Juggler's World: Vol. 43, No. 1
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The annual Winnipeg Juggling Festival will feature as special guests this
year Mike Vondruska and Ken Schultz. The festival will be held at Kildonan
East High School, 845 Concordia Rd., and registration is $12. Contact Perry
Rubenfeld; 474 Enniskillen Ave.; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Canada R2V0J4. Call
The University of Idaho Juggling Club presents its second annual
jugglefest. Unicycle and juggling workshops and contests. Contact Keli Craig;
Box 3840; Moscow, ID 83843-0481; 208/882-1442; or call Jason Dearian
208/885-8756; Box 842 Wallace Center; Moscow ID 83843.
The Y's Jugglers will hold their 11th annual "Jugglefest '91" at the
University of Missouri. As always, there is no registration fee, and
activities will include workshops, a free public stage show, parade, picnic,
prize raffles, parties and open juggling. Contact Y's Jugglers; c/o University
YMCA; A022 Brady Commons; Columbia MO 65211; 314/882-1550.
Rochester, New York
The 14th Annual Rochester Institute of Technology Spring Juggle-In will
be sponsored by the Rochester Juggling Club and RIT Recreation Dept. Featured
artist is Mark Nizer, who will perform at a 7 p.m. show Saturday evening.
Juggling will occur Saturday from 10-10, and from 10-5 on Sunday. Events
include workshops, videotapes and a juggling equipment raffle. Contact Greg
Moss; 479 Manse Lane; Rochester, NY 14625; 716/475-2610 (o) or 671-1143 (h).
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Jugglers Anonymous will host the 11th annual Sir Isaac Newton Memorial
Juggling Festival in a new place - Friday and Saturday at Trinity United
Methodist Church on the corner of Putnam and Short streets, and Sunday at
Shoaff Park in the Conklin Pavilion. Hours are Friday 11-11; Saturday 8 a.m. -
11 p.m and Sunday 9-5. Contact Jugglers Anonymous at 1655 Wells; Fort Wayne,
IN 46808-3281. Call Dave Parnin 219/482-5217 or Charlie Willer 219/426-1655.
Lake Forest, Illinois
The Juggler's Spring Fling will again be held at Lake Forest College near
Chicago. Contact Mike Vondruska; 143 Pershing; Bensenville IL 60106;
Movement Theatre International presents the 10th anniversary festival
June 24-28 as an international clown-theatre congress. Activities include
master classes (June 17-22 and July 1-12) and performances by more than two
dozen individuals and groups from around the world during the congress.
Keynote speaker will be Judy Finelli, artistic director of the Pickle Family
Circus. Those interested in attending or in showcasing their work should
contact MTI; 3700 Chestnut St.; Philadelphia PA 19104; 215/382-0600.
The IJA's Annual Juggling Day will be celebrated this Saturday. The IJA
urges affiliates and clubs to hold an event in honor of the IJA's 44th
birthday. Call Perry Rubenfeld, affiliates coordinator, at 204/586-5785 for
St. Louis, Missouri
The IJA holds its 44th Annual Festival on the campus of Washington
University. See the information and registration forms elsewhere in this
The 10th Annual New England Vaudeville Festival will be at the Quimby
Recreation Field. Performers slated to appear include Avner the Eccentric. New
this year is the "yo" stage for yo-yo performance, and the "globe" stage for
performances relating to the ecology and world peace. Proceeds will help
restore Maine's oldest theatre, the Johnson Hall Opera House, into a full-time
center for education and performance of variety arts. Contact Benny Reehl; 53
Dresden Ave.; Gardiner ME 04345; 207/582-3730.
The Red Rock Jugglefest will be at the Red Rock campground in the
mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. (Located at the intersection of
highways 487 and 118, between Wilkes Barre and Williamsport.) Cottages, tents
and campers permitted, with discount rates for IJA members. There will be open
juggling and games, as well as fishing, swimming and hiking. For more
information, contact Tony Maurer; Box 285; RD 2; Benton PA 17814; 717/925-6581.
Aug. 28-Sept. 1
The 14th European Juggling Convention will be in the homeland of Enrico
Rastelli. Organizers Jules Howarth and Doug Orton promise more details soon.
Tbilisi, Georgia, USSR
The first juggling festival in the Soviet Union will be held in Tbilisi,
the capital of this Soviet republic bordering Turkey. The $500 estimated
package price includes round-trip air fare from Berlin, accommodations, food,
sightseeing and registration. To reserve a place, send a check for 50 pounds
Sterling ASAP made out to "Tbilisi Juggling Festival" to Haggis McLeod, 2 St.
Edmund's Cottages, Bove Town, Glastonbury; Somerset; England. Call England
Charlotte, North Carolina
The Charlotte Jugglers Association hosts the second annual Hurricane Hugo
Juggling Festival. For more information contact Scott McFarlane at 513-3B W.
8th St.; Charlotte, NC 28202. Call 704/342-3868.
The Purdue Juggling Club will host its third annual juggling festival in
the Purdue Armory. The armory is perfect for unicycling, fire and high-flying
action. The day will be capped off with a party. Contact: Arnold Ward
The 1991 Lodi Juggling Festival will be in Micke Grove Park and Zoo. For
a flier, send SASE to Andrew Conway; 289 Surrey St.; San Francisco CA
Dec. 27-Dec. 31 (Tentative)
The first Asian Circus and Juggling Festival will take place on the
idyllic island of Gili Meno, just off the coast of Lombok. Gili Meno is
surrounded with white beaches and coral reefs, a paradise for snorkeling and
diving. Transport from Lombok will be provided. Accommodation for 150 jugglers
will be in cabins, and there are several restaurants on the island. The final
day will be spent in the city of Mataram on Lombok for a public show, parade
and New Year's party. Contact Klaus & Zubadiah Ballier; J1.Pelikan 16;
Mataram-Lombok-NTB; Indonesia; 0062-(0)364-23447.
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