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A Burlesque Life

Posted on January 27th, 2014

 

 

 

A photo-essay and interview with Burgundy Brixx

Surrounding Kitty Nights Burlesque’s 6th anniversary in Vancouver on January 19, 2014, Thunderbird.ca journalists Ally Quinney and Jeri Knopp take a peek into Burgundy Brixx’s world in this audio slideshow. (photo above by fubarfoto)

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Words with… Judith Stein

Posted on November 1st, 2013

 

Burlesque Hall of Fame legend give us the low-down on being so ridiculously fantastic, her performance style and her epic summer burlesque road trip.

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Watch Judith’s stunning “Pants too Long” performance

 

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Jo Weldon Interview

Posted on September 2nd, 2012

 

Jo Weldon is the Author of the “The Burlesque Handbook”, Performer, Founder & Headmistress of the New York School of Burlesque, Leader and Inspiration to so many in the Global Burlesque community. In addition to all of these things, she’s also incredibly cool, interesting and a great interview. She speaks with Tink on her many projects and accomplishments. Watch the Interview and then check out a couple of her awesome performances:

The Gold and the Beautiful

New York Burlesque Festival 2011

 

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Words with… Russell Bruner

Posted on August 8th, 2012

 

 

Russell Bruner, the 2012 Burlesque Hall of Fame “Best of Boylesque”chats with us about his rise to Kingship, the Burlesque scene in Portland and his upcoming plans for awesomeness and general mischief.

Cover image by Derek Jackson

Insert Image by Karina Dale Pin-Ups

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Words with… Chicava HoneyChild and Essence Revealed

Posted on July 2nd, 2012

Chicava and Essence, of Brown Girls Burlesque in New York chat about the genesis and evolution of their troupe, their current projects and Chicava’s beautiful performance at the 2012 Burlesque Hall of Fame weekend.

 

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Watch Brown Girls Burlesque

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Words with… Lola Frost and Cherry OnTop

Posted on June 26th, 2012

 

Lola Frost and Cherry OnTop, dish on their show-stopping “Mummy and Cleopatra” performance at the 2012 Burlesque Hall of Fame weekend in Vegas, and working with both Sweet Soul Burlesque and the Vancouver Burlesque Centre in that fab city.

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Watch the “Mummy and Cleopatra” performance

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Words with… Jeez Loueez

Posted on June 19th, 2012

 

Jeez Loueez, the beautiful powerhouse-in-dance-shoes from Chicago talks about winning the 2012 Viva Las Vegas title, her Burlesque life in the Windy City and experiencing the Burlesque Hall of Fame weekend for the first time.

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Words with… Jac Bowie

Posted on June 14th, 2012

 

Jac Bowie, Sydney-based Producer extraordinaire, chats with us about her exciting new projects, the Burlesque scene in Australia and her wonderful friend Imogen Kelly, who has just been crowned “Queen of Burlesque” at BHoF 2012.

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And check out her profile page to see some great performances at her events

Now share this with friends that will find an interest in what Jac is doing – let’s support Burlesque in Australia!

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Tiffany Carter is Fierce!

Posted on June 9th, 2012

 

 

Tiffany Carter was in Vancouver (aka “VanGroovy”) for the 2012 Vancouver International Burlesque Festival, where she was one of the Headlining Performers in the gorgeous – and very large – Vogue Theatre.

Tink and Tiffany were able to chat about her performance, and those of others at the festival, plus her excitement to see everyone in her hometown of Las Vegas for the Burlesque Hall of Fame weekend in the beginning of June.

 

Watch the interview:     Words with… Tiffany Carter

 

We adore Tiffany and if you do as well, send some comments ‘o Looove her way!

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Words With… Minnie Tonka

Posted on June 8th, 2012

Minne Tonka, the wonderfully wild woman from New York chats with us about how she met the equally wonderful and wild Darlinda Just Darlinda, and how they became the infamous Schlep Sisters. She also gives us some prescient advice for lovers of Burlesque. Watch the video and let us know what you think…

Words with… Minnie Tonka

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