Image: “Breaking News” by Steven Rhodes Entertainers across the U.S. experienced and continue to experience major economic setbacks in the wake of the Corona Virus pandemic. Here in Illinois, Governor JB Pritzker asked citizens to engage in social distancing After St. Patrick’s Day revelers failed to exercise precaution however, the governor ordered all bars and … Read moreThe Fall Out of Covid-19
Every Thursday starting Feb. 20th through the end of March, Vaudeville at Bordel will feature a show at 9:30 PM and again 10:45 PM. Previously shows were at 10:30 PM & 11:15 PM however, we realize that many patrons have to be up early on weekday mornings. The new show times are an effort to … Read moreNew show times for Vaudeville
I am excited to be featured in the Thrillist’s write up Chicago Nightlife: What to Do After Dark. Thank you, Liv Lawson for including me in your recommendations. (Photo by Ethan Jollie). There are fewer than 200 “verified sword swallowers” in the world, and one of them lives in Chicago. Catch Sally Marvel every Thursday night at Bordel … Read moreRecommended by Thrillist
Check it out! My work with Harlow House Photo is featured in the June 2019 edition of Sinical Magazine, available for purchase in digital and paper formats. You can see the full photo set plus a special interview inside. Purchase here: https://www.sinicalmagazine.com/issues. This issue can be purchased from the “Back Issues” tab after the release … Read moreSinical Magazine – June 2019
“Pain proof” is a sideshow term for acts and performers that demonstrate excruciating feats of mind over matter. Examples of pain proof acts include bed of nails, human pincushion, blade ladder, human dartboard, and glass walking. The point of pain proof acts is to convince the audience that the performer is preternaturally impervious to pain … Read morePain Proof Provocateur: Do I feel pain?
I had the honor to be interviewed by Jessi Roti earlier this year about my life and work as a burlesque dancing sword swallower. I am super grateful for the opportunity to be featured in the Chicago Tribune. Do you have burning questions that you’re dying to know? Perhaps they are answered in this interview! … Read moreChicago Tribune Interview
I’m excited to announce that I am a featured performer for the 4th annual Rubber Ball USA, April 26th & 27th in Minneapolis. “Rubber Ball USA is an unrepentant celebration of fetish culture featuring internationally-renowned performers, models, and fashion designers. Debauchery meets elegance as we fill the Historic Concord Exchange with the most provocative fetish … Read moreRubber Ball USA