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A shimmy for the ages: how a burlesque dance rankled Milwaukee

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.

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Turner straps on Los Straitjackets

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.

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