All posts tagged Stephen Payne

Panel Discussion About The End Of Ringling

For today’s edition of Talking Animals, I jettisoned the usual format and convened a panel discussion about the end of the Ringling Bros. circus. I was inspired to present the panel because I was struck by the array of reactions in the wake of the announcement by Feld Entertainment that it was shutting down the circus in May. Read more…

Featuring Two Activists, The Co-Founder Of The Elephant Sanctuary & The VP of Corporate Communications at Feld Entertainment/Ringling

GUEST: Scott Blais, Suzanne House, Stephen Payne, Bryan Wilson–Panel Discussion About Ringling Circus

Every year since we launched “Talking Animals” in Southern California in 2003, we’ve devoted at least one show annually to spotlighting the plight of the Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey circus animals, pegged to Ringling’s local engagement–the Tampa stint opened tonight. Read more…