Prince Albert of Monaco took his children to see the circus during the annual Monte Carlo International Circus Festival. To no one’s surprise, they had a wonderful time.
A photo exhibit in England celebrates the 250th anniversary of the founding of the modern circus. Photographer Peter Lavery has spent 50 years documenting the circus.
The Circus Ring of Fame in Sarasota will induct five new members at a ceremony on Saturday, January 13. New this year are Universoul Circus founder Cedric Walker, polar bear trainer Ursula Boettcher, clown Chuck Sidlow, the Fredonias risley act… Continue reading
Kid Rock has announced that he has changed the title of his upcoming tour from “The Greatest Show on Earth” to “The American Rock & Roll Tour” following lawsuits from Feld Entertainment.
The State of Wisconsin has assumed control of Circus World, replacing Circus World Foundation.
Circus Fan Herb Ueckert has donated his circus collection of 250,000 items to the Milner Library at Illinois State University.
Hovey Burgress, New York University’s circus professor, is retiring from the classroom, but his circus career continues.
Sister Dorothy is profiled on NPR’s weekend edition.
Actor Daniel Radcliff has produced a documentary on the life of Lorenzo Pisoni, the son of Pickle Family Circus clown Larry Pisoni. It is a fascinating look at growing up in the circus, breaking away and then discovering new insights from the experience.