Latest News for: African acrobats


Highmark First Night Pittsburgh turns 30 this year

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 29 Nov 2023
Pittsburgh’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration turns 30 years old on Dec. 31 ... and again at midnight ... on Dec. 31 ... will be New Orleans-based Lyndsey Smith, a former Pittsburgh resident known as “The Goddaughter of Soul.” Pittsburgh reggae rockers The Flow Band and the Zuzu African Acrobats will also be on stage that night ... Details.

Kenyans head over heels after trip to China

China Daily 28 Nov 2023
Acrobatics instructor’s experiences reflect deep ties of friendship ... The then-13-year-old boy from Mombasa, Kenya, knew nothing about acrobatics until he and 23 other teenagers watched a film at the Chinese embassy in Nairobi, the African nation's capital.

African acrobats pursue dreams in China

Xinhua 26 Aug 2023
Four Tanzanian acrobats have been enthralling audiences with their acrobatic performances at Hengshui Wildlife Park in Hebei Province, north China. Comments. Comments (0). Send. You may like ... Pic story ... In pics ... African acrobats pursue dreams in China. .

The Best Circus & Cabaret Shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2023

Skiddle 21 Aug 2023
... acrobatic celebration to the rhythm of music ... It represents the strength, agility and life's joy of young Africans, where the audience will see all their acrobats execute gravity-defying moves and human pyramids, all to the contemporary sounds of Afro-Jazz, percussion, and kora.

2nd annual Black Authors Forum will take place on Friday

Dispatch Argus 17 Aug 2023
Throughout America's history, African American authors have represented a rich and diverse body of literature ... In the latter, she discussed how fierce the pressure was for African Americans to fall into line and not rock the boat, noting that it required a “major mental acrobatic feat” to survive during that era.

Schedule of Events for Jackson County Fair, slated July 25-30

The Globe 30 Jul 2023
JACKSON — The Jackson County Fair begins Tuesday in Jackson. Following is the schedule of events.. Tuesday, July 25. 10 a.m.. Sundown Showdown Barrel Racing. 9 a.m.. 4-H Kid’s Medallion Hunt. 10 a.m.. 4-H Poultry Show, Olson Pavilion ... 2 to 4 p.m. ... Tanzanite African Acrobat Shows ... Tanzanite African Acrobat Show ... Tanzanite Acrobats Show ... Tanzanite Acrobats Show ... .

Troy Circus offers diverse programs, artists in Prospect Park

The Record 30 Jul 2023
None of the events feature performing animals, but instead put the focus on the incredible capabilities of the human body demonstrated through acrobatics, juggling, and more ... Veronica Blair, aerialist/acrobatics, began her career as one of the youngest professional African-American trapeze artists in the United States.

Community Days underway in DuBois

Courier Express 17 Jun 2023
Today’s schedule.WPAL Summer Beast powerlifting meet, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.Billy and the Neptunes, 12.15 p.m.Tanzanite African Acrobats/Zuzu Acrobats, 1 p.m.The Piano Juggler, 1 p.m.Billy and the Neptunes, 1.30 p.m.Imagine ...

DuBois prepares for annual Community Days festival this weekend

Courier Express 13 Jun 2023
Community Days will take place Friday and Saturday, June 16-17, in and around the city park located off Liberty Boulevard ... The Piano Juggler ... and 9 p.m ... Tanzanite African Acrobats. Witness spectacular choreographed routines involving fast pyramid building, limbo, contortion, bottle balancing, chair stacks and hand balancing all set to African beats.

Highlight: Mama Africa Heritage Festival

Taipei Times 05 Jun 2023
She first came here through performing traditional African dances and acrobatics, and to celebrate the greater black community in Taiwan they created a food and culture festival that expanded beyond the borders of the African continent and included all people of African origin, including the Caribbean and Americas.

Barbarians 48-42 World XV: Eddie Jones makes winning return to Twickenham as he leads Barbars ...

The Daily Mail 28 May 2023
Eddie Jones made a winning Twickenham return on his first appearance back at the home of English rugby since being sacked as the country’s international head coach in December ... Electric South African international Nkosi also had what would have been a second try ruled out before the break when diving acrobatically for the line ... SCORERS ... Anscombe (4) ... .

'Afrique en Cirque' brings a 'fusion' of African culture to Theater

Scottsbluff StarHerald 09 May 2023
When the amazing acrobats and musicians from Cirque Kalabant� perform at the Midwest Theater on Tuesday, May 16, artistic director and company founder Yamoussa Bangora promises it will be like taking a journey to his home country ... "Our show (gives) the real feel, like African vibrations, African music, African tumblers and acrobatics.

From B-boying to K-Pop: A look at popular dance forms around the world

The Times of India 29 Apr 2023
This dance form is known for its acrobatic and athletic moves, as well as its emphasis on rhythm and musicality ... This street dance style emerged in New York City's African American and Latino communities during the 1970s. It is distinguished by its acrobatic and athletic ...

Beauty in the Beasts: Genesis — the story of my first trip to Africa, Part 2

The Tribune Greeley 29 Apr 2023
We learned it was to keep the deadly African snakes out, and it mostly worked! Beauty in the Beast logo (Courtesy/Stacy McCloud) ... Some of the blinds even had small fans, a small ironic battery-operated joke in the summer African heat ... I took shots at impalas; I watched those African acrobats cirque du soleil my arrows.