carnival http://michiganradio.org en The Living Room: Running away with the carnival http://michiganradio.org/post/living-room-running-away-carnival <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">In July's segment of <em>The Living Room</em>, Allison Downey investigated the lure of American carnivals.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">She interviewed several workers about their experiences living and traveling with the carnival. Some of them were born into the carnival life, some of them turned to the carnival as a means of escape, but all of them are there because it's what they love.</p><p>The <em>Living Room</em> on Michigan Radio is produced by Allison Downey and Zak Rosen.</p><p>The song at the end of the story,"Take Me to the Fair" was written by Ann Arbor's own Annie Capps and performed by Annie &amp; Rod Capps with Jason Dennie.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em></p><p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:23:28 +0000 Stateside Staff 13677 at http://michiganradio.org The Living Room: Running away with the carnival