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Circus Argot 

Posted 8/13/2014 4:08:05 PM by Don Covington
News from San Diego Union Tribune viewed 65 times

Friday, August 08, 2014 - San Diego, California
The circus has a language all its own. That argo is explored by lexiconist Richard Lederer


Circus Smirkus 2014 

Posted 8/13/2014 12:52:03 PM by Don Covington
News from Lane Talburt viewed 52 times

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Greensboro, Vermont
Videographer Lane Talburt explores Vermont's award winning youth circus.


Circus Makes Annual Appearance on Island 

Posted 8/7/2014 4:48:10 PM by Don Covington
News from Toledo Blade viewed 92 times

Friday, August 08, 2014 - Toledo, Ohio
Kelly Miller Circus has returned to Kelleys Island, a visit that requires the entire show to ferry into town.


The Human Volcano 

Posted 8/5/2014 11:47:52 PM by Don Covington
News from Lane Talburt viewed 79 times

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - cyberspace
Videographer Lane Talburt's latest video profiles Lamount Dais, Kelly Miller circus' Human Volcano


New issue of SPECTACLE online 

Posted 8/3/2014 6:24:22 PM by Don Covington
News from Spectacle Magazine viewed 176 times

Sunday, August 03, 2014 - cyberspace
The latest issue of SPECTACLE magazine is available free online.


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Angela, Into Space

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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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