Stuntwoman Martika Daniels walks on glass for a gathered crowd at the Plaza Stage at Ninth and Massachusetts streets at the Busker Festival in downtown Lawrence, May 26, 2017.
Calling himself the Acrobatic Nerd, Adorkable Derek, performs on the New Hampshire Stage at Friday night’s Busker Festival in downtown Lawrence, May 26, 2017.
Bobby Maverick removes a straitjacket while hanging upside down in the air below a burning rope during his Great Escape performance, an homage to Harry Houdini, at Friday night’s Busker Festival in downtown Lawrence, May 26, 2017.
Andrea Repinsky pedals Saturday’s Art Tougeau parade route as a monarch caterpillar. The 3-block-long parade of colorful bicyclists, decorated vehicles, costumed marchers and a roller-skating Optimus Prime covered the route on a downtown loop from the Lawrence Arts Center on New Hampshire Street to Massachusetts Street and back, May 27, 2017.
Neil Goss walks down Massachusetts Street in the Art Tougeau Parade in a costume designed by Lawrence Arts Center visiting artist Dennis McNett, Saturday, May 27, 2017. The costume, along with the rest of the phoenix-inspired pieces in the “Up from Ashes” parade entry, pays homage to the early history of Lawrence and the city’s survival of William Quantrill’s 1863 raid. The pieces were assembled by the artists and volunteers for the parade since the Philadelphia-based McNett arrived Tuesday in Lawrence.
Children watch the hands of Daniel Mooncalf closely as he starts a cup-and-ball routine during the magician's show as part of the downtown Lawrence Busker Festival, Sunday, May 28, 2017.
Seven-year-old Cohen Flaherty, of Lawrence, gives Bruiser, aka Robert Aiken, a pat on the head Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the downtown Lawrence Busker Festival. The Boulder, Colo., street performer won many young friends imitating the movements of dogs in his shaggy costume during the festival.