World Record Burlesque?

I smell a challenge! Remember The Big Bump & Grind with the World’s Longest Boa? Well, reports that a troupe of Virgin Holiday staff and London-based burlesque enthusiasts attempted to set a record for the world’s largest burlesque dance in Trafalgar Square today. Did they succeed? The article didn’t say, but kudos to the intrepid dancers who braved the cold all the same…

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Featured Blog: Rhinestone & Whiskey

tanya cheex “Canada’s Own Queen of the Fire Tassels,” Tanya Cheex started taking her clothes off publicly at eight years old. Years later, she heads up Canada’s longest running burlesque troupe, Skin Tight Outta Sight Rebel Burlesque, and serves as Artistic Director for The Toronto Burlesque Festival.

When not stripping or writing about “Burlesque, booze and broads” on her blog, Rhinestone and Whiskey–your online source for all things decadent and dangerous–you can find Tanya picking hundreds of dollars worth of rhinestones off her floor.

Read the latest from Tanya here.

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Jo Weldon on Christina!

–Jo Weldon, Daily Burlesque 12.08.10

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Dirty’s Ditty

Did you know Dirty Martini can sing too?

The burly queen partnered with the Baron of Weird for Naked Time, which you can listen to here.

And don’t miss them performing at Vandam in NYC tomorrow night!

–Kelly DiNardo, The Candy Pitch, 12.18.10

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2010 Winners

Congratulations (and deep thanks) to all who came out for this year’s competition–including our judges, who had the unenviable task of determining who went home with a title and trophy. As always, everyone who graced the BHoF stage truly “brought it,” including the following acts, each of whom earned their titles the hard way: in front of an international audience of fellow entertainers and rabid BQ enthusiasts.

Miss Exotic World 2010, The Reigning Queen of Burlesque: Roxi Dlite (Windsor, ON)
First Runner-Up: Kristina Nekyia (San Francisco, CA)
Second Runner-Up: Nasty Canasta (New York City, NY)

Best Debut: MsTickle (New York City, NY)
Best Group: The Chicago Starlets (Chicago, IL)
Best Boylesque: The Evil Hate Monkey (Baltimore, MD)
Best Variety: Lola Martinet and Tila von Twirl (Chi...

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