Raven Virginia

Congratulations to our 2017 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship recipient: Raven Virginia!

Congratulations to Raven Virginia, winner of the 2017 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship! As the scholarship recipient, Raven will receive a full pass to all four showcases and all Legends Master Classes during The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend at the Orleans Hotel and Casino this June 1-4, and will be

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Rockettes

An Open Letter to AGVA Regarding The Rockettes

The Rockettes have been booked to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration in January. According to news reports, performers’ concerns over performing at the inauguration of a man whose views on women have been proven deplorable time and again were met with indifference from their union, the American Guild of Variety

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Poison Ivory, Miss Exotic World 2016

Applications for the 2017 BHOF Weekender are now open!

The 2017 BHoF application season is now officially open! Apply now to compete in the 27th Annual Tournament of Tease or showcase your act in Movers, Shakers & Innovators. As in previous years, we will be using the fabulous online application system hosted on TroupeIT. Be sure to read the

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Hours Change for December 2016

To facilitate scheduling as we prepare to move into our new space, BHoF will be closed on Sundays through the month of December 2016. We will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 6pm, through the end of the year. We will return to our regular Tuesday through Sunday schedule

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Jennie Lee holiday card

Send your holiday wishes to burlesque’s Legends

Once again, the Burlesque Hall of Fame is collecting holiday cards for burlesque Legends. If you would like to send a card to one (or all!),, please send them to BHoF at the address below and we’ll forward your sparkly wishes along to our living legends! We want to make

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Turkey and dancer's legs

A Message of Gratitude from BHoF

The Burlesque Hall of Fame would like to take the opportunity on this day of Thanksgiving to thank the people who make what we do possible. We are grateful this year and every year for: The burlesque Legends who continue to inspire and amaze us with their stories, their contributions

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BHoF Logo

Holiday Closures

We will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday today, November 23, at 3pm and all day Thursday,  November 24. We will resume our normal hours, 10am – 6pm, on Friday, November 25. We will also be closed December 24-25 and Dec 31 – January 1. Please visit https://www.burlesquehall.com/about/visit/ for information about

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Scrabble tiles spelling "ethics"

BHoF’s Values

In light of the divisiveness and fear gripping American communities, particularly people of color, women, and LGBTQ people, the values and code of ethics that the  Burlesque Hall of Fame strives to operate under and towards matter now more than ever. The Burlesque Hall of Fame and its trustees, director,

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Gallery view at temporary space

Re-Opening Friday, October 7th!

After a brief hiatus and thanks to the careful yet quick work of our staff and volunteers, The Burlesque Hall of Fame REOPENS in our temporary location on Friday, October 7th at 5pm and will be open until 9pm in honor of the 14th anniversary of First Friday Art Walk! Visit us at

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Emergency Arts building

So long, Emergency Arts!

Six years ago, the Burlesque Hall of Fame opened our “modest” space at the front of the Emergency Arts center. And so once again, from our origins as Exotic World in the Mojave Desert, burlesque’s history, heritage, and unique contribution to society had a home. And now we say farewell

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