Jennie Lee and a male friend frolic in the "O" of the Hollywood sign

#MuseumAtHome: Burlesque Legend and BHoF Founder Jennie Lee (VIDEO and COLORING PAGES)

Jennie Lee, “Miss 44 and Plenty More!” was plenty more than a popular burlesque dancer of the 1950s and ’60s. In 1955, she founded the Exotic Dancers League to fight for the rights of her fellow exotic dancers, an effort htat eventually won her a place on the Executive Council

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It’s #GivingTuesday!

The Burlesque Hall of Fame has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. In our first full year at our new space, we have hosted thousands of visitors, developed gorgeous new exhibitions, taught excited burlesque newcomers and experienced performers alike in our studio classes, hosted film screenings, and

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BHoF 2019 Weekender Team

Volunteers Needed for Weekender Staff

In addition to the many on-site roles we fill every year (contact reunionvolunteer@burlesquehall.com to volunteer during the Weekender), this year we are looking to fill a number of roles in our year-round production team this year: Press Coordinator: Acts as liaison with press before, during, and after the Weekender. Arrange

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Frankie Fictitious MISS EXOTIC WORLD 2019 and MOST DAZZLING

Apply now to compete or perform in the 2020 BHoF Weekender!

The 2020 BHoF Weekender application season is now officially open! Apply now to compete in the 30th 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

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Sun with information about the 2020 BHoF Weekender, June 4-7, The Orleans, NV

Save the Date: 2020 BHoF Weekender is coming, June 4-7

Join us June 4-7, 2020, for the biggest burlesque event of the year! We’ll be returning to The Orleans Hotel and Casino to celebrate the 63rd Annual Striptease Reunion and the 30th Annual Miss Exotic World competition! Tickets will go on sale in April (March for BHoF Members, sign up

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Burlesque Hall of Fame Receives 2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

CONTACT: Kay Sera, APR; The Burlesque Hall of Fame press@burlesquehall.com (888) 661-6465 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BURLESQUE HALL OF FAME RECEIVES 2019 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE July 9, 2019 – Las Vegas, NV – The Burlesque Hall of Fame, the world’s only museum of burlesque, today announced that it has received a

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Volunteers Needed: Remote Data-Entry

BHoF is looking for people anywhere in the world who can help us type up our handwritten inventories so we can import them into our database. To volunteer, sign up at bhof.link/data and we’ll send you your first sheet. Each sheet contains about two dozen entries, and data is entered

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Join us July 5 for Liber-TEASE!

The Burlesque Hall of Fame is proud to present its Independence Day weekend show Liber-TEASE! In partnership with Ron Decar’s Event Center, the show will feature top burlesque performers from Las Vegas and beyond, including the 2018 Miss Exotic World Runner-up Jessebelle Thunder, performing alongside legends of the classic burlesque

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Dixie Evans inside the Exotic World Burlesque Museum, 2005. Photo by Laure Leber.

Dixie Evans (1926 – 2013)

The burlesque world mourned the passing on August 3, 2013, of Dixie Evans, “The Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque”, the godmother of the burlesque revival, founder of the Miss Exotic World pageant in 1991, and Exotic World’s curator, director, and champion. This page is in her memory. We’ve asked Dr. Lucky,

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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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