March 22, 2015 — Mike Gaines has worn many hats, but today, he’s got on a fedora. It’s a warm Sunday afternoon, and Mike – who has the build of a linebacker and calm of a surgeon – is watching his wife, Shannon, dance in roller skates to the James Bond theme song.

We’re inside the Florida Street warehouse InnerMission, where the couple’s Vau de Vire production company is staging its latest, and perhaps last, event in the space – a four-course, Barbary Coast–themed circus dinner called Soiled Dove that will run through April 4. In the spirit of Vau de Vire, the people behind Hell in the Armory, it’s an elaborate, sexy, humorous, gravity-defying affair. Of course, it could also a farewell show. [ READ THE FULL ARTICLE ]