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New CFA Website Up and Running 

Posted 11/20/2015 8:13:29 AM by Mort Gamble
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Friday, November 20, 2015 - News
Archival articles, photos still available on former site.

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Posted 11/19/2015 10:23:03 PM by Don Covington
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Sunday, November 22, 2015 - New York, New York
The New York Times Sunday magazine dated November 22, 2015 has a feature article on Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey

Circus Museum Sold 

Posted 11/18/2015 10:18:15 PM by Don Covington
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Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - Hopkinsville, Kentucky
The Charles Jackson Circus Museum has been sold.

US Tour for Circus Documentary 

Posted 11/18/2015 1:53:02 AM by Don Covington
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Sunday, November 15, 2015 - Chicago, Illinois
The Pulitzer Center is sponsoring a US tour for the circus documentary "Circus Without Borders"

Jim Williams, Circus World Clown, Passes Away 

Posted 11/18/2015 1:42:05 AM by Don Covington
News from Baraboo News Republic viewed 3364 times

Monday, November 16, 2015 - Baraboo, Wisconsin
Jim Williams, who performed as Happy the Clown at Circus World for many years, has passed away.

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The Purpose of the Circus Fans Association of America is:

  • Education & Understanding - To provide educational resources related the circus. To promote an understanding and appreciation of the art of the circus.
  • Communication  - To be a point of contact between the people of the circus, artists or executives, and the outside world.
  • Support - To help ensure the Circus will continue to exist among us as a social, educational and recreational art form. Visit our Calendar page to view support events..
  • Preservation- The National Circus Preservation Society (NCPS) is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization affiliated with CFA. Its main goal is to develop, promote, and advance information and knowledge for a better understanding of the American Circus, and to preserve the circus as part of
    American history.
  • Publishing - CFA has been publishing The White Tops, the official magazine of the CFA, since 1928.


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