An Open Letter to the Community

This statement comes with a clear and unwavering message of frustration, empathy, unity, and hope. BurlyCon stands firmly beside our Black community with togetherness, strength, and though a million words can be said, three ring out the most – Black Lives Matter! It’s not just a movement. It’s a symbol of ideals that are the most basic of human rights – the easiest to give, yet the hardest to win. …

Message from Executive Director Lola Love

Aloha Friends! I have been having a hard time finding the words to write this. Like all of you during this unprecedented time, some days are easy and some days are hard. We are all in the midst of something we’ve never experienced and it’s challenging. Here are my top 10 things coping methods for the sh*tshow that is 2020. Putting on a cute outfit. I won’t lie, most days …

Seattle Boylesque Festival – Saturday’s Late Show Benefits Burlycon

Thirsty Girl Productions Presents The 6th Annual Seattle Boylesque Festival The Seattle Boylesque Festival has been postponed due to COVID-19, and rescheduled for healthier summer programming on August 21st & 22nd, 2020 at The Triple Door! If you have already purchased a ticket for the Triple Door shows they will be notifying you with all pertinent details. If you bought a ticket to the opening party at Queer Bar, we …

Why I Give to BurlyCon

My first year I attended Burlycon, someone else paid for my ticket. It meant more to me than I think that person ever realized. I have been a committee member for the last few years and have loved giving my time and putting my heart into helping Burlycon inspire more sparkle beings each year. Last year (2018) was my first year as a benefactor and it was something I felt …

BurlyCon is Hiring!

Do you love coordinating travel arrangements? Assisting with contracts? Note taking specialist? We want to hear from you! We’re looking for an Executive Assistant to join the BurlyCon team. For the complete job description and/or to apply go to: http://ow.ly/Yf5T50xAHCQ Applications due by January 15

Glitter Crash 2019

‘Um’…the forbidden word. The word I say too much. But ‘Um’ is a good word to describe the weekend. “Um, what just happened?” “Um, what do I do now?” “Um, how do I get more of that in my life?” As the ‘Um’s’ start to build it’s easy to get overwhelmed by …Glitter Crash–the feeling you get after an entire weekend of “Um, that was amazing, sparkly, and everything I …

2019 BHoF Finishing School Classes

A BurlyPod Produced by BurlyCon Click Here to Buy Tickets for Finishing School! 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 …

Lola Love Promoted to BurlyCon Executive Director

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 years, Lola has served as the Director of Programming.  For the last year she has …

2018 BHoF Finishing School Classes

A BurlyPod Produced by BurlyCon [button link=”http://burlypod.com/bhoffs/” type=”big” newwindow=”yes”] BHoF Finishing School Tickets[/button] For the eleventh 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. COMMUNITY CLASSES Thursday, May 31, 2018 WHERE: Bienville Room J …

Welcome 2018 Directors!

BurlyCon announces the 2018 Directors. Seattle, WA – BurlyCon, the only education focused burlesque convention in the US, is heading into its eleventh year in Seattle, WA. They are excited to announce the Directors who will be working throughout the year to help put on the convention. Indigo Blue, the mastermind behind BurlyCon continues in her role as Executive Director. Lola Love has accepted the role of Deputy Director along …