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Cirque Italia

Friday: 7:30pm; Saturday: 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 8:30pm; Sunday: 2:30pm, 5:30pm

3340 Mall Loop Dr, Joliet, IL 60431
Many people dream of visiting Europe one day, and immersing themselves into its culture. Tomorrow, you will have the chance to experience a traditional event enjoyed in every village, town, and city across the “Old World:” A GENUINE, EUROPEAN TRAVELING CIRCUS WITH A UNIQUE FEATURE NEVER BEEN DONE BEFORE IN AMERICA. Cirque Italia has gathered circus performers from around the world for this year’s production. The Cirque Italia owner decided to start a NEW CONCEPT in America with a TRAVELING 35,000 GALLON WATER STAGE!!!

This 40 foot Broadway circular style stage is 4 feet high and contains 35,000 gallons of water inside. During the show, audience members will be surprised when the lid lifts up to 35 feet in the air while a CURTAIN OF RAIN AND FOUNTAINS DANCE WITH EACH PERFORMANCE MOVE!

Some of the performances include: COCO THE CLOWN from Argentina who rides the WORLD’S SMALLEST BICYCLE; contortion on top of a 8 foot coat rack; a HULA HOOPING Balancing Act AROUND A RING OF WATER; Juggling Fusco Twins, Guinness Book World Record Juggling five clubs for the unsurpassed time of 57 minutes; A MERMAID that will dazzle little girls’ hearts while swinging above their heads; a Verticali Act ALL THE WAY FROM ITALY singing UPSIDE DOWN and more generations of circus families sharing with other families their talents from around the world. You won't believe your eyes when you see the 360 LASERMAN ACT! A truly magical illusion! Blades of laser light are hand-manipulated right in front of your eyes! Watch the laws of physics crumble when the performer actually "holds" a beam of light in his hand, splits it into two, then bends it and spins it around like a light saber! He even throws the beams over your head, up into the tent and creates blasts of excitement!

Come spend TWO hours with this exciting SPECTACULAR WATER AND ARTIST CIRCUS COLLABORATION! CIRQUE ITALIA is presented under a magnificent White & Blue Big Top Tent that is 110 feet in circumference and soars 70 feet into the air, where every seat is so close you'll think you are in the Circus. It's truly "Memories for a lifetime for Children of All Ages".

For tickets or more information, visit CirqueItalia.com or Call Box Office: 941-704-8572
Advance discount tickets are available on-line NOW for a Limited Time.
Purchase tickets: http://cirqueitalia.com/tickets/

When: October 31- November 2
Where: 3340 Mall Loop Dr, Joliet, IL 60431
At the: Louis Joliet Mall
Near JCPenney

—Under White & Blue Tent

October 31 FRI: 7:30pm
November 1 SAT: 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 8:30pm
November 2 SUN: 2:30pm, 5:30pm

Box Office Hours:
Mon- Sun: 10am- 6pm
On Show Days open till 9pm

Video links:
Preview Show:

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Ultra-Deep Field Art Exhibit

Opening Reception, Friday, October 24, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Gallery open October 20-November 14

Rockford University Art Gallery, Clark Arts Center, 5050 E. State St., Rockford, IL 61108
Artists: Daniel Baird, Sarah and Joseph Belknap, Katie Bell, Bill Conger, Laura Davis, Adam Farcus, Bob Jones, Holly Murkerson, Erin Washington
Curated by Jason Judd, Ultra-Deep Field is a group exhibition that considers the inadequacy of representing desire, time, and scale by way of hand. Though the artwork spans sculpture, photography, drawing, and video, the pieces posture themselves as self-evident, allowing the literal to be experienced as poetic. In the exhibition, Joseph Belknap lights Sarah Belknap’s cigarette using the sun, Bill Conger stencils an exact replica of a poem written by his 8 year old son, while Erin Washington’s 9 x 12 black acrylic panel documents the process of her hand healing by using her injured hand to draw itself. To this end, Ultra-Deep Field suggests possibilities of how to reorient one’s body with the everyday world that acts upon it.
The Rockford University Art Gallery is located in the Clark Arts Center on Rockford University’s campus at 5050 East State Street, Rockford. Gallery Hours are Monday – Thursday, 3 – 6 p.m. and by appointment.
The exhibit is free and open to the public. Clark Arts Center is wheelchair accessible. For more information, contact the Rockford University Box Office at 815-226-4100 or Molly Carter, Gallery Director at 815-226-4105, M.Carter@Rockford.edu
Molly Carter, 815-226-4105,MCarter@rockford.edu

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Westminster Concert Series--Chicago Chamber Choir

3:00 pm

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2821 N. Bell School Rd., Rockford, IL 61107
The Chicago Chamber Choir is a 32 member ensemble committed to performing exceptional choral music that celebrates the unlimited potential of the human voice. The choir's repertoire is culturally diverse and international in scope. Westminster Presbyterian Church welcomes the community to this free concert, the second in its 2014-2015 concert series. No tickets or advance notice are needed. A free will offering will be received to help support the concert series.
Church Office

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REI 3rd Annual Health Fair & Expo

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tebala Shrine Center, 7910 Newburg Road Rockford
Enfuego Productions, Exclusive Distributor
of Bio-Degradable Sunscreen, Bath & Body Products

Enfuego Productions is the exclusive U.S. wholesale distributor and retail provider for Maya Solar® Suncare and Batab Ancient Mayan Formula Products.

Batab is a creative fusion of four elements: traditional Mayan healing knowledge; indigenous flora of the Yucatan peninsula; potent minerals of the Chicxulub crater; and modern skin care technology. Our products use organic and exotic ingredients indigenous only in the Yucatan Peninsula, where an asteroid hit the earth 65 million years ago. We utilize these plants and minerals from the Chicxulub Crater to create Batab sunscreens, insect repellent, burn lotion and MayaSolar® bath and body products. Mayans have used the ingredients spawned from the crater for thousands of years to protect and beautify their skin and hair.

Batab carefully cultivates these tropical plants, herbs, spices, minerals, sea salt and seaweed that include ingredients such as achiote, chaya, abeja, beeswax and beta carotene The Maya Solar bath line includes innovative hair, bath, body and skin products that are all natural and organic. They rejuvenate skin and hair while often repairing damage. Pamper yourself with ancient Mayan wisdom and exfoliate, detoxify, oxygenate and rejuvenate during and after a simple bath or massage.

Batab suncare products are eco-friendly and chemical free with the highest quality of ingredients to protect the skin from sun, accelerate the normal tanning process and bring relief to sun-damaged skin. The emollients of our suncare products moisturize your skin and prevent dryness by the sun with natural UVA/UVB filters. They are biodegradable, safe for ocean use and help prolong the life of pool filters. Our insect repellent is also earth-friendly and one of our best sellers.

All of these products are safe for children and FDA approved. Labeling is in English and Spanish. Labels also are biodegradable. Profits made creating
Maya Solar and Batab products go directly to the Mayan people.
Richard Gubbe
815 398-6326

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