Macabre Noir - Burlesque, Body Modification, and Horror Art

Episode 43 · April 17th, 2013 · 31 mins 34 secs

About this Episode

Pittsburgh's Macabre Noir is a body modification sideshow performer, burlesque dancer, and creator of neo-Victorian horror-inspired works of art for “Dr. Morose & Miss Macabre’s House of Oddities."

How does one start walking on glass? Why was she named as 2012's Freak of the Year? And why is Pittsburgh such a fantastic community for artists and "weird kids?" Macabre joins ScareHouse podcast hosts Laura Kelly and Dr. Margee Kerr to talk about her history, her vision, and the upcoming Atrocity Exhibition of fellow dark artists and entertainers.

Experience Morose & Macabre's annual cavalcade of the beautiful and grotesque, brought to life by a cabaret of bizarre entertainers, artists, and artisans. Tickets are on sale now for Morose & Macabre's Atrocity Exhibition 2013: Commedia Dell'Morte : Carnivale - Saturday, May 4th at the Rex Theater.

Visit for tickets and more information (note: The Atrocity Exhibition is only intended for an adult audiences. No one under 21 will be admitted).

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