| 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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:47 PM
For most of us, getting out of a tight situation means pulling the car out of a Canton parking spot or wriggling out of a size 2 dress.
But Baltimore magician Spencer Horsman often quite literally finds himself in a bind.
Horsman will be featured...
| 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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Tom Thumb was one of the first international entertainment celebrities. P.T. Barnum's legendary tiny song-and-dance man, a Bridgeport native, made both commoners and kings giddy with delight at his unusual small stature, his talent and his elaborate...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Let's begin with the obvious, and most pressing, question: How in the name of Jumbo the Elephant (he's real — look it up) did a south-central Wisconsin town of 12,000 become the circus capital of the world?
It all goes back to five brothers...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Don't bother sending in the clowns: They're already here.
More than 175 clowns are expected to be in Orlando this week for the annual Clowns of America International convention.
See the video: Clowns abound in Orlando at clown convention