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ZuZu African Acrobats coming to the Princess in February

Decatur Daily 18 Oct 2021
The ZuZu African Acrobats will bring acrobatic skills combined with traditional African music and dress to the Princess Theatre in February. × This page requires Javascript ... Get Unlimited Access ... .
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Sunday Long Reads: Of smaller towns, Mughal and Rajput paintings, book reviews, and more

Indian Express 26 Sep 2021
Recently, I waxed eloquent on the astonishing prowess of birds that hunted flying and moving prey — from glamorous peregrines and super-fast swifts to acrobatic flycatchers. Alas, they all have been completely outgunned — as have other terrestrial hunters (African wild dogs, lions ...
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Lineup announced for 10th annual Rochester Fringe

Monroe County Post 26 Aug 2021
The KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival will return for a 10th year on Sept ... “SMOKESTACKS” will run from 4 to 10 p.m ... Rounding out the cast are Ethiopian hula hoop artist Zenebech Kassa, Russian juggler Gena Cristiani, African American acrobat Shenea Stiletto and Ethiopian foot juggler Elsabet Belayneh Marake, with live music by DJ A-Ball ... .
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Egypt’s Ancient Tahtib Martial Arts Form: Stick Fighting Warriors!

Ancient Origins 25 Aug 2021
Tahtib is an ancient Egyptian stick fighting martial art that dates back to Egypt's Old Kingdom (2649-2130 BC) during the second millennium BC ... The Energy Centers of the Ancient Shaolin Martial Arts ... One such martial art altered for dance is the Brazilian capoeira martial art, a 16th-century acrobatic dance developed and practiced by African slaves .
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U.P. State Fair to return with concerts, carnival, fun for all ages

Michigan Live 27 Jul 2021
ESCANABA, MI – Marquee events continue to return to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Organizers announced the U.P. State Fair would return to the U.P ... 16-22 ... fun ... The ZuZu African Acrobats will also be on site with choreographed routines involving fast pyramid building, limbo contortion, bottle balancing, chair stacking, and hand balancing ... Note to readers ... .
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Sold out Performances at the 27th Kalamata Dance Festival

The National Herald 26 Jul 2021
Entitled, On The Move. Constantly On The Move ... A total of 31 productions, 18 from abroad and 13 from Greece participated in this year's Festival with dance performances that combined different genres, from modern dance and hip hop to acrobatics and modern urban African dances ... The National Herald ... Photo. Albert Vidal / Vertex Comunicacio ... Photo ... .
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Vicky Kaushal practises the ‘ginga’; know about the martial art form

Indian Express 28 Jun 2021
Be it movies or his workout routine, Vicky Kaushal does not shy away from experimenting. The Raazi actor’s latest Instagram video is proof ... Take a look..   ... Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art form that combines dance, acrobatics and music. It is traced back to enslaved Africans in Brazil who practised it at the beginning of the 16th century.
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Estival Festival in Caneadea is a different kind of music festival

Olean Times Herald 17 Jun 2021
The Estival Festival is a three-day, family-friendly music and arts festival held at 6341 East Hill Road ... I wanted to do something different ... Combining elements of traditional West African music and dance, Chinese acrobatics, contemporary dance, magic and jazz, Slyboots strives to promote positive social change through cultural arts education ... .
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Capoeira gains ground in Cuba amid Covid-19 pandemic

Independent online (SA) 16 Jun 2021
by Yosley Carrero ... Attracted by the Brazilian martial art, which blends acrobatics, music and dance inherited from enslaved Africans brought to Latin America between the 16th and 19th centuries, dozens of people, wearing face masks, gather at sunset near the city's sea boulevard every week ... "Capoeira is life. It is here to stay," said Rodriguez ... .
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The 27th Kalamata Dance Festival, July 16-25

The National Herald 16 Jun 2021
These are dance performances that combine different genres, from contemporary dance and hip hop to acrobatics and current urban African dances ... Constantly On The Move ... This year's Festival begins on July 16 with Möbius, choreographed by Rachid Ouramdane and performed by the acrobats and dancers of the French company Compagnie XY ... #27kdf2021 ... .
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Feature: Capoeira gains ground in Cuba amid COVID-19 pandemic

China.dot.org 16 Jun 2021
by Yosley Carrero ... Attracted by the Brazilian martial art, which blends acrobatics, music and dance inherited from enslaved Africans brought to Latin America between the 16th and 19th centuries, dozens of people, wearing face masks, gather at sunset near the city's sea boulevard every week ... "Capoeira is life. It is here to stay," said Rodriguez.
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PICS: Cape Town homeless man entertains motorists with acrobatics

Independent online (SA) 14 May 2021
Cape Town - One homeless man has a unique way of catching the attention of drivers in the city, and that is with his acrobatic skills ... Armand Hough/African News AgencyUsing his acrobatic talents, Maxhongo said he would like to stop his habits and change his life, but he needs help ... Armand Hough/African News Agency.
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Remembering Elgin Baylor, The Player Who Saved The LA Lakers

Jacksonville Free Press 08 Apr 2021
Before Dr. J., Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant or LeBron James, there was Elgin Baylor ... In an era when African-American players were mainly drafted to be defensive specialists and rebounders, he creatively scored with acrobatic layups and fancy handles that made him one of the first marquee attractions who wasn’t a big man ... .
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PICS: Self-taught Eastern Cape contortionist flexes her skills

Independent online (SA) 26 Mar 2021
Their acts often accompany acrobatics, circus acts, street performances and other live performing arts. Speaking to the African News Agency (ANA), the shy young girl said her interest was piqued after watching contortion videos on YouTube. “I started contorting last year in July ... “This is really something I would like to do ... African News Agency (ANA). .
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Mathews: Women aviators -- ignored by still important

The Roanoke Times 24 Mar 2021
D.J. Mathews ... African American flyer Bessie Coleman did flight acrobatics during barnstorming air shows in the twenties ... S ... The women became close ... She almost made it, too ... Since that time there have been a number of women in space, including the first African American woman, the brilliant Mae Jemison, a Peace Corps doctor, and businesswoman-teacher ... Ms ... .
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