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For the Kids: Three Rings in Two Places

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Bello rolls into the area this week, with shows beginning at the Verizon Center March 27 and the Patriot Center April 2.

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Souvenirs of the show include a Bellobration DVD or a foam hat made to look like Bello’s hair.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has three weeks of shows in the area, March 27-30 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. and April 2-13 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax. The 137th edition red tour is Bellobration, starring Bello the clown, a seventh-generation circus performer who first dressed as a clown at age 3. Bello will perform on the Wheel of Steel and atop a seven-story high sway pole. The show includes Asian elephants and Royal Bengal and white tigers. At both locations, ticket prices range from $14 to $95 for “Circus Celebrity” tickets, with special offers available online. Visit www.ringling.com for information. Purchase tickets through Ticketmaster, at ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT. The Verizon Center is located at 601 F Street NW, Washington, D.C.; the Patriot Center is on the George Mason University campus at 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax.