| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:32 AM
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...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:05 AM
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,"...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 9:21 PM
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...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:10 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:55 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:15 AM
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...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 11:10 AM
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...
| 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...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:43 AM
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...