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  • Husband and wife lift each other up — literally — for Ringling Bros.

    Husband and wife lift each other up — literally — for Ringling Bros.
    Virginia Tuells and Ihosvanys Perez are your average married couple, except they take supporting each other to a whole other level. The two are circus performers who make up Duo Fusion, a hand-balancing act in "Built to Amaze," the new show from...
  • Piccadilly Circus

    Piccadilly Circus
    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus may be the "Greatest Show on Earth," but Piccadilly Circus is one of the best at bringing audiences a show of odd and awesome acts like motorcycle-stunt riders (in a steel globe), a "white tiger spectacular" and...
  • Barnum's 203rd Birthday Bash at The Beardsley Zoo

    Barnum's 203rd Birthday Bash at The Beardsley Zoo
    Even 203 years after his birth, P.T. Barnum still affects the lives of Bridgeport residents. The Barnum Museum is throwing a party at the Beardsley Zoo to recognize this fact and celebrate. Author Elinor Biggs, Barnum's great, great, great grand...
  • The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport Shares the Success Story of Singer Jenny Lind

    The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport Shares the Success Story of Singer Jenny Lind
    Before Facebook, Twitter, email, computers or even cars, P.T. Barnum was killin' it with his P.R. and marketing techniques. One of his success stories was a singer named Jenny Lind, known as the Swedish Nightingale. He led her on an American tour in...
  • Black Rock Vintners Produces Quality Wines From an Unlikely Location

    Black Rock Vintners Produces Quality Wines From an Unlikely Location
    The labels on the bottles of red wine crafted by Black Rock Vintners depict the Fayerweather Lighthouse, which stands at the mouth of Black Rock harbor. The company's white wines carry a more modern drawing of the landmark lighthouse, visible across the...
  • 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...
  • 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...