eJuggle: Current Events

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 …

Bill Dietrich Obituary

  It is with great sadness that we report that long-time juggler and frequent IJA Festival attendee Bill Dietrich passed away on September 19, 2017, following complications from surgery. He was 87 years old. William (Bill) Dietrich was born on March 18, 1930 in Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania (USA), and lived most of his life in Erie, PA. Though not a …

Remembering Picaso. Jr

My friend Sean is not someone I’d describe as an effusive man. A fan of Japanese design, expensive sneakers, and avant-garde juggling that borders on performance art, I would generally describe Sean as quiet (and bordering on morose). However, on hearing that I would be waking up early the next morning to ride a Greyhound three hours to watch Picaso …

Picaso Jr. Obituary (1969-2017)

The juggling community has lost one of its brightest stars. Picaso Jr. was born Francisco Tébar Honrubia on October 23, 1969 in Madrid, Spain. His father was the famed juggler El Gran Picaso (Francisco Tébar Picazo), best known for his juggling of table tennis balls with his mouth and for his work with boomerang plates. Picaso Jr. learned to juggle …

70th Annual IJA Festival Day Five (Saturday)

Saturday, July 15, 2017 Cedar Sights History Corner Back in the 90’s (yes, the NINETEEN 90’s), when the Two Ply crew started attending IJA festivals, there weren’t  a lot of jugglers with children. As the years went by, more and more kids starting appearing at fests. One year, a day care was set up and that was a big deal. …

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70th Annual IJA Festival – Day Four (Friday)

Friday, July 14, 2017 IJA Teams Championships Results Gold medal: CAPT – New Style Crew – Thean Leong Hng, Pei-Chen Jung, Wei-Hsuan Chang, Meng-Ti Hsieh & Yu-Ping Chiang from Taiwan Silver medal: CAPT – Yu Cheng Lu & Chin Yao Yang from Taiwan Bronze medal: Duo Octo from Colorado and Canada IJA Individuals Championships Results Gold medal: Hayato Watanabe from …

70th Annual IJA Festival Day Three (Thursday)

Thursday, July 13, 2017 Juniors Stage Championships Results First place: Bennett Santora, age 13 from New York, NY. Second place: Christopher Haaser, age 16 from Huntsville, UT Third place: Houston Odum, age 17 from Jamestown, NC Your preliminary judges were: Matt Henry, Sky King, Dan Holzman, Alan Howard, and Wes Peden. Your Finals judges were: David Cain, Martin Frost, Jay …

70th Annual IJA Festival – Day Two (Wednesday)

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Festival Highlights A Review: “Comedy In The Air” Welcome Show It’s very rare to have a performance situation come together where the acts are top notch, the level of professionalism is over the top, and the atmosphere is perfect for some spontaneous and semi-planned creativity and comedy hijinks that makes the whole better than the sum …

70th Annual IJA Festival – Day One (Tuesday)

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Greetings! Greetings, fellow lovers and practitioners of the juggling arts! We, three former editorial staff members of the infamous 90’s juggling ‘zine, The Two Ply Press, are here to give you this, your daily fest news blog (and hopefully an actual hard copy commemorative issue at the end of the week). We are Susie “Sky Queen” …