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Rose Quarter - Moda Center
One Center Court Portland, OR 97227
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3.4 / 5 Rated by 10 members
Review from Larry Daw
7 events 7 reviews

We attended the Circus yesterday afternoon, September 18, with our two granddaughters - ages 6 and 9. They were thrilled to get to do the backstage tour and show before the main Circus began. We had to go look at all the animals and take a bunch...continued

reviewed Sep 18 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
2 events 2 reviews

The most pitiful production I have ever seen. House cats walking across a beam and one jumping into a pillow. No lions, no tigers, no monkeys even. "High"wire act just a few feet off the ground. A couple trapeze artists that might possibly have...continued

reviewed Sep 17 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
1 event 1 review

I thought it was fantastic. I enjoyed it more as an adult than a child!

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Boom A Ring®, a magical circus experience, where just feet away from your seat you will enjoy high-flying excitement and pulse-pounding acts combined with performers of amazing courage and extraordinary skill!


Boom A Ring_® combines astonishing thrills with the outlandish fun of the circus to create a show that pulls you right into the heart of the action! Thrilllusionist  David DaVinci wows audiences with eye-popping illusions and mind-blowing transformations.

DaVinci performs with a feathered flock of eight rare and colorful birds including African Greys, Cockatoos and Macaws that can only be seen at_ Boom A Ring_! Guided by DaVinci, these winged performers take flights of fantasy around the arena.

Audience members’ eyes are transfixed high above the center of the ring as they witness acts whose feet never come close to touching the ground. Viktoriya and Widny, the Hairdaring Duo, execute an unbelievable extreme hair hang an amazing 35 feet in the air. The Sky-High Sensation, Francleib Rodrigues, is a courageous daredevil who walks, upside down, across the ring, without a safety harness, three stories above the audience.

Boom A Ring showcases captivating performances by international daredevils from across the globe. The Kung Fu Kings combine mixed martial arts with mind-boggling strength to accomplish feats that include twisting solid metal poles around their bodies and diving through hoops of razor-sharp sabers, blindfolded! The Barons of Balance, with the world’s fastest feet, display the finesse and amazing agility of dancers as they effortlessly leap from one thumb-thin low-wire to another. The famous Urias Family rides customized 100 cc motorcycles at speeds up to 60 mph in a steel globe that is only 16 ft. wide. And flying high and flipping furiously are The Salsations who take vaulting, aerial gymnastics and sizzling dance moves to scorching new extremes.

At Boom A Ring circus-goers get up close and personal with the majestic animals of Ringling Bros.® Hans Klose and his 13 high-energy dogs display their animal athleticism with a fun and whimsical twist. The talented pups high jump, hurdle, dive from 16 feet up in the air, back flip and even walk on their hind legs. Most impressive of all, watch our treasured Asian elephants groove just a few feet away from your seat.

With abundant thrills comes loads of fun, when the Ringling Bros. clowns bring comical and musical hilarity to Children Of All Ages. The Clowning Caveagna Family creates instrumental mayhem with interactive silliness and antics. Who knew clowns could be so musical and funny all at once!

The Boom A Ring_ All Access Pre-show Circus Party begins an hour before show time – Free to all ticket holders. Join the world’s greatest performers in a Conga line, learn circus skills including three simple tricks to perform a “Diablo move”, try on costumes exclusively created for The Greatest Show On Earth, and go behind the scenes to meet our animals and trainers, all before the show starts! The All Access Pre-show Circus Party is the only place where you can register for a chance to win a masterpiece created by one of Ringling Bros. artistic Asian elephants. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents _Boom A Ring! Jaw-dropping feats at the edge of your seat! Don’t miss this opportunity to get closer than ever to The Greatest Show On Earth®!

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