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Arts Nomades will be available for about 1,200 students at Quannah McCall and Gilbert elementary schools. The free program will feature one-hour weekly lessons from former and current Cirque performers, who will ...

Cirque du Soleil performers heading to CCSD classrooms

September 6th, 2016

Arts Nomades will be available for about 1,200 students at Quannah McCall and Gilbert elementary schools. The free program will feature one-hour weekly lessons from former and current Cirque performers, who will ...

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