Sunday, December 14, 2003

Anton and Polina... Rockin' the Nets?


Today was the long awaited trip to see Varekai at the Pomona Fairplex... in Pomona, con Angel Wing Jasmine (pronounced "haus-meeeeeen").

Yeah, you work that accent!

Anyway, it was Angel Wing Jasmine's first Cirque experience live, and only my second.

It was great! AWJ thought it was awesome! There was a lot more interpretive acting in this show than Alegria. The clown acts were funnier (I thought). More on the laughs and less of the artsy fartsy. They also had a ton of air-bound acts. Most of them were up in the air.

One of my favorite acts was a simple juggler. Maybe it was because he popped ping-pong balls in his mouth and launched them around at 50 mph. Or maybe it was because he was so determined to get it even if he messed up 2 or 3 times. Or maybe it was because he was asian and I wished my dad could do that... Whatever the case, it was cool.

After the show, Angel Wing Jasmine bought the DVD of the show (since she was in love with 3 of the acrobatic guys). Then we headed to El Torito.

It was good.

Next we went to Disneyland for the afternoon. We thought the rain would have made everyone go home. Well, it wasn't as crowded as it coulda been, but it was really busy still. We quickly did Mr. Toad's Wild Ride and then went to tell Erico Suave about the Cirque show. Then we rode the train 1 1/2 times and then bought hot cocoa, egg nog, a blueberry muffin, and a snowman cookie from the Main Street Blue Ribbon Bakery and sought out a spot for the parade. After the parade, we were tired, so we left.

Good times.

Next stop in my "Dynamite December Daze" is a Tuesday showing of The Producers at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles.

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Knowing you wish you were me,