In this issue...
Photo: Roxi D’Lite Photography Roxi D’Lite, Reigning Queen of Burlesque Miss Exotic World 2010, known as the “Drinkin’, Smokin’, Strippin’ Machine” talks Australia, illegal masquerades, Cyr Wheels, self-reflection, assassins and showgirls. Interview: Divertida Devotchka Q: This month you’re embarking on the Australian Burlesque Festival National Tour. What are you most excited about... [Read more]
Oakland, California-based bump n’ grind band Los Shimmy Shakers (Courtney on drums, Larry on guitar, Steve on bass and Tony on sax) talk Tease-O-Rama, Las Vegas Grind, performing with live burlesque and Tiki Oasis. Interview: Divertida Devotchka Q: You’ve been a burlesque fan for a long time, and the fact that most shows used canned jazz and big band music is what led you to start your band, right?... [Read more]
Dapper John Copyright This! By: Dapper John The past few years have seen an explosion of new talent, with performers, producers, and choreographers popping up everywhere and putting on creative and interesting shows. Many participants in this burgeoning burlesque scene, however, are worried about how to protect their ideas from unauthorized borrowing. Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery,... [Read more]
Red Hot Annie (Photo: Kriss Abigail) The Lifespan of a Burlesque Act By: Red Hot Annie We’re delighted to have Chicago’s Red Hot Annie joining the Pin Curl team to contribute her insights on the business of burlesque! Have a question you’d like Annie to answer? Please title your email “Business- _your issue___” and send to editor [at] PinCurlMag [dot] com and we will send them... [Read more]
Vietnam in June – Chicken Pho & Crispy Fried Shallots By: Kitch Coquette It all started with a Japanese novella by an author named Banana. Well that’s not entirely true. One library shelf dedicated to what I consider to be the greatest form of pornography also had a lot to do with the recipe for this month. But before I get ahead of myself, let me give you some back-story. I have utterly... [Read more]