Naked Circus Jun29

Naked Circus

While pop icon Britney Spears was shocking the world with her outrageous outfits during her highly acclaimed Circus tour, someone was taking notes. The Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ held a grand reopening to unveil their new skimpy 1920′s inspired “flapper...

Circus Vargas: The Big One is Back! Jun27

Circus Vargas: The Big One is Back!

by Jenni Roselle Circus Vargas opened in Santa Barbara on June 16, 2011.  And what an opening night it was!  In addition to an already stellar show and a slew of new acts and new costumes, The Flying Tabares’ catcher, Alberto Marinelli was being welcomed home from his stint in Macau, China with Cirque du Soleil’s Zaia.  The excitement of the show and Alberto’s homecoming were palpable.  That excitement only grew through the night, as the audience was taken along on  “an artistic journey, encompassing the cultures of the world, elegantly achieved through a series of circus vignettes depicting the experiences, ...

Hou Kai: The Story of a Chinese Acrobat Jun24

Hou Kai: The Story o...

by Renee Pilkington It’s 8:30 pm and we are both exhausted from the training day, I can see he’s nervous about giving an interview especially to a Westerner. It’s a hot, sticky Beijing night. The Chinese acrobats and arts students are just leaving their night training sessions and...

Life on a Wire Jun22

Life on a Wire

World famous high-wire artist Delilah Wallenda bows her head as her son Nik Wallenda crosses over her during their high-wire act where the two simultaneously walked across a 300-foot-long wire suspended 100 feet in the air between two towers of the Conrad Condado Plaza Hotel in San Juan,...

The Last Circus Jun20

The Last Circus

It’s a great year for circus themed movies! Hot on the heels of  the film Water for Elephants comes The Last Circus (original title Balada Triste de Trumpeta) written and directed by filmmaker Álex de la Iglesia, also known for such films as The Day of the Beast, Dance with the...

Cirque du Fashion! Jun15

Cirque du Fashion!

Cirque du Soleil and Desigual, a large Spanish clothing company, have partnered to deliver a Cirque inspired fashion line due to go on sale this November. A line of 60 items of clothing and accessories for men, women and children will be available in November at the desigual.com online store....

Taylor Swift’s new tour inspired by Cirque du Soleil Jun15

Taylor Swift’s...

Taylor Swift, the 21 year old superstar country singer, is incorporating circus arts into her new “Speak Now” tour; joining the ranks of other pop-divas such as Rhianna, Pink and Britney Spears. The elaborate tour integrates theatrical showmanship and stylings inspired by...

Cirque du Soleil Debuts Zarkana at Radio City Music Hall Jun03

Cirque du Soleil Deb...

Cirque du Soleil invites you to Zarkana, a beautifully bizarre journey premiering exclusively at Radio City Music Hall. This epic spectacle takes audiences into a fantastical and suspenseful world where highly-acrobatic feats are heightened by original live music and interactive multimedia...

Circus Tent Collapses in Mexico Jun03

Circus Tent Collapse...

Monday, May 30, 2011 A circus tent collapses in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico and injures 43 people. The accident happened shortly after 6:00 pm as the show was about to begin. Strong winds generated eddies in several sectors of the city that were reported to be between 40 – 60 kph. The...

Robert Pattinson: Fear of Clowns Jun03

Robert Pattinson: Fe...

For coulrophobic Water for Elephants star Robert Pattinson the Circus might be scarier than Voldemort, vampires and werewolves…COMBINED! During a Today’s Show interview with Matt Lauer he recounted: “The first time I went to see the circus, one of the clowns died.” “His...

Sand Masters feat. Ringling Bros Circus! Jun01

Sand Masters feat. R...

Check out the Travel Channel’s newest show called “Sand Masters” tonight at 10 E/P. The first episode features a massive sand sculpture for the opening night of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The entire team digs in to unveil a 60-ton masterpiece featuring...

Piccadilly Circus Helps out in Joplin, MO Jun01

Piccadilly Circus He...

Piccadilly Circus took some time out of their touring schedule to help their fellow man in Joplin, MO. Here’s some video of one of the biggest stars of the show helping to move debris and automobile wreckage. Video courtesy of mschark on YouTube. Kudos to Piccadilly circus for not only...

Beatles Reunite for Love’s 5th Anniversary Jun01

Beatles Reunite for ...

Surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunite along with Olivia Harrison and Yoko Ono for the  5th Anniversary of Cirque du Soleil’s LOVE! show. The show is on June 8th at the Mirage casino in Las Vegas. [via mirage.com] Amazon.com...

Welcome to Circus Girl Magazine! Jun01

Welcome to Circus Gi...

Welcome one welcome all to CGM’s internet launch! Circus Girl Magazine is devoted to bringing news, tips, and a backstage tour for Circus Girls by Circus Girls around the world!! Keep coming back for in-depth interviews with your favorite circus stars from venerable legends to rising...