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La Boutique Obscure: Steampunk Decompression Edition
The Vagabond Ballroom
Oakland, CA
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Tickets are available for sale at the door for $20.00 on a first-come-first-served basis. Membership to the Vagabond Ballroom is free for those who arrive in a Steampunk costume.


La Boutique Obscure: Steampunk Decompression Edition

The Vespertine Circus proudly presents: LA BOUTIQUE OBSCURE

~*~*~*~A night of surreal and delightful visions; unusual encounters and experiences; and dangerous, unexpected and unprecedented feats of amazement for your entertainment!~*~*~*~

Featuring a full performance set by the Vagabond Ballroom's own


with all new acts, never before seen!

Stilt-walking creatures saunter about the crowd, the squeek of balloon animals sets off an overture as RingMaster Vincent Bardo calls fourth, Come one, come all!!

See the Clockwork Wonder Jezebel Wilder play with fire, behold as she dances with and charms gravity itself!

Phineas Zlotnika the Great dazzles on cordelisse, and exhibits great balance and agility performing partner acrobatics and juggling!

The Incredible Jubilee Mia, dances and delights in a dramatic display of contortion, grace and balance!

Braddock Lesniak! the Amazing Strong Man, performs unbelievable feats of might, balances unusual objects [including another full-grown man], juggles, and demonstrates an incredible tolerance for pain as he risks his own life playing all-too-fondly with sharp objects!

The beautiful (and sneaky) La Petit Tilly Rex wreaks unforgettable mayhem and mischief!

Musical Accompaniment by the VESPERTINE ORCHESTRA!



Delightful Alchemical Concoctions and Libations available at Dr. Jack Kastner's Medicine Show while supplies last!

[This is a monthly series! The Third Friday of each month, there will be an all-new La Boutique Obscure, with new acts and special guests! Live music, puppetry, and impossible nonsense abound.]

Doors at 8pm, show at 9pm.

11-Midnight DJ set with the booty-shakin' amazin' A LOWE


18+ For members of the Vagabond Ballroom only. Membership is an additional $5 and lasts a lifetime. If you have attended an event at the Vagabond Ballroom before and signed a waiver, you are already a lifetime member. If you buy a presale ticket or come in a Steampunk costume - membership is FREE!

Ticketing: $20 at the door, with a free lifetime Vagabond Ballroom membership if you're in a Steam Punk Costume. Airships and mad science, I tell you! All proceeds go to benefit the establishment of the Vagabond Ballroom; Oakland's newest underground theatre and club, and the Vespertine Circus, its resident artists and their co-performers.

$15 (after surcharge) presale tickets



The Vagabond Ballroom
830 Isabella St.
Oakland, CA 94607
United States

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Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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