Circus comes to town




The 69th annual Shrine Circus kicked off its nationwide tour with an initial stop at the Perani Arena Jan. 12-16. Magicians, acrobats, tigers, elephants and clowns all got into the act during the three ring extravaganza. Clockwise, above: Children take a ride on an elephant; State Rep. and Shriner Charles Smiley, left, poses with Shrine Circus Director Craig Hatch; a tiger waits in its cage, an acrobat takes a bow after her performance and another acrobat spins hula hoops around.

The 69th annual Shrine Circus kicked off its nationwide tour with an initial stop at the Perani Arena Jan. 12-16. Magicians, acrobats, tigers, elephants and clowns all got into the act during the three ring extravaganza. Clockwise, above: Children take a ride on an elephant; State Rep. and Shriner Charles Smiley, left, poses with Shrine Circus Director Craig Hatch; a tiger waits in its cage, an acrobat takes a bow after her performance and another acrobat spins hula hoops around.











 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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