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 …

Velvet Swing & Buddy’s

We love our major sponsor Velvet Swing!  This incredible cannibis enhanced sensual lubricant is your path to bigger and better orgasms. We are so excited they have organized this little field trip to Buddy’s Pot Shop for all our attendees on Thursday, the 9th. The shuttle will leave at 6pm and then again at 7pm from the main hotel lobby. We will have representatives in the hotel lobby to greet you, check you off the …

Explore Seattle While at BurlyCon!

So this is your first time to Seattle? First thing’s first. The rumors are true and it does rain here a lot! If you want to try and fit in like a Seattle-ite leave your umbrella at home and pack a jacket with a hood instead. Seattle-ites don’t bother with the hassle of an umbrella because of how frequently the weather can change. This means having good shoes to wear …

BurlyCon Basics-Packing 101

Think of BurlyCon as burlesque’s summer camp! It’s a weekend off from show mode, so wear what makes you comfortable. We do offer the chance to dress up for our themed special events (see below). Leave space in your suitcase for a few glamorous items, and be aware that your yoga pants will probably see the light of day far more than your beaded evening gowns. What to Pack – …

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 …

New to BurlyCon-BurlyCon Amenities

Whether this is your first BurlyCon or you need a refresher from last year we are pleased to bring you our New to BurlyCon blog series where we give advice to help our first time attendees have a great experience! Our first blog focused on how to dive into the class schedule as well as some tips for preparing for a weekend of burlesque classes. In this blog we’ll go …

New to BurlyCon Series- Classes 101

First Time at BurlyCon? So this is your first time at BurlyCon? Welcome! This is quite an exciting first BurlyCon to attend as we are celebrating our big X. Yup, ten years of burlesque education shenanigans and we are pulling out all the stops in order to make this an extra special event. To help prepare our newcomers for their first convention we’ll be writing a series of tips to …

Time to Plan for BurlyConX!

Savings Squirrel Says: It’s time to get organized and ready for your big trip to Seattle! Budgeting now will be your best friend. Open a second savings account, use a credit card that will give you plenty of points/airline miles, or simply stow cash away in a jar- putting the money away now will help you save more and put less stress on you in the days leading up to the …

Write a Stellar Class Proposal – BurlyCon 2018!

By Sailor St. Claire  BurlyCon is about to open the floodgates for class submissions for our 2018 convention, and we’ve put together this short how-to guide to help you write the best class proposal possible. Not only do your descriptions of your classes factor into our decision-making process, but they are also how you market your class to potential students at BurlyCon! So what should you include? First of all, include …

BurlyCon Packing List!

Think of BurlyCon as burlesque’s summer camp! It’s a weekend off from show mode, so wear what makes you comfortable. We do offer the chance to dress up for our themed special events (see below). Leave space in your suitcase for a few glamorous items, and be aware that your yoga pants will probably see the light of day far more than your beaded evening gowns. What to Pack – …