circus tent

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Noun1.circus tent - a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performancecircus tent - a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance; "he was afraid of a fire in the circus tent"; "they had the big top up in less than an hour"
canvas tent, canvass, canvas - a tent made of canvas fabric
circus - an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent; "they used the elephants to help put up the circus"
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It fits like a circus tent, and a woman's head is hidden away in it like the man's who prompts the singers from his tin shed in the stage of an opera.
These stories parade beneath a circus tent knit by the underlying theme of the power of art.
A big circus tent will set up on Stockton's Parish Gardens on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday August 1-3.
Silk-screened glass candy jars have tin lids made to look like the top of a circus tent and are embellished with a ring of horses that recalls a merry-go-round.
Whoever it was, was given their brief, and then Eddie Mannix's job was - he was beyond PR - he was a magician in terms of creating it, and then he had to protect that image from the Thackers of the world who would come in and try to see round the back of the circus tent.
Favourite gig I've been to would be to see Radiohead with my Dad in '99 on their circus tent tour in Tredegar House.
FESTIVAL Swingamajig in Digbeth The UK's largest alternative vintage festival, set over six stages and a giant big top circus tent in the shadow of the giant railway arches near The Custard Factory, Swingamajig promises music, dance, cabaret, art installations and over 4,000 of the UK's best dressed ladies and gents
Tony Rust's set designs took us easily to the play's nine scenes, from a front lawn in Cincinnati to a New York City ballroom, and from scenes in a Pullman car to a circus tent to the interior of a cattle car.
Network, as in a circus tent upwards, forming the shape.
ANNA BURNSIDE Skanks for 2 Tone masterclass THROUGH the warm haze and deep blue lighting flashes splashing across the stained glass windows of the circular travelling circus tent, The Beat's almost ageless Rankin Roger is already bouncing before opener Whine & Grine/ Stand Down Margaret has ended.
A total of 250 people were left mesmerised by the entertainers and the talents of stilt walkers, illusionists and other performers, who transformed The Venue in Halifax into a circus tent.
Manal Shakir's dream world for her protagonists in Magic Within (Harper- Collins, `342) is a circus tent -- where Master Masti orders them to walk on a tightrope, juggle and trapeze.