Give Matt Viverito a flying trapeze rig and 25 feet of air, and he'll make it look good. His moves look effortless as he releases into somersault after somersault. His fall becomes a weightless dance -- bouncing once off the net, throwing his limbs to the other side of his body, stabilizing in air - ... More >>
The crowd at the Moolah Shrine Circus was too much for three pachyderm pals Saturday afternoon. Loud noises spooked the circus elephants, who made a break for the employees-only parking lot, damaging several cars and trailers, witnesses told KSDK NewsChannel 5.
The circus is in town this weekend, and St. Louis animal-rights activists are turning out to try to convince showgoers that the Greatest Show on Earth is actually the saddest. Christina Tenti, of south St. Louis County, and her volunteers with the St. Louis Animal Rights Team say they're protesting ... More >>
Our cover story this week takes a dive into the world of Elliana Grace Hentoff-Killian, St. Louis' very own Human Cannonball. At twenty years old, she became the youngest Human Cannonball in Ringling Bros. history. And she was practically born in the circus ring: She performed her first trick when ... More >>
blog.peta.orgProtest statue, "Ella Phantzperil"PETA does not clown around about hatin' on circuses. Earlier this year, they did an uncover investigation on Ringling Brothers and posted some elephant-beating footage on the aptly named Web site, ringlingbrothersbeatsanimals.com.Well, the big top is ... More >>
A belated congratulations to Book Kennison. The juggling prodigy from St. Charles recently fulfilled his dream of becoming a professional clown at the circus equivalent of Major League Baseball. He's been hired by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and will be traveling with the company's ... More >>
Join Gregory Popovich and his friendly felines for a circus you'll never forget
A gang of elderly, seedy Mississippi bluesmen come to your home...in DVD form
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The Gizmo Guys keep it up
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Fight off the November chill with this extra-sizzlin' edition of Unreal (once we put our clothes back on, we'll check in with the Sanford-Brown Indians, pick up a few local papers and have our groceries bagged by inmates)
Givin' mad hops to Lift for Life
Who let the Shriners out?
An off-duty policeman was lauded for killing a robber who wounded two vendors. That was before allegations that the officer was actually protecting a gambling joint.
Bandits holds out for a hero and gets two: Willis and Thornton
Part-time geek Matt Hely explains the lure of the circus life
Street performers gather to compete at West Port Plaza
That giant sucking sound at the Post-Dispatch, part 2; a circus of errors in the city's 25th Ward
The Reduced Shakespeare Company offers the condensed version of human events with History Ain't What It Used to Be: The Complete Millennium Musical