Cirque Italia - the first traveling water circus in the United States - will make a second splashdown in Milwaukee this summer, returning to the Italian Community Center the weekend of Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5.
This weekend, Cirque Italia - a traveling Italian water circus - will splash down at Milwaukee's Italian Community Center for a collection of shows running Friday, June 5 through Sunday, June 7.
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.
"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.
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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A lifelong fascination with the big top has drawn Cris Siqueira away from academia and into the colorful world of the flamboyant talkers, freaks, and fire breathers of the midway.
Cirque du Soleil's Milwaukee debut with "Delirium" provides plenty of firsts and visual stimuli.
During the past 100 years, Wisconsin has made the Guinness Book of World Records five times, and never did the stunt take place in Milwaukee. But Wisco is home to the furthest cricket spit and the most stacked bowling balls.
The UniverSoul Circus, the first circus in a century to be owned and operated by African Americans, pounds its stakes into Milwaukee's Summerfest grounds, August 5-10.