UniverSoul Circus

UniverSoul Circus features a “Hip Hop under the Big Top” show with trapeze, daredevil, gymnastic, aerial and animal acts from all over the world performing to R&B, gospel, funk and, of course, hip-hop. Now in its 15th season, this year’s show has the theme “Jabulani (Joy, Laughter, and Happiness).” Ringmaster Tony Tone eschews the top hat and red coat for a fly white suit and fedora. 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday. Butler Stadium, 13755 South Main. For information, call 713-629-3700 or visit www.universoul-circus.com. $10 to $23.
July 29-Aug. 1, 10:30 a.m. & 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 2, 12, 4:30 & 8 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 3, 1, 3:30 & 6:30 p.m., 2008
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Bob Ruggiero has been writing about music, books, visual arts and entertainment for the Houston Press since 1997, with an emphasis on classic rock. He used to have an incredible and luxurious mullet in college as well. He is the author of the band biography Slippin’ Out of Darkness: The Story of WAR.
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