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  • 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...
  • In appreciation of Alaska the bear, and those who rescued her

    In appreciation of Alaska the bear, and those who rescued her
    Alaska, the polar bear who recently died at the Maryland Zoo, is a touching example of how animals can recover from years of deprived living conditions in circuses if given the opportunity (Polar bear euthanized at Maryland zoo," Jan. 16). People for...
  • Ringling Brothers Dragons Official Rules

    OFFICIAL RULES Sun Sentinel.com Ringling Brothers Dragons ticket giveaway  NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The SunSentinel.com Ringling Brothers Dragons Ticket Giveaway (“...
  • Keep the circus out of Glendale

    I am writing in response to the recent letter from Nancy Klein concerning the cruel treatment of animals by the Ramos Circus. I support Klein in asking the Glendale community and the City Council to please protect both Glendale residents and animals used...
  • PETA squawks at Glendale circus

    PETA squawks at Glendale circus
    The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals on Thursday sent a letter calling on Glendale to revoke a permit for the Ramos Bros. Circus, which is scheduled to run through Tuesday. The smaller-scale operation doesn’t have the big animal draws,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...