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Maine performers react to circus school news
Much of Portland was shocked last week when it was announced that the tenants for the forthcoming Thompson’s Point development would include a Circus Conservatory of America/
| August 30, 2013
Review: Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away
A pixie-haired girl (Erica Linz) catches the eye of a strapping young aerialist (Igor Zaripov) in a traveling circus, and the two are transported to a dimension that's made up of set pieces from every Cirque du Soleil show under the, well, soleil.
| December 21, 2012
Review: Nitro Circus: The Movie
At the beginning of Gregg Godfrey and Jeremy Rawle's loose documentary about the title troupe, two men dressed in Evel Knievel jumpsuits help launch a friend off of an impossibly high building for a base-jumping stunt.
Gregg Godfrey and Jeremy Rawle's loose documentary
| August 17, 2012
Bozo-a-go-go: Four ways to get in touch with your carny side
Cirque du Soleil's Totem and the Big Apple Circus come to the city for a temporary stay, but a circus community exists in Boston all year. Here's how you can join it.
Stay home and join the circus
| July 27, 2012
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
The franchise that began as a tame kiddie pleaser about four pampered zoo animals lost in the wild has matured and sharpened its teeth, perhaps thanks to Noah Baumbach ( The Squid and the Whale ) collaborating on the script.
The franchise matures
| June 08, 2012
Big top on the small screen
Circus Smirkus, the Vermont-based youth circus that visits Maine every summer, will appear on Maine televisions in a documentary highlighting both the performances and the struggles — physical and financial — of a small traveling show.
Kids on film
| April 06, 2012
Cirque de Ville will go over the top at the Dorrance
It doesn't take a particularly agile imagination to step back in time at the Dorrance, the restaurant and bar that opened in the old Union Trust bank building downtown last fall. The marble floors, the high ceilings, the stained-glass windows — they all
| February 24, 2012
Cirque Dreams gets seasonal at PPAC
There is plenty of color and spectacle for the little ones and dexterous skill for the big kids (aka adults), as Cirque Dreams Holidaze dazzles at the Providence Performing Arts Center through December 18.
An acrobatic Holidaze
| December 16, 2011
The Night Circus
The man billed as Prospero the Enchanter receives a fair amount of correspondence via the theater office, but this is the first envelope addressed to him that contains a suicide note, and it is also the first to arrive carefully pinned to the coat of a
Excerpted from the novel by Erin Morgenstern
| July 22, 2011
Ask a Carny III
One carny's solutions to everyday problems.
Big Fat Whale
| July 08, 2011
Out there on the dusty back roads of rural Mexico, that's where American documentarian Aaron Schock went to find a bona fide old-time circus, with a roaring lion and tigers and tightrope walkers under an actual big top.
Gran Circo Mexico
| April 22, 2011
The World/Inferno Friendship Society | The Anarchy and the Ecstasy
Jack Terricloth once likened playing in a band to being married and having a full-time job. Hence, his World/Inferno Friendship Society fashion themselves a kooky circus punk co-op, not a band.
Chunksaah Records (2011)
| March 18, 2011
Gift Guide 2010: Books that'll make your coffee table look smart
There are books, and then there are deluxe books. They're like normal books, but more badass.
Rock of Pages
MICHAEL GOETZMAN, MICAH HAUSER, AND STEVE MILLER
| December 10, 2010
Photos: Jerkus Circus at Oberon [verging on NSFW?]
Jerkus Circus takes comedy, burlesque, and freaky stunts to Club Oberon on November 12, 2010.
Jerkus Circus, live at Oberon, on November 12, 2010
| November 19, 2010
Photos: Solstice Circus's Autumnal Equinox Show
The Solstice Circus perform a special Autumnal Equinox show at Plough & Stars on September 23, 2010.
Solstice Circus celebrate the "FREAKquinox" at the Plough and Stars
| October 08, 2010
Bobby works on his circus act.
| September 17, 2010
The joy of risk
The solo performances of Michael Moschen have many elements to them: dance movement, juggling, theater, pantomime, the balancing and acrobatic skills of a circus artist, the illusion-making craft of a magician.
Michael Moschen is alive!
| March 12, 2010
Photos: Britney Spears at TD Garden
Photos of Britney Spears' Circus tour at TD Garden
Britney Spears, live at TD Garden on August 29, 2009
| September 04, 2009
Slideshow: Britney Spears at the Garden
Photos of Britney Spears, live at the Garden, March 16, 2009
Britney Spears, live at TD Banknorth Garden, March 16, 2009
| March 17, 2009
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