The Purple Paoli Memorial Hoopla
February 24, 2014
6pm Midway opens
A custom-made memorial for circus legend Paoli Lacy, that will leave you laughing and crying, gaping in wonder and tapping your toes.
Funds raised will go to the American Youth Circus Organization(AYCO) for the Peggy Ford and Paoli Lacy Fund to support training and scholarships for young women clowns.
This benefit circus show features some of the best of the Bay Area Circus Scene. Directed by Jeff Raz (formerly of Cirque du Soleil), it includes a clown/aerial routine in four acts featuring Diane (Pino) Wasnak (Pickle Family Circus, Cirque du Soleil), Veronica Blair (Make*A*Circus, Universoul, first African-American aerialist to perform with Ringling Bros.), Calvin Kai Ku (Wuqiao Int. Circus Fest., Song Circus, Medical Clown Project), Kelly (Texas) Holly (Clown Conservatory, Lunatique Fantastique) and Jeff Raz (Cirque du Soleil).