| Apr 6, 2011
| 4:59 PM
An animal-rights group contends that an elephant performing in Baltimore with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus poses a health risk to the public because she has tested positive for tuberculosis, but circus and government health officials...
| Apr 8, 2011
"Circo" is a marvel of a documentary, a clear-eyed and affectionate film that tells a remarkable story with both visual and personal sensitivity. More impressive still, it's largely the work of one man.
Filmmaker Aaron Schock made eight visits to...
| May 11, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Official Rules | Cirque du Soleil Alegria Ticket Giveaway Sun Sentinel.com Cirque du Soleil Alegria Official Rules
Ticket giveaway for Cirque du Soleil Alegria live in concert at the BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise, FL July 20-31, 2011. EST
| May 15, 2011
The popularity of the movie "Water for Elephants" provides an excuse for this parade of powerful pachyderm facts:
1. African and Asian elephants are different species. The African savanna elephant is taller and heavier, has bigger ears and a concave...
| Jun 2, 2011
Seventeen years, 9 million audience members and 8,000-plus performances later, the show that launched the Las Vegas juggernaut that is Cirque du Soleil is still going strong at Treasure Island.
Acrobats walk up and down poles as if gravity were a...
| Jun 5, 2011
To help make your next trip to Las Vegas a winner, I tested iPhone apps (they also work on iPod Touch and iPad) that you can use to book a room, sharpen your card skills or even say, "I do." Many have an Android version that works on multiple platforms,...
| Nov 17, 2011
The Stoop Storytelling Series will present another installment of live, off-the-cuff slices of life Mon., Nov. 21, 8 p.m. at Centerstage. The show will feature local people from various fields speaking on the subject of relatives for an evening titled "We...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:47 PM
Get the Inside Edge
Author Alan Kaufman will be the featured guest at a breakfast meeting of the Inside Edge, from 7 to 8:45 a.m. in the University Club, corner of Los Trancos and East Peltason, UC Irvine. Cost is $35 for first-time guests....
| Nov 23, 2011
| 9:48 PM
Pinot Provence at the Westin South Coast Plaza, 686 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa, offers a three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner, with French-American comfort dishes such as pumpkin bisque, maple-roasted ham, old-fashioned...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:16 AM
I am so saddened about to read that the Piccadilly Circus is coming to Howard County ("Piccadilly Circus coming to county fairgrounds," April 5). Not only that, this article provided them with free advertising.
Circus animals suffer inordinately in these...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Howard County Fairgrounds is hosting a traveling show of sorrow, fear, and pain this week. A circus that uses exotic animals as "entertainment" is coming to town.
I urge all Maryland residents to say "no" to financially supporting circuses that use...