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Circus Elephant Helps Clean Up Joplin Tornado Damage

Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News


HuffPost Review: Water For Elephants

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.09.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Watching a movie like Water for Elephants, knowing that it's not only based on a novel but on a best-selling novel that was all the rage for book clubs, makes me wonder about the book -- specifically, how bad is it?

The Strip Diary, Day Thirteen: Strip Club Fun With the Stars of Vegas' Most Stupidly Dangerous Show

Paul Carr | Posted 06.17.2011 | Travel
Paul Carr

At Absinthe, there are no nets, no safety cables and certainly no face protectors, either for performers or audience. Not that a plastic safety mask would be much use against a girl in roller-skates ploughing into your face at 100 miles an hour.

Circo: The Trials of an Itinerant Mexican Circus

Rick Ayers | Posted 06.07.2011 | Entertainment
Rick Ayers

Aaron Schock's new documentary Circo, which follows a year with one small traveling circus in Mexico, is a welcome addition to the world of circus cinema.

On the Culture Front: Big Apple Rock & Roll Circus and A Small Fire

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

The Rock & Roll Circus that took over the Big Apple's tent at Lincoln center last Monday and Tuesday night was heavy on rock and light on circus. Tues...

Shirtless Acrobats Perform For Pope

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Four acrobats have taken their circus act to the Vatican, performing shirtless for Pope Benedict XVI during his weekly general aud...

Did Your Vote Count?

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

Think back to this past Election Day -- you went to the polls, checked in, received a ballot, voted and placed your ballot in the scanner -- bam: you'...

Survivor 21: Infants vs Senior Citizens: The Blithering Inferno.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

"The time to hesitate is through. No time to wallow in the mire. Try now, we can only lose, And our love become a funeral pyre. Come on baby, ligh...

A Reluctant Staff

Michael N. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michael N. Smith

Changing the attitude of a reluctant group of teachers (who may have tenure... just a guess) is simple.

PROPAGANDA ART: Posters Of Early American Guerrilla Marketing Uncovered

The Art Newspaper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LONDON. Questionable business practices, smear campaigns and a two-headed woman: not a typical day at the office for conservators at the Northeast Doc...

Circus Lion Attack VIDEO: Accident Caught On Tape In Ukraine

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There is a long-standing tradition of circuses in Eastern Europe, but this weekend, a performance in Ukraine went terribly wrong when a lion attacked ...

PHOTOS: THE SKINNY: Park Avenue Armory's Indoor Carnival, NYC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: Park Avenue Armory's Carnival WHEN: Friday, October 8 - Monday, October 11 WHERE: Park Avenue Armory 643 Park Avenue @ 67th Street New York, N...

Vaudeville -- Alive and Well in 2010

Stefan Haves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Stefan Haves

I dare humans of every age to join the movement of leaving your digital priorities for an hour and see who is on stage and seated next to you -- and to touch the wonder of community combining laughter and beauty.

PHOTOS: Elephants Join Downtown LA Morning Commute

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Seven Asian elephants linked tail to trunk and marched through Downtown LA early this morning to get the word out about the upcoming Ringling Bros. an...

Circus! Circus! Circus in Montreal

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Are you hooked on the circus? If so, Montreal is where the aerialists are flying high, the clowns hamming it up, and the jugglers doing it on unic...

Los Angeles Film Festival: Video Interview With Lisa Leeman and Cristina Colissimo About One Lucky Elephant

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

One Lucky Elephant is full of comic and poignant moments between human and beast, but it never stops working as a drama of conscience and consequence.

Los Angeles Film Festival: Video Interview With Director Aaron Schock About Circo

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

Most documentaries about Mexico tend to focus on its embattled northern border -- tales of drug wars and desperate migrants. In Circo, we're led into the belly of rural Mexico, town by town.

New Homes Needed For Dozens Of Circus Animals

AP | CARLOS VALDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

COCHABAMBA, Bolivia — She could have lived till 40 in the wild, where the average life span of a lion is double that in captivity. But Maiza is ...

Elephant Shocked By Electric Wire KILLS Circus Worker

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — A coroner says a circus elephant that kicked a handler and killed him before a performance in northeastern Pennsylvania did ...

Episode 8: El Circo

Sparrow Songs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sparrow Songs

For 105 years the Ramos family has operated a business unlike any other -- a traveling circus.

PHOTOS: Elephants Walk Through Manhattan

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Is parading elephants through Manhattan streets enough to capture your attention? Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus hopes so. Keeping up an ...

Best Worst Dressed Brands of SXSW Interactive (and a Film I Love)

Alona Elkayam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alona Elkayam

At SXSW 2010 you would have seen swarms of twenty, thirty and forty somethings, with their neck craned and their heads bowed, staring down at mobile devices and computers.

Jason Linkins

Tea Party Anti-Health-Care Circus To Collide With Actual Circus, Elephants | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Next week promises to be an exciting time on the streets of Washington, DC. In case you haven't heard, March 16 will be the day of the Tea Party's "Su...

Zebra Caught In Atlanta: Spooked Circus Zebra Caught In Downtown Atlanta

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA (AP)— An Atlanta highway turned into a circus Thursday afternoon when an escaped zebra galloped along a busy section of interstate with ...

A Day at the Circus (School)

Libero Di Zinno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Libero Di Zinno

2010-01-13-circout.jpgKinetic Theory is the perfect intersection for a brilliant collision between two of my greatest passions -- the athletic and artistic.