If you have seen El Le Faunt and his Traveling Circus perform, you know they're not quickly forgotten. The Twin Cities' ubiquitous, hardworking circus act has taken a short break as it prepares to release Ten in One, their third album, and the first to feature all eight members, on Saturday at the ... More >>
But the production is a bit too long
Circus Juventas image by Lori Ulm and Corey GordonThis Saturday marks the first big weekend of Circus Juventas' summer performance, Sawdust. Anyone who's been to a performance at the St. Paul children's circus knows that there're some pretty heart-stopping acts on the roster -- and the excitemen ... More >>
These colors are making us happy already You deserve to be happy. No, really, don't sell yourself short. The boundary-pestering performers of Live Action Set couldn't agree more, and their The Happy Show, opening tonight at Bedlam Theatre, promises to entertain, beguile, and feed you. So turn tha ... More >>
A violent week in the news
At the end of the St. Paul youth circus's final performance, half of the audience fell as the bleachers underneath them collapsed.
A St. Paul official said the bleachers were inspected in 2006 when they issued the permit and there haven't been any concerns since. On Sunday, 450 people fell when half of the bleachers collapsed under them.