The circus is coming to Sitka, but the performers aren’t from out of town. They are ordinary citizens, who in the past two years, have learned to climb, swing, and soar.
The New Old Time Chautauqua is a traveling troupe of performers. They’re in Juneau for three days of workshops, shows and activities starting Thursday.
The “Greatest Show on Earth” has been under pressure for years from animal rights advocates over its use of Asian elephants in its 5,000 annual shows.
This may be welcome news for those who suffer from coulrophobia, but it’s no joke to those who agree with Cole Porter that “all the world loves a clown”: