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CDP Announces X, Its Tenth Anniversary Affair

X is for Ten… X is for eXtravagant…. X is for crossroads…

CDP is proud to officially announce X, its tenth anniversary event to take place on October 25th, 2008 in a yet to be disclosed warehouse located in the Long Beach industrial corridor.  

X is a mind trip through alternate dimensions featuring circus characters, mandala garments & rituals, mobile text installations, poetry, live music and the indispensable surprise.

In the tradition of all past CDP events, the audience will be a key part of the night’s program -and each attendant will also receive a key at the entrance point- so come prepared to interact.with your surroundings and your fellow attendees.

Starting promptly at 8pm on Saturday, October 25th, 2008, X will go on for 7 full hours -or to keep our tradition intact- until the cops shut it down.

Food for the palate, probing questions for the mind and lots of visual candy for the retina… expect this and more during CDP’s explosive, extravagant, exhorbitant & extraordinary night.

During the traditional Open Mic, besides prepared & spontaneous poetry and music from the attending audience, several CDP troupe members will honor another Circo de Poesia, from Olavarria, Buenos Aires which has also just celebrated their tenth anniversary. The troupe characters will honor this fellow poets and circus people by reading some of their traditional Exquisite Corpses written during their events in Argentina.

And if you happen to know a bit about CDP’s early history, keep an eye open for a very recognizable spirit who gave birth to it all more than 30 years ago in Argentina.

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    Wonderful Web page, Continue the very good job. Thank you so much!
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