Made In China

I've got a thing for China. Home of the giant panda, Wong Kar Wai and last year's amazing Summer Olympics opening ceremony, I'm pretty well convinced that it's a country of millions of talented (albeit short) people who could kick our creative asses, if only for the years of practice they have on us. Take the Peking Acrobats for example. They've been around for more than 20 years, but they're working with two centuries of experience, making their gymnasts, jugglers, cyclists and tumblers some of the most amazing performers in the world. The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is bringing them and their band of merry musicians and special effects to town for one night only 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. Tickets are $30 to $60. Call 214-692-0203 or visit
Tue., Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m., 2009
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Jennifer Medina