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    • Balatro

    • In ancient Rome, a balatro was a professional jester or buffoon. Balatrones were paid for their jests, and the tables of the wealthy were generally open to them for the sake of the amusement they afforded. In HoraceBalatro is used as a proper name — Servilius Balatro. An old scholiast, in commenting on this word, ... Read »


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    • Baskets (TV series)

    • Baskets (TV series)

      Baskets is an American black comedy television series that premiered on January 21, 2016 on FX. The series was co-created by Louis C.K., Zach Galifianakis and Jonathan Krisel, who is also the showrunner. Galifianakis stars in the dual lead role as Chip Baskets, a failed professional clown in Paris, who instead becomes ... Read »


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    • Bergamask

    • Bergamask, bergomask, bergamesca, or bergamasca (from the town of Bergamo in Northern Italy), is a dance and associated melody and chord progression. It was considered a clumsy rustic dance (cf. Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, v. 360) copied from the natives of Bergamo, reputed (according to the Encyclopaedia B ... Read »


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    • Canadian clowning

    • The Canadian Clowning Technique is a mask-based style of performance created by Richard Pochinko. Also known as the "Pochinko Method", seven masks are used, each representing one of the six physical directions (North, South, East West, Above and Below). The final mask is the Clown. Variations include a three-mask tech ... Read »


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    • Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army

    • The Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army (also known as CIRCA and Clown Army) is an anti-authoritarian left-wing activist group that uses clowning and non-violent tactics to act against corporate globalisation, war, and on other issues. The group originated circa 2003 in the United Kingdom. CIRCA emerged from th ... Read »


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    • Clown alley

    • The clown alley in a circus is a area, usually very near the animal pens, where clowns change into their costumes and apply makeup. Generally, the clowns' personal props, costumes, and other items are stored in this area as well. Clown alley was usually very close to the Big Top tents, along the side like an alley, so ... Read »


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    • Clown bicycle

    • A clown bicycle or clown bike is a bicycle designed for comedic visual effect or stunt riding, typically by Circus clowns. It is sometimes called a circus bike. Some clown bikes are also fixed gear, with no freewheeling, so that they may be pedaled either forward or backwards. Some are built very small but are otherwi ... Read »


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    • Clown car

    • A clown car is a prop in a circus clown routine. A common example of such a routine involves an implausibly large number of clowns emerging from a very small car, to humorous effect. The first performance of this routine was in the Cole Bros. Circus during the 1950s. The clown car is frequently used as a comedic gag i ... Read »


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    • Clown Care

    • Clown Care, also known as hospital clowning, is a program in health care facilities involving visits from specially trained clowns. They are colloquially called "clown doctors" which is a trademarked name in several countries. These visits to hospitals have been shown to help in lifting patients moods with the positive ... Read »


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    • Clown University

    • Clown University, established 1959, is a United States education institute for people to study clown subjects. The buildings the institution occupies were used as mining camps during gold rush periods. Cyrus Ghanadian has a PHD from Clown University. Subjects include: Coordinates: 41°57′47″N 70°40â ... Read »


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    • The Clown's Prayer


    • Clowns Gallery-Museum

    • The Clowns Gallery-Museum is a museum of clowning situated at venues in Holy Trinity Church, Dalston and Wookey Hole, Somerset. Established in 1959, the collection contains costumes and props from famous clowns, as well as a reference library, and is home to the Clown Egg Register, an archive of painted ceramic and hen ... Read »


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    • Clowns of America International

    • Clowns of America International, Inc. (COAI) is a Minnesota-based nonprofit clown arts membership organization which aims "to share, educate, and act as a gathering place for serious minded amateurs, semiprofessionals, and professional clowns". It provides its members with resources to refine their characters as well a ... Read »


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    • Code of non-infringement

    • The code of non-infringement (or "the Code") is the accepted business practice and custom among certain performance artists, particularly clowns, that an artist's unique performance attributes are proprietary and cannot be used or claimed by another. Among clowns, these attributes may include stage names, costume eleme ... Read »


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    • Coulrophobia

    • A specific fear of clowns has sometimes been discussed in terms of a specific phobia. The term is a neologism coined in the context of informal "-phobia lists". The term is not listed in the World Health Organisation's ICD-10 nor in the American Psychiatric Association's DSM-5 categorisation of disorders. Clown ... Read »


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    • The Day of the Clown

    • The Day of the Clown is the second story of Series 2 of The Sarah Jane Adventures The two-part serial was broadcast on 6 and 13 October 2008; "Part One" on the CBBC Channel at 5.15 p.m. on 6 October; "Part Two" on the CBBC Channel at 5.15 p.m. on 13 October.The Day of the Clown introduces main character Rani Chandra (A ... Read »


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    • Harlequinade

    • Harlequinade is a British comic theatrical genre, defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as "that part of a pantomime in which the harlequin and clown play the principal parts". It developed in England between the 17th and mid-19th centuries. It was originally a slapstick adaptation or variant of the Commedia dell'ar ... Read »


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    • Holy Trinity Church, Dalston

    • Holy Trinity Church, Dalston

      Holy Trinity Church, Dalston, also known as the Clowns’ Church is a Church of England parish church in Beechwood Road in the borough of Hackney, north London. It is in the parish of Holy Trinity with St Philip Dalston and All Saints Church, Haggerston (St Philip having been bombed during the war and demolished som ... Read »


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    • International Clown Hall of Fame

    • Coordinates: 43°28′17″N 89°44′34″W / 43.47133°N 89.74270°W / 43.47133; -89.74270 The International Clown Hall of Fame and Research Center (ICHOF), located in Baraboo, Wisconsin, United States, is dedicated to the preservation and advancement of clown art and achievemen ... Read »


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    • International Clown Week

    • International Clown Week is celebrated each year during the week of October 5-12 Clown groups often celebrate the week with special activities such as performing volunteer shows or having their local mayor declare the week as a city celebration to coincide with the national and international clown week. Clown Week wa ... Read »


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    • Kapoot Clown Theater

    • Kapoot Clown Theater is a nationally touring Chicago based clown troupe, which incorporates elements of mime, expressionist theatre, and surrealism in its presentations. It was formed in 1999 by Dan Griffiths and Stephen Chipps and toured for seven years with fellow artist Jim Williams who joined in 2002. In the fall ... Read »


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    • Madonna: Tears of a Clown

    • Madonna: Tears of a Clown

      Madonna: Tears of a Clown are ongoing shows by American singer Madonna. The first show was held at the Forum Theatre in Melbourne, Australia on March 10, 2016. The singer had not included Australia during her previous five concert tours, until the Rebel Heart Tour (2015–2016), so she created the show for her Austr ... Read »


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    • Motley

    • Motley is the traditional costume of the court jester, fool, or the harlequin character in commedia dell'arte. The harlequin wears a patchwork of red, green and blue diamonds that is still a fashion motif. The word motley is described in the Oxford English Dictionary as a cognate with medley, although the unrelated mo ... Read »


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    • New York Clown Theater Festival

    • The New York Clown Theatre Festival is an annual festival of the art of clown, held at The Brick Theater in Brooklyn, New York. Kicked off every year by a parade beginning in Union Square and heading on the L train to Williamsburg, the festival opens with a huge indoor pie fight. Festival performers come from across th ... Read »


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    • Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College


    • Clown society

    • Clown society is a term used in anthropology and sociology for an organization of comedic entertainers (Heyoka or "clowns") who have a formalized role in a culture or society. Sometimes clown societies have a sacred role, to represent a trickster character in religious ceremonies. Other times the purpose served by ... Read »


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    • Steel City Clown Brigade

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The Steel City Clown Brigade is a ministry involved in evangelism and humor therapy. The Brigade was founded at the Steel Valley Corps of The Salvation Army in Homestead, Pennsylvania. The Brigade trains clowns in traditional clownly skills. The Brigade was founded in the evangelical tradition of The Salvation Arm ... Read »


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  • World Clown Association

  • The World Clown Association (WCA) is a worldwide organization for clowns, jugglers, Magicians, face painters, and clowning. It holds an annual convention, mainly in the United States. Herb Metz was the main instigator and driving force behind the establishment of the World Clown Association. Herb had been the Presiden ... Read »


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