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Ludlow’s Paul Miller is a genuine clown, but take seriously his social purpose, entrepreneurship

By Ginger Dawson Special to KyForward By now, I imagine just about everybody in Northern Kentucky has heard of Circus Mojo, and the Bircus Brewing Company, located in the historic Ludlow Movie Theatre. Paul Hallinan Miller (Photo by Ginger Dawson) These two, the circus, with its school, and the brewery, are the brainchildren of Paul Hallinan Miller. Paul, up to this point (he’s only 44 years old)...

In little Ohio River town of Ludlow, there’s no clowning around about this fledgling enterprise

By Vicki Prichard Special from the NKyTribune Anyone who has ever suggested that clowning around doesn’t pay off has never met Paul Hallinan Miller. Ever the visionary, Miller has a nose – albeit a round red one – for innovation and opportunity, and, fortunately for the community, he sets them in motion in Ludlow. Paul Miller knows all about clowning around, but he’s serious about Bircus...

Circus Mojo gives an ‘auf weidersehen’ show before heading to tour with German troupe

Circus Pimparello in Germany is where Circus Mojo performers are headed on tour. (Photo from Circus Mojo/Facebook)   Circus Mojo is headed to Germany … but first, a show!   The Ludlow-based social circus troupe is taking local teens across the ocean to Europe, part of a nine-year partnership between Circus Mojo and Germany’s Circus Pimparello, an effort to inspire young people...

Kentucky Symphony Orchestra and Circus Mojo bring high-wire, music back to Devou

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra and Circus Mojo are getting back together Labor Day weekend on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 7:30 p.m. for more high-wire hi-jinx at the bandshell in Devou Park in Covington. No big-top tent or elephants, but there will be plenty of high flying, spinning, fire breathing, juggling acrobats, clowns and musicians.   (Photo from KSO)   Exploring the atmospheric, musical...