BURLESQUE HALL OF FAME TO PARTICIPATE IN BLUE STAR MUSEUMS:

Museum offering free admission to active military and their family members this summer

[Las Vegas, NV – May 9, 2019] The Burlesque Hall of Fame joins museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, a program that provides free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer. The 2019 program runs from Saturday, May 18, 2019, Armed Forces Day, through Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day. More information about Blue Star Museums and a list of participating museums can be found at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

Blue Star Museums is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums nationwide...

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Body of Work: Midcentury Burlesque Through the Lens of F. Roy Kemp

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The Burlesque Hall of Fame Presents

BODY OF WORK: MIDCENTURY BURLESQUE THROUGH THE LENS OF F. ROY KEMP

Opening April 16, 2019

Blaze Starr by F. Roy KempMarch 31, 2019 — Canadian photojournalist F. Roy Kemp spent the 1950s documenting the New York burlesque scene, producing thousands of images that give us a glimpse into the public and private lives of performers unparalleled in other photographers’ work. Starting April 16, 2019, the Burlesque Hall of Fame will feature selections of this work, with images of burlesque superstars like Tempest Storm, Blaze Starr, Zorita, and Jennie Lee, as well as lesser-known performers like Zizi Richards and Naja Karamuru.

Kemp shot pin-ups, but he was decidedly not a pin-up photographer...

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The Burlesque Hall of Fame Presents: Anniversa-TEASE!

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THE BURLESQUE HALL OF FAME PRESENTS: ANNIVERSA-TEASE!

The World’s Only Burlesque Museum presents Las Vegas’ best burlesque talent in a benefit show

April 12 at Ron DeCar’s Event Center, Doors: 5:30pm / Show: 7:00pm

March 20, 2019 — The Burlesque Hall of Fame (BHoF) is celebrating the first anniversary of its new museum on Main Street with a burlesque show! As the world’s only museum dedicated to the past, present, and future of burlesque, BHoF is singularly positioned to put together a show like none other.

“We’re putting on the kind of show that doesn’t really exist anymore,” says BHoF Executive Director Dustin M. Wax...

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The Burlesque Hall of Fame Presents: Valen-TEASE!

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THE BURLESQUE HALL OF FAME PRESENTS: VALEN-TEASE!

The World’s Only Burlesque Museum presents Las Vegas’ best burlesque talent in a benefit show

February 15 at Ron DeCar’s Event Center, Doors: 5:30pm / Show: 7:00pm

January 24, 2019 — The Burlesque Hall of Fame (BHoF) will host a burlesque show at Ron DeCar’s Event Center on February 15, 2019, with proceeds benefiting the museum. Featuring the best of Las Vegas burlesque talent (and a few special guests), the show is a celebration of Las Vegas burlesque, past and present.

“From Lili St Cyr at the El Rancho in the 1950s to shows like Absinthe today, burlesque has put the ‘sin’ in ‘Sin City’,” says BHoF Executive Director Dustin M. Wax...

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The Burlesque Hall of Fame Acquires Vintage Burlesque Films and Shorts

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THE BURLESQUE HALL OF FAME ACQUIRES VINTAGE BURLESQUE FILMS AND SHORTS

Collection Includes more than 21 miles of rare film, including performances by burlesque legends

 

January 15, 2019—The Burlesque Hall of Fame has acquired more than 150 rare burlesque films and shorts, most created between 1946-1958, from the collection of the famous (and infamous) exploitation film distributor Something Weird. The acquisition of the complete Something Weird/Sonney Amusement Enterprises/Broadway Roadshow Productions Burlesque Film Collection represents a milestone in the museum’s ongoing mission to preserve and share the history of burlesque.

Something Weird has long been recognized by B-movie film aficionados for its collection an...

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