Midsummer Mask-Making Part 3

Nothing has the same alluring mystery as a filigree mask, does it? It’s iconic, but the endless possibilities of lace make each disguise unique. Thing is, I don’t know how to make lace. And I certainly don’t have a laser cutter to whip-up a metal mask. Fortunately, there is hot glue.

Zahara’s Tangled Web – Midsummer Masquerade 2015

Zahara’s Tangled Web belly dance troupe will be performing at the 2015 Cincinnati Midsummer Masquerade.

The Fairy Courts of the Midsummer Masquerade

The atmosphere of the Cincinnati Midsummer Masquerade has always had the magical feeling of fairy folk, and given the July climate, wispy attire is certainly more comfortable . . . not to mention tantalizing! So this year with our new home at the Moonlite Gardens at Coney Island, we are fully embracing our inspiration from […]

Midsummer Mask-Making Part 2

Full face masks are a great way to confuse your friends and troll your enemies. Or, of course, you might just want the classic look of a Venice masquerade. While designs for half face masks are tremendously varied, sometimes it’s just tough to deal with a full face of white. It’s like staring a blinking […]

Midsummer Masquerade 2015 – DJ Nymphoma

For those who were at last year’s Midsummer Masquerade, you will recall people dancing to songs played by DJ Nymphoma (aka Nicodemus Blasko). Due to popular demand, this Pied Piper of the Dance returns to the Midsummer Masquerade, but at its new location at the Moonlite Gardens in Coney Island!   Nymphoma has DJ’d many Cincinnati Steampunk Salons, and on July […]

Midsummer Masquerade 2015 – Pickled Brothers Circus

Travis Fessler and his brother Erik Kloeker are the iconic acts of the Midsummer Masquerade, pictured above, at the first ever masquerade back in July 2010, they light up the night each year with various amazing fire acts and sideshow feats of daring do. The third member of the troupe is Susan Fessler and together […]

Midsummer Mask-Making Part 1

Let’s face facts. The Midsummer Masquerade is little more than a month away. Is your costume ready? Is your mask? Probably not. Even if you’re the rare soul who’s ahead of the game, there’s nothing wrong with planning for next year. Or the year after. Right? With this in mind, I am pleased to present […]

Midsummer Masquerade – Curse of Cassandra

On July 18th, 2015 the band Curse of Cassandra are going to rock out the Cincinnati Midsummer Masquerade with their oneiric dance beats that mixed with haunting vocals create trance-like states of euphoria. Curse of Cassandra is an electro-witch-dance duo from Columbus, Ohio consisting of Electra Complex on vocals and Asher Black on keyboards and vocals. […]

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