Weekly Burlesque: Interview with Ronnie Magri

Performer/columnist Jo Weldon interviews musician Ronnie Magri about his work in burlesque, his new album dedicated to burlesque music, and his adjustment to “playing until the girls are naked.”

Weekly Burlesque: Honey & Spice DVD

For those of you dying to learn classic burlesque dance routines, check out Honey & Spice, the instructional DVD from performer/blogger Jo Weldon.

Weekly Burlesque: New Theater in Denver

Reyna Von Vett and Michelle Baldwin are heading up a new burlesque theater in Denver with the hopes to bring back the great tradition that was born in the late 1800s.

Weekly Burlesque: Night Train

One of the greatest crowd-pleasing pieces of music in burlesque is “Night Train.” I’ve had people who’ve just attended their first burlesque show come up to me after a show and say, “I’ve always wanted to see someone dance to that song live! Thank you!”

Weekly Burlesque: No Strings Attached

This week, see ALARM columnist Jo Weldon in Lisa Whitmer‘s playful look into the world of burlesque in her documentary No Strings Attached, featuring Weldon’s glove-and-stocking-peel class.

Weekly Burlesque: Dita Von Teese Interview Part I

At Tease-O-Rama 2002, I had a front-row seat for Dita Von Teese‘s performance with her giant moon prop, and you may well resent me for that.

It was a gorgeous performance, with Dita obviously having a good time, and at the end of the number, a cannon shot a shower of silver mylar stars over us, hundreds of which I carried in my camera bag for at least a year after the show.