Dita Von Teese would rather be a “racy” burlesque dancer than star in her own sex tape. She said: “When they go to the movies, people want to see a little nudity. With burlesque, I show what I want to show. It’s not related to my real sex life at
Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend returns to sexy, sunny Las Vegas June 2-5, 2011! That’s right! Applications for the next Miss Exotic World: Reigning Queen of Burlesque Pageant will be online soon ARE ONLINE NOW AT www.bhofapplication.com, so be sure to sign up for our mailing list for the latest
On June 4, 2010, the creme de la creme of international burlesque society turned out to celebrate an exciting new chapter in Burlesque Hall of Fame history: the grand opening of our new location inside the Emergency Arts building at 520 Fremont Street in Downtown Las Vegas. Las Vegas Mayor
Sparkly Devil has been performing burlesque for over a decade now, in addition to her work as an award-winning writer, editor and journalist. A three-time recipient of 1st Place Michigan Press Association Awards, Sparkly’s writing has been published in numerous independent publications, magazines and anthologies since 1997. Originally hailing from
Just because the movie Burlesque is now on the big screen, doesn’t mean the art of striptease will make a comeback. In fact, burlesque has been growing in popularity for a long time. “The movie has sparked mainstream interest,” says Cleveland burlesque performer Danielle Squeal. “But burlesque has been an
It wasn’t easy to get Burlesque on the big screen. This $55-million movie is a big risk for its production studio, Screen Gems. In other Burlesque news, the film’s star Christina Aguilera planted her hands in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Then later kicked off the LA premiere last night.
It’s been hard to keep up with this blog while keeping up with Twitter, Facebook, and Formspring, and while writing and promoting a book! One thing I used to do frequently that I miss is sharing a few recent photos I’ve taken. I hope you enjoy these shots from backstage
Opening Night Burlesque Bash Featuring performances by: Amber Ray (NYC, NY) Anita Cookie (NYC, NY) Angela Eve Chicago, IL Annette Betty (London, UK) Bunny Pistol (SF, CA) Capital City Burlesque (Edmonton, Alberta) Clams Casino (NYC NY) Darlinda Just Darlinda (Brooklyn, NY) Fleur de Tease (New Orleans, LA) Francean Fanny (Memphis,