JUGGLEVISION – Episode 1 FULL VIDEO

JUGGLEVISION is a Juggling TV show organised by Lewis Kennedy. This project was a group effort, jugglers from all over the world have contributed to JUGGLEVISION. JUGGLEVISIONs main goals are: To show that the ‘Juggling Community’ is the best community in the world. To entertain or inspire jugglers of all ages and backgrounds. To try and dampen down this make …

EJC 2017

The audience had turned on the MC pretty early at the Wednesday night battle. In a small, dimly-lit circus tent, members of the Polish crew had organized a single-elimination tournament among sixteen of the greatest (and bravest) prop manipulators they could find. The audience, drunk on 50-cent-per-liter beer, chose the winner of each round by making the most noise for …

Lewis Kennedy interview about JuggleVision

JUGGLEVISION is a Juggling TV show organised by Lewis Kennedy. This project was a group effort, jugglers from all over the world have contributed to JUGGLEVISION. JUGGLEVISIONs main goals are: To show that the ‘Juggling Community’ is the best community in the world. To entertain or inspire jugglers of all ages and backgrounds. To try and dampen down this make believe ‘hierarchy’ ranking …

Claude Shannon: Mathematician, Engineer, Genius…and Juggler?

By Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni, co-authors A MIND AT PLAY: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age  “Do you mind if I hang you upside down by your legs?” From any other professor, this question might have elicited concern. But from Claude Shannon, it was par for the course. Shannon had in mind an elaborate experiment: combining two forms …

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 …