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Circus Arts Conservatory To Participate in Smithsonian Festival

BY BOBETH YATES – MY SUNCOAST: From wowing audiences on the Suncoast to impressing on a national scale, the Sarasota Circus Arts Conservatory will showcase its talent and expertise at the Smithsonian’s Center for Folk Life and Cultural Heritage Festival.

“The Circus Arts Conservatory is being recognized as one of the partners and that of course sets us apart from the other circuses and other schools,” said Pedro Reis, one of the founders of the Circus Arts Conservatory… MORE

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Circus Arts Conservatory Goes National

Circus Sarasota gets invited to the 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C. When the Smithsonian Institution set the theme, “Circus Arts,” for its 50th anniversary Folklife Festival in 2017, it turned to Sarasota’s own Circus Arts Conservatory to bring the sizzle. The Circus Sarasota Big Top will be erected on the National Mall, adjacent to the iconic Smithsonian Castle… MORE

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Sarasota Circus Arts Exhibit Heading to D.C.

Sarasota’s Circus Arts Conservatory is set to play the most prestigious venue in its 19-year history — at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in the summer of 2017. As a new partner with the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, the Conservatory’s temporary digs on “America’s front lawn” is expected to draw the attention of as many as 1 million actual and virtual visitors next year.   MORE