In the Stacks: New nonfiction

...public libraries includes a book by the good people of Lonely Planet that highlights skills you can learn on vacation ("Cooks, Clowns, and Cowboys"), a how-to book by Lee Mothes that will teach you to build a backyard clubhouse ("Keep Out!"), and...
Political language, politicians and Fox News

...know. Fox News and the Republicans invited a clown onto the stage and, guess what? The clown turns out to be the favorite of your voters...Fox News put a disruptive and entertaining clown in front of a camera and let him say what ever...
Clown spreads the universal language of laughter

...director of the World Clown Association. Charlie...had joined an amateur clown club asked him to come to a show. He met some clowns who encouraged him to...He was a producing clown, planning acts other clowns performed, from 1976-1977...
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It's a clown's world; we just live in it

...Delicato Il Pistachio, Selah (!), a whiteface clown. National Clown Week is a celebration of clowns across the country. On Oct. 8, 1970, the...Richard Nixon to proclaim Aug. 1 to 7 National Clown Week. Nixon made the decree in August 1971...
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Not just clowning around

...War due to their nonthreatening nature, but clowns were frowned upon by some Soviet leaders due...threatening to the authorities - except for clowns," he said. "Clowns in Russia ... the clown was taken very seriously." The acclaimed...
Whatever I lost in translation, I found during carnival

...the peaceful country of Portugal on the first day of carnival, you would be greeted by a land inhabited almost completely by clowns, cross-dressers and teenage boys dressed in teddy bear suits. You also would have arrived just in time to slip on your costume...
Burda: Living a clown's life

...balloon sculpturing, developing a clown program or business and a host...such as differences between hobo clowns and tramp clowns, comedy magic and stage,'" Burda said. "For a clown, when you've finished, the...
Charitable efforts mark Clown Week official excuse to clown around. For the first...Juneau's branch of Clowns of American International will celebrate Clown Week by doing projects...Alaska and Proud market. Clowns will also visit the Juneau...My) favorite part of Clown Week is, I think, greeting...
Harper has debut as clown named Blu

...young to join the Juneau Joeys clown troop - the age minimum is 16 - Harper has participated in clown activities since he marched...went to the parade dressed as a clown, hoping someone would let me...Buttons and several other local clowns. Tickets are $5 and may be...
Best Bets: Laugh-a-minute clown shows swarm Juneau

...weekend events. This is not a clown show for kids, but there part of Novemberfest. The clown show, "In Cahoots," features...action. Windover's one-woman clown show last winter was so hilarious...single-handedly cured my fear of clowns and made me realize clowning...
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