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Acrobatic duo to delight audiences
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The US-based Tweaksters will use their special blend of pure athletic creativity to delight audiences in Hong Kong next month.

From ping-pong air raids to glow-in-the-dark illusions to skilful feats of strength and balance, this hour-long pulse-quickening adventure keeps audiences "oohing" and "aahing". The Tweaksters use their athletic prowess and fertile imaginations to deftly manipulate flower pots, meteors, luminescent ropes, and galvanised pipes - not to mention each other.

A mix of acrobatic dance and artistic juggle, details of the performances are as follows:

8pm, December 29 (Friday)
Auditorium, Tuen Mun Town Hall
Tickets: $80, $100, $130

8pm, December 30 (Saturday)
Theatre, Sheung Wan Civic Centre
Tickets: $100, $140

8pm, December 31 (Sunday)
Auditorium, Sha Tin Town Hall
Tickets: $90, $110, $140

The Tweaksters was founded by Regan Patno and Julia Snyder. The duo has performed together for over a decade in national and international shows. Regan has a string of film and TV dancing credits, including "Forrest Gump", "Sister Act II" and "Star Trek: Nemesis"; while Julia, a personal fitness trainer with a master¡¦s degree in psychology, brings years of gymnastics, dance and yoga training to her craft.

Presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), tickets are now available at URBTIX outlets, while senior citizens, people with disabilities, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients may have 50% off (limited quotas for CSSA recipients on a first-come, first-served basis). A 10% discount applies to Friends of LCSD performing venues. There will be a maximum of 20% off for a single purchase of different programmes in the series. Please see the programme leaflets for details.

The performance by the Tweaksters is one of the entertaining programmes in "Cheers! Series 2006". Other attractions of the series include "Space Little Prince" by Ming Ri Institute for Arts Education; "Little Fish" by Make Friends with Puppet; "The Animal World" popular concert by the Hong Kong YWCA Chinese Orchestra; "Magnificat Spanish Delights" by Hong Kong Oratorio Society; "The Nutcracker" by the Hong Kong Ballet; "A Little Night Music" (Eine kleine Nachtmusik) and "Johann Strauss and the Danube Maid" by the Marionettentheater Schloss Schonbrunn; Concert by the St. Petersburg Chamber Choir; "Magical Christmas with Piano Seven" (Switzerland) and "Magic Beyond Belief" by the Spencers (USA). Please refer to individual programme leaflets for details.

For enquiries about the programmes and the associated event - "Family Fitness Workshop" - call 2268 7323 or visit http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/cp . Ticketing enquiries and reservations can be made on 2734 9009 and credit card telephone bookings on 2111 5999. Tickets can also be booked online at http://www.urbtix.hk .

Ends/Wednesday, November 15, 2006
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