Atomic Doll Productions Presents: Shocked and Amazed!

August 5th @ 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

Enter a world of unbelievable sideshow, burlesque and circus feats, featuring sword swallowing, fire arts, archery, anatomical wonders and a wild history lesson with sideshow historian James Taylor. The line-up of performers will include Gigi Deluxe, Tinderbox Circus Sideshow, Velvetina Taylor and Strother Gaines. This event is sponsored by Ripley’s Believe it or Not!, Smash!, Bazaar and Subversive Zine.

Tickets are available at this link.

The Bier Baron Tavern
1523 22nd St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20037

8 Bit Circus S*it

Fridays and Saturdays (7/7, 7/8, 7/14, 7/15, 7/21, 7/22) @ 8 p.m. doors, 8:30 p.m. show

In 8 Bit Circus S*itPeculiarity Productions will bring video games from the console to the stage through fire arts. If you need a more tantalizing description, this is ‘a show where pyro fighters battle for supremacy and the audience feels the terror of being trapped in the nightmare world of Silent Hill.’ So yeah… this is gonna be awesome.

Tickets $17, Fringe button also required.
Old City Farm and Guild
925 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Washington, D.C.

DC Weirdo Show Presents: Drive-In Movie

June 16th @ 9 p.m.

Whether or not you’ve seen all of the cult classics of American film, you’re guaranteed a riotously good time at DC Weirdo Show’s Drive-In Movie, where the star-studded lineup of variety performers will pay homage to a range of movies from the Wizard of Oz to Star Wars to the Rocky Horror Picture Show. They’ll eat fire, they’ll play ukulele and they’ll embrace weirdness for your entertainment.

Tickets — Click ‘ticket information’ on the Facebook event page

The Bier Baron Tavern
1523 22nd St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20037

Silent Chill: Fiery Silent Disco Dance Party

June 2nd @ 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Do you like fire jams, LED see-saws and a proper get-down on a Friday night? Silent Chill is overqualified to meet your needs. Enjoy a silent disco, costume contest and fiery circus entertainment all night long. From 10 to 10:30 p.m., event host Peculiarity Productions will perform fire manipulation, and also preview their Fringe show 8 Bit Circus S*it, which will bring video games from the console to the stage through fire arts — and if you need a more tantalizing description, this is ‘a show where pyro fighters battle for supremacy and the audience feels the terror of being trapped in the nightmare world of Silent Hill.’ AKA awesome.

Tickets available at the door: $10
You can also support their show at this link.

RSVP on Facebook here.

520 Butternut St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20012

Gymkana Homeshow 2017

April 21st and April 22nd @ 7 p.m.

Behold the University of Maryland’s long-running gymnastics troupe as they showcase their incredible circus feats in this year’s Gymkana Homeshow 2017. You’ll have two chances to see them in action — jumping through fiery hoops, stacking themselves into human ladders and bouncing off trampolines — at the Xfinity Center in College Park, Md. Get tickets online at this link (all tickets are valid for either the Saturday or Sunday performance). $12 adults, $8 youth (3-12), $8 students/faculty/staff

Address:
Xfinity Center
8500 Paint Branch Rd.
College Park, MD 20740

Poi: Beginner & Intermediate Workshops at Ciel Aerial

April 22 @ 3pm & 4pm

Want to learn the magic of poi? Come to a poi and juggling workshop with the amazing Charlotte Byram on April 22. Located at Dance Exchange in Takoma Park, the class at 3pm will be for beginners and the class at 4pm will include beginner through advanced skills. The price for the workshop is $25 per class per person, or take both for $40! To register, email Kate at cielaerial@gmail.com.

Ciel Aerial
Dance Exchange
7117 Maple Ave,
Takoma Park, MD