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From The Dumpster Back To The Big Top

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 01.08.2016 | Women
Johnathan Lee Iverson

The first thing anyone ever notices about Jenny Vidbel is her smile. It's the purest smile I've ever seen. It emanates from a soul steeped in genuine gratitude, abundant joy and love for her craft.

A Brooklyn Clown Is Living His Dream

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 04.13.2015 | Black Voices
Johnathan Lee Iverson

Every clown has a story about when they knew they wanted to be a clown. Perhaps it was that first trip to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, or an insatiable desire to affect others through laughter.

JT Burke's Paradise Circus Pops Up at the LA Art Show

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

For Burke, the allegory of Paradise Circus is not really about satirizing any individual faith per se, his own or anyone's -- it's more about shining a light on the absurdity of killing one another over competing theories of the unknowable.

Big Apple Circus Returns to the Big Apple

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

Lincoln Center will be the setting for genuine fun with the return of the Big Apple Circus, which for 32 years has become not only a seasonal mainstay but also an annual rite of passage.