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Date/Time Event
03/07/2019 - 03/31/2019
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Cirque du Soleil is bringing its iconic Big Top experience to Orlando for the first time with new show, LUZIA!

Location: The Florida Mall, Orlando FL

Cirque du Soleil is coming to Orlando this winter with its delightfully-imaginative and visually-stunning Big Top production LUZIA, a waking dream of Mexico. From March 8 – 31, 2019, local audiences are invited for the first time ever under the Cirque du Soleil Big Top at The Florida Mall to escape to an imaginary Mexico – a sumptuous world suspended between dreams and reality.

In a series of grand visual surprises and breathtaking acrobatic performances, LUZIA takes audiences on a surrealistic journey through a vibrant world filled with wonders, playfulness and striking artistry. Smoothly passing from an old movie set to the ocean to a smoky dance hall or an arid desert, LUZIA cleverly brings to the stage multiple places, faces and sounds of Mexico taken from both tradition and modernity. Rich in awe-inspiring moments, LUZIA enchants by incorporating rain into acrobatic and artistic scenes – a first for a Cirque du Soleil touring production.

With mesmerizing and refreshing acrobatic performances, LUZIA brings traditional and contemporary circus disciplines to a whole new level. Cyr Wheel artists perform the unprecedented feat of rolling and spinning under the rain, while an aerialist suspended from a Trapeze flies and twirls through pouring showers. Hoop Diving is taken onto gigantc treadmills, expanding exponentially the speed and amount of daring leaps executed. Jaw-dropping highlights include a male contortionist skillfully twisting his body in the world’s most unimaginable positions, a powerful Aerial Straps specialist defying the laws of gravity at the center of a cenote (natural sinkhole), a juggler tossing seven pins at breakneck speed, and two football (soccer) freestylers deftly mixing street dance with mind-blowing ball manipulation.

The Big Top Experience
Since its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil has been presenting traveling Big Top shows all around the world. The overall excitement of going to the circus, the otherworldly atmosphere of the Big Top, as well as its intimate setting elevate the Cirque du Soleil experience. LUZIA is the company’s 17th show to be presented under a Big Top.

The Creative Team
LUZIA’s creative team comprises 19 creators under the artistic guidance of Guy Laliberte and Jean-François Bouchard:
Daniele Finzi Pasca    Co-writer and Director
Brigitte Poupart   Associate Director
Patricia Ruel   Director of Creation
Julie Hamelin Finzi   Co-writer
Eugenio Caballero   Set and Props Designer
Giovanna Buzzi    Costume Designer
Simon Carpentier           Composer and Musical Director
Edesia Moreno Barata    Acrobatic Choreographer
Debra Brown    Acrobatic Choreographer
Sylvia Gertrudix Gonzalez       Acrobatic Choreographer
Max Humphries         Puppet Designer
Martin Labrecque  Lighting Designer
Johnny Ranger  Projection Designer
Jacques Boucher  Sound Designer
Philippe Aubertin    Acrobatic Performance Designer
Danny Zen   Acrobatic Equipment and Rigging Designer
Maryse Gosselin   Make up Designer

Ticket Information
Tickets for Orlando performances of LUZIA are now available online at cirquedusoleil.com/luzia. Tickets start at $54.

Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 160 million spectators in more than 400 cities on six continents. Cirque du Soleil has close to 4,000 employees, including 1,300 performing artists from close to 50 different countries.

For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit cirquedusoleil.com.

More about LUZIA – A waking dream of Mexico
Written and directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, in association with Brigitte Poupart, LUZIA takes you to an imaginary Mexico, like in a waking dream, where light (“luz” in Spanish) quenches the spirit and rain (“lluvia”) soothes the soul.

Cirque du Soleil gratefully acknowledges its Official Partners, Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, Hennessy Black, as well as LUZIA’s Affiliate Partner, MÉXICO.

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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Paige's Cancer Battle Fundraising Event

Location: The Main Event, Orlando Florida

Paige was diagnosed with AML, a very rare form of blood and bone leukemia. Since her diagnosis, she has spent very little time outside of the hospital. She was the elated the hospital let her go home from the hospital just before her birthday. Unfortunately, her release didn’t last long, only a couple days and she was admitted back into the pediatric ward.

Like most parents that have a child that is going through treatment for a very serious illness, Paige’s mom quit her job so she could be there when her daughter needed her the most. Then, her dad found out his position at his job was being eliminated.

Costumers With A Cause has decided to do this fundraiser to help Paige and her family as they deal with financial struggles so that maybe they can focus a little more on caring for Paige than concerns about the medical bills.

Event: Name: Paige’s Cancer Battle Fundraising Event- Orlando
When: March 24th 11AM to 2 PM
Place: Main Event 9101 International Drive, Suite 1032 Orlando FL 32819
Type: Charity Event / Fundraiser
Contact Information: Costumers With a Cause Jennifer and Scott Whipple CwC@CostumersWithACause.org
Website For the Event : https://www.facebook.com/events/405547010212235/   
CWC:  http://www.costumerswithacause.org

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3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Nancy's Creations Wedding/Party Show

Location: Courtyard by Marriott Lake Mary, Lake Mary FL

Experience and learn 2019 Wedding, Showers, Quinces and children’s party trends in décor, sweets, cakes, makeup, hair and more! Meet Nancy’s exclusive vendors and enjoy a fun party atmosphere for the whole family. FREE EVENT to the public with registration.  Vendors will have giveaways, prizes, discounts and food tasting.

Click here to register for this FREE event for the whole family: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/event-bridal-show-by-nancys-creationsllc-tickets-54332779807





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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Celtic Revival with The Sky Family

Location: Ferndale Baptist Church, Ferndale Florida

Join your community at Ferndale Baptist Church for a night of high energy music, Celtic dance, and gospel production performed by The Sky Family on Sunday, March 24th starting at 6 PM. Group of 7 adults who love the Lord, and will make you cry, think, laugh out loud, and more. Chicago Tribune says “An event not to miss!” No tickets are necessary.  All are welcome.  A Love Offering will be taken for the group. Following the performance, there will be a fellowship in the church hall.  Any questions, please call Pastor Gene Mion @ (352) 445-6383 or Cheryl Mion @ (352) 445-6384.

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