In this issue...
Photo: Pin-up Perfection Photography Burgundy Brixx, Vancouver’s burlesque queen, talks mentorship, Kitty Nights, Canadian immigration, and advice for traveling the festival circuit. For the complete interview and more beautiful exclusive images of Burgundy, pick up your Winter 2013 Best of Pin Curl print edition, available mid-December here! Interview: Shoshana Portnoy Q: You explained in... [Read more]
Photo: John Latham Over the last three years BurlyCon has taken the top spot in my list of burlesque events to attend… and not just because I can wear my yoga pants the entire weekend. The affair offers a unique opportunity to focus entirely on development and networking. The event is open to all interested participants, regardless of role or experience, and draws a hugely diverse crowd from across... [Read more]
Jo Weldon (Photo: DallasPinUp.com) We couldn’t think of anyone’s advice we’d rather take than Miss Jo “Boobs” Weldon, Founder of the New York School of Burlesque and author of The Burlesque Handbook, which is why we’re thrilled to have her as our Burlesque Etiquette contributor! Have a question you’d like Jo to answer? Please title your email “Etiquette- _your issue___” and send... [Read more]
Photo: iROK Images At BurlyCon 2013 I had the honor of teaching a class called “How to Mix and Mingle with your Adoring Fans.” I love to socialize with my audience and this makes me a “Socialite Stripper.” Mingling with your audience post-show can not only be a valuable marketing tactic, it can sometimes be part of your contract for a special event. It’s a wonderful skill... [Read more]
We love this time of year because of all the delicious peppermint flavored candies and treats that you can find and we love to stock up, so we thought we’d share some yummy ways to drink some of those extra candy canes you may have lying around! Enjoy! Peppermint Martini What You Need: Cocktail Shaker Ice 1 1/4 ounces vanilla vodka 1 1/4 ounces white crème de cacao 3/4 ounce peppermint... [Read more]