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Circuses

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  • Circus elephants visit Lexington Market

    Circus elephants visit Lexington Market
    Elephants from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus visited a Baltimore staple Wednesday for a mid-circus snack. In town for performances at the Baltimore Arena since March 26 through April 6, the elephants visited the Lexington Market for a...
  • Howard site is a key player for shows like Disney on Ice and Monster Jam

    Howard site is a key player for shows like Disney on Ice and Monster Jam
    Monster trucks, wild animals and figure skaters draw millions to Feld Entertainment's live traveling shows each year. But some of that magic comes from an unlikely arena — an industrial complex in Jessup. Thousands of stuffed toys, flashing light...
  • No joke: U.S. facing clown shortage

    No joke: U.S. facing clown shortage
    While it might sound like a joke, Clowns of America International says a national clown shortage is no laughing matter.  The Florida-based organization is the country's largest trade organization for clowns. Clowns of America International President...
  • Summer camp guide 2014

    Summer camp guide 2014
    Anne Arundel County Abrakadoodle Art Education Various locations 410-381-5566 lmarianelli@abrakadoodle.com abrakadoodle.com/md04 June 23-Aug. 22 Ages 2-11 Art camps for children at local convenient locations. The most comprehensive art program that...
  • Playing with fire for fun

    Playing with fire for fun
    As the old song goes, "He floats through the air with the greatest of ease / the daring young man on the flying trapeze." A daring young man or woman who grips the bar for the first time may not float with the greatest of ease just yet. But that's where...
  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before the...
  • Letter: The circus is no place for wild animals

    This month the News- Press published a story about the Ramos Bros. Circus and how it would not include animals like camels and other animals. One of the camels from last years’ show escaped from the circus causing commotion on a Glendale street....
  • Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus cats come to Amway Center

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus cats come to Amway Center
    Today 4th and 5th grade students from the Lake Eola Charter School were invited to a big cat clinic with trainer and presenter Alexander Lacey, who would give them a demonstration on the training and care of lions and tigers traveling with the Ringling...
  • Hampton author fights for plight of captive elephants

    Hampton author fights for plight of captive elephants
    Debbie McFee has loved elephants since she first saw Nancy at the National Zoo in Washington in 1973. But it wasn't until a few years ago that a conversation with a friend turned her love into a new book called "Through the Eyes of Ernest: A Memoir to...
  • Raymond J. Peroutka, businessman

    Raymond J. Peroutka, businessman
    Raymond Joseph Peroutka Sr., who founded a janitorial supply business, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Nov. 17 of complications after heart surgery. A resident of Oak Crest Village in Parkville, he was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on South Glover...
  • Exploring Sarasota

    Exploring Sarasota
    If the graceful aerialists, mighty strongmen and goofy clown humor of the circus puts stars in your eyes, you’ll enjoy Sarasota. John Ringling of Ringling Brothers circus fame not only made a home there but left his imprint on the county known today...