This Week — 2 Oct 2021

You’ve got a surprising number of ways to enjoy live performances in the next 7 days, from thoughtful clowns to flaky follies. Remember to check with the venue for vaccine or Covid-19 testing requirements before heading to the show! 


October 2

October 3

  • Watch recent graduates of the Essential Tease burlesque performance program strut their stuff during the student showcase. Watch online or in person at 7 p.m. The show will be hosted by dynamo guest MC Lillian Bustle from Jersey City. Get tickets at this link.

October 2 – 24

October 6

  • Pie Shop DC will once again host Pies ‘n Pasties, a delicious and dynamite line-up of local burlesque artists with a mission to amaze you and awaken your senses. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. at 1339 H St NE. Get tickets at this link. Masks and proof of vaccination are currently required to attend this event.


  • Circus artists who identify as persons of color living in the U.S. can now apply for CSAW‘s November $1,000 microgrant. You can also consider applying for the upcoming tuition grant ($5,000), which can be used for any circus education related expenses. Find more information at this link. The deadline to apply for the microgrant is October 15, but a new grant will be available every month for the next year.


October 9-10


October 6

  • The Baltimore Jugglers will meet from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Locus Point Recreation Center. Assuming good weather, the gathering will begin outside and then head indoors when it gets dark. Join the Baltimore Jugglers page on Facebook for the most up-to-date information about future meetings.

October 6 & 8

October 7

  • The Fairfax Jugglers will meet on Thursdays from 7:30-10 p.m. in the Key Middle School cafeteria. Visitors must wear masks and sign a liability waiver. If you would like to help with the club’s newly required insurance expenses, email