The Moisture Festival podcast is joined by Magician and raconteur Mike Caveney for an over the phone chat. Mike tells us some amazing stories from his 40+ years in show business.
We discuss how he got into magic, how he married a fellow magician, how hard it is to go on the road with a chicken and how after 50 years of research he is finally releasing a book on the history of sawing a woman in half. Lots of great stories, laughs with a fantastic performer and magician.
The Moisture Festival Podcast is super excited about the amazing Jet Black Pearl joining us over the phone. Jet Black Pearl discusses with us how she came to the United States from the Netherlands and helps us with our Dutch. She also discusses how she begun playing accordion and the inspiration behind some of her hilarious songs.
Spoiler alert, she even plays us a few. Louie also brings up how much Matt raves about her as a performer. A fantastic interview with a gem of a entertainer.
In this episode of the Moisture Festival Podcast we are joined over the phone by the hilarious Bri Crabtree. She tells us about how she had to hide being a juggler in high school from her classmates and what it is like to live in an artist workspace in San Francisco.
She discusses her career, what it’s like being a woman at a juggling convention and her fascination with learning new skills. She’s a comedian, clown, artist and an all around awesome person. We hope you enjoy the conversation as much as we did.
The Moisture Festival Podcast is pleased to have the multi talented Mark Hayward join us over the phone. Mark is a smorgasbord of quirky talents. He is a world champion yo yo player, a Guinness World Record Holder, Artist and self proclaimed “Cool Guy”. In our conversation we discuss his progression from playing yo-yo as a kid and how that took him all around the globe including appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman (twice) and being a featured speaker at Ted X. We also learn about the spinning top, the world of juggling and get into a complex discussion on cheese. A great conversation with one of our favorite performers in the world.
In today’s episode of the Moisture Festival Podcast we record from Rabbit Moon Ranch with Tina Lenert on the dial. In this episode, Tina tells us about her rise from surf rock to creating one of the most famous magic routines in the world, the importance of following your passions in life, and how taking notes from David Copperfield helped shape her routines.
We also hear about Tina’s childhood in Venezuela and her role in the first magic festival in Cuba. Oh, and we even discuss Goat Yoga! A fascinating conversation with an amazing person and performer.
In this episode of the Moisture Festival Podcast we have an “over the phone interview” with the fantastic Cate Great. Thanks to the powers of technology, we get to hear Cate tell us about what it’s like to run away from the water ski team and join a circus school.
In this episode, Cate also tells us about her vast array of super amazing skills, the role that great character development played in developing a successful street show, and what it’s like to have a roommate who is a magician. Don’t miss this fun and interesting conversation with one of the premier street performers in the world.
This week we welcome circus royalty to the Moisture Festival Podcast Studio, Charly Castor. Charly is not only legendary in the circus world, but he is also one of the brothers from the famous French Trio Les Castors. In this episode, Charly explains the unique art form of Risley and Icarian Games as we cover his unique 50 year career touring with circuses around the world.
Charly tells us a number of stories including what it’s like to perform on the Ed Sullivan Show and in front of famous audiences such as Charlie Chaplin and the Queen of England. A great conversation with a ton of interesting stories from the golden age of circus
In this episode we welcome the very creative Martha Enson to the studio. Martha has been the Creative Director for a number of fantastic venues, including Teatro Zinzani and En-joy Productions. Martha tells us about her beginnings in Puppetry and how that led to creating one of the most unique touring shows in the Northwest.
We also learn about Martha’s numerous creative endeavors and a near death experience she had. A great interview packed with insights on how to keep up your creativity.
In this episode we welcome Seattle folk legend Jim Page to the Moisture Festival Podcast studio. Here, we talk about Jim’s lobbying efforts to legalize busking in Seattle, as well as his adventure organizing the first Busker Fest at Pike Place Market. Jim also brings his guitar and plays us a few songs.
A great interview with one of the most influential Seattle musicians of our time.
In this episode the multifaceted performer, Luminous Pariah, joins us in the studio. Lumi explains the art of Burlesque and how stories and comedy play an integral role in Burlesque. We learn about the transition Lumi made from a whale watching tour guide in Alaska to a world renowned burlesque entertainer.
Lumi also talks about getting involved in the Moisture Festival and how that led to being one of the producers for the Moisture Festival’s Burlesque Week. A great interview with a lot of laughs, great insights and a nice dose of awesomeness.