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  • 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...
  • Ramos Bros. Circus pops tent in Glendale

    Ramos Bros. Circus pops tent in Glendale
    Despite some construction issues, the tent for the Ramos Bros. Circus went up Wednesday, just in time for performances to begin this Thursday. While there will be free shows for needy kids like last year, there won’t be any camels, such as Atula,...
  • AFM: e2b Capital to Help Filmmakers Package Pics, Juggle Financiers

    Packaging an indie film can feel sometimes like a three-ring circus, so it's fitting that one of the industry's great showmen Cassian Elwes has teamed with Robert Ogden Barnum (no relation to the famed ringleader) to form e2b Capital, which helps...
  • No animals for Glendale circus

    No animals for Glendale circus
    There will be no animals at the Ramos Bros. Circus set to return to Glendale next week after city officials requested that the zebras, horses and other four-legged performers, except dogs and cats, be kept out of the show, partially because a camel...
  • Circus barred from bringing animals to Glendale; camel escape lingers

    There will be no animals at the Ramos Bros. Circus set to return to Glendale this week. City officials requested that the zebras, horses and other four-legged performers, except dogs and cats, be kept out of the show, in part because a camel escaped...
  • Is 'Marvel Universe Live!' the Comic Book Company's 'Cirque du Marvel'?

    Marvel fans already are calling the company's upcoming touring show "Marvel Universe Live!" "Cirque du Marvel." And that's not necessarily a bad thing. Marvel used New York Comic Con to unveil the first look at its ambitious new traveling show that...
  • Burlesque Starr, 80, still shines

    Burlesque Starr, 80, still shines
    Penny Starr called and I was pleased to hear from her, because she was one of the best interviews I ever had. She was a septuagenarian striptease artist, so how could she not have been? Right away I need to correct myself. Starr is not a striptease...
  • Elephant bullhooks? Not in L.A.

    As human understanding of elephants has evolved, so has our treatment of them. Zoos decades ago freed these largest of land mammals from standing for hours in chains on arthritis-inducing concrete. Also gone from many zoos is the bullhook, an instrument...
  • No waffling, customers approve

    No waffling, customers approve
    For the first seven years of his life, Paul Hortobagyi never tasted a waffle. Then one day he found himself surrounded by them. The Fountain Valley resident was strolling through the streets of Liege, Belgium, with his parents when he encountered...
  • Letters: In defense of circus elephants

    Re "Of elephants and bullhooks," Editorial, Oct. 22 Every year since 1922, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey has performed for circus fans in Los Angeles. Elephants have always been an integral part of Ringling Bros., providing an up-close way for...