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Barnum Family Treasures Show Up at Estate Sale in Wisconsin 

Posted 10/24/2014 10:32:02 PM by Don Covington
News from WISN TV News viewed 18 times

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - Brookfield, Wisconsin
Many recently discovered personal items from the Barnum family will be sold in Wisconsin.


Cirque du Soleil and Club Med to Build Circus Resort 

Posted 10/24/2014 10:15:01 PM by Don Covington
News from Travel Weekly viewed 16 times

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - Montreal. Quebec, Canada
Cirque du Soleil and Club Med have announced plans to partner on circus themed resorts.


The Clowns Who Ran Away to the Circus 

Posted 10/24/2014 10:04:35 PM by Don Covington
News from Southern Maryland News viewed 17 times

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - Waldorf, Maryland
Bob and Teresa Gretton could not believe their good fortune when they were offered a job clowning for Cole Bros Circus.


Big Apple Circus Review 

Posted 10/23/2014 4:12:32 PM by Don Covington
News from Broadway World viewed 52 times

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - New York, New York
Big Apple Circus has opened their latest edition at Lincoln Center in New York City and the first of the Broadway critics have reviewed the show.


On to Richmond! Action Alert--URGENT; Bullhook Ban Hearing Coming Soon 

Posted 10/23/2014 9:37:27 AM by Mort Gamble
News from editor viewed 55 times

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - News
Bullhook ban weighed. Respond now for the circus!


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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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