2018 Annual Report cover

Now available: Our 2018 Annual Report

The Burlesque Hall of Fame is deeply committed to transparency and openness. We go well beyond the legal requirements for availability of core documents and financial records. Our “Core Documents” page contains our articles of incorporation, 1023 as filed with the IRS, current bylaws, code of ethics, collection policy, and

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New exhibition: “Body of Work: Midcentury Burlesque Through the Lens of F. Roy Kemp”

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. Through October 2019, the Burlesque Hall of Fame will feature selections of this work,

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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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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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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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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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RIP Alexandra the Great “48” (1939-2019)

Gerri Weise AKA Alexandra The Great 48 was always destined to make a splash. As a teenager she had won Sophie Loren look-alike competition and her resemblance to her idol was indeed uncanny. She got her start in Burlesque at age 25 when Rose La Rose spotted her whilst she

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Film Cans

BHoF Acquires Something Weird’s Massive Burlesque Film Collection

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

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Valen-TEASE!

Join us for *Valen-TEASE*, Feb 15, 2019!

We’re having a show! Join us at Ron DeCar’s Event Center (1201 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89104) on February 15 for the sexiest Valentine’s Day show in Vegas! Hosted by American Treasure Blanche Debris, the show will feature: Aya Fontaine, “The Buxom Beauty of Burlesque” Cora Vette La

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