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Chicago Tribune Reviews Ringling's Circus Xtreme 

Posted 11/10/2015 8:49:06 PM by Don Covington
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Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - Chicago, Illinois
Chicago theater critic Chris Jones reviews Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey's Circus Xtreme.

UCLA Coed Brings Circus Experience to Campus 

Posted 11/6/2015 11:12:02 AM by Don Covington
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Friday, November 06, 2015 - Los Angeles, California
Hannah Brenchley grew up practicing circus in Redlands, California.

Montreal, Circus Capital of the World 

Posted 11/5/2015 6:57:38 PM by Don Covington
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Wednesday, November 04, 2015 - Montreal. Quebec, Canada
Montreal proudly boasts of more circuses than anywhere else.

Funeral Services for Mary Ruth Herriott 

Posted 11/3/2015 10:35:33 PM by Don Covington
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Wednesday, November 04, 2015 - Sarasota, Florida
Details have been announced for funeral services for Mary Ruth Herriott.

English Town Honors Founder of Modern Circus 

Posted 11/3/2015 3:57:30 PM by Don Covington
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Tuesday, November 03, 2015 - Newcastle, England
The town of Newcastle, England has unveiled a statue honoring Philip Astley, the founder of the modern circus.

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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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