Results tagged with 'burlesque'
Published Sept. 12, 2013
Though so tame by current standards that Miley Cyrus wouldn't be caught dead doing it, a shimmy dance performed on a downtown stage 86 years ago was considered "shocking, suggestive, immoral, indecent and highly improper" by the cop that arrested Mary Karras for doing it.
Published July 11, 2011
Mexican wrestling surf rock stars Los Straitjackets and The World Famous Pontani Sisters burlesque dance troupe play at Turner Hall Ballroom at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20.
Published May 21, 2011
The Circus Club, 906 S. Barclay Ave., will open on June 4 and bring a completely classy and sassy new nightspot to Brew City. The massive complex will feature three bars, a "fantasy" dance floor, live performers, DJs and tented lounges.
Published Sept. 10, 2010
It's been two years since it debuted in Milwaukee at the Turner Hall Ballroom and if you still don't know what Mondo Lucha is, you'd best read on and catch up.
Published July 14, 2009
It might not have been quite as colorful as the likes of San Francisco's Barbary Coast or The Tenderloin in Manhattan, but there was a time when Milwaukee had its own pleasure quarter, and "Spectacular! Spectacular! A Burlesque Bash" is doing its damnedest to recreate those late-19th century days.
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Creating a variety show of darkly epic proportions, the little winged son of love goddess Venus sets up his bow and arrow with 7 lovelies, a magic man, and a comedian, and takes aim at Club Anything's audie...
Slinking onstage to celebrate the winter solstice (and Christmas), lovely performers of local dance troupe North Pole Burlesque will enthrall guests with their shimmies, shakes, and other expressions of the...
Sunday night brings burlesque darling and pinup model Angela Ryan and d.j. Curse Mackey, musician who lists on his resume performances with the Thrill Kill Kult, Pigface, Evil Mothers, and Grim F...
Busting out the latex, whips, and chains, the Brew City Bombshells Burlesque troupe frees its inner naughtiness in the "Not-So-Pretty Brew City Bombshells Burlesque Show" Saturday night at Club Anything, 807 S....
In honor of Valentine's Day, the Brew City Bombshells Burlesque troupe shows Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission their love at the Times Cinema, 5906 W. Vliet Street on 11 February.  ...
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