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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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Local designer cranks fashion to past, present and future levels

Published March 15, 2014

Laura Meyer is a local artist and designer who operates a small business called Twilight Attire which specializes in corset and costume design. Meyer is particularly focused on clothing from the Renaissance and Victorian eras. Ooh la la.

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Featured bartender: Rockotlan's Krishna Kleparski

Published July 20, 2013

We recently stopped in to Rockotlan to listen to a couple of death metal bands and chat up Kleparski about life, zombie movies, animal bones and, not surprisingly, metal music.

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The Scarring Party comes away from the light for show at Hotel Foster

Published March 22, 2013

Known for their tin can microphone, shiny tuba, eclectic instrumentation--which ranges from a typewriter to a customized whirring vibraphone--and, most importantly, lead singer Daniel Bullock's thoughtful, incisive lyrics. The Scarring Party's songs have roots in the early days of radio jazz, but the tone is more foreboding, as if one was being stalked by guard dogs in a French walled city while on the way to a burlesque show in Hell. Equal parts exciting, unnerving, and devious.

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