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April 6 Show

April’s Little Laffs was chock-full of New York City’s most amazing and wonderful variety talent! Mike “The Ballooniac”  emceed and made amazing balloon art for Gabriel, who celebrated his birthday at the show. Thank you to Gabriel, his family, and friends for coming out to Jalopy Theatre and celebrating your BIG DAY. Along with “The Ballooniac,” Keith Nelson from The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus wowed the audience…

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Dallas Mavericks “In the Paint” VIP Party

On Thursday, March 20th the Dallas Mavericks hosted, “IN THE PAINT: An Evening of Art + Entertainment with the Mavs,” an exclusive event for the club’s VIP season ticket holders. The party was packed with activities; a 360 degree photo booth, live art with collaboration from the players, 20 “Mavs-inspired” custom backboards created by local artists, face painting, and autographs from…

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March 2 Show

The March Little Laffs Show seemed to have a banana theme. Todd started off the show making a balloon dragonfly out of a one-of-kind-hand-painted balloon, something he hasn’t done in over 8 years! We were visited by a real princess, Princess Cassy, who introduced all of our acts and sang “Let it Go” from Disney’s Frozen. Ben Nemzer  to “forgot”…

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23rd Annual Bunny Hop

There was no lack of fun on Tuesday night, when we helped celebrate the return of Spring for another year at the 23rd Annual Bunny Hop for The Society of Memorial at Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, sponsored by Gucci. The event was held at a new location, the magnificent, 583 Park Avenue. The night was filled with tons of performances by many entertaining…

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Opens at Barclays Center

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus has come to Brooklyn! On Thursday, February 20,  ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ presented LEGENDS at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York. At the pre-show VIP party, celebrities  mingled with circus producers and entertainers.  Event company Cirque Du Jour arranged for New York City balloon artists and face painters to entertain the VIPs. The…

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Jason Secoda Win’s Top Twister Award

And the title goes to . . . .  Jason Secoda! Jason returned from the annual balloon competition with the Top Twister trophy, an annual prize for balloon artistry.  Jason received the most votes across three categories, small, medium, and large.  The competition was fierce, with artists from all over the world entering their best sculptures.  Like most of Jason’s…

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Daisy Balloon in New York

For one week only, Daisy Balloon‘s art will be on display in New York City.  Daisy Balloon, aka, Rie Hosokai from Japan, is coming to NYC to add her artistry to the cross-cultural pop-up shop “Nipponista”.    The show is here to “make Japan cheerful,” and to “reintroduce the excellence of craftsmanship in Japan for its people.” This show is a must-see: Nipponista February…

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Feb 2 Show

Little Laffs was full of surprises this month and packed with a wonderful full crowd of folk from all over Brooklyn! Magic Al Garber started off the show with lots of laughs and tons of great tricks, he may have event turned himself into a ballerina for a moment. Magic Al then introduced the first act of the morning, the very…