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Virginia measure could put PETA out of the animal shelter business 

Posted 2/26/2015 2:22:34 PM by Editor
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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 34 times

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


WATER FOR ELEPHANTS to be Made into Musical 

Posted 2/22/2015 11:15:08 PM by Don Covington
News from USA Today viewed 138 times

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - New York, New York
Plans were announced to make the best selling novel WATER FOR ELEPHANTS into a Broadway musical.


Circo Vazquez Begins 2015 Tour in Texas 

Posted 2/19/2015 1:45:35 PM by Don Covington
News from Circo Hermanos Vazquez viewed 225 times

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - Donna, Texas
Circo Hermanos Vazquez is fielding two big top shows again this season. Both of them have begun the 2015 tour in Texas.


Rare Circus Photographs at Auction in New York 

Posted 2/19/2015 1:03:21 AM by Don Covington
News from Huffington Post viewed 183 times

Sunday, February 15, 2015 - New York, New York
The Swann Auction Gallery In New York City will auction a series of circus photographs.


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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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