Corrections: a juggling film by Lewis Kennedy & Haavard Hvidsten

Yo yo yo, Haavard here! This project all started when Lewis showed up in Trondheim, Norway for two months because the squash courts he usually practiced in only had 6 meter ceilings. He also wanted to experience the midnight sun. Unfortunately for him, despite being 1000 km further north than his home city of Leeds, Trondheim is actually below the …

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Mikhail Rudenko, Inventor of Russian Balls

Article by Stanislav Vysotskyi. Mikhail (Michael) Kuzmich Rudenko (rus.: Михаил Кузмич Руденко) is the Ukrainian juggler who invented the semi-filled juggling stage balls that became known as Russian balls. He is a great juggler, who when he was young, practiced very hard with no mercy on himself. He has been an inspiration to many other jugglers, but has never been …

Torino

The following article is written by guest contributer Peter Brunning. Peter is a retired legal administrator who, although not a juggler, has a keen interest in the history of juggling. He has published biographical articles on Cinquevalli and Gintaro, and is working on a longer study of Gintaro currently. *********************************** Cinquevalli was the first juggling superstar, but not much has …

Book Review: David Cain’s New Juggling History Books

In the past month, juggling historian David Cain has had his first three juggling history books published. Below you will find a review of Great Female Jugglers Of The Past written by Erin Stephens, followed by a review of Rediscovering History’s Great Jugglers, Volumes 1 and 2, written by Raphael Harris. ***************************** Great Female Jugglers Of The Past Review by …

Filipenko Jugglers

Article by Stanislav Vysotskyi. This is my first article about juggling. When I moved to Germany, I was very surprised how large the juggling community in Europe is. The jugglers show a great interest in new forms of juggling and also in the juggling masters of the past, such as Enrico Rastelli, Alexander Kiss, Francis Brunn, and others. Many jugglers …

Graphic Juggling Notation by Rauli Katajavuori

by Rauli Katajavuori, formerly known as Samuli Männistö, older brother of juggler Sakari Männistö. (Name change is because I got married and took my wife’s last name and started to use my real first name with it.) Introduction to Graphic Juggling Notation I got an idea for Graphic Juggling Notation that explains siteswaps and body throws easily and this all …

The 2015 St. Louis Jugglefest Review

By: Afton Benson Photography by: Alex Hoffman of St. Louis, MO The 8th annual 2015 St. Louis Jugglefest was presented by the National Prestigious Society of Collegiate Jugglers’ (NPSCJ) of Washington University in St. Louis, MO. Justin Finkel, Reid Schur, and Arron Kruse were the key players who made this festival happen. Jugglefest is a small festival with many of …

2015 Stage Championships Preview

Here is a preview of the 2015 IJA Stage Championships. Hosted by Marika Henrichon. Marika Henrichon has specialized in interactive theater for 15 years and is known for her skills as a comedian, host, and improvisor. In 2014, she began directing an important interactive theater company in Quebec: Les Productions Épisode, which produces over 200 shows each year throughout the …

EJC: August 1-9, 2015

Dear Jugglers, Have you already heard? The location for EJC in 2015 is going to be Bruneck/Brunico in Italy! Bruneck is a small town in the middle of the mountains in South Tyrol (Italy) where people usually like to go for skiing in winter and mountaineering in summer. But this year they’ll also be host to the thousands of jugglers, …