Enter the Raven’s Ball Costume Contest!


Our Saturday night after party is taking place Oct. 15 at the Irish Cultural & Heritage Center (2133 W. Wisconsin Ave.) at 8pm. Admission is free with Two Day Super Pass or VIP pass or $8 advance (available at the conference) or $10 at the door.

We will have performances by Dead Man’s Carnival, Quasimondo Theater, Sunspot, Tamarind Tribal Belly Dance & Gnarrenschiff, and the Subspace DJs.

There will also be a costume contest (emceed by burlesque performer Raven McCaw) with prize packs in the following categories:

*Best Use of a Paranormal Theme

*Best Costume Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe 

*Best Steampunk Costume

*Best Costume Inspired by a TV Show, Cartoon, or Comic Book

*Best of Show

Your panel of judges: Head Judge and quizmaster Christen Johnson, fashion designer Miranda Kay Levy, Real Life Superhero and costume designer Razorhawk, art and fashion guru Michael Weiss, Ghosts of Shepherdstown star Elizabeth Saint, and Alcoholmanac editor Angie West!

Sponsored by Alcoholmanac

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The Raven’s Ball

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Art by Estephanie Mendoza

Saturday, October 15, 8pm

Irish Cultural & Heritage Center (2133 W. Wisconsin Ave.)

Tickets: $8 advance/ $10 door:

Sponsored by Alcoholmanac

Our AMAZING official MPC party is happening Saturday, October 15, at the Irish Cultural & Heritage Center (the site of our conference last year!) at 8pm. The Raven’s Masquerade Ball has an Edgar Allan Poe theme and a lineup of thrilling entertainment.

Tickets to the ball are FREE with purchase of a 2-Day Super Pass or VIP Pass or you can purchase them a la carte for $8 on our website ($10 at the door) here:milwaukeeparacon.brownpapertickets.com

Our first MPC ball has an incredible line up of talented musicians, dancers, and performers, a killer costume party, and lots more. Prof. Pinkerton of Dead Man’s Carnival is the show emcee.

Here is the line-up of performers:


Prof. Pinkerton/ Photo by The Sultan Photography

Dead Man’s Carnival

The “Great Show Un-Earthed,” the Dead Man’s Carnival is a Milwaukee based vaudevillian, circus, and burlesque show and the largest variety show in the Midwest.
Website: www.facebook.com/Dead-Mans-Carnival-338362982860387/


Quasimondo Physical Theater with special surprise mystery guest!

The Quasimondo is an ensemble based, physical theatre with a focus on creating devised, original work, uninhibited by language. Their theatre is visceral, provocative, entertaining and evocative, challenging contemporary theatrical paradigms by exploring different forms, techniques and styles. 
Website: www.thequasimondo.com


From Quasimondo’s most recent production, “The Nautical Tragedy of Dick III”


Based in Madison, Wisconsin, this multi-Wisconsin Area Music Industry award winning group also has a flair for the paranormal. Sunspot members Mike and Wendy also host a podcast called See You on the Other Side and the band’s epic power pop albums include Weirdest Hits (which won 2016 Rock Album of the Year at the Madison Area Music Association awards) and American Monsters.
Website: www.sunspotmusic.com


Gnarrenschiff and Tamarind Tribal Belly Dance

Ganrrenschiff is a local trio that plays an eastern European style of folklore. They’ll be providing live music for a special performance by the dancers of Tamarind Tribal Belly Dance!
Website: www.tamarindtribalbellydance.com


Costume Contest 

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Raven McCaw/ Photo by Mick McKiernan

Show off your costume skills and win a prize in 5 categories. The costume contest is emceed by burlesque performer Raven McCaw and award packages consisting of a variety of gifts will be presented for the following categories:

“Best Use of a Paranormal Theme”

“Best Costume Inspired by a Work of Edgar Allan Poe”

“Best Steampunk Inspired Costume”

“Best Costume Based on a character from Movie/ TV Show/Internet”

“Audience Favorite”

“Best of Show”

Our magnificent panel of judges includes: quizmaster Christen Johnson, fashion and art guru Michael Weiss, fashion designer Miranda Kay Levy, Real Life Superhero and costume designer Razorhawk, Ghosts of Shepherdstown star Elizabeth Saint, and Alcoholmanac’s own Angie West.


Team Subspace mixes visuals live while spinning Electro, Industrial, EBM, Bitpop, House, Chiptunes and more.
Website: www.facebook.com/TeamSubspace/



In the lounge areas near the bar we will have some additional things to check out:

Skully Sati (tarot card readings)
Offering spiritual guidance, clarity, and life coaching with my trusty Tarot cards and over 22 years of experience. Discover the answers you seek…
Website: www.facebook.com/ReadingsBySkullySati/?fref=ts

Michele Blaylock (spiritual intuitive and medium)
Website: http://www.vikingwolfwoman.com/

We are also working on a photo booth option and more!

Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/286709081708240/

Tickets: milwaukeeparacon.brownpapertickets.com