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Recent News    (Top 10 News)
Aerialist Rebecca Ostroff Discusses Circus Life 

Posted 10/22/2014 11:36:55 AM by Don Covington
News from Neosho Daily News viewed 54 times

Monday, October 20, 2014 - Seneca, Oklahoma
Aerialist Rebecca Ostroff reminisces about her 8 years with Kelly Miller Circus


Famous Clown Heads Circus School 

Posted 10/16/2014 11:59:42 PM by Don Covington
News from Frederick News Post viewed 158 times

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Frederick, Maryland
Tom Dougherty, who headlined an edition of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus, is now directing a circus school in Maryland


"The Circus in Winter" Comes to the Stage 

Posted 10/16/2014 11:44:18 PM by Don Covington
News from The Hartford Courant viewed 148 times

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Hartford, Connecticut
"The Circus in Winter", a novel about life in Peru, Indiana when it was the winter home of the circus, has been made into a new musical.


Rosa Bouglione at 103 

Posted 10/16/2014 11:30:39 PM by Don Covington
News from Associated Press viewed 158 times

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Paris, France
Rosa Bouglione is the matriarch of France's best known circus family.


New Circus Blends Electronica and Acrobatics 

Posted 10/15/2014 11:45:08 AM by Don Covington
News from Wichita Eagle viewed 195 times

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Wichita, Kansas
A new circus based in Kansas blends electronica and circus.


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Johnny and Little Joey

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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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