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Bwana Busker

Joined: Jan 1, 2005
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Location: Boulder
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:drool: (LAWRENCE, KANSAS) It's hard to believe the Lawrence Busker Festival is celebrating it's tenth year keeping Lawrence weird. The festival will host over 50 difference acts on it's five downtown pitches. Included are fire displays, pogo stick acrobatics, break dancers, aerial artists, rubber chicken tricks, musicians and much more.
The Great Escape will kick off the festivities where an escape artist will replicate Harry Houdini's feat of escaping from a strait jacket while hanging upside down two stories above the crowd. Other events include an attempt to to set the Guinness World Record for the most people attempting a water bottle flip. And it gets even better.

Street performers will soon become a regular sight in Lawrence. Thanks to a $5,000 City Hall grant, the city's Community Arts Grant Competition's goal is to consistently bring quality street performers downtown as part of Final Fridays busking on the last Friday of the month. From June through October, a committee will select three acts to perform each month. Performers will be provided a particular block on Massachusetts Street with a $250 stipend and will be allowed to collect tips.

Follow the links below to learn more.

Official Website
Weird strange street performers return
Get ready for more buskers!


Don't miss the Busker Central 500 Extravaganza!
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