RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Circuses

A collection of news and information related to Circuses published by this site and its partners.

Top Circuses Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Circus Warehouse

    Circus Warehouse
    In the carnival atmosphere that is New York, hidden in an industrial neighborhood in Long Island City, Queens there is unassuming building that could be called center ring. It's a new venture called "Circus Warehouse", the high flying idea of actress and circus pro Suzi Winson. "It's sort of the next dimension in a way, Winson told us. "We have a recreational program where you can learn all of these things, so people can come off the street and say "I want to try this, I want to try the flying trapeze" and we'll put them in a safety belt and we'll fly them."
  • NY lawmaker hails circus elephant decision

    A New York state lawmaker whose bill made it illegal to pose for photographs with lions and tigers at traveling animal shows is praising a decision by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to phase out elephant performances. Assemblywoman Linda...

    Ringling Bros. to give up elephant acts in 3 years

    The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says the "Greatest Show on Earth" will go on without elephants. Animal rights groups took credit for generating the public concern that forced the company to announce its pachyderm retirement plan on...

    Ringling Bros to retire its elephants, ending a tradition

    Elephants have always been part of The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, ever since showman P.T. Barnum brought Jumbo, "a massive 12-foot African elephant," to America in 1882 to star in the "Greatest Show on Earth." Whenever the circus came to...

    Ringling Bros. says circuses to be elephant-free in 3 years

    Animal rights activists were stunned when the parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced it would eliminate elephants from its circus performances by 2018. "Monumental and long overdue," was how the Animal Welfare Institute put...