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  • 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...
  • Piccadilly Circus returns to Howard fairgrounds this week

    Piccadilly Circus returns to Howard fairgrounds this week
    The Piccadilly Circus is making a stop at the Howard County Fairgrounds this week. Starting on Wednesday, April 10, elephants, jugglers, trapezists and the giant circus tent will all be back to wow audiences.  On Tuesday morning, the group was still...
  • 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...
  • Art studio parades into Artscape

    Art studio parades into Artscape
    Led by a Cirque du Soleil clown in street clothes, about 15 people spent their Saturday morning dancing and strutting in Stony Run Park. Some twirled parasols. Others walked on stilts. All were practicing for a planned parade-athon of sorts during this...
  • Obama and Boehner's debt ceiling dysfunction

    Obama and Boehner's debt ceiling dysfunction
    You’ve been following the debt ceiling debate, right? What? You haven’t been? Why not? Is it because watching people argue over long-term debt restructuring makes your eyes glaze over? We don’t blame you. So while you’ve been...
  • Win Cirque du Soleil tickets from Charm City Cakes

     
    Details here about a chance to win tickets to an invite only performance of Cirque du Soleil’s touring show Totem and a tour of Charm City Cakes bakery.Contestants have until March 31 to create your very own Totem-themed by cake......
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Read 'em and weep

     
    Bucky reports on last night's Amazing Race:Welcome back to The Amazing Race. We are still in St. Petersburg, Russia and tonight’s leg will be run in and around the city, using taxis. Oh no! I hate it when taxi drivers......
  • Circus vs. Cirque du Soleil

    Circus vs. Cirque du Soleil
    The circuses are coming to town! That's right, we're talking plural. Over the next week, both the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Cirque du Soleil will be landing in Baltimore for extended stays. Barnum & Bailey, in fact, is already here &#...
  • TB in elephants called 'a gray area'

    TB in elephants called 'a gray area'
    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...
  • Plain White T's are back with a circus-inspired sound

    Plain White T's are back with a circus-inspired sound
    For its new album, Plain White T's looked to the circus for inspiration. The French-Canadian circus, no less. Before he started writing "The Wonders of the Younger," lead singer Tom Higgenson had gone to see "O" by Cirque du Soleil, a show that...
  • Letter: Choose civility — don't support Piccadilly Circus

    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...
  • Letter: Say 'no' to financially supporting circuses with wild animals

    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...