Panels and Caucuses 101

Who are you: Kiki Mustang & Lola Love BurlyCon Job Title: Kiki: Caucus and Panels Coordinator, Lola: Director of Programming How long have you volunteered for BurlyCon? Kiki: Two years, this is my first year as Caucus and Panels Coordinator. Lola: 5 years Location: Kiki: Seattle, WA, USA, Lola: Honolulu, HI What is the difference between a panel and a caucus? KM: My understanding is that a panel has a few experts on a topic...

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International Burlesque Artists on Women’s Day
Mar08

International Burlesque Artists on Women’s Day

“Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030” is the theme for the 2017 International Women’s Day (IWD) which falls on March 8th. While the first National Woman’s Day was observed in the United States on February 28 in honor of the “1908 garment workers’ strike in New York, where women protested against working conditions” the first International Women’s Day was observed in 1911. The UN marks it as a “a time to reflect...

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Deanna Danger Brings BurlyCon Home
Feb14

Deanna Danger Brings BurlyCon Home

We want to give a shout out to Deanna Danger for inspiring us! Every year we open scholarships so more performers, regardless of finances, have the chance to learn at our convention in Seattle. But the lovely Miss Danger has taken it upon herself to create her own BurlyCon Scholarship for her students at her studio in Richmond, Virgina. Performers attending class at Boom Boom Basics have the chance to receive a scholarship assisting...

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Burlesque Scholarships- Interview with Singe
Feb05

Burlesque Scholarships- Interview with Singe

Financial Assistance and Scholarship applications to attend BurlyCon November 9-12 2017 officially open February 1, 2017. To help us kick off the application process we were able to catch up with Singe, the 2016 Scholarship Winner to find out how attending BurlyCon helped her and any advice she can give to those of you working through the application process! Your Performer Name: ​Singe Which City are you based out of:​ Bloomington,...

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KOMO News Discovers BurlyCon
Nov15

KOMO News Discovers BurlyCon

Last weekend, a KOMO News team took a peek in classes taught by Coco Lectric and Jeez Loueez to find out what BurlyCon is all about. Includes interviews with Miss Indigo Blue, Executive Director; Gina Bon Bon, Legend Guest of Honor; and attendee Polly Esther. Check out the article and video here....

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#SeaBQ Community Participates in Its 10th Seattle Pride Parade
Jun20

#SeaBQ Community Participates in Its 10th Seattle Pride Parade

by Vixen Valentine For the 10th year in a row the Seattle Burlesque Community will be participating in the Seattle Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26th. Planning is already underway as decorations and a float are currently being constructed. A few of the Seattle Pride Parade Committee members were able to give us some insight on what is in the works for this year’s’ parade! What was the process for deciding on the theme this year?...

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