In the Stacks: New nonfiction

...public libraries includes a book by the good people of Lonely Planet that highlights skills you can learn on vacation ("Cooks, Clowns, and Cowboys"), a how-to book by Lee Mothes that will teach you to build a backyard clubhouse ("Keep Out!"), and...
Not just clowning around

For some, clowns can invoke a deep-seeded phobia dubbed...due to their nonthreatening nature, but clowns were frowned upon by some Soviet leaders...threatening to the authorities - except for clowns," he said. "Clowns in Russia...
Whatever I lost in translation, I found during carnival

...the peaceful country of Portugal on the first day of carnival, you would be greeted by a land inhabited almost completely by clowns, cross-dressers and teenage boys dressed in teddy bear suits. You also would have arrived just in time to slip on your costume...
Costa's 4th Annual Christmas Bazaar Extravaganza set for Saturday

...Featured performers include Collette Costa, Shona Strauser, The Off-The-Hook Honies and Rumblefish, as well as jugglers, clowns and a bagpiper. Presents will be distributed for all.Tickets are on sale at Rainy Retreat Books, the Gold Town Box Office...
Arts calendar

...Off-The-Hook Honies, as well as live music by Rumblefish, jugglers, clowns, a bagpiper and presents for all. Live Nativity, 6-8 p...Off-The-Hook Honies, as well as live music by Rumblefish, jugglers, clowns, a bagpiper and presents for all. "On-Screen Theater...
Clowning around town

...12 members of the local chapter of the Clowns of America International take the art...Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Clowns call themselves ``Joeys'' in homage...another Joey.'' Each chapter in the Clowns of America International is referred to...
Burda: Living a clown's life

...Burda said. Burda speaks with authority on the subtleties of clowning, such as differences between hobo clowns and tramp clowns, comedy magic and stage magic. "A magician will perform an act. It's like, 'OK, I fooled you,'" Burda...
It's a clown's world; we just live in it

...Il Futuroso Il Glorioso Il Delicato Il Pistachio, Selah (!), a whiteface clown. National Clown Week is a celebration of clowns across the country. On Oct. 8, 1970, the U.S. Congress asked President Richard Nixon to proclaim Aug. 1 to 7 National...
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Visiting actor to present "A Weekend with Pablo Picasso"

...Monday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 29, at 2 p.m. at Perseverance Theatre. Siguenza dances, sculpts, clowns, chats, and even creates art in real time during each performance as the legendary maestro, bringing his audience back to...
Living and Growing: Living with 'good bowels and tender hearts'

...had a whole bunch of mind games where I would think about bunnies or clowns so I wouldn't get over involved in someone else's sorrow. But I failed; mainly because clowns are scary and my family ate bunnies growing up.Then, I got some good...


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