This CORE pop-up is celebrating Cirque du Soleil's return to Calgary

Aug 9 2019, 1:05 pm

It’s been some time since Cirque du Soleil has visited Calgary, but with its latest production, LUZIA, coming to town, the city is rejoicing.

The CORE will host a Cirque du Soleil pop-up from August 13 to September 19 and will highlight “elements of its upcoming show,” according to a release from organizers.

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Cirque du Soleil will take over the second level glass bridge where there will be costume displays, Mexican-inspired decorations, and live entertainment.

The whole event will kick off with a celebration on August 13 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Shoppers can look forward to colourful costumes, songs from the LUZIA soundtrack streaming throughout the shopping centre, and interactions with Cirque du Soleil brand ambassadors on opening day. The ambassadors will be at Simons from 2 to 4 pm afterwards.

Cirque du Soleil will be performing LUZIA under the Big Top from August 16 to September 22.

Cirque du Soleil pop-up celebration

When: Tuesday, August 13
Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Where: The CORE Shopping Centre — 324 8th Avenue SW, Calgary
Price: Free