Skip to comments.Fear of fire Sparks' policies toward fire art aren't cool, say members of Controlled Burn
Posted on 08/01/2013 12:11:32 PM PDT by redreno
They wear black. They're illuminated by city street lights. Their pupils shrink, focused on the mesmerizing flame at their fingertips. They do not speak, but suddenly crack fuel-covered burning whips, swing blazing canes and fire balls on chains. Tracers of firelight linger in the smoky air. Sparks fly and bounce on the asphalt. Orange-blue stripes of ignited fuel on the ground stroke their dancing feet. Among the battery of fuel cans, extinguishers and heat a member of the clan stands intensely watching and holding an outstretched blanket like an unmanned cape, ready to smother any flame that might catch hold. They are all encircled by a rope that is taped to the ground. At that line stands the audience who shall not cross it for fear of fire.
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That has to be the most confusing title ever
R&R is a local rag and us “uber” liberal. I feel nauseated whenever I see it sitting in the stands all over town. I went through it one time just to see what it was about when we first moved to the area. GARBAGE for the lib and wanna be lib didiots.
Fear of fire
Sparks' policies toward fire art aren't cool, say members of Controlled Burn
The second line is a subhead which got dropped on FR. Sparks is a town near Reno, so the apostrophe on "Sparks'" is possessive. It makes perfect sense after you "unbutcher" the FR summarization.
Some cities don’t let you even practice fire spinning, even on your own land. Performing is a separate issue. Fire performers carry insurance specific to the art.
Thank you. I should have noticed that error.