The Incredible Casus Circus

I have the opportunity of interviewing Natano Fa’anana of the amazing circus group Casus Circus from Australia for the 2015 Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival. Below is a selection of the interview. If you have the chance to see Casus Circus, I highly recommend it; they are one of the most exquisite circus groups I’ve ever […]

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Repost: The Girlie Show

Several years ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing several incredible circus performers for the 2015 Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival. For the next few days, I’m going to post those interviews starting with The Girlie Show, that was first published on the Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival blog on 5/11/2015. Please enjoy! Jamieson Lindenburg’s The Girlie […]

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A New Mantra for Chicago

It’s all about inclusivity. I came across we all live here while waiting for the Ashland bus back in December. The words were chalked onto a brick wall of a bank; each word a different color. For me, I saw it in the context of immigration, documented or not. We do all live here; we […]

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Ireland: Part 3

On our third day, it was time to road trip across Ireland. We were going to go due west to County Galway and County Clare. Before we left, we went to a few more places in Dublin. We started off at the General Post Office museum that tells the story of the Easter Uprising. Despite […]

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Ireland: Part 2

On our second day in Dublin, we were going to visit a plethora of museums. We accidentally overslept and missed breakfast at the hotel so we ended up at a tea shop called Queen of Tarts. We had delicious chocolate chip scones and breakfast tea, the best way to wake up in the morning. Our […]

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Ireland: Part 1

For the next few weeks, I’ll talk about our week long driving tour of Ireland. It was a week of art, hiking, and lots of Irish music. Everything a girl could want. Our trip started with a few days in Dublin. We arrived early on Saturday and took the bus into the city. It dropped […]

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