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Sights and Sounds: Autumn Adamme

 Autumn Adamme tying corset
Photo Courtesy From Autumn Adamme
Autumn Adamme tying a corset

“Sights and Sounds” is our weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. On this episode, host Jenee Darden speaks with corset designer Autumn Adamme. She’ll host an Edwardian Ball styling party at her store Dark Garden in San Francisco on Sunday, January 16th.

Kat Robichaud’s “Misfit Cabaret”
Alcazar Theater
Selected dates February 11th-19th
This variety show features burlesque, magic, and drag, all tied together by Kat’s original songs. Her next theme-night coming up in February is Space Oddity. Travel with Kat through space and time as she covers sci-fi favorites. Kat Robichaud was a contestant on the Voice season 5.

Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums
Every Saturday
The jazz, blues and swing band has been entertaining audiences in the Bay and around the world since 1993. They’ve appeared on CNN’s “Showbiz,” PBS’ “CD Highway,” and Good Morning America. Along with Steve Lucky, the band is made of Scott Petersen, Matt Cowan and Doug Rowan on saxophones, drummer Fishler, bassist Lukas Vesely, and singer Miss Carmen Getit.

Hubba Hubba Revue
DNA Lounge
Every Monday
It’s a fast-paced explosion of energy that mixes comedy, circus, and classic strip tease. Hubba Hubba Revue is an alternative to the usual Bay Area bar and nightclub life. It has been voted to be in the Top 10 burlesque shows in the US and Best Burlesque in San Francisco.

Check out Autumn's corsets at her store Dark Garden in San Francisco.

Jeneé Darden is an award-winning journalist, author, public speaker and proud Oakland native. She is the executive producer and host of the weekly arts segment Sights & Sounds as well as the series Sights + Sounds Magazine. Jeneé also covers East Oakland for KALW. Jeneé has reported for NPR, Marketplace, KQED, KPCC, The Los Angeles Times, Ebony magazine, Refinery29 and other outlets. In 2005, she reported on the London transit bombings for Time magazine. Prior to coming to KALW, she hosted the podcast Mental Health and Wellness Radio.
Porfirio Rangel is a Producer for Sights & Sounds