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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Italian Fest: Circus life a family affair for Zoppés
 
The Zoppè Family Circus will perform at the Great Eldorado Italian Festival this weekend. / Publicity photo
Written by-James Ball
from:  rgj.com
Oct 3, 2012
There’s a line in the Journey song “Faithfully,” that goes, “The road ain’t no place to start a family.” Giovanni Zoppé would respectfully like to disagree.
The seventh-generation circus performer has never known anything but the road and wouldn’t have it any other way.
“I was born and raised on the road,” he said in a recent telephone interview ahead of the Zoppé Family Circus’ appearance at the Great Eldorado Italian Festival this weekend. “The road is my home.”
With his troupe putting up tents in nearly 20 cities across the country each year, he’d better be accustomed to the nomadic life by now, because it’s in his blood.
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http://www.rgj.com/article/20121004/ENT/310040014/Italian-Fest-Circus-life-family-affair-Zopp-s?nclick_check=1
 

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