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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

CARSON & BARNES CIRCUS

Gallery: Circus comes to Casper
from:  trib.com
May 29, 2013


The Carson & Barnes Circus came to the Casper Events Center Tuesday for a two-day stay offering performances at 4:30 and 7:30 both days as well as an assortment of animals to ride and pet. There are also a few vendors with food, souvenirs and blow-up bouncy rides.


Ring Master Brad Lee "Junior" Pirkl, left, tickles Sandy Fernandes, 9, playfully on the shoulders as performer Jesus Yazareth stands at right while they all wait for their first performance of the evening with the Carson & Barnes Circus May 28, 2013, at the Casper Events Center. The act is in town through Wednesday evening. The family started the circus in 1937 the circus now travels around the county, typically performing at least once a day every day with few days off during the season. (Leah Millis/Star-Tribune)

Professional clown Aaron "Melvino" Rider touches up his lips before his evening performances at the Carson & Barnes Circus May 28, 2013, at the Casper Events Center. Rider says this is his fifth season with the Carson & Barnes Circus. When asked why he does it, he responded, "it's the simple act of spreading joy." The act is in town through Wednesday evening. The family started the circus in 1937 the circus now travels around the county, typically performing at least once a day every day with few days off during the season. (Leah Millis/Star-Tribune)

Viola, 42, gets a shower from Bar Nunn Fire Department fighters Jeremiah Christensen, left center, and Ken Butler, right center, as Viola's handler Chip Arthurs, right, shouts out commands at the Carson & Barnes Circus May 28, 2013, at the Casper Events Center. The act is in town through Wednesday night. The family started the circus in 1937 the circus now travels around the county, typically performing at least once a day every day with few days off during the season. (Leah Millis/Star-Tribune)

Yovanna Ponce, 20, waits in the staging area for the start of the show in full costume during their first performance of the evening at the Carson & Barnes Circus May 28, 2013, at the Casper Events Center. The act is in town through Wednesday night. The family started the circus in 1937 the circus now travels around the county, typically performing at least once a day every day with few days off during the season. (Leah Millis/Star-Tribune)
 
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Kelly, 43, left, reaches for the tail of Viola, 42, as they are walked back to their pen after getting hosed down by the Bar Nunn Fire Department before their evening performances at the Carson & Barnes Circus May 28, 2013, at the Casper Events Center. The act is in town through Wednesday evening. The family started the circus in 1937 the circus now travels around the county, typically performing at least once a day every day with few days off during the season. (Leah Millis/Star-Tribune)
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