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Trixie Little Won Big-Time at Burlesque Hall of Fame; Now She’s Thinking Revolution

(Photo: Neil Kendall)

(Photo: Neil Kendall)

On a Southwest flight to Las Vegas, I sat next to a spunky, petite woman from Baltimore who now lives in Brooklyn. Her small stature belies her strength—I’ve watched her do handstands and seen her lift a man heavier than her while wearing kitten heels. Trixie Little was on her way to compete—for the fifth time, much like Diana Nyad—for the title of Miss Exotic World, the queen of burlesque crowned annually at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender.

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Mr. Gorgeous Shall Now Be Known as King Gorgeous

Mr. Gorgeous in his Best Boylesque winning number at the Burlesque Hall of Fame (Photo: Melody Mudd for Burlesque Beat)

Mr. Gorgeous in his Best Boylesque winning number at the Burlesque Hall of Fame (Photo: Melody Mudd for Burlesque Beat)

The Muse, a circus instruction and training facility in Williamsburg, has a new star student: Mr. Gorgeous was just crowned King of Burlesque at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend in Las Vegas.
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