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Peking Acrobats amaze with feats of agility

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The renowned world-travelling Chinese acrobatic troupe, The Peking Acrobats, returned to Winnipeg this week to perform at the Centennial Concert Hall with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.

  • The Peking Acrobats perform the Lion Dance  at the Centennial Concert Hall with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Friday night.

    Joe Bryksa / Winnipeg Free Press

    The Peking Acrobats perform the Lion Dance at the Centennial Concert Hall with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Friday night.

  • The Lion Dance dazzles Centennial Concert Hall crowd.

    Joe Bryksa / Winnipeg Free Press

    The Lion Dance dazzles Centennial Concert Hall crowd.

  • The Peking Acrobats perform 'Let the Spinning Plates Spin', precariously balancing dishes in time with the music.

    Joe Bryksa / Winnipeg Free Press

    The Peking Acrobats perform 'Let the Spinning Plates Spin', precariously balancing dishes in time with the music.

  • The Peking Acrobats perform 'Let the Spinning Plates Spin', precariously balancing dishes in time with the music.

    Joe Bryksa / Winnipeg Free Press

    The Peking Acrobats perform 'Let the Spinning Plates Spin', precariously balancing dishes in time with the music.

  • The acrobats, seen here performing during a media preview Friday, are scheduled to perform two more shows on Saturday and Sunday at Centennial Concert Hall.

    KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

    The acrobats, seen here performing during a media preview Friday, are scheduled to perform two more shows on Saturday and Sunday at Centennial Concert Hall.

  • The Peking Acrobats show off their feats of dexterity during a media call prior to Friday night's performance with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.

    KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

    The Peking Acrobats show off their feats of dexterity during a media call prior to Friday night's performance with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.

  • Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra's resident conductor directs the orchestra as the troupe performs a preview of their evening show.

    KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

    Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra's resident conductor directs the orchestra as the troupe performs a preview of their evening show.

  • The Peking Acrobats perform a Dragon Dance.

    KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

    The Peking Acrobats perform a Dragon Dance.

  • The Peking Acrobats balance in mid-air to the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra's score before the first of three performances in Winnipeg this weekend.

    KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

    The Peking Acrobats balance in mid-air to the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra's score before the first of three performances in Winnipeg this weekend.

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