the late 1960s, and toured the United States, Canada, and Japan throughout her career into the 1980s. Throughout her 20+

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Now on view: “Coby Yee: The Hardest-Working Woman in Chinatown”

In 1960, Coby Yee – already a star performer at Charlie Low’s Forbidden City – opened the Dragon Lady nightclub on the eastern border of San Francisco’s Chinatown. In addition to being part-owner, Coby was the hostess and public face of the business. Soon, she also opened a studio and

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Lux LaCroix

BHoF Welcomes New Board Member Lux LaCroix

Please join us in welcoming performer and filmmaker Lux LaCroix to our board. Lux is an award-winning burlesque performer, professional dancer, choreographer, performance artist, and documentary filmmaker. Her talent, dedication to the art of burlesque, and commitment to the burlesque community make her a welcome addition to our board as

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BHoF founder Jennie Lee spins tassels while wearing a medical face mask

As the Situation Changes, We Will Continue to Require Masks

We are aware of the recent changes in CDC guidance regarding masks for vaccinated adults, as well as out county’s abandonment of its COVID-19 plan. As a community space open to visitors of all kinds, including those unable or unwilling to be vaccinated at this time, we have decided to

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