HOUSTON, Texas -- If you want to learn a new skill and have a ball of fun in the process, check out the Houston Jugglers Group in this week's "Subculture."
"This is the Houston Jugglers Group. We meet here almost every Thursday to practice juggling. We meet on Thursday evenings from 7 to 9 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Houston, across the street from the art museum on Binz. We do have some professionals in the group. A lot of the people in the group are hobbyists. It's just a physical activity and it's a lot of fun, and it's good practice."
Another juggler adds, "I am a professional juggler. I do a variety comedy show, and then I do graphic arts as well, kinda supplements that so I stay afloat, but it's a lot of fun doing both actually."
"There are some things in juggling that you just can't do by yourself. Passing is the main one that comes to mind.When people learn to juggle clubs, they teach themselves but it's a lot more fun to throw them to other people. It's really not as complicated as people think it is. Most people start of with beanbags."
"It's a lot of fun. I have trouble sitting still and watching TV, so I'd much rather throw things around with other people."