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Alberta Circus Arts Festival set to soar

The weekend includes an antipodist, Cirque in the park, late-night cabarets and even workshops to encourage more clowning around.

A circus performer with a 12-inch metal spine sounds almost surreal, but it’s the true life story of Angola Murdoch. The contortionist and antipodist, or foot juggler, is one of the dozens of talented artists taking the stage at next weekend’s Alberta Circus Arts Festival in Edmonton’s French Quarter.

There will be four ticketed mainstage performances and free workshops and events to not only entertain but introduce the public to the nuts and bolts of circus arts. All events are family-friendly, but Barka, Cirque in the Park and the drop-in stilt and juggling workshop are intentionally geared toward children and families while the cabaret features some mature acts.  ...Link to full length article at the Edmonton Journal.

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