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September 28th 2006
Win a family pass to Acrobatics Extraordinaire

The Zim Boyz Tumbling into town for one night only is "Acrobatics Extraordinaire" The show has been touring Queensland's regional areas and has been described as "Jam packed with excitement" It features the African, Zim Boyz and the Chinese Acrobat Dance and Magic performers. The show promises to astound audiences with its incredible feats of athleticism, acrobatics and dare-devil fire stunts. Magnetic Times News Club subscribers have the chance to win a family pass (worth $88) - read on for more details!

The Zim Boyz are a Queensland based group of Ethiopian acrobats who have spent many years touring worldwide with their unique act of acrobatic moving, tumbling and balancing as well as flying through the air, balancing on uneven chairs, and on each other, and diving through hoops of fire!

Jerry Liu, Chinese Magic, Dance and Acrobat Show are a New South Wales based group, who have travelled the world with various international circuses. Defying gravity these performers have what's been described as an enthralling program of Chinese style-acrobatics and balance, the Chinese ribbon dance, as well as energetic, spellbinding magic tricks and juggling.

The double-billing that will be presented at the new Riverway Arts Centre in Thuringowa is supported by The Australian Government through Playing Australia, which gives Australians across the country the opportunity to see some our best performing arts.

This tour is being presented by Cultural Infusion Ltd, an independent, national not-for-profit organisation that promotes the arts by utilising the talents of culturally diverse performing artists and thereby strengthening our Australian identity as a country made up of many cultures. "Acrobatics Extraordinaire" is Cultural Infusion Ltd's first promoted act.

To read more about Cultural Infusion Ltd go to their website click here. or you may call them on free call 1800 010 069

Quick Details
Show: Acrobatics Extraordinaire
Date: Thursday 5th October
Time: 8pm
Length: approximately 1.5hrs
Location: Riverway Arts Centre in Thuringowa, 20 Village Boulvard, Thuringowa Central click here
Tickets: $23 adults, $19 concessions, $16 students under 15 years.
Phone the Riverway Arts Centre (Ph: (07) 4773 8889), on how to purchase tickets

To enter in Magnetic Times' School Holiday Competition to win a family pass (2 adults and 2 children) worth $88 all you have to do is make up a new term to describe an acrobatic trick. It is meant to be fun and we are looking for the funniest new trick you can dream up. It can be as wacky and way out as you like!! The best answer will be judged by our MT editor to win the family pass.

Here's an example of what you might invent...

"The triple backward eggflip with sausage roll"

All answers should be emailed using the box below. Competition closes at 10am on the 4th October, the winner will be notified via email and on You can also send as many entries as you like - so long as they are fun!

Entry is only open to News Club Members.

Becoming a News Club subscriber means you receive the first paragraph of each hot new story by email so that, if it interests you, you can link back and read the full article. It's free and we dont share our subscriber list so there is no spam to worry about.

To join the News Club just enter your email address in the yellow slot below the section headings on the left side column of nearly all pages then click on register.

To make a comment see below

Win a family pass to Acrobatics Extraordinaire
Natalie Tonking
September 28th 2006
A forward cobra crawl through a bubblehead roll ending in the dog-tounge pose
October 1st 2006
One triple apple-turn over with a milk shimmy-shake double pike, finishing with a banana split!
October 4th 2006
a rollie pollie egg knock combining a twisty wisty slid-a-long.
October 4th 2006
duck dive ending with angel fish trapped in snorkel following through with tropical sun assualt

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