| Sep 5, 2013
Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013
ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down
Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:15 AM
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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Last June, Nik Wallenda walked across Niagara Falls on a cable, just as he did last week in a stunning act a quarter mile above the Little Colorado River.
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:44 AM
"Barnum," the 1980 musical about that great showman Phineas Taylor Barnum, is very rarely produced in Chicago. There is a reason. It's really hard to stuff a circus into a theater, especially when you're trying to do a legitimate Cy Coleman musical at the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:00 AM
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...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Veteran indie producers Cassian Elwes and Robert Ogden Barnum have announced new financing shingle e2b Capital.
Duo will serve as co-heads of the Los Angeles-based company, which is already at work on Dee Rees' upcoming project "B.O.L.O.," and plans to...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:10 AM
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...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:10 PM
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...
| May 10, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Friday took a somber tone as dozens gathered at a memorial service, held in honor of Alaska Police Memorial Day, at the state's new crime lab in Anchorage.
Sixty-four names of fallen officers were read by Anchorage Police Chief Mark Mew and Alaska State...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Some lucky kids got a tour of the greatest show on earth on Thursday.
Students at the Blue Ridge Autism Center got a preview of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus at the Roanoke Civic Center.
They were able to see some of the top...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 10:54 PM
The Yelduz Shriners would like to clear up a few points in recent editions of the American News.
Mayor Mike Levsen answered a question in the April 1 American News about if there was anything the city could do to prevent a circus from taking place...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:55 AM
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...