While the BA.2 variant of COVID-19 looms as a possible impediment to attending live performances (even as some of us now qualify for a second booster), shows are booming. We’ve got a baker’s dozen of events to consider if you feel up to getting out and about in the next couple of months. We also suggest […]
The ever-present danger is as much a part of a Cirque show as the spectacle.
The company’s latest spectacular is “a waking dream of Mexico” as mind-bestirring as it is surreal.
Fun Home, Handmade Market Chicago, and more happenings from November 11-13.
With Kurios: The Cabinet of Curiosities the troupe puts the focus back on the jaw-dropping talents of humans, not eye candy.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday April 6
Dean Jensen has written the first biography of Leitzel, the circus’s greatest star.
The new Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements festival presents Dan Deacon, Shellac, and some actual clowns
The Kickstarter video for Daniele Wilmouth’s Mucca Pazza film “Marching Banned” is so entertaining, you really do want to watch them ask you for money.
Damn everything but the circus!
Not all wild men worked in a circus
There are limits to what even the marks will put up with
Wild is as wild does
“Eat bugs” commandeth the Lord thy God.
You had to have a screw loose to work as a geek