Dead Man’s Carnival — March 3

Milwaukee-based live music variety show Dead Man’s Carnival combines turn-of-the-century vaudeville with a do-it-yourself underground punk-rock ethic, including traditional circus skills, obscure sideshow stunts, magic, juggling, striptease, human oddities, fire performance, aerial gymnastics and more. The show comes to The Miramar Theatre, 2844 N. Oakland Ave. in Milwaukee, March 3 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 to $25. 414-967-0302 or themiramartheatre.com