Shadow Puppetry
An artist projects the image of traditional shadow puppets on a screen at a street theater in Shanghai, China, Monday, May 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Shadow Puppetry

An artist projects the image of traditional shadow puppets on a screen at a street theater in Shanghai, China, Monday, May 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Punch and Judy turn 350
Punch and Judy Puppet Show at the beach

As the British seaside holiday took off, Punch and Judy became a regular sight at beach resorts. By then, the booth was often clad in the distinctive red-and-white striped cloth still used today.
Picture: Matthew Lambley / Alamy

Punch and Judy turn 350

Punch and Judy Puppet Show at the beach

As the British seaside holiday took off, Punch and Judy became a regular sight at beach resorts. By then, the booth was often clad in the distinctive red-and-white striped cloth still used today.

Picture: Matthew Lambley / Alamy

Jacob Sharpe’s first foray into the world of ball juggling videos. Shot and edited by Nate Sharpe.

Oddly entertaining and tad bizarre juggler in pink shorts - an updated juggler-jester.

Lucha Libre 
Mexican wrestler Lil Chicken looks like a pollo loco as he fights off one of Los Cavaleras' luchadores at the Lucha Vavoom Cinco de Mayo show in Los Angeles, May 5. Lucha Vavoom combines elements of theatrical Mexican masked wrestling with American burlesque.
David McNew, Getty Images

Lucha Libre

Mexican wrestler Lil Chicken looks like a pollo loco as he fights off one of Los Cavaleras' luchadores at the Lucha Vavoom Cinco de Mayo show in Los Angeles, May 5. Lucha Vavoom combines elements of theatrical Mexican masked wrestling with American burlesque.

David McNew, Getty Images

Premiere at La Scala, 1934.
"In Italy, I photographed a gala evening at La Scala. This was one of my first pictures with a Leica on a tripod. Suddenly I saw a lovely young society girl sitting next to an empty box. From that box I took this picture, with the girl in the foreground… Without the girl I would not have had a memorable picture." 
- Alfred Eisenstaedt

Premiere at La Scala, 1934.

"In Italy, I photographed a gala evening at La Scala. This was one of my first pictures with a Leica on a tripod. Suddenly I saw a lovely young society girl sitting next to an empty box. From that box I took this picture, with the girl in the foreground… Without the girl I would not have had a memorable picture." 

- Alfred Eisenstaedt