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...Let The Great World Spin" by Colum McCannThe beginning of this book dragged a bit for me, with descriptions of a tightrope walker high above New York. But once McCann got into his characters it became a fantastic read. The narrative perspectives...
Acrobatic comic to feminist clown

...event includes Flyin' Bob Palmer, an acrobatic comic who is a 15-year veteran street performer. Palmer is a tightrope walker who juggles knives and rides an 8-foot unicycle. This year Clark is having a night of women comedians. Stand-up...
This WeeK
Illustrations take center stage in these new picture books for the youngest audiences

...resembles the circus strongman and the steel monkey is walking on the steel frame of a new skyscraper above her like the tightrope walker. She gets to watch a whole show, while waitingfor her bus, from clowns and jugglers to stilt walkers and sword...
Wayne able to leap high notes in a single bound

...vocal register, to tenor, in the higher vocal register. "It's more of a challenge. It's kind of like being a tightrope walker or a juggler," Wayne said. "You have to know how to use the techniques of using your breath, the muscles in...
Juneau's Cinema guide

...Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 7,9:30 p.m.; Sunday 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Synopsis: A look at tightrope-walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's...


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