“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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Now accepting applications for 2014 BHoF Weekender!

The application for performers wishing to compete in the 2014 Miss Exotic World competition and/or appear in the Thursday night Movers, Shakers, and Innovators Showcase is now live. Go to BHoFApplication.com and start your application today! Performers who have applied before can use the same login — all your information from last

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Rule Changes for 2014 Weekender Applications

Hello burlesque folks! Hard to believe that following our most successful and most attended Weekender back in June, we are already at it again! Next year’s Weekender is already in production, following the signing of the contract with the Orleans Hotel & Casino for June 5th – 8th, 2014, so

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Updated: BOOK GIVEAWAY! Win Kelly DiNardo’s “Gilded Lili”

We are holding a contest to celebrate the ebook release of Kelly DiNardo’s excellent biography of burlesque Legend Lili St. Cyr. Gilded Lili: Lili St. Cyr and the Striptease Mystique. Enter to win a free ebook copy of the book (in your choice of Kindle, Nook, or iBooks format) by

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Call for Papers for SW Popular Culture Association Conference

Dr Lucky asked us to share this call for papers seeking academic contributions on burlesque for the 2014 Southwest Popular Culture Association annual meeting next year. BHoF strongly encourages greater academic engagement with topics related to the history and cultural impact of burlesque, and are happy to see an opportunity

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Installation view of Kelly Brownlee's work

Art at BHoF! Kelly Brownlee’s “Burlesque Pop-Out” comes to BHoF this November

We are incredibly proud to present “Burlesque Pop-Out”, an exhibition of artwork by Seattle artist Kelly Brownlee. “Burlesque Pop-Out” features cut paper dioramas depicting international burlesque performers, each in a style and flavor unique to its subject. Along with contemporary neo-burlesque performers including Jamie Von Stratton, The Shanghai Pearl, and

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New hours at BHoF

Effective today (October 2) we will be open 5 days a week, Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5pm. We look forward to seeing you!

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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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