The 17th annual Portland Juggling Festival begins this Friday evening, September 25th, and runs through Sunday the 27th.
Prop manipulation, juggling, and unicycling workshops take place throughout the weekend at the Reed College Sports Center. General admission
for the entire weekend is $35. Student, child, and senior discounts are available, as are single day tickets. More information can be found on the festival website.
Saturday at 7pm the Juggling and Vaudeville Extravaganza takes place at Benson High School. Performers include Sean Blue, who will be showcasing his unique blend of technical juggling and object manipulation with artistry and dance, Jeremiah Johnston and the Poetic Motion Machine, and the Stanford Juggling Research Institute. Visit the festival website for ticket information.
I have never made it to this festival, but two years ago my friend Lesley watched the Extravaganza and kindly wrote an informative and entertaining review for this blog: