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Wednesday, August 15, 2012


CIRCUS VARGAS ERECTS
BIG TOP TENT
ALL PHOTOS--AUTUMN ORTIZ
from:  sacbee.com
August 14, 2012

Host of the Circus Vargas, Jon Weiss, balances a shopping cart on his chin while workers erect a tent for their performance at Cal Expo August 14, 2012. Later he would take off his fancy outfit and get down and dirty in the heat to help put the tent up. The circus, featuring a variety of human performances, including the flying trapeze, clowns and motorcycles, will hold performances from August 16-August 20. The large tent going up today will seat 1500 people and will be air conditioned.

Host of the Circus Vargas, Jon Weiss, takes a deep breath after balancing a shopping cart on his chin at Cal Expo August 14, 2012. For more information and to buy tickets visit www.circusvargas.com.

Workers, including most who are also performers, erect a tent for Circus Vargas, at Cal Expo August 14, 2012. The circus will give each person $5 off their ticket if they bring school supplies for a program called "Stuff the Bus" which provides school supplies for kids in need.

Shida Nguwa, a backstage hand and acrobat, helps erect a tent for Circus Vargas, at Cal Expo August 14, 2012. Most of the workers who set up and tear down the traveling circus are also performers.

Workers erect a tent for Circus Vargas, at Cal Expo August 14, 2012.

Workers erect a tent for Circus Vargas, at Cal Expo August 14, 2012.

 Hubert Ortiz helps erect a tent for Circus Vargas, at Cal Expo August 14, 2012.

Workers erect a tent for Circus Vargas, at Cal Expo August 14, 2012.
 
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New Media Coordinator, Luke Arthurs, puts up new flags as workers set up a tent for Circus Vargas, at Cal Expo August 14, 2012.
Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/08/14/4726208/circus-vargas-erects-big-top-tent.html?mi_rss=Photo%20Galleries#storylink=cpy

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