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07.03.2014 | | Posted at 05:47 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Say you’re a regular performance group that regularly performs on the first Friday of the month. What do you do when the first friday of the month happens to land on one of the biggest holidays of the year? If you’re Dead Man’s Carnival you go ahead and you do a show on July 4 anyway.Magic, juggling, burlesque, human oddities and other circus fare come once more to the Miramar Theatre on 284...
02.04.2014 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Kristina Byas
Letting Cupid take over the night, Club Anything will play host to a darkly sadistic variety show Saturday, Feb. 8, when Nicholas Hellfire hosts the Cupid's Wrath Variety Show.Taking the stage will be seven burlesque dancers, who will seduce and hypnotize audience members with their sexy dance numbers. Comedian and co- founder of the Caste of Killers Jason Hillman will amuse the audience with his ...
08.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
I haven’t had a weekend without a show since the beginning of last month. Generally I have one week without an opening every month. I almost never have three weeks in a row without a show opening to attend. It’s going to feel kind of weird not going to a show in three weeks. It won’t be completely dead, though. There IS the Skylight Opera Theatre’s open house on the first of September . . ...
07.19.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
As some awaken from having enjoyed the many retro flavors of Christmas In July with the Brew City Bombshells at Stonefly last night, others are preparing for a similarly exotic evening’s entertainment just a couple of weeks away. Two weeks from lastnight (August 1st) at the Stonefly Brewery: fire, magic, burlesque and that sort of thing as Dead Man’s Carnival will be doing a performance. ...
07.17.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
I have a theory that, as people live longer, the same type of societal forces that cause inter-cultural art to appeal to people of many different ethnicities and subcultures will cause certain kinds of art to appeal to people of many different generations. I guess what I’m saying is this: at the Youngblood show a couple of evenings ago, I ran into a married couple from two generations prior to m...

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