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Growing Circus Vegetables

As I ride the metro from the Place Capitole in Toulouse to La Grainerie at the Balma Garmont, out the metro window I see acres and acres of community garden plots. I’m reminded of what a dear colleague of mine is always saying about arts presenting, “we must provide...

Eyes Wide Open

Ever walked into a performance without fully knowing what to expect? It happened to me a Jacksons Lane in North London.  I left with my eyes wide open. Going to Jacksons Lane was a destination in itself, one I was taking because of a friendship I made in 2015 with Ali...

Where’s Our Circus Hub?

Over the past 40 years, circus arts have transformed, resurging with a 21st century sensibility that, akin to drama, explores narratives and themes. Circus artists are working across arts disciplines incorporating theater, dance and music to tell stories of our big...

I’m flying!

Last week I boarded a plane to England for who knows how many times, a dozen, perhaps more. As I settled into my seat and prepared for the trip ahead, I was flooded with the memory of my very first flight overseas. At 20, recovering from a broken heart, I made the...

So long, it’s been good to know ya!

So sang Woody Guthrie as the dust bowl moved people westward. And so too do our acrobats move, although eastward in a cloud of gymnastic chalk, to an American new circus mecca, the Ringling International Arts Festival in Sarasota. It's a happy-sad day in the Potluck...

Lunch with an Acrobat

Learn more about the life of a contemporary circus artist when you join Potluck Arts for lunch at Arts Center of the Ozarks! Sharing is at the core of Potluck project inspiration, so please come break bread and join this facilitated conversation with an artist from...

This October: Northwest Arkansas Runs Away with ¡Circus Sites!

¡Circus Sites! to offer irresistible fun for the whole family with risks, thrills and laughs from around the globe in Downtown Springdale! Downtown Springdale Alliance in partnership with Potluck Arts proudly presents ¡Circus Sites!, October 3-30, 2016. Featuring...