May 12th @ 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Join Sunset & Chill this spring for their usual line-up of great music, awesome vendors and uninterrupted flow artistry. Show up early for a $5 yoga class, stay… More
April 26th – May 5th @ Various Showtimes
Alex & Olmsted (creators of the Jim Henson Foundation Grant awarded Milo the Magnificent) return to Baltimore Theatre Project with the world premiere of Marooned! a new show that takes place at the outer reaches of space. An astronaut crashes on an uncharted planet and has to face strange creatures, anomalous atmosphere, and isolation with only her Autonomous Task Assistant (ATA) to help her survive. Featuring award-winning puppetry, theater and visuals, this show is for all ages and you can get tickets at this link. GA tickets are $20, $15 for student/senior/artist/military. May 2nd is a pay-what-you-can performance.
Baltimore Theatre Project
45 W. Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
April 27th @ 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Embrace a Saturday full of quality entertainment at the Spring Variety Art Show, including flow arts, live music, DJs, comedy and food vendors. If you can’t see the show in person, be sure to log on to the Live Stream on Empathy Media Lab’s Facebook page. The suggested donation for admission is $10. Performances start at 6 p.m.
Food by Max’s Meats (Brazilian Churrasco)
Jeremy ‘SaymoSaymo’ Manson — Juggling cigar boxes
Melly Huang — Expressions through fire
Malaka Hasz — Fire hoops
KutMaster Breezy — Shaolin fire staff
B-Swiz / D-Watz — Poi
Empathy Media Lab
5512 Taylor Road
Riverdale, MD 20737
May 2nd @ 8 p.m.
At this edition of the DC Gurly Show, the line-up of performers is in full bloom. Be prepared for a bevy of well-tended burlesque acts paying homage to plants in all of their beautiful forms. Succulents, weeds and bulbs, oh my! Get tickets for this flowery affair at this link.
The Bier Baron Tavern and Comedy Loft
1523 22nd St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
May 1st @ 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Bring your favorite LED props (no fire) to Silver Spring for a night of spinning, juggling and flow arts. Groove to a soundtrack curated by local flow artists and check out demonstrations by Flow & Fly yoga (www.flowandflyyoga.com).
Silver Spring Town Center
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910
April 27th @ 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Celebrate the return of Sunset & Chill this spring with the usual line-up of great music, awesome vendors and uninterrupted flow artistry. Show up early for a $5 yoga class, stay late for the amazing DJs and mesmerizing fire circle.
$10 GA tickets at the door (cash or card)
$5 12-under with adult
$5 fire spinners
FREE for guests wearing Sunset and Chill merchandise (available here).
If you wish to spin fire, you must attend one of the two safety meetings (7 p.m. or 8 p.m.).
6-7 p.m. Yoga with Tanory, DJ Wade Hammes + Hon Jao Violin
7-8 p.m. Raptorstein
8-10 p.m.: Markinthedark + Kaylasoul
Check out the Facebook event page for more information.
Note: This event has zero tolerance for racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, unsolicited touching or any other oppressive behavior. Please report any of this behavior to Wade, Sam or Ethan. Please send anonymous reports to firstname.lastname@example.org. All reports will receive a response within 24 hours.
Olde City Farm and Garden
925 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
May 3rd – 5th @ Ritchie Coliseum
Enjoy three days of juggling euphoria at the University of Maryland during the Congress of Jugglers, an annual celebration of juggling, fire spinning, circus and variety arts. This event is free and open to all ages and skill levels. The festival starts on Friday (4 p.m.-Midnight), continues all day Saturday (11 a.m.-Midnight) and concludes on Sunday (11 a.m.-6 p.m.). Fire juggling will happen on Friday and Saturday night.
On Saturday evening (8 p.m.), enjoy a juggling show featuring a tremendous array of local talent. There will also be juggling games and workshops throughout the weekend.
Want to help organize, run a workshop, suggest a game or perform in the show? Contact the UMD Juggling Club by messaging them on their Facebook event page or email email@example.com.
All events will take place at:
7675 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
May 2nd @ 6 p.m.
Through acrobatic feats and wordless storytelling, the Aura CuriAtlas physical theatre troupe presents Dream Logic, a collection of magical vignettes with themes like ‘Newton’s cradle’ and ‘bucket of youth.’ This Virginia-based company includes performers from Connecticut, Illinois and Cyprus, with backgrounds in dance, choreography, acrobatics, aerial arts and music.
This is a free performance (no tickets required), hosted by Millennium Stage.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20566
March 29th and 30th @ 7 p.m.
Witness the incredible feats of the University of Maryland’s long-running (and long-flipping) gymnastics troupe at the Gymkana Homeshow. In this two-hour extravaganza, you’ll see trampoline, juggling, tumbling, partner balancing, and jumping through hoops of fire, among other electrifying acts.
8500 Paint Branch Drive
College Park, MD 20742
April 6th @ Noon – 5 p.m. (Followed by an after-party on the rooftop until 9 p.m.)
Enjoy a three-course brunch while the talented ladies of Pyroxotic — including BeBe Bardot, Eva Mystique and Queen Nefertittie — astound you with their fierce and fiery talents, set to the music of DJ Farrah Flosscett.
Brunch includes your choice of appetizer, entree and dessert. There is a two-hour limit on table reservations, but the rooftop opens at 2 p.m. and the lounge and bar are open throughout the event. Your entire party must be present to be seated.
The Society Restaurant & Lounge
8229 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
April 4th @ 8 p.m. (Strathmore)
April 5th/6th @ 8 p.m. and April 7th @ 3 p.m. (Meyerhoff)
Behold great feats of acrobatics, aerials, juggling and more by Troupe Vertigo, set to live Hollywood hits played by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Get tickets at this link.
The Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane
Bethesda, MD 20852
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201