Wednesday Jun 17 2009 comments Carson & Barnes Circus gives performance a new twist By: Auburn Journal photography by Ben Furtado -A +A Kevin Bernal waves bye to the crowd while cramming himself in a plexiglass box. Alex hams it up for the circus crowd. While placing her ankle above her head, July Coronel spins a hula-hoop around her foot. Losing herself in a ring of hula hoops, July Coronel is the master of the plastic rings. Dancing in the air while on the Spanish Web of Silk are Ademillson Fernandes and his partner Gabby. Nando Hernandez and Vanessa Ferrari ride inverted on the high wire on the motorcycle of doom. Practically 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. Bending his body in ways not meant by nature, Kevin Bernal wows the crowd with his body contortions. Kylie Armbruster, front, Isabelle Locke, middle and Austin Benjamin take a ride on a camel during intermission of the circus. Juan Carlos has complete control over his dancing ponies. Alex the clown makes his appearance to the center ring while riding on an elephant.