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Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
562-985-7000
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84 stars
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Momix: "Botanica"
68 ratings
4.8 average rating
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95 events
30 reviews
43 stars
attended Nov 20 2011

Momix is the greatest show of dance theatre & imagination ever. everyone will enjoy this trip thru the seasons with the magic of light, movement, & visual delights & surprises. kids, adults, & the most critical theatre fans too will be swept...continued

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8 reviews
13 stars
attended Nov 19 2011

This was a feast for the eyes and ears as the musical choices were excellent. It was a very innovative and impressive performance. During the bows, it was startling to realize that there had only been 10 dancers. It seemed like a much larger...continued

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291 events
96 reviews
-150 stars
attended Nov 20 2011

Visually stunning, loved everything about it - ethereal music that transports you to a world of imagination, inventive costumes & props dancing with the fluid choreography, beautiful lighting creating illusions, flawless continuity kept the show...continued

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Defying categorization just as its dancers defy gravity, Moses Pendleton’s company of dancer-illusionists is celebrated around the world for its ability to conjure enthralling images using light, shadow, props, and the boundless invention of the human body. Widely hailed as their hottest show yet, Botanica traffics in the tension between illusion and reality, following the rhythms of the seasons, but also the evolution of the world and the passing of a day. To a score that includes Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons”, flowers bloom, go to seed and die; vegetable, animal and mineral—all in human form—combine and metamorphose in spectacular moving tableaux creating a total dance theatre environment.