On Saturday I got to go with a friend to see Steven Wright at the Orleans here in Las Vegas. As an aside, I really really like the showroom at the Orleans. It is small enough to get a good view of the stage from anywhere in the theater and is really comfortable and easy [...]
If I never watched any other juggler besides Michael Karas I would be a happy girl. I LOVE how he choreographs his juggling routines.
Colleen was featured in an interview on hooping.org. I was even briefly mentioned in the beginning. Colleen has come a long way and it’s great to see her getting some recognition. She makes great hula hoops. Read the article
Yesterday I was fortunate to get to go on a tour of the inner workings of the show Le Reve at the Wynn in Las Vegas. Once a year, performers are able to take friends and family on a tour of the stage/pool and the upper floors where props and performers enter the stage. Fellow [...]
The thing I love most about Brecken’s hooping style is her natural musicality. She also seems like a born dancer. Neither of these necessarily affect her ability to be a good hooper but they make her hooping skills stand out from other hoopers of similar ability. Thinking about that makes me think about what makes [...]
This guy also street performs. I need to watch and learn his ways because he’s amazing.
My first foray into street performing could have gone better. It could have gone worse as well. It was really hot out there on the Las Vegas strip. Tourists and street performers alike were not interested in spending any more time outside than they had to. I showed up out front of Bally’s to find [...]
I want to share this video of my friend, Colleen, hooping at a cemetery in New Jersey. Colleen and I started hooping together a couple of years ago. We’ve come a long way and she is so expressive in this video.
Apparently there is some sort of unwritten rule that says that if I have a really good practice, the very next practice will be utter shit. Can some science-y person explain that one to me? It’s really disheartening that it happens so regularly. And along those lines, I have this question about practicing new tricks. [...]