| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:55 PM
The city of San Diego has settled an unlawful arrest lawsuit filed by an animal rights protester arrested in 2012 before a show of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey.
In exchange for $15,000, Elizabeth Ann Jacobelly, 50, of San Diego has agreed to...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Three abrasions on an elephant performing at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus in Anaheim prompted an animal welfare group on Saturday to call for a federal inspection.
Delcianna Winders, a lawyer for the group People for the Ethical...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Midnight Circus in the Parks sounds as if it might feature acrobats at the witching hour. But the series of family-friendly shows takes place long before midnight at eight Chicago parks from August through October.
Midnight Circus is the name of the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Few of us can follow the trail of a genius. But if that genius is Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture and co-designer of New York's Central Park, the possibility is literally true and near at hand. Born in Hartford in 1822, he...
| Mar 14, 2014
When Dave Fry wanders with his guitar onto the Holy Infancy School playground in South Bethlehem, a crowd of children quickly gathers. “I’m like the Pied Piper,” he jokes. As Fry, who lives in South Bethlehem as well, starts playing...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:51 AM
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...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:45 PM
When T. Rowe Price Group looked to add a director to its board last month, the Baltimore money manager chose someone with widespread name recognition: former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine.
Earlier this year, Price added another notable figure to its...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Bill Allen thought the circus deserved better.
Why, he wondered, did society hold dancers and musicians in high regard while circus performers were treated like, well, a sideshow?
An entertainment producer and talent representative, Allen had been...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Last June, Nik Wallenda walked across Niagara Falls on a cable, just as he did last week in a stunning act a quarter mile above the Little Colorado River.
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 8:11 AM
For Baltimore baseball fans inspired by the Orioles' surprising success last year, spring training couldn't have come soon enough. Those who never wanted that magic season to end along with newbie Birds fans are already flocking in droves to the team's...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:06 AM
A number of downtown city streets will be temporarily closed mid-day Wednesday to accommodate the circus elephant walk from 1st Mariner Arena to Lexington Market.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephants will leave 1st Mariner Arena at...