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Cirque du Soleil Reports Drop in Revenue 

Posted 2/26/2015 11:20:16 PM by Don Covington
News from The Telegraph viewed 2 times

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - London, England
The European division of Cirque du Soleil has reported a 36% drop in revenue


Acrobat Reported Missing in Atlanta 

Posted 2/26/2015 11:05:16 PM by Don Covington
News from Atlanta journal Constitution viewed 3 times

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - Atlanta, Georgia
A Chinese acrobat performing with Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey has been reported missing.


Death of John Herriott 

Posted 2/26/2015 10:32:06 PM by Don Covington
News from Showfolks of Sarasota viewed 17 times

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - Sarasota, Florida
Circus legend John Herriott has passed away in Sarasota, Florida.


Virginia measure could put PETA out of the animal shelter business 

Posted 2/26/2015 2:22:34 PM by Editor
News from Wasnington Post viewed 9 times

Monday, February 23, 2015 - Richmond, VA
RICHMOND — Nothing is warm and fuzzy in the world of Virginia animal-welfare organizations. At the heart of this fight is People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and its record on euthanasia, which alarms other animal advocates.


Peru Claims Oldest Working Clown 

Posted 2/24/2015 10:35:07 PM by Don Covington
News from Associated Press viewed 25 times

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - Lima, Peru
A 91 year old joey in Peru claims to be the oldest working circus clown.


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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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