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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...
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Five Good Reads

...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...
Non fiction for children

...important: They process the information we get about the world. Interspersed with the hard science are anecdotes about tightrope walkers, echidnas and their big brains, and what happens to your brain when you stay awake for 200 hours in a row. "My...
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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