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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Class applications are open and now is the time when burlesque educators from around the globe submit their classes to be considered to present at BurlyCon. The applications and talent is overwhelming and while we’d love to include everyone, there just isn’t enough hours in a day to fit every class in. So if you’re […]

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By Sailor St. Claire; with updated 2019 dates from Shy Twilight BurlyCon is about to open the floodgates for class submissions for our 2019 convention, and we’ve put together this short how-to guide to help you write the best class proposal possible. Not only do your descriptions of your classes factor into our decision-making process, […]

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 9, 2018 On behalf of BurlyCon, the Board of Directors is proud to announce that Lola Love has been promoted to the role of Executive Director of BurlyCon. Lola brings almost ten years of event management, coordination and planning experience to this new role. For the past 5 […]

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BurlyCon is almost here and we are SO FLIPPING EXCITED! There are several ways to stay in the know all weekend and here are a few tips that should help you keep sane and happy: If you haven’t already be sure to download our BurlyCon app which can be found here: BurlyCon App . We’re always working […]

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Think of BurlyCon as burlesque’s summer camp! It’s a weekend off from show mode, so wear what makes you comfortable. We do offer the chance to dress up for our themed special events however even that is optional. Leave space in your suitcase for a few glamorous items, and be aware that your yoga pants […]

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