Wednesday Jun 17 2009 comments Carson & Barnes Circus gives performance a new twist By: Auburn Journal photography by Ben Furtado -A +A Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalKevin Bernal waves bye to the crowd while cramming himself in a plexiglass box. Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalAlex hams it up for the circus crowd. Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalWhile placing her ankle above her head, July Coronel spins a hula-hoop around her foot. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalLosing herself in a ring of hula hoops, July Coronel is the master of the plastic rings. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalDancing in the air while on the Spanish Web of Silk are Ademillson Fernandes and his partner Gabby. Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Nando Hernandez and Vanessa Ferrari ride inverted on the high wire on the motorcycle of doom. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalPractically turning himself inside out, Kevin Bernal from Colombia, shocks the crowd with his extreme body contortions during the Carson and Barnes Circus at the Gold Country Fairgrounds Tuesday afternoon. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalBending his body in ways not meant by nature, Kevin Bernal wows the crowd with his body contortions. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalKylie Armbruster, front, Isabelle Locke, middle and Austin Benjamin take a ride on a camel during intermission of the circus. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalJuan Carlos has complete control over his dancing ponies. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalAlex the clown makes his appearance to the center ring while riding on an elephant.