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Awaiting the Wisconsin walk: My chat with highwire artist Nik Wallenda

Published April 17, 2015

The Wisconsin State Fair's Main Stage lineup this summer features some of the biggest names the celebration has wrangled up in recent note. And the biggest of the bunch - or at least certainly the most unusual - is tightrope artist extraordinaire Nik Wallenda. OnMilwaukee.com got a chance to talk one-on-one with the stuntman about preparing for another life-threatening performance and being in a highwire family dynasty that shows no sign of stopping.

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Dazzling "Varekai" redefines the circus

Published Dec. 4, 2014

"Cirque du Soleil: Varekai" comes to the BMO Harris Bradley Center Dec. 18-21, but OnMilwaukee.com's Molly Snyder got a sneak peek of the show in New Orleans last month.

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The Steampunk Circus celebrates 40 years of the Milwaukee Public Theatre

Published Sept. 6, 2014

The theme is Steampunk, which is essentially a Victorian alternate reality in which electricity was never discovered, but steam-powered clockwork-based technology continued to move forward regardless. Thus the fashion show should feature gears, glass and leather laden corsets, top hats and other Victorian-esque paraphernalia.

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Tuesday April 17th, 2012 – Tucson, AZ/Windlake, WI    Today brought the reality home with a vengeance of why I need to get off the road. I was up by 3:30am to make a 4am taxi to the airport. As nice as the club was to me this weekend, I couldn’t in good conscience ask any...


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