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Why A Houston Area Church Gym is Filled with Jugglers

Saturday is World Juggling Day. (Yeah, we don’t know how we missed that on the calendar, either). To celebrate, juggler extraordinaire Jim Mackenzie will debut a new show entitled “Stage Flight” at the Frenetic Theater Friday and Saturday. We talk with Jim about his show (which he stresses is not just juggling – there’s sword […]

Saturday is World Juggling Day. (Yeah, we don’t know how we missed that on the calendar, either). To celebrate, juggler extraordinaire Jim Mackenzie will debut a new show entitled “Stage Flight” at the Frenetic Theater Friday and Saturday. We talk with Jim about his show (which he stresses is not just juggling – there’s sword swallowing, whips, unicycles – it’s elaborate) – and we meet some of his fellow Houston juggling enthusiasts (including Bruce Manners, pictured above) who gather for regular Thursday night “juggling meetings” at a church in the Museum District.

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Craig Cohen is the executive producer and host of Houston Matters, which airs weekday mornings at 9:00 on Houston Public Media, News 88.7 FM. Craig is a 20+ year veteran of broadcast journalism. He's spent the bulk of his career in public media, in roles ranging from programmer and manager,...

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