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Cirque du Soleil's 'Totem' performers took to the Third Street Promenade on Thursday to show off their skills - and what visitors to the Big Top Tent can expect at the show.
Courtesy Of Matt Beard Photography
Cirque du Soleil's 'Totem' performers took to the Third Street Promenade on Thursday to show off their skills - and what visitors to the Big Top Tent can expect at the show.

News, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

"Totem" Performers Entertain At Free Show On Third Street Promenade

Internationally based Red Bull-affiliated BMX athletes and breakdancers joined the 'Totem' performers for the event.
Courtesy Of Matt Beard Photography
Internationally based Red Bull-affiliated BMX athletes and breakdancers joined the 'Totem' performers for the event.

Posted Feb. 7, 2014, 7:19 am

Brenton Garen / Editor-in-Chief

Locals and tourists gathered to watch and take part in a free event Thursday at Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade where they were able to encounter some of the lavish artistic feats of Cirque du Soleil's "Totem."

Thursday's event took place on theĀ  Promenade between Broadway and Santa Monica Boulevard at 12:30 pm.

Local Red Bull-affiliated BMX athletes and break dancers joined the "Totem" performers for the special celebration bringing back Cirque du Soleil where it originated from nearly 30 years ago: the street.

This event was free to the public and allowed the a close up look at some of the artistic feats of "Totem" that are on show at the Big Top Tent next to the Santa Monica Pier through March 16, 2014.

For more information, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com/totem.

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Feb. 7, 2014, 1:56:15 pm

Tami Forge said...

The Cirque performers were amazing but the BMX and breakdancers looked downright out of place by comparison. The American Indian hoop dancer was fantastic as was the solo gymnast - what muscle control he had!

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