Midnite Martini

2014 BHoF Weekender Report Published

The BHoF Weekender is by far our largest fundraising event every year, raising the money we need to sustain our museum and collection and to continue to develop new programming. With the 2015 Weekender just about to begin, we wanted to take the opportunity to share with our community how the

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Tessa von Twinkle

Congratulations to our 2015 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship winner!

Congratulations to Tessa Von Twinkle, winner of the 2015 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship! As the scholarship recipient, Tessa Von Twinkle will receive a full pass to all four showcases and all Legends Master Classes during The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend at the Orleans Hotel and Casino this June 4-7,

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Brown Paper Tickets supports BHoF

Brown Paper Tickets Launches BHoF Fund

The Burlesque Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that through a friendly acquisition of GlitterTix, Brown Paper Tickets has established a Burlesque Hall of Fame fund through which producers and their audiences can support BHoF! Event producers can add a $.35 or $1.00 donation amounts to ticket prices—100% of which

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BHoF Welcomes New Board Members Jaye MacAskill and Bunny Bee

Please join us in welcoming two new members to the BHoF board, Jaye MacAskill and Bunny Bee. Both bring extensive knowledge and experience to the board, and we are excited to have them as part of our leadership as the museum continues to grow and evolve. Originally from Canada, Jaye

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BHoF space at Emergency Arts

Longer Hours and Legends Sundays

Good things are happening at the Burlesque Hall of Fame! BHoF is now open six days a week, including evening hours. Tuesday – Saturday   11am to 7pm     Sunday   Noon to 5pm We also launched a new event, Legends Sundays, which brings burlesque Legends into the museum to tell their

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Select works from Bunny Yeager on display at BHoF

We’re proud to announce that our latest acquisition is on display now: Two images by groundbreaking pinup photographer Bunny Yeager (1929 – 2014). A model who felt she could do better behind the lens than many of the men photographing her, Yeager became one of the leading photographers of her

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Laura Herbert departs BHoF Board after 15+ years of service

The Burlesque Hall of Fame bids a fond farewell to board member and former director Laura Herbert. For over 15 years, Laura has been intimately involved with the organization, including serving as Executive Director from 2005 to 2011, during which time she shepherded the museum through some of its biggest

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An Edict from the Queen, 2014 Miss Exotic World Midnite Martini

Congratulations to the 2014 Miss Exotic World and Reigning Queen of Burlesque, Midnite Martini. We asked Her Highness to share a few words with the burlesque community from her lofty throne. I am back in Denver and am still flying high off the memories of the BHoF weekender and getting

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Lessons from 2014’s Sparkly Devil Scholarship Winner, Goldie Candela

Our first Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship recipient, Goldie Candela, shares her experiences studying with the legends of burlesque at the 2014 BHoF Weekender. As someone who is a complete burlesque history nerd, being named the first recipient of the Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship was a dream come true. I was

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2014 Tournament of Tease Winners!

 The Burlesque Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the winners of the 24th Annual Tournament of Tease, held Saturday, June 7th at The Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Competition was fierce—in more ways than one—with performers from across the country and around the world showcasing the theatricality of neo-burlesque performance

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