Review of Leif Pettersen’s ‘Throwing Up’

Throwing Up: Notes from 35 years of juggling Leif Pettersen, privately published, Minneapolis, MN, http://leifpettersen.com/, 2018. 173pp. ISBN: XXX-X-XXX-XXXXX-X Throwing Up is a “semi-autobiographical” book based on the author’s life and understanding of Juggling and its various assets such as “sport, art, and act of juggling.” The author, Leif Pettersen, taught himself to juggle in 1982, attempted a performance career …

Fernanda Sumano – the First IJA Regional Competition Gold Medalist

Fernanda Suamno

Click here for the English Translation. Mi nombre es Fernanda Sumano, soy Mexicana y quiero contarles como la primer IRC de la IJA en México ha cambiado mi vida de una manera increíble. Inicie con el Hula Hula siendo autodidacta en 2007, todo comenzó como un simple juego al igual que muchos de nosotros cuando descubrimos los malabares. Encontré muchos …

EJC Flash Sale!

The European Juggling Convention (EJC) is the largest juggling convention in the world and next year’s event will take place in Newark, Great Britain from August 3-11, 2019. Come join us for 9 days of juggling utopia in the British countryside. You’ll be overwhelmed with shows: open stages, busking, fire shows, renegades, special shows, the International Gala, and more. If …

Art and the Value of “Why”

by Eric Jackson We are, all of us, artists. In making things, as simple as an outfit or as complex as a music composition, we are engaging in the creation of art. It may be easy to reject or dismiss the idea that you’re an artist but whether you recognize it yet or not, you are. At the core of …

Obituary for John Tobin

Written by Deni Tobin (his child), for Charles Lewis Tobin, Brian Cunningham, Ben W, Elijah Finn, Asa, and especially my dad, John Carver Tobin My dad started juggling with his brother using wooden clubs in the 60s. My uncle shared that he was juggling clubs for the junior high basketball team in 9th grade to demonstrate dexterity. So it is …

FireDrums 2018

FireDrums is the oldest fire dancing festival in the country, and once again it lives up to its reputation of being a mecca for fire dancing and flow arts. As far as flow oriented events go, it doesn’t get much better than this. More than 500 performers and enthusiasts convene on a hidden mountain valley in the rural Sierra Foothills …

EJC 2018: Organized for jugglers, Inspired by Nature

The European Juggling Convention (EJC) has taken place non-stop since 1978 and is one of the world’s biggest juggling conventions. This event started with an attendance of just 11 jugglers during two days but rapidly became a week-long happening with thousands of attendees. This year, and for the first time in 41 years of history, EJC jumps from continental Europe …

Book Review: 1001 Tips on Practicing and Performing Your Act by Dan Holzman

Book Review by Michael Goudeau. Dan has always worked hard. You know him as a skilled, successful, and funny juggler. He’s also written books, he’s invented toys, and now he’s creating a new act just because he loves the art. So, when one of the most successful variety artists of our era writes a book of tips, should you buy …

Bloopers, Extras, and Behind the Scenes from CREATE By Marc Schneider

Especially for eJuggle, Marc made an exclusive video with bloopers, behind the scenes, and exclusive tricks from CREATE that we’re sure you’ll like! CREATE is Marc Schneider’s first juggling movie which he worked on for the past year. It is based on the idea that anyone is able to create his own path for himself. The video is the result …