To do what they do, they must vanquish fear, build tremendous reserves of patience and remain undaunted by failure. But what else could these people have done with their unassailable talents?
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Famous French aerialist Philippe Petit could reprise a Grand Central Station stunt in honor of the landmark's centennial celebration next February.
Philippe Petit, the high-wire artist most famous for tight-rope walking between the Twin Towers in 1974 (the subject of the movie "Man on Wire"), ...
Fascinating and comedic, Exit Through the Gift Shop features remarkable behind-the-scenes footage of the most notable street artists of this generation, including Banksy and Shepard Fairey.
In a public event at L.A.'s Hammer Museum last week, tightrope walker Philipe Petit quipped, "I never take risks. I take a long walk on a high path in the sky. That poetry is not extreme -- it's exquisite, enigmatic."
I had the chance to talk to Petit about his 45 minutes between the twin towers and the steps leading up to his daring feat.
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The U.S. leg of Misha Baryshnikov's sold out European tour alights at the multi-purpose, multi-praised Broad Stage in Santa Monica.
The Oscar telecast was a bloated and overdone spectacle that left us bewildered, unenthusiastic and exhausted. The show wasn't a complete train wreck, but it came pretty close.
Man on Wire tells the story of Mr.Petit, a French street performer who in 1974 walked across a metal wire that was illegally mounted between the now fallen Twin Towers in lower Manhattan.
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