| May 24, 2012
| 3:29 AM
If you ever think that you juggle a lot in a days time, take a look at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circus performers. The jugglers, clowns and performers are making Hershey home for the next several days, invading the Giant Center with a...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Ever since David Carradine played a warrior monk on the run in that 1970s TV classic "Kung Fu," the Shaolin Warriors of the Henan province in China have been the public face of qigong, that uber-disciplined form of exercise that makes the rest of us...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Two goats and a llama escaped from a circus early this morning but were found nearby in the parking lot of the Maywood Park Racetrack near west suburb Melrose Park.
Sam Pitassi, the police chief of Melrose Park, said the department received a call at...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Calling all clown enthusiasts.
If you harbor any fantasies of running away and joining the circus or have always inspired to entertain children, you may now have the opportunity.
Ringling Bros. is hosting an open casting call at Joffrey Tower, at 8 E....
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:15 PM
As far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires...
| 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...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Vernon Harry Wiesand, a retired attorney and police magistrate who was a former city Recreation and Parks Board president, died of stroke complications May 26 at the Anchorage Nursing Home in Salisbury. The former Mount Vernon Place resident was 92.
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Vibes will continue to honor the legacy of the Grateful Dead this year by featuring the individual bands of four ex-members: Phil Lesh and Friends, Bob Weir & Bruce Hornsby with Branford Marsalis, the Mickey Hart Band and 7 Walkers with Bill Kreutzmann....
| Jun 10, 2012
Jim Dale guides his guests into the study in his Park Avenue home, pointing out memorabilia filling the walls and shelves: album covers from when he was a British pop star in the late '50s; pictures of him from the "Carry On…" comedy films in the...
| Jun 21, 2012
If you walk past the New Orleans Arena scents and sounds of wild animals may fill the air. It's a reminder the circus is in town. Vanessa Bolano takes us behind the scenes.
It's quite the sight to see. Massive animals arriving in New Orleans to put on...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Baltimore escape artist Spencer Horsman's willingness to almost die in front of an audience is proving a smash on NBC's "America's Got Talent."
"Yeah, apparently they like the fact that I'm willing to almost kill and mangle myself every round," Horsman...