‘Um’…the forbidden word. The word I say too much. But ‘Um’ is a good word to describe the weekend. “Um, what just happened?” “Um, what do I do now?” “Um, how do I get more of that in my life?” As the ‘Um’s’ start to build it’s easy to get overwhelmed by …Glitter Crash–the feeling […]

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Tickets are purchased. Flights are booked. You’ve obsessed over this years curriculum and you’ve somehow mapped out a balanced schedule all while avoiding glitter burnout. (FOMO is a very real thing, my friends. Don’t overdo it). So now that you’ve got that out of the way, it’s time to start thinking about what to pack.  […]

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How to plan your BurlyCon schedule Classes. This is why we’re all here, right? BurlyCon is the only convention dedicated to the education of burlesque over the course of 4 days with classes taught by a wide range of burlesque educators! Get the full schedule HERE to start mapping out your game plan. And don’t […]

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Welcome to BurlyCon! Your plane has landed. You’ve collected your luggage and successfully checked-into the hotel (which is just across the street from the airport. So convenient!) Now what?  It’s time to get settled in! The hotel itself is split into three parts–two hotel buildings and the convention center, which is across the parking lot […]

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So, it’s your first time in Seattle?  First thing’s first, the rumors are true. It does rain here…a lot! If you want to fit in like a true Seattle-ite, leave your umbrella at home and pack a jacket with a hood instead. But even if you don’t go the raincoat route, make sure you’re ready […]

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Lady Lily La Douce Packing and prepping for BurlyCon is like packing for summer camp…summer camp in early November in Seattle. So Bring Socks! Lots of socks, cheese sticks, and granola bars. I don’t think I truly appreciated the power of a good thick sock until I went to BurlyCon the first time; or how […]

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by Bazuka Joe BurlyCon is just a few short months away! As a reminder, this year’s theme is “Under the Big Top”, and though the circus theme is meant to create a fun addition to the planned events with games and costumes, it does bring up genuine concerns over Coulrophobia (aka The Fear of Clowns). […]

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“Burlesque legend Camille 2000 (Camille Sands) passed away today after a lengthy battle with cancer. ‘The Girl for Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow’ was awarded our 2019 Living Legend Award for her contribution to burlesque. Her work, like her signature ‘Marquis de Sade’ act, consistently pushed against and expanded the boundaries of the art. More than […]

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by Lady Lily La Douce You’ve registered for BurlyCon and soon the adventure begins! Planning your flight, deciding what to pack, and figuring out where to hang your hat are all on your very important to-do list. But wait! “Who am I going to buddy up with?” you ask yourself. Nervous about making friends before […]

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For the 12th blockbuster year, the Burlesque Hall of Fame Finishing School offers rare, hands-on workshops with “Living Legends” of the art of Burlesque. Each of these instructors has her or his own unique perspective on the art, and shares directly from her or his own experience. Classes are held during the Burlesque Hall of Fame Exotic World Weekend in Las Vegas and focus on lifestyle, skills, and history. These classes are a fantastic opportunity to receive information passed on directly from one of our most finite resources: the performers of yesteryear. All Classes are taught in conjunction with the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender June 7 & 8, 2019, and held in Esplanade J at the Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV.

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