It all started with a trapeze. Now, a year and a half after opening in town, Claremont’s Pilates Studio M—an unconventional exercise venue offering Pilates, yoga and circus arts—is twirling, spinning and contorting itself to international recognition.
The unique gym is getting an extra boost as 12-year-old student Caroline Redfield prepares to go to Montreal’s National Circus School this summer to train under the guidance of performers from Cirque du Soleil. Established in 1981, it is the largest North American school devoted to advanced circus arts. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
“Celebrating the Traditional and Modern Arts of Japan” on display through September at the Petterson Museum of Intercultural Art at Pilgrim Place. The museum contains collections of international fine art, folk art and material culture from 10,000 B.C. to the present contributed by Pilgrim Place residents and locals.
Naima Orozco and Jenna Watje observe a piece by AP student Ngoc Pham at Days of Clay Saturday afternoon in the Ginger Elliott Gallery in Claremont. Days of Clay ran Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday afternoon at Memorial Park in Claremont.