Under a big top with soul

The UniverSoul Circus' visit to Charlotte ends with performances at 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. today at The Park (formerly Charlotte Merchandise Mart), 2500 E. Independence Blvd. The circus was formed in 1994 to highlight the talents of black performers beyond singing and dancing. It features clowns, motorcycle daredevils, lions, tigers, elephants, break dancing and more. Details and ticket information: www.universoulcircus.com.