Skywire Live With Nik Wallenda May27

Skywire Live With Ni...

It will be one of the most daring and captivating live events in history — Nik Wallenda, known as “The King of the High Wire,” will traverse the majestic Grand Canyon, without using a harness. On Sunday, June 23, beginning at 8 PM ET, Discovery Channel will capture the nail-biting,...

Kenyan Acrobat Falls Mar14

Kenyan Acrobat Falls

A Kenyan acrobat fell through a safety net during a show at The Great Moscow Circus, suffering severe injuries including a fractured vertebra. An amateur video that aired on Russian television showed 22-year-old Karo Christopher Kazungu diving from a height of 85 feet, hitting the net and...

Unique Elevators Feb04

Unique Elevators

For most circus performers, sight-seeing can often become dull (especially when hitting those pesky “tourist traps”). We end up wanting more out of sight-seeing by sometimes going out of our way to find unique places to check out on our days off or, in some cases, in between shows....

37th Annual Monte-Carlo Winners! Jan27

37th Annual Monte-Ca...

Winners of the 37th Annual Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival The festival took place, as always, in the Grand Tent in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The prizes were awarded by the jury, chaired by HSH Princess Stephanie of Monaco. Here are the winners of the 37È Festival International du...

Circus in America at Bard Graduate Center Jan13

Circus in America at...

At the turn of the 19th century, there were more than 3,000 circuses traveling around the United States. The development of the tent and use of the railroads, the introduction and refinement of advertising, the circus parades, the use of elephants as attractions, and the side show are some of...

Erin Morgenstern Dec03

Erin Morgenstern

If you’re looking for a great stocking-stuffer or just a good read this winter, look no further than “The Night Circus”, dewy author Erin Morgenstern’s debut hit novel. This story is laden with romance, mystery, suspense, intrigue and imagery to rival Fitzgerald’s. It weaves cleverly...

Tips to make coming ...

Anyone who has spent extensive time traveling knows that coming home is never as easy as pulling into the driveway and switching on the lights. Coming home from a season of Circus work could potentially mean coming to a fight for your home. Unless you’ve had someone checking in on your...

Michael Sheen Circus Heritage? Nov12

Michael Sheen Circus...

Welsh actor Michael Sheen, who is known for such films as Underworld, Frost/Nixon, Tron: Legacy and more recently in The Twilight Saga: New Moon, and Breaking Dawn pt. 1 & 2, isn’t surprised he’s found fame playing well-known public figures and supernatural characters....

Seattle Circus Town Nov05

Seattle Circus Town

When one thinks of circus, a few cities come to mind: Monte Carlo, Sarasota, Las Vegas. Although there are many cities around the world that offer circus attractions, like say Las Vegas & Monte Carlo, we can now add Seattle to the mix. Seattle, Washington is one of the most beautiful...

Super hero lips Oct26

Super hero lips

In honor of Halloween, here is a small series of superhero symbols created on a woman’s lips by photographer Jonathan Knowles and makeup artist Celine Nonon. Enjoy! EmailPrint