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"Cirque Ziva" brings thrilling Chinese acrobats to Lincoln-Way
Friday, January 18, 2013

The Golden Dragon Acrobats' newest production, "Cirque Ziva," promises to entertain spectators of all ages with human pyramids, daring flips and awe-inspiring tosses and tumbles.

The fast-paced, technically innovative, and beautifully presented show comes to Lincoln-Way Central High School's Performing Arts Center on Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Founded and directed by Danny Chang, the Golden Dragon Acrobats is a troupe of highly trained individuals that has toured five continents and 65 countries throughout its 30 years of performances.

Their show draws upon 27 centuries of time-honored Chinese tradition, combining thrilling acrobats and traditional dance with spectacular costumes and ancient/contemporary music.

"Cirque Ziva" is the third in a series of four Spotlight Series performances brought to the Lincoln-Way area by Lincoln-Way High School District 210.

The fourth Spotlight Series performance is one of the foremost Irish traditional music groups in the world, Cherish the Ladies. The six women combine all the facets of Irish traditional culture with their unique spectacular blend of virtuosi instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangement, and stunning step dancing on Saturday, March 16 at 3 p.m. at Lincoln-Way North High School.

Past performances this season have included professional jugglers Jon Wee and Owen Morse from The Passing Zone presents "Gravity Attacks!" at Lincoln-Way West High School and singers Matthew and Gunnar Nelson (sons of the late singing sensation Ricky Nelson) who offered a unique, multi-media, musical journey of the life and music of their father at Lincoln-Way East High School.

Don't miss this exciting new production featuring traditional Chinese acrobatics, dance and colorful costumes guaranteed to thrill the entire family. See what's in store for you at

Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for youth. Call 815-534-3004 to order tickets. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and is approximately two hours in length. Seating is general admission.

Lincoln-Way Central High School's Performing Arts Center is located at 1801 E. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox.

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