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Monday, November 29 at 9 p.m. Cirque du Soleil – Flowers in the Desert

(Rochester, NY) Since 1993, Cirque du Soleil has produced seven original, permanent shows in Las Vegas, creating a garden of delights that has transformed entertainment in this desert oasis. Cirque du Soleil – Flowers in the Desert, airing Monday, November 29 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT 21.1/cable 1011 and 11), presents mesmerizing performances recorded at six of the seven Cirque shows in Las Vegas. These shows — Mystère, O, Kà, Love, Criss Angel Believe and Viva Elvis — have never been broadcast on television in the United States. During the broadcast viewers will have a chance to enter a drawing to win two tickets to one of the Cirque shows in Las Vegas plus hotel accommodations.

Credit: Courtesy of Richard Termine


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