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  • Circuses should not use animals

    I am writing to alert the Glendale community about the cruel treatment of animals by the Ramos Circus. The animals are confined to very small enclosures where they must stand or sit tied all day and night. Many people have written to Glendale officials...
  • Mercury Theater will make its own musicals

    Mercury Theater will make its own musicals
    The Mercury Theater is slated to announce Friday that it will become an Equity-affiliated commercial theater, producing a four-show subscription series of musicals. On tap for the first season, following the calendar year: "A Grand Night for Singing,"...
  • Elephants Involved in I-10 Crash Uninjured

    Elephants Involved in I-10 Crash Uninjured
    The circus says four elephants involved in a crash on I-10 in Hancock County, Mississippi were not hurt. A truck carrying the animals ran down an embankment Sunday night. The truck driver says another vehicle ran him off the road, according to...
  • TMI: Andre McClain, Equestrian Singing Ringmaster of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey

    TMI: Andre McClain, Equestrian Singing Ringmaster of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
    Andre McClain age: 35 occupation: equestrian singing ringmaster of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey found at: XL Center   Why did you join the circus? I'd never seen the circus before I joined. I wanted to add stilt-walking to my repertoire and I...
  • Circus elephant walk to Hampton canceled

    Circus elephant walk to Hampton canceled
    The annual elephant march into Hampton has been canceled, circus promoters said. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, which hosts shows in Norfolk and Hampton every year, generally organizes a public elephant march to the Hampton Coliseum in...
  • Cirque de la Symphonie promises treats for eyes and ears

     Cirque de la Symphonie promises treats for eyes and ears
    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...
  • Downtown traffic will take back seat to pachyderm procession

    Downtown traffic will take back seat to pachyderm procession
    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...
  • Fairfield Fall Arts Preview: A Feast of Fall Arts

    Fairfield Fall Arts Preview: A Feast of Fall Arts
    Fall in Fairfield County looks and behaves differently this year. You could call it artistic license, in the way that there are hunting seasons with special licenses for rare game. The season is a fantastical odyssey designed to upend expectations at...
  • The Barnum Museum Bookfair, Sept. 29 at Barnes & Noble in Westport

    The Barnum Museum Bookfair, Sept. 29 at Barnes & Noble in Westport
    The Barnum Museum got hit by a tornado a couple years back, which is totally crazy considering that tornadoes are extremely rare in these parts. Barnes & Noble in Westport will be hosting a Bookfair this Saturday to benefit the continuing recovery...
  • Sarasota is diamond destination for Orioles fans

    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...
  • More Pogo: Volume Two brings in P.T. Bridgeport

    More Pogo: Volume Two brings in P.T. Bridgeport
    Bonafide Balderdash, the second volume of Fantagraphic's reprinting of the entire 26 year run of Walt Kelly's comic strip pogo came out a couple of months ago. Two years are covered in each Pogo edition. (Volume one had a bonus multi-month section of...