Sign Spinning With Beards!

Sacramento, CA – AArrow All-Star, Raphael Angeles or “Raph” for short, has been known for years for his signature glasses and mustache (or Raph-Stache) combo. After going dark and disappearing off the face of the Earth; our hero Raph, has reemerged but this time his face was also wielding, a beard!? Besides sign spinning, Raph has…

Is Sign Spinning Art? Yumi Janairo Roth Says Yes!

What makes art, art? And what makes an artist, an artist? Is it the performance, the creation, or the expression? Sign Spinning is often compared to a performance art because the flow and tricks are expressed by the spinners unique sense of style. So is sign spinning an art? To Grand Central Art Center’s resident artist  Yumi Janairo Roth, that answer is…

Inside the World Of Sign Spinning

Once just a low-wage job for teenagers outside of sandwich spots, sign-spinning is now a fleshed-out and fiercely competitive sport.   Twenty-year old Kendric Washington isn’t able to fully describe the maneuver that earned him AArrow’s 2018 sign-spinning world championship, but he’s willing to try. It starts with a back handspring, with the cardboard in…

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Freestyle Friday features Carlye White

Carlyle White makes his Freestyle Friday Debut Since winning Trick of the Year for his signature move “The Tarzan” in 2015, Carlye White has continued to push himself and the sport of sign spinning to another level.  In this special edition of Freestyle Friday, Carlye takes a trip to DC to show off a few of…

Tips for an Effective Sign-Spinning Campaign

Are you ready to put a little spin into your promotional efforts? Consider these six tips if you’re considering an advertising campaign using hand-held signs — also known as “sign spinning.” 6 Quick Tips  Grab the attention of motorists with motion — and then give a strong, succinct call to action. “What you’re really striving for…