| 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...
| Jan 24, 2010
The Seminoles called it home before the Spanish moved in. Then came the Americans.
Now the Cincinnati Reds have pulled up stakes to make way for the Orioles of Baltimore.
Welcome to Sarasota, Fla., hon.
The men of orange and black will play their games...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 12:53 PM
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...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 11:31 AM
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 ...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 4:49 AM
If you'd like to save on tickets to Cirque du Soleil at the 1st Mariner Arena, TravelZoo's got a deal for you.
Check out the TravelZoo Cirque du Soleil local deal for details about the discounts on adult tickets. Click through to buy from the site and...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 10:11 AM
Rope-skipper extraordinaire Adrienn Banhegyi did not run away to join the circus. Cirque du Soleil came to her.
The 27-year-old, Hungarian-born champion jump-roper was last seen in the Cirque du Soleil production of "Wintuk" in New York City. Locals...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 3:05 PM
1st Mariner Arena, which turns 50 next year, was unharmed after today's earthquake.
Building inspectors toured the facility after the earthquake and found only a few cracks on the walls. "The building's infrastructure is in solid shape," said spokeswoman...
| Nov 10, 2011
If you're into experimental performance and supporting a good cause, check out fallFRINGE, sponsored by Capital Fringe, a nonprofit whose mission is to promote the arts in D.C. fallFRINGE gathers the best performers from past...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 6:36 AM
There can be no doubt that at this time in 1879, folks in Carroll County were still talking about the circus that came to town that year on Sept. 3.
The circus was billed as "W.W. Cole's Famous New York and New Orleans Circus, Museum, Menagerie &...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Have you seen anything this adorable today? It's a wee white lion cub that was born at the end of August at the Circus Krone in Hamburg, Germany. The little one is taking a star turn during a press conference on September 16.
The rare birth of such an...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:03 AM
Direct from Beijing
The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China, one of the largest acrobatic and circus acts in the world, are making a stop at George Mason University's Center for the Arts this weekend as part of their North...
| 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...