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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“Putting the Sin in Sin City: 60 Years of Burlesque in Las Vegas” at Clark County Library on March 20

Please join us in the theater at the Clark County Library, 1401 E Flamingo Rd, at 7pm, Thursday, march 20, for an exciting panel discussion on the past, present, and future of burlesque on Las Vegas. Las Vegas is the “Entertainment Capital of the World,” and for decades, “entertainment” in

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BHOF Weekend 2012: Apply NOW!

PLEASE NOTE: AS OF JANUARY 23, WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS  FOR BHOF WEEKEND 2012. APPLICATIONS FOR 2013 WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE FALL. THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT.  The application period for the 2012 Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend is now open! Like last year, the online application is designed so that

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New Year, New Beginnings

Dear Friends of the Burlesque Hall of Fame, As of December 1, 2011, I am stepping down as Acting Executive Director of the Burlesque Hall of Fame. On that date, our Curatorial Director, Dustin M. Wax, will take over as Interim Executive Director, charged with leading the organization through the

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Dorothy Dorne: A Life in Pictures by Jo Weldon

Last winter I spent some time going through paper archives in the Burlesque Hall of Fame collection in Las Vegas, with the help of Laura Herbert and Brian Newman. I was particularly interested in the sheet music and the notations on it. I intend to share more about the sheet music project

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Movers, Shakers & Innovators 2011

We are pleased to offer yet another glimpse of the awesomeness that awaits #BHOF11 attendees, in the form of the “Who’s Who in Burly-Q” appearing in Thursday night’s MOVERS, SHAKERS & INNOVATORS Showcase. These acts have been specially selected for being unique, innovative, dazzling… and especially noteworthy. The creative forefront

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Gina Bon Bon

Born in Cuba, Gina Bon Bon began her career in burlesque in NYC in 1965, as a dancer in the chorus line of  the Latin Fire All-Latin Revue. She has since worked clubs and theaters all over the U.S., Canada and Guam, including a co-starring role in Burlesque USA alongside legendary

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BHOF Weekend 2011 Legends Challenge

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend is not only the world’s biggest and most prestigious burlesque gathering, it is also the longest running. Continuous since 1957, the weekend has its roots in Hall of Fame founder Jennie Lee‘s annual gathering of stars from the art’s heyday. Since Jennie’s passing in 1990,

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VARIETEASE! February 10 in Las Vegas

One night only! Join us for a special evening of live entertainment, benefiting the Burlesque Hall of Fame. Hosted by Miss Karla Joy, VARIETEASE features an all all-star cast of local Las Vegas burlesqers, including neo-BQ starlets Cha Cha Velour, Ivy L’Vine, Renea LeRoux and Vi Vacious; Vintage Vixens Dusty

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BHOF Weekend Discounts (Applicants Only)

You read that right! This year, as a way of saying thanks for supporting the BHOF and the burlesque community, we are offering a special perk for all pageant applicants: the opportunity to purchase discounted weekend passes (and get a great reserved seat) before they are made available to the

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