2013 Sassy Lassy Award to Catherine D'Lish, presented by Dita Von Teese

Former Board Members Laura Herbert and Dita Von Teese Named Board Members Emeritus

The Burlesque Hall of Fame Board of Directors is pleased to announce the recent establishment of the Board Emeritus title, recognizing museum founders Jennie Lee and Dixie Evans as well as two outstanding former Directors of the Board, Dita Von Teese and past long-time Board President, Laura Herbert. Only founders

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Precious Ephemera

Congratulations to our 2019 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship recipient: Precious Ephemera!

Congratulations to Precious Ephemera, our 2019 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship recipient! Precious was chosen for their activism on behalf of LGBTQ communities, and particularly for their work building connections between generations, work very much in the spirit of Sparkly herself. As the scholarship recipient, Precious will receive a full pass to

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Interview with Dita Von Teese

In honor of Women’s History Month, and inspired by the #5WomenArtists project led by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, we are asking burlesque artists to share with us their thoughts on their art form. We’re closing out the series with an interview with burlesque superstar Dita Von

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2019 Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender

Lineups for the 2019 BHoF Weekender are now live!

Lineups for this year’s Weekender showcases are now posted on the BHOF Weekender website, featuring more than 75 acts by the best performers the burlesque world has to offer. Watch an incredible lineup of the greatest performers from around the world compete for the crown in Saturday’s Miss Exotic World competition!

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Dirty Martini

Interview with Dirty Martini

In honor of Women’s History Month, and inspired by the #5WomenArtists project led by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, we are asking burlesque artists to share with us their thoughts on their art form. Today, we hear from 2004 Miss Exotic World and BHoF Board Member, Dirty

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Julie Atlas Muz

Interview with Julie Atlas Muz

In honor of Women’s History Month, and inspired by the #5WomenArtists project led by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, we are asking burlesque artists to share with us their thoughts on their art form. This week, we are talking with 2006 Miss Exotic World, Julie Atlas Muz.

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Anniversa-TEASE!

Celebrate our anniversary with us at “Anniversa-TEASE!”, April 12, 7pm

April 17 marks the first anniversary of our new space on Main Street, and we’re celebrating the only way we know how — with a burlesque show! Join us April 12 at Ron Decar’s Event Center at 1201 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89104. Tickets are $49 VIP Plated

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Judith Stein

Interview with Judith Stein

In honor of Women’s History Month, and inspired by the #5WomenArtists project led by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, we are asking burlesque artists to share with us their thoughts on their art form. First up is Judith Stein, “The Lady Divine”, who performed throughout the 1970s

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Featured Artifact: Gypsy Rose Lee’s Pincushion

Gypsy Rose Lee was practically born into show business, touring the vaudeville circuits with her sister, Jane Havoc, from before she was old enough to go to school. Their successes were fleeting and hardships enduring, and it behooved the young vaudevillian to learn to sew. Throughout her stage career, both

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Thank you for your donations!

A huge sparkly “THANK YOU” to everyone who donated and helped spread the word for our latest fundraiser. Your contributions raised $9500 for the museum, money that will help us develop new programs, take care of our collection, and promote burlesque to new audiences. If you donated, you will receive

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