The Elephant Polka

The Strange, Spectacular, Sad Story of The Ringling Bros.' Elephant Polka

In 1942, the Ringling Bros. circus convinced Balanchine and Stravinsky to produce a ballet—for elephants.

12/30/2020 By Robert Plunket

Sunshine Memories

The Circus Made Us Famous

The circus' Winter Headquarters was the largest attraction in the state in the '30s and '40s.

12/28/2016

Road Show

A History of the Ringling Circus Train

As great rail trips go, the Orient Express had nothing on the Ringling circus train.

01/25/2016 By Loomis Dean