Greensboro Coliseum http://wunc.org en Behind The Big Top: A Conversation With An Elephant Handler http://wunc.org/post/behind-big-top-conversation-elephant-handler <p></p><p>The 'Greatest Show On Earth' arrived in Greensboro this week. The Ringling Brothers and Barnum &amp; Bailey circus has been performing for nearly a century. That longevity has led to some circus family traditions that cover multiple generations.&nbsp;</p><p>Young children in strollers and on shoulders are trying to contain their excitement as they wait on the side of the road across from the train tracks in Greensboro. And then, at dusk, from over a hill come a few elephants and several horses.</p><p></p> Sat, 08 Feb 2014 12:27:54 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 30197 at http://wunc.org Behind The Big Top: A Conversation With An Elephant Handler Memories Abound As ACC Tournament Turns 60 http://wunc.org/post/memories-abound-acc-tournament-turns-60 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">60</span><sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> edition of the ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament starts Thursday at the Greensboro Coliseum. The city, which is nicknamed “Tournament Town,” is hosting the event for the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">24</span><sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> time, more than any other venue.</span></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 11:20:44 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 11905 at http://wunc.org Memories Abound As ACC Tournament Turns 60 Tournament Town Set To Host ACC's Premiere Basketball Events http://wunc.org/post/tournament-town-set-host-accs-premiere-basketball-events <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>36<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> annual ACC Women’s Basketball <a href="http://accwbb.theacc.com/pages/raycomsportsItem/22">Tournament</a> tips off Thursday morning at the Greensboro Coliseum.&nbsp; Last year, more than 60,000 tickets were purchased for the four day event. Fans attending this year’s tournament are likely to notice some of the $8.5 million in renovations and upgrades that were recently completed.</span></p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 11603 at http://wunc.org Tournament Town Set To Host ACC's Premiere Basketball Events