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  • Ringling Brothers Circus coming to Stabler Arena, tickets on sale Friday

    Ringling Brothers Circus coming to Stabler Arena, tickets on sale Friday
    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...
  • Baltimore magician Spencer Horsman to appear on 'Masters of Illusion'

    Baltimore magician Spencer Horsman to appear on 'Masters of Illusion'
    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...
  • San Diego settles lawsuit by protester arrested outside circus

    San Diego settles lawsuit by protester arrested outside circus
    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...
  • PETA questions elephant's abrasions, calls for federal inspection

    PETA questions elephant's abrasions, calls for federal inspection
    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...
  • Midnight Circus to pitch its tent at Chicago parks

     Midnight Circus to pitch its tent at Chicago parks
    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...
  • Olmsted's Parks Display Genius Of His Design

    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...
  • Tom Thumb's 'Raucous Adventures' Become The Tale In New Novel

    Tom Thumb's 'Raucous Adventures' Become The Tale In New Novel
    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...
  • In Baraboo, the circus is always in town

    In Baraboo, the circus is always in town
    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...
  • Corporate boards look to high-profile directors

    Corporate boards look to high-profile directors
    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...
  • No joke: U.S. facing clown shortage

    No joke: U.S. facing clown shortage
    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...
  • Hundreds of clowns yuk it up at convention in Orlando

    Hundreds of clowns yuk it up at convention in Orlando
    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 Now in...