All the News That’s Fit to Strip, 11.09.10

Katy Perry is a tease. In an article from People.com, she admits that she is a “burlesque girl” at heart and would prefer to tease, than to go completely bare.


In other news…

Burlesque isn’t the only striptease movie coming to theaters.
A brief history of burlesque.

Rachel Zoe shows you how to get the Burlesque look.

–Maryam, The Candy Pitch, 11.09.10
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All the News That’s Fit to Strip, 11.02.10

The men of Australia are proving that burlesque is not strictly for females. Briefs is a new take on the classic burlesque show.
Read about the inspiration behind the costumes of Burlesque and star Christina Aguilera‘s style evolution.

A documentary featuring Ann Corio, a classic in Striptease, will be featured at the Hartford International Film Festival.

–Maryam, The Candy Pitch, 11.02.10

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Breast Defense: June 6, 2008

Breast Defense: Glamour Girls For Early Detection was a partnership between The Burlesque Hall of Fame and Keep A Breast, uniting top artists, performers and pinup models to raise awareness for breast cancer prevention and treatment.

Casting for Breast Defense began in June 2007, during Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, the longest-running event of its kind and the world’s premier gathering of burlesque performers and enthusiasts. From June 8-10, over 40 women had their ‘assets’ immortalized for the cause–including such legendary “vintage vixens” as Tempest Storm, Tura Satana, BC survivor Kitten Natividad, Dixie Evans and many of today’s top neo-burlesque starlets, inlcuding Miss Exotic Worlds Immodesty Blaize (2007), Julie Atlas Muz (2006), Michelle L’amour (2005), Erochica Bamboo (2003) an...

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2008 LINEUP

Opening Night Party
Sponsored by Bachelor Pad Magazine
Location: Ghost Bar, Palms Casino Resort

Featuring performances by:
Flame Cynders (Los Angeles, CA)
Legs Malone (New York, NY)
Miss Mitzy Cream (Toronto, Canada)
Ophelia Flame (Minneapolis, MN)
Orchid Mei (Denver, CO)
Pinchbottom Burlesque (New York, NY)
Scarlett Letter (Los Angeles, CA)
Tigger! (New York, NY)
Vagina Jenkins (Atanta, GA)

50th Annual Striptease Reunion Showcase
Hosted by World Famous *BOB*, Dr. Lukki and El Vez
Location: Ghost Bar (7pm), The Lounge (10pm)

Special appearances & performances by:
Alexandra the Great 48″
April March, The First Lady of Burlesque
Big Fannie Annie
The Booby Trap Players
Candy ‘Baby’ Caramello
Catherine D’Lish, Miss Exotic World 1992 & 1994
Cynthiana
Daisy Delight
Dixie Evans
Doc and St...

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The World’s Longest Boa: June 8, 2007

On June 8, 2007, burlesque performers and fans of all ages descended on the Fremont Street Experience to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Burlesque Hall of Fame’s Striptease Reunion, with a truly once-in-a-lifetime event: a multi-generational, bump and grind kick-line featuring the world’s longest boa… performed live, with over 1/2 MILE of hot pink feathers!

Sponsored by Ostrich.com, the event was a record-setting good time–choreographed on the spot by Miss Exotic World 2006, Julie Atlas Muz, with assistance from dance captains Rhinestone Debbie, Tigger!, Darlinda Just Darlinda and many, many others!

Special thanks to Mayor Oscar B. Goodman and everyone at the Fremont Street Experience for allowing us to shake our tailfeathers under Fremont Street’s world famous LCD canopy!

SPECIAL NO...

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