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  • Animal trade in the Mideast prompts accusations of cruelty, calls for change

     
    BEIRUT — A 2-year-old lion, emaciated and barely breathing, is found in a tiny cage off a Beirut highway. Monkeys are hauled through the dark tunnels of Gaza, bound for private zoos. Rare prize falcons are kept in desert encampments......
  • Lima, zebra that escaped Ringling Bros. circus in Atlanta, is euthanized

     
    The escaped circus zebra that led his trainers and Atlanta police on a 40-minute chase and impeded traffic before finally being recaptured last month has been euthanized as a result of injuries he sustained during the incident. Lima, a 12-year-old......
  • Alternative Apparel debut grabs the spotlight at L.A. fashion week's three-ring circus

     
    Los Angeles label Alternative Apparel staged its first-ever runway show on Monday night at its new downtown Fashion District headquarters and showroom space on Spring Street, and the choice of a vintage circus motif to present its fall/winter 2010 "The......
  • 'Project Runway': Ladieees and gentlemen!

     
    I suppose it's partly due to "American Idol"'s non-elimination elimination, but the results of tonight's "Project Runway" felt like deja vu in more ways that one. Even more than ever the competition was tougher tonight as we were promised that......
  • Michael Jackson estate, Cirque du Soleil team for 2011 arena tour, 2012 Las Vegas show

     
    Michael Jackson’s estate and Cirque du Soleil will team up for a concert-like production that will tour sports arenas starting in the fall of 2011 to be followed late in 2012 with a permanent show in Las Vegas akin to......
  • When Bolivian circus-animal ban goes into effect, where will the animals go?

     
    COCHABAMBA, Bolivia — She could have lived until 40 in the wild, where the average life span of a lion is double that in captivity. But Maiza is frail and nearly blind after 18 years in the circus, jumping through......
  • Pinball never died in this arcade

    Tim Quintana hunches over a pinball machine and stares down Spider-Man's archenemies: Kingpin, Lizard and Scorpion. He pulls the plunger and a silver ball shoots onto the playfield, a maze of brightly lit bumpers and targets. The ball darts over a comic-...
  • CD: Walter Becker's 'Circus Money'

    CD: Walter Becker's 'Circus Money'
    Walter Becker "Circus Money" (Mailboat) *** "THEN YOU find you're back in Vegas with a handle in your hand" goes a memorable line from Steely Dan's debut hit, "Do It Again." Thirty-six years later, Steely Dan co-auteur Walter Becker is still...
  • Criss Angel, in a word: unbelievable

    Criss Angel, in a word: unbelievable
    If Criss Angel were blindfolded, straitjacketed, run over by a steamroller, locked in a steel box and dumped from a helicopter into the Pacific Ocean, he still might be easier to salvage from disaster than "Criss Angel: Believe," the gloomy, gothic muddle...
  • Amanda Ross-Ho at Cherry and Martin

    Amanda Ross-Ho at Cherry and Martin
    The title of Amanda Ross-Ho's intriguing new exhibition at Cherry and Martin bemoans the frustrations of communication. "Half of what I say is meaningless" is most recognizable as the first line of the Beatles' song "Julia," but it actually comes from a...
  • 'The Women'

    'The Women'
    Sure, it's a catfight with costume changes. But Clare Boothe Luce's 1936 comedy "The Women," now at Circus Theatricals, is also an acute look at the bad deals women make for security, financial and psychological. Diane English recently tried to update...