Posts Tagged ‘Circus’

Photos: Pachyderm Parade

3rd Street, NW.  March 19th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photos: Pachyderm Parade

Slideshow.  March 13.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

The Needle: Streets A-Votin’ Edition

A Street By Any Other Name: Renaming Pennsylvania Avenue as part of the fight for D.C. voting rights seemed like a good idea. So the D.C. Council has apparently decided to rename a few more, too. A plan under consideration at the Wilson Building would make Pennsylvania Avenue into D.C. Statehood Way, and also turn [...]

Photos: Elephant Walk

Photo: Girl With Circus Toy

Chinatown Metro Station, March 21. © Matt Dunn 2010

Photos: Elephant Walk

The Greatest Show Goes On for the Felds, DC’s First Family of Entertainment

Ringling Bros. is in the midst of its annual run of shows in our market. The circus plays Fairfax through this weekend.
The show is yet another link to an amazing and underpublicized chain in the area's pop cultural history. It goes back to brothers Izzy and Irvin Feld, who were literally snake oil salesmen growing [...]

Postcards From Home: Film and Paper Archive

High Wire, 1995