MUSEUM CLOSURE: October 25-27

The Burlesque Hall of Fame will be closed Friday – Sunday, October 25-27, due to traffic restrictions during the Life is Beautiful festival. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Introducing the Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship

The loss of Sparkly Devil over Memorial Day weekend stunned the entire burlesque world. Sparkly Devil was an inspiration to hundreds of performers, and had dedicated herself for years to building bridges between burlesque’s Legends and the newest generations of performers. In her honor, we have created the Sparkly Devil

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SAVE THE DATE: 2014 BHoF Weekender will be June 5-8!

Get out your sparkliest marker and your sexiest calendar and circle June 5-8, 2014. That’s the weekend you’ll be joining us at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for the 2014 BHoF Weekender. Next year marks the 57th Striptease Reunion and the 24th Miss Exotic World, and we’re

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MUSEUM CLOSURE: Sunday, 9/1/13

The museum will be closed this Sunday, September 1, so that our staff and volunteers may attend Dixie Evan‘s memorial service. If you are in Las Vegas and would like to pay your respects, the memorial is being held Sunday, September 1st at 3 pm at Palm Mortuary (1325 North

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Dixie Evans gives a tour at Burlesque Hall of Fame

RIP Dixie Evans, Burlesque Legend and Inspiration to a Generation of Performers

The Burlesque Hall of Fame is saddened to announce the passing of Dixie Evans at age 86. Dixie launched the Exotic World museum in Helendale, CA and founded the Miss Exotic World pageant in 1991. More than that, she was a support and inspiration for an entire generation of new

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New Acquisitions for April 2013: Patti Starr and Jean Idelle

The museum acquired some really lovely pieces in April from two Legends: Patti Starr and Jean Idelle. In March, we paid a visit to Patti Starr in her Arizona home where we recorded an interview and goggled at her adventures. Now in her 90s, Starr has led an amazing life

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Introducing the new BurlesqueHall.com

Welcome to the newly re-designed, re-structured BurlesqueHall.com. We’ve made a bunch of changes to make the information you need easier to find AND to provide more interesting reasons to come back again and again. We hope you’ll enjoy our new look! Please take some time to explore the new site

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New Weekender website at BHoFWeekend.com

The BHoF Weekender has a home of its own now at www.bhofweekend.com. Ticket and room information, show and class schedules, special announcements — everything you need to plan and enjoy the sexiest weekend of the year is now in one place on the Web. Special thanks to Scott Bokma, who

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2013 BHoF Weekender Early-Bird Sale starts today!

The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend is back at The Orleans! Be part of the largest, longest-running burlesque event in the world! Not only is it four days of incredible fun, learning and performance, the Weekender is a fundraiser for The Burlesque Hall of Fame, the only museum of its

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Newsletter for Dec, 2012 – 2013 Weekender dates set, Miss Exotic World application open!

Happy Holidays, burlesque stars and starstruck! 2012 has been a HUGE year for BHoF, from our record-breaking Reunion Weekend to our first-ever IndieGoGo fundraiser, which allowed us to move and drastically improve the storage conditions for our priceless collection and beyond–literally, *beyond* the  museum, as select artifacts from our permanent

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