Arts and Culture

Revolution Circus invites you to "join the circus and run the fuck away from home!"

Has the calm before the edible storm that is Thanksgiving got you down in the dumps? Revolution Circus, a huge compendium of bands, freaks, sideshow acts, burlesque girls, body painters, acrobats, tatto artists, belly dancers, hoopers and other circusy things will take over City Hall for a many-leveled, single night of wild abandon that might just turn your mood around. Sometimes, it's good to get weird.

See also: - Salt Fire Circus and Barebones Burlesque - Cirque Voltaire: Blitzkrieg's uniquely stylistic circus brings out the bizarre at The Oriental - Photos: P.T. Barnum's Feejee Mermaid and other oddities from Circus Emporium - For Denver artist Penney Bidwell, life is a carnival - The Ballad of Eddy Joe

Revolution brings several small carnival troupes, sideshows and other performers and artists from across the nation together under one roof, beginning at 8 p.m.tonight, and admission for all of this is -- step right up! -- is just $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Get more information and tickets online at the Ticketfly page or visit the Facebook event page.

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Susan Froyd started writing for Westword as the "Thrills" editor in 1992 and never quite left the fold. These days she still freelances for the paper in addition to walking her dogs, enjoying cheap ethnic food and reading voraciously. Sometimes she writes poetry.
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