| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Running away to join the circus is one of the great romantic ideals. "The Circus in Winter," a new musical about how circus folk spend their downtime, has run away from Indiana to seek fame and fortune on the East Coast.
Often, when a musical is being...
| Oct 26, 2014
When an aerialist balances on a pencil-thin wire or an acrobat lands seemingly impossible flips, it almost seems like circus performers have superhuman powers.
The new Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus coming to Stabler Arena in Bethlehem...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:56 PM
You don’t see this every day: an Asian elephant walking down a public street, carrying a couple atop its back, in a wedding procession onto the grounds of the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa. Actually, if you’re in Huntington...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Miami has been home to one of the largest book fairs in the country for 30 years, annually providing guests with book sales, author meet and greets, and children’s activities.
The renowned Miami Book Fair International, presented Nov. 16-23 on the...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:49 PM
See real live "superheroes," as circus acrobats and tumblers perform seemingly superhuman stunts.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey brings its one-ring show, "Super Circus Heroes," to Stabler Arena in Bethlehem Thursday through Sunday.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.: The dreadlocked crooner won America's hearts, and votes, as the Sinatra-singing season six winner of NBC's "America's Got Talent." His repertoire is a mixture of American standards, R&B-flavored classics and original...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:25 PM
If you plan to watch a circus in Mexico's capital, you better really like clowns and acrobats.
Reacting to allegations of abuse, Mexico City politicians voted overwhelmingly on Monday to prohibit the use of animals at circuses. Owners of circuses will...
| 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...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The pain of losing so many loved ones, so suddenly and tragically, remains the chief legacy of the Hartford Circus Fire that happened 70 years ago this afternoon. To those who were there and survived, and to those who lost friends, neighbors and...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The Greatest Show On Earth is back and bigger than ever when Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Super Circus Heroes! comes to Lehigh University's Stabler Arena Oct. 30 to Nov. 1. Tickets go on sale on Friday.
Super Circus Heroes showcases...
| 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...