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Cirque Du Soleil's Corteo


Corteo is Italian for cortege, which is a joyous procession, a festive parade. The plot: A clown imagines his own funeral in a carnival atmosphere. The show juxtaposes big and small, absurdity with comic-tragedy and the magic of perfection with the charm of imperfection. In so doing, the clown’s strength, fragility and kindness are highlighted. 

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 and runs through Aug. 5 at Veterans Memorial Arena, Downtown, $50, cirquedusoleil.com.

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